Category: Asia

Yantai-the hidden gem of China

Formerly known as Zhifu or Chefoohe, the city of Yantai and its surrounding area located in Shandong province of eastern China. The city is a port and a true coastal gem, also known as “Fairyland on Earth” and “The City of Wine”. You will enjoy the blue skies and golden beaches, crystal seas rich in […]

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Old Shaoxing, China

Lu Xun native place in Shaoxing, China

Lu Xun Native Place in Shaoxing, China Zhou Shuren (Pen Name; Lu Xun), one of the most influential thinkers in East Asia during the 20th century,  the spirit of modern China, plays a large part in the forming of the modern China we know today. He had sound knowledge in writing, translation and the fine […]

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Caribbean Postcards

Postcard Collecting- Deltiology-Tropical Island Postcard

Postcard Collecting-Deltiology- hobby of postcard collecting It seems that the old hobby of Postcard collecting ( Deltiology)  and postcards exchange is still alive , although passed through turbulent times, and evolved into club activity.  After some research we found more than eighty active postcard clubs around the world. Please send your Postcard Collectors Club info […]

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CHINA, traveling with children Part #1 Beijing

When I visited Qingdao, China on my first trip, right from the first day, I came up with idea that I have to come again with my whole family. Children must see the different world, different culture and traditions, to them that not the whole world speak English…That there are places where you have to […]

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Point Yamu by COMO – A New Resort for Phuket Designed by Paola Navone – Opening November 2013

Resort will be first in Thailand for COMO Hotels and Resorts outside Bangkok Point Yamu by COMO, the new resort from COMO Hotels and Resorts designed by Paola Navone, will open in November this year. Point Yamu is located on Cape Yamu, a peaceful peninsula on the east side of Phuket. The resort overlooks the […]

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Celebrate the Winter Holiday Bhutanese Style at Uma Paro

Celebrate the Winter Holiday Bhutanese Style at Uma Paro October 18, 2010. (Paro, Bhutan) – Bhutan’s festival calendar is regularly marked by Tshechu. Meaning ‘Tenth Day’, this celebratory event occurs on the start of the tenth day of each month in the Buddhist lunar calendar. It is an opportunity for local people to come together […]

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Koichiro Ikebuchi Designs nahm Restaurant

Koichiro Ikebuchi Designs nahm Restaurant at the Metropolitan Bangkok  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7th, 2010. (Bangkok, TH) – nahm Bangkok, the latest venture from award-winning Australian chef David Thompson, occupies a dramatic, newly designed space at the Metropolitan Bangkok. The result is a tour-de-force in intelligent, intimate restaurant design created by award-winning, Japanese interior architect, […]

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THE MIGHTY ARROW, Soca King of the World, dies at 60.

The Mighty Arrow, Soca King of the World, dies at 60. OLVESTON, Montserrat (Sept 15, 2010) – The Soca King of the World, Alphonsus “The Mighty Arrow” Cassell, died at his residence on the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat today at the age of 60. The international recording artiste was diagnosed with cerebral cancer in […]

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