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    Vivid colours, abundant beauty

    Life, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 06/07/2017

    » Winston Churchill referred to Uganda as "the Pearl of Africa" in his 1908 book My African Journey, for "its magnificence, for variety of form and colour" and its "profusion of brilliant life".

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    A mountain palace

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 18/12/2014

    » Anyone travelling to the south of Thailand by car or bus must have noticed a palace atop a mountain at the entrance of Phetchaburi town along Phetkasem Road. Many Thais know this place as Khao Wang, but not all of them have visited the summer palace of King Rama IV, or King Mongkut, and even known its full name, Phra Nakhon Khiri. 

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    Borneo to be wild

    Brunch, Published on 23/09/2018

    » Landing in Kota Kinabalu, we weren't sure what to expect. The name, to most globetrotters, conjures up the sky-piercing Gurung Kinabalu -- a mountain whose conquerable peak of 4,095m entices both novice and serious mountaineers from all over the world. But we weren't here for that. We were here for everything else (that the Malaysian Tourism Board could stuff) in between.

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    Hooray in Hong Kong

    Guru, Published on 03/08/2018

    » Need an excuse to escape the rain in Bangkok for summer in Hong Kong? We give you three.

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    Beachgoers check out French seaside libraries

    AFP, Published on 30/07/2018

    » ÉTRETAT, France: Going to the beach can be tough work, but if you need a break from all the gruelling swimming and sunbathing this summer, a trip to one of France's pop-up seaside libraries could be just the thing.

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    Spiritual connection

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 05/07/2018

    » Back in February, when a notification on my mobile phone alerted me about a budget airline's promotional fare to Okinawa, Japan's southernmost prefecture, I immediately checked it out. For a round trip in June, it's only about 4,500 baht. With a big grin on my face, I said to myself: "Okie Dokie."

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    Shock and Awe

    Brunch, Om Jotikasthira, Published on 18/03/2018

    » Touted as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Prague has long been a staple tourist destination for adventure-seekers and aesthetic junkies alike. Boasting no less than 12 Unesco World Heritage Sites within its city walls, comprising extravagant castles and churches, the Czech capital would be an outright paradise for any history buff.

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    Good vibes and rail rides

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 21/12/2017

    » Gimhae, the neighbouring city to the west of Busan, is worth a day-trip when you plan to visit the southern tip of South Korea.

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    Kathmandu getaway

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 22/12/2017

    » Nepal may not be a go-to choice when Thais think about travel destinations like they do Japan, Hong Kong or South Korea. We'll go as far as saying that the landlocked country is a bit of mystery. But if you're up for diverse cultures, natural beauties and a little adventure, Nepal is it!

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    Singapore's artistry on the wall

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 13/12/2017

    » Besides skyscrapers, lush parks, museums and shopping districts, Singapore today impresses visitors with street art virtually throughout the whole city.

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