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    Hong Kong: A fantasy or reality?

    To say Hong Kong is full of surrealism is not any sort of exaggeration. To start with, right in the heart of...

    Two families, four kids: wait for us Hong Kong!

    Even though all our friends were asking us where on earth we could go with all of these children, once they figured...

    Singapore: a unique blend of cultures

    After going through check-in at the airport and going through the front door of the cabin onto the plane, our eldest son...

    The polluted river: Kuala Lumpur

    We’d come to this cosmopolitan city by plane from Jakarta. There are direct flights from Istanbul, but this was our vacation’s route....

    An adventure reaching the Pacific

    Indonesia is a country of contrasts, with glorious skyscrapers displaying great wealth but significant poverty and homelessness also in evidence. The rich...

    A journey to a tropical heaven: Maldives

    The Maldives also has the lowest ground level (1.5 m) above the sea in the world. The biggest concern of the country...

    Dynamic Asia: Kuala Lumpur

    The bus ride from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur takes about 4-5 hours. Tickets don’t cost too much, somewhere between $20 and $25 USD. A bus leaves...

    Dubai, the rising city

    Dubai houses the world’s first 7 star hotel the “Burj Al Arab”, or “the world’s tallest building” which as of today is...

    Singapore: A city-state

    Singapore is an interesting destination given that it’s both a city and a country. It’s like Hong Kong. Or Monaco... It’s got...

    Hong Kong, the blue city

    For nearly 150 years this was a British colony, and as a result there are holdovers from the British such as British...

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