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A Festive Nawruz Along the Silk Road

A Festive Nawruz Along the Silk Road

The March Nawruz holiday (Persian New Year), timed with the Spring Solstice in Central Asia, meant I finally had a chance to visit Bukhara, one of the oldest cities in Uzbekistan which sat along the Silk Road. Luckily, I also had a friend living there, so after a...

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The People of Mongolia:Fierce and Kind

The People of Mongolia:
Fierce and Kind

Before I got to Mongolia, I heard from lots of travel YouTubers just how hospitable they are. And yes, that’s true. But they are also intense. They are straightforward, don’t give smiles away easily, and some will stare you down if you walk into the wrong part of...

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Golden Temple at Amritsar, India

Golden Temple at Amritsar, India

My Visit to the Golden Temple I've wanted to visit the Golden Temple ever since I read about it in my history books. It was the last summer when I finally got the chance to visit the holy city of Amritsar with my father. We visited the temple in the night to avoid the...

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

While Uzbekistan might not seem like an obvious winter vacation destination, I was thrilled to be able to visit Tashkent, a city that I’d heard about which stood out in Central Asia as a beacon of modernity and convenience for tourists. I was ready to try kurut, a...

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Amused In Malaysia

Amused In Malaysia

The story of Malaysia is that of a people torn into three islands. While the peninsula calls itself only one half of the whole, it is not hard to assess that it contains that which the eastern isle does not: wealth- material and hedonistic. Penang separates itself...

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Osaka: Discover the Best of the Japanese Metropolis

Osaka: Discover the Best of the Japanese Metropolis

On an hour-long train ride from Nara to Osaka, the once peaceful landscape turns into a genuine bliss of neon lights. Osaka is clearly a denser city than Nara and Kyoto. On top of that, I made the mistake of coming here during a Chinese holiday, a week to be precise....

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7 Megalith Sites of Melaka: The Hunt into Myth

7 Megalith Sites of Melaka: The Hunt into Myth

“Melaka has what? What is this 'megaliths' you speak of?” I have a friend from uni who is incredibly proud of her home state of Melaka. So when I told her, out of the blue as I sometimes do, that I've taken it in my head to look for megalith sites in Melaka, she took...

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Hoi An, Vietnamese Hand Embroidery

Hoi An, Vietnamese Hand Embroidery

It was a boiling day in Hoi An when I was exploring the tourist attractions in the charming ancient town. After visiting a couple of them, I just wanted to get into an air-conditioning enclosure to escape the scorching heat. Even my shades and sun hat had not been...

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Sailing over the Myanmar’s Plains of Bagan

Sailing over the Myanmar’s Plains of Bagan

Bagan Archaeological Zone More than 2,200 eleventh to thirteenth century temples and stupas pepper the forty square miles of Myanmar's plains of Bagan. Why are so many of these graceful, exotic structures clustered in this Southeast Asian country once known as Burma?...

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