Category: AWESOME WORLD

Marina Bay Sands Sky Park

The best view of Singapore’s skyline is from here. The Sands Sky Park is on top of Marina Bay Sands Hotel – the building of 3 columns that looks like a ship in Central Business District. Ticket to the Park’s Observation Deck costs S$20. The Park is open […]

The Charms of Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda is Yangon’s most famous landmark and perhaps Myanmar’s most notable temple and it’s the country’s national symbol. After all, the pagoda is considered the oldest Buddhist Pagoda in the world having been built some 2500 years ago.   The Shwedagon Pagoda is located in Shwedagon Pagoda […]

St Mary’s Cathedral Yangon

I was extremely happy when I saw the Cathedral in Yangon. I never expected that such a beautiful Catholic Church stands in a highly militarized and Buddhist country. I never intended to get here. It was just an accident that the cab driver passed through Bo Aung Kyaw […]

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 […]