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    A visual feast

    Brunch, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 11/11/2018

    » A visit to Vatican City can cause a neck sprain due to its 360 degrees of sheer beauty. It is simply a visual feast.

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    The flora of Laos

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 13/09/2018

    » Located on the west side of the Mekong River opposite the Lao heritage town Luang Prabang is Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden. Opened around a year ago, the garden collects Lao plant species with the aim to conserve Laos' rich biodiversity and traditional ethnobotanical knowledge. It showcases a series of ethnobotanical gardens as well as clusters of ginger, orchids, ferns, bamboo and palms around the base of the Pha Tad Ke cliff overlooking the river.

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    Over the borderline

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 25/09/2014

    » A temporary tent was set up at one corner of the Three Pagodas Pass, the border checkpoint in Sangkhla Buri district of Kanchanaburi, while a signboard displayed a tour service with pictures of attractions for Payathonsu town, in Kayin State of Myanmar.

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    A tribute to floral Thailand

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 18/12/2014

    » Beautiful flowers never fail to fascinate. Besides the country's landscaped gardens, there are many scenic routes and places in Thailand where you can visit to admire floral beauty. Quite often, the flowers in the wilderness or along the roads, look much livelier and impressive than those in neatly trimmed gardens.

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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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    Tourists flock to Japan's new industrial heritage sites

    Published on 12/07/2015

    » FUKUOKA — Many tourists visited the "Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution" on the first Saturday after the sites were added to the Unesco World Cultural Heritage list.

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    Aomori tops Japan festival destination

    Published on 19/07/2015

    » TOKYO — Aomori in northeastern Japan is the most popular prefecture for festivals, surpassing Kyoto prefecture, one of the top tourist destinations in the world, a survey by a major domestic travel agency showed.

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    A place of royal vessels

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 07/08/2014

    » This popular verse of an ancient Thai poem on the royal barge procession crosses our mind when we step into the National Museum of Royal Barges in Thon Buri and see a royal barge with the figurehead of a mythical swan. The Suphannahong Royal Barge is one of the eight stunning royal barges on display along with objects used in the procession.

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    Dine like a Phuket Town local

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 15/01/2015

    » Phuket is not only a dream destination for those who love sun, sand and sea. The province is also packed with historical and cultural sites in its old town. Many of the roads in the town are lined with Sino-Portuguese style shop houses, some of which have been converted to coffee shops, restaurants and hotels.

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    Universal studios, JAL join hands to attract more visitors

    Published on 12/05/2015

    » OSAKA — The operator of Universal Studios Japan (USJ) in Osaka and Japan Airlines said Monday they have formed a partnership to attract more visitors to the theme park and increase air passengers by making the most of USJ's customer base and the airline's flight network.

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