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    Beyond the wall

    Brunch, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 02/09/2018

    » Jump. Crawl. Duck. Jump again. Suddenly the green laser hit my right leg, and I was out.

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    Hidden Hong Kong marvels

    Brunch, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 29/07/2018

    » Clothes were hanging outside many windows of old flats while water kept dripping from air con units to the street below. The scene of Sham Shui Po, an old quarter in the northwest part of Kowloon in Hong Kong is far cry from the modern skyscrapers in the central area.

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    From Goya to El Greco

    Brunch, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 01/07/2018

    » Walking through the crowd after arriving at Gran Via metro station in Madrid, my hands turn cold, my lips dry and my heart rate rises to match the rhythm of the drum being beat by a street performer nearby. Here I am again, standing in the same country that I first visited only one year ago.

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    Beyond the cinematic glitz

    Brunch, Kong Rithdee, Published on 20/05/2018

    » In the past 10 days the seaside city of Cannes has been in the news with noisy fanfare and dazzling colour, led by pictures of bare-shouldered stars sauntering down the red carpet on a daily basis. It happens every year in May, as the world's largest cine-event, the Cannes Film Festival, attracts thousands of journalists, photographers and industry professionals to the Mediterranean resort town made out to become a self-contained universe of glamour. Throughout its 71st edition, which ended yesterday, Cannes once again commanded the attention of the world.

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    Brains and beauty on display in nest

    Brunch, Published on 06/05/2018

    » In my life, I have seen many different species of bulbuls -- red-whiskered bulbul, red-vented bulbul, yellow-vented bulbul and streak-eared bulbul to name a few. All of them are beautiful birds. However, my latest encounter with the streak-eared bulbul has left me especially in awe of their intelligence, parental duties and protective nature towards their offspring.

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    Rebuilding the past in Berlin

    Brunch, Published on 08/04/2018

    » In my high school Western history class, I struggled to remember dates and details. The horrors of World War II felt far away, and removed from my young life. But when I left to visit Berlin last month, I was in for an unforgettable experience.

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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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    The innocent isle

    Brunch, Published on 21/01/2018

    » A country just beginning to realise its tourism potential can be a wonderful place to visit. You can enjoy its natural delights free of the scams and overcrowding associated with more famous destinations that have had their charms tainted by the very industry that first put them on the map.

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    The real face of Pakistan

    Brunch, Published on 11/06/2017

    » Mention of Pakistan often conjures up gloomy images for people who have never set foot in the country. I, for one, often heard negative things about Pakistan due to the country's long history of internal conflicts and its association with the war on terror.

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    Barcelona beyond imagination

    Brunch, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 30/04/2017

    » Arnold Toynbee once famously said "See Angkor Wat and die". The statement by the British historian refers to the overwhelming beauty of the ancient Cambodian temple complex -- one which he describes as being a sight so awe-inspiring, it's to die for.

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