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The Grandeur of Venetian Hotel

I did not check in here. I only had the chance of visiting its facilities open to the public. Venetian Hotel Macau is the largest Casino in the world; the largest single structure building in Asia; the 6th largest building in the world; the second largest Venice in […]

How to Get to Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane is the Capital and largest City of the People’s Democratic Republic of Laos. It was once called the Paris of the East. Laos is a member of ASEAN and is bounded by Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and China. For Filipinos, no prior visa is required when entering Vientiane. […]

Batam Island in One Day

Batam is the second most visited city in Indonesia – a close second to Bali. Batam is a small Indonesian Island very close to Singapore. A day tour to the island would give a glimpse of Indonesia. My jump off to Batam from Singapore is Harbourfront Ferry Terminal. […]

Of Sugar and Mint

In India, sugar and mint are served every meal – at least in fine dining restaurants. Eating it after meal gives a “mentos” effect. Both the mint and sugar are taken at the same time using a table spoon. Correction from a reader: “The green grain” is called […]

China | Beijing Panda Zoo

Beijing is a good alternative to Chengdu if one wants to see a giant panda. The Panda House or Panda Zoo is inside the Beijing Zoo. The Zoo itself has more than 15 exhibition halls – and the Panda Zoo is one of these. Panda House was built […]