Taipei 101 2016 NYE Fireworks On the Silk Road trail – Lanzhou, Qinghai, Dunhuang, China – Part 1 Exploring Penang
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Taipei 101 2016 NYE Fireworks

On the Silk Road trail – Dunhuang & Zhangye, China – Part 2

And here’s Part 2 of my Silk Road trail. Carrying on the journey the next day, we visited Mogao Caves. A brief description of the caves taken from Wikipedia is as follows: The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes (Chinese: 莫高窟; pinyin: Mògāo kū), also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas (Chinese: 千佛洞; pinyin: […]

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On the Silk Road trail – Lanzhou, Qinghai, Dunhuang, China – Part 1

Taken from Wikipedia: The Silk Road, or Silk Route, is a series of trade and cultural transmission routes that were central to cultural interaction through regions of the Asian continent connecting the West and East by linking traders, merchants, pilgrims, monks, soldiers, nomads, and urban dwellers from China to the Mediterranean Sea during various periods […]

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Exploring Penang

Penang have all along been a place that i wanted to visit. In 2012, Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic was commissioned to paint on the walls of George Town’s heritage buildings and those street paintings were what i wanted to see in person all along. Also, Penang was known for its food, and being a food-lover, […]

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Winter in Inner Mongolia

Inner Mongolia, known for its grasslands, usually attracts plenty of tourists during summertime. I’m not the type who would visit touristy spots, so when Xing-Asia organized a Inner Mongolia Winter trip, i am all up for it. I joined the trip during Christmas week and prayed that temperature there wasn’t going to be too cold […]

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Lake Toba & Berastagi

Lake Toba. It is the the largest lake in Indonesia and the largest volcanic lake in the world. Which is most probably why i wanted to head over there and take a look. So i arranged a tour there and looked for traveling partners. I found 5 victims to go along with me for a […]

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Sekinchan

Sekinchan is well-known for 2 things: padi fields and fishing villages. I’ve heard much about this place have always wanted to visit. When i heard that there was going to be a trip up there, i jumped at the chance. As per my previous post, we were travelling up from KL. We reached our hotel […]

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Vesak Day in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

The definition of Vesak taken from Wikipedia is as follows: Vesākha (Pali; Sanskrit: Vaiśākha, Sinhala: වෙසක් පෝය, Devanagari: वैशाख), Wesak or Vesak also known as Buddha Purnima is a holy day observed traditionally by Buddhists in Sri Lanka, Tibet, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and the South East Asian countries of Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, […]

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Stargazing @ Pulau Semakau

What and where is Pulau Semakau, you asked? The location of Pulau Semakau is south of Singapore, and located on this small piece of island is the Semakau Landfill. The Semakau Landfill is Singapore’s first offshore landfill and now the only remaining landfill in Singapore. So… what is a landfill? According to Wikipedia, a landfill […]