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Student Hostels in Singapore: Reality Check

Our latest trip to Singapore with my daughter was a real eye opener. We were there to find student accommodation for her first year undergraduate studies in Singapore as the college dorm rooms were limited and she had not been … Continue reading

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Riverside Cottage in Bali

Very unsettling to be all alone in a little cottage by the river. The large plain glass windows looked out on unfamiliar trees in the moonlight. Fireflies danced with its reflection inside the window. The sound of the river like … Continue reading

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Megacity in a Garden – Singapore

As the airplane approaches Singapore and its state-of-the-art architecture and tall skyscrapers, one cannot help but be impressed by the all prolific greenery. In fact Singapore, the economic hub of South East Asia is also Asia’s greenest city, as concluded … Continue reading

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Cape Town, South Africa – a visual feast

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South Korea: endless possibilities

My first introduction to South Korea was through my son’s taekwondo class many years ago, where the instructions were taught in Korean. The other cultural export was kimchi, the pickled cabbage and chilli dish known for its fierce pungent spiciness. … Continue reading

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South Korea, the Land of Morning Calm

South Korea has been called ‘Chaohsien‘ or morning freshness since the Han dynasty for its spellbinding natural beauty of picturesque high mountains, clear waters and its splendid tranquility, particularly in the morning. A beguiling mix of the ancient and the … Continue reading

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Be thrilled this New Year’s Eve in Singapore

Are you ready for the biggest party of the year? If you haven’t yet made plans for New Year’s Eve, head to Singapore for the hottest parties in the region that guarantee to usher in the New Year with a … Continue reading

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