There is a fast and easy way to get a basic overview of a city and where the major highlights are located: With a bird’s-eye view from the top of a touristy double-decker bus. I’m talking about those open-top hop-on/hop-off ones that allow you to get on and off whenever you want, all day, with …
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Bali is world-famous as one of the best vacation destinations but aside from Ubud, few tourists venture beyond its beautiful coastline. Don’t make that mistake. Venture inward to the center of Bali for a change of pace.
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The Bukit Peninsula, on Bali’s southern end, is best known for five-star luxury resorts and spas, exclusive restaurants, and picturesque Uluwatu, the Balinese sea temple at the tip of the island. For locals and those tourists in the know, however, the area’s real draw is the seafood on Jimbaran beach.
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The small island nation of Singapore is well-regarded for its status as a tropical Garden City. Touted as a modern phenomenon, the little red dot is considered as one of the greenest cities in the entire globe. At the core of this success is the Singapore Botanic Gardens UNESCO site, an award-winning tropical garden boasting …
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Here is a guest post about a place we haven’t visited yet: India! When monsoon starts bidding goodbye and winter enters in India during the months of November, it is considered to be a great time to visit India. As the summer heat and winter snow will not create any difficulty during this period, you …
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Dear Luke and Leia, Today we visited the Singapore Botanic Gardens and saw so many colors of flowers that my box of Crayola crayons was jealous. From the very beginning we realized it would be different with the ornate entrance doors into the garden. Our first impression was inviting. Beautifully lined paths meandered effortlessly through …
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Dear Luke and Leia, Tonight we had a blast at the Singapore Night Safari, where we ate a terrific Indian buffet and saw a bunch of animals… AT NIGHT! What a terrific experience that we will have to bring you guys to. We were hungry and decided to eat before we started our night safari …
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Dear Luke and Leia, We are on our way to Panama and have a short layover in Singapore, so with a day or so to kill we decided to pay the city a visit. What a beautiful, modern and clean city it is. Singapore is a city-country that is on an island just south of …
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Dear Luke and Leia, Hello from beautiful Bedugul in the mountains of Bali. This town is situated in the center of Bali, in between three lakes and has a famous temple, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, the locals visit. Because of the altitude it brings a welcome cooler temperature than in Sanur where we live.
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