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Getting married in Bora Bora with a traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony

There's no shortage of places these days for a perfect beach wedding. But for romance and exoticism, few can match tying the knot (literally) in a flower crown barefoot on a…Continue

Started by Tripatini on Saturday.

10 of Sydney's best beaches


Started by Tripatini Nov 13.

Kimono-clad luxury adventures in Kyoto

The Land of the Rising Sun is renowned as a nation steeped in rich history and traditions with a variety of unique customs…Continue

Started by Tripatini Oct 29.

6 of India's top historic marvels of architecture

India has been a land of rich history and heritage Some of the prominent religion of the world grew here. Powerful dynasties and clans rules…Continue

Started by Tripatini Oct 24.

Hoi An, Vietnam named 2019 'World's Best City to Visit' by 'Travel+Leisure'

“What is the best city in the world to visit right now?” This is the question Travel + Leisure asked its readers every year. The criteria to rate include sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping and overall value. This year,…Continue

Started by Tripatini Oct 20.

Indonesia's Komodo dragon island not being closed to tourism after all, but...

The island of the famed Komodo dragons was due to be closed to visitors in 2020 to prevent overtourism, but they've changed tack, and instead will charge everyone a cool $1,000 to visit. Worth it?…Continue

Started by Paul Varmuza Oct 17.

Autumn in Japan's Ashikaga & Tatebayashi areas, north of Tokyo

Japan's Ashikaga & Tatebayashi Areas, an Hour North of Tokyo's Asakusa Station along the Tobu Railway Limited Express…Continue

Started by Tripatini Oct 11.

Tauranga, New Zealand a popular destination for adventure and more

The most populous city (pop. 142,000) in the…Continue

Started by Tripatini Oct 9.

Australia's exquisite Springbrook National Park

With spectacular waterfalls, exquisite natural beauty, and lush rainforests,…Continue

Started by Tripatini Oct 3.

The Philippines' Baguio city an under-the-radar gem

Not for its ambrosial Ube (purple-yam) jam or the warm, English-speaking…Continue

Started by Tripatini Sep 30.

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Comment by David Paul Appell on August 27, 2018 at 12:07pm

Just saw Crazy Rich Asians - pretty cool movie, and I'm sure it'll do wonders for Singapore tourism. Then just today read an interesting piece in The Atlantic about how some non-Chinese (Malays, Indians - the name Singapore actually comes from Malay and Sanskrit) are a little miffed at how it papers over their home's ethnic diversity. Plus, most Singaporeans are far from rich! Makes interesting reading:




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