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Visit Myanmar, Worship 5 Sacred Places That Buddhists Need To Pay Respect

Visit Myanmar, worship 5 sacred places that Buddhists need to pay respect

Apart from exploring the beautiful nature and culture of Myanmar, religious travel is the other thing that Thai tourists and other Buddhists should not miss. Let’s follow the paths of life, belief and ceremony of land of desert. 5 sacred places of Myanmar that Buddhists should be visiting to pay respect for good fortune 1. Shwedagon Pagoda The Great Dagon Pagoda is shining its golden color on Singuttara Hill, Yangon, the ex-capital city of Myanmar. It collects eight strands of hair from Gautama Buddha. It is recorded in the Guinness Book that it is the world’s highest and oldest pagoda.…

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To Penang, Malaysia’s Pearl Of The Orient

To Penang, Malaysia’s Pearl of the Orient

Penang or Pulau Pinang is one of 13 islands, located at the west of Malaysia. Its capital city is George Town. This island contains the perfect combination of Malaysian and Chinese cultures in which Penang is the only state of Malaysia where there are more Chinese people than Malaysian people. There are plentiful natural resources at Penang. Beautiful beach, warm sea water, bright sunshine make this place suitable for a calm relaxation during vacation. In the downtown, there are old Chinese buildings and hence it is called the Pearl of the Orient Interesting attractions on Penang Island 1. Kek Lok…

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To Sentosa, Land Of Entertainment Of Singapore

To Sentosa, land of entertainment of Singapore

Sentosa used to be a village of fisherman but was deserted due to plagues. Later, during the World’s War II, English military used it as the fortress before they retreated in 1968. And later, Singapore’s government renovated it as the tourist attraction and changed its name to “Sentosa” which means “peace and tranquility”. It was officially opened in 1972 and became one of the top-listed attractions for the tourists who visit Singapore. Tourist attractions on Sentosa Island 1. Universal Studios Singapore Universal Studios Singapore is a famous theme park in Sentosa. It is the second theme park of Asia Universal…

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Visit The Lake Within Stratovolcano, Conquer Pinatubo

Visit the lake within stratovolcano, conquer Pinatubo

A huge aggressive giant of Philippines, Bundok Pinatubo, seems like it is now at rest, creating opportunity for the tourists over the world to pay a visit. In the past, Bundok Pinatubo had erupted causing damages to countless lives but now that disaster has gone, living behind the pretty sight just like a drawing within the crater. However, it cannot be easily accessed. Prepare your legs, tighten your shoelaces and start your journey to conquer Bundok Pinabuto. Bundok Pinabuto Bundok Pinabuto is the stratovolcano located on Luzon Island, Phillippines in the area of Zambales hill, north of Manila. It was…

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Travel Through Java, Visit Candi Rara Jonggrang “Prambanan”, Kingdom Of Divines

Travel through Java, visit Candi Rara Jonggrang “Prambanan”, kingdom of divines

In 1991, UNESCO registered Prambanan as the cultural World Heritage Site in 15th World Heritage Session of the Committee under the name “Prambanan Temple Compounds” which is an honor to the one of the amazing places in Indonesia since it is the largest Hindu place of worship in South East Asia. However, these are not the reasons that the people are attracted by Prambanan, there is one more thing that attracts tourists to this place which is the story that is the beginning of the great architecture. Prambanan Temple Compounds Prambanan Temple Compounds or Candi Prambanan or Candi Rara Jonggrango…

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Visit Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Explore The World’s Largest Limestone Cave

Visit Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, explore the world’s largest limestone cave

Son Doong Cave is the highlight of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park exploration. In each year, there will be so many tourists paying visits to experience the beauty of ancient cave within the hill. The mystery of the cave, distinctive sight and with its identity as the world’s largest cave encourage the urge of the tourist to come. Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is the national park of Vietnam located in Bo Trach and Minh Hoa districts, Quang Binh province. It is next to Lao’s border and 500 kilometers away from Hanoi. It was registered…

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Visit Singapore Botanic Gardens…the World Heritage Site Of Singapore

Visit Singapore Botanic Gardens…the World Heritage Site of Singapore

Singapore does not only have high buildings, there is a large green area in the middle of the city for local people and tourists to come for relaxation and refreshment, and this area is called Singapore Botanic Gardens which there are various plants for show. It has become one of the landmarks that the tourists should come to take photos to prove that they have visited Singapore. Singapore Botanic Gardens Singapore Botanic Gardens are founded by Sir Stamford Raffles, the English naturalist, to evaluate the cultivation crops, especially those that have economic potential at Government Hill area. It has become…

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To The Land Of Komodo Dragon, Ancient Being Of Indonesia

To the land of Komodo Dragon, ancient being of Indonesia

In the past, Labuan Bajo of Indonesia used to be just a normal fisherman’s village but now it is full of passenger boats that wait for the tourists who want to visit one of the seven wonders of the world which is Komodo National Park which is the shelter of the ancient reptile, the “Komodo Dragon”. Komodo National Park Komodo National Park, Indonesia, is located within the Lesser Sunda Islands, between East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara provinces. It contains 3 large islands which are Komodo, Rinca and Padar islands which were formed from the volcanic eruption. It has…

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Visit Sarawak Chamber Of Borneo Island

Visit Sarawak Chamber of Borneo Island

Borneo Island is one of the islands of Malaysia which is plentiful and has been exposed to natural phenomena such as wind and water corrosion for a long time which causes distinctive and strange shape. There are numerous ecosystems, animals and rare plants in Gunung Mulu National Park that are waiting for the tourists to explore. Gunung Mulu National Park Gunung Mulu National Park is a natural tourist attraction in Borneo Island, Sarawak state in the area that is next to the border between Malaysia and Brunei. Gunung Mulu National Park covers all of the area of Mount Mulu which…

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Follow The Buddhism’s Legacy…To Chandi Borobudur, The World Heritage Site

Follow the Buddhism’s legacy…To Chandi Borobudur, the World Heritage Site

It has been said that if you want to truly feel the hearts and souls of the local people of where you visit, you need to go to their places of worship where you can learn their beliefs. And if you want to feel the strong belief of Buddhism in the past, you should go to Indonesia to worship Chandi Borobudur, the largest Buddhist monument in the world. Chandi Borobudur Chandi Borobudur, also known as “Barabudur”, is a tourist attraction in Indonesia located at the Central Java, near Progo River and 40 kilometers northwest of Yogyakarta. It is assumed that…

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Ultimate Food Guide To Yummy Food Near Bangkok’s BTS Part 2

Ultimate food guide to yummy food near Bangkok’s BTS part 2

The Ultimate food guide to local Thai food near Bangkok’s BTS is back with another 6 BTS station and its best local restaurant. We would like to let you know that traveling by BTS in Bangkok is probably the easiest and cheapest way to get around. Therefore, make sure you visit at least one of the place in this list to treat your tastebud with the best food in ASEAN. Ekamai station If you ask Thai locals what they usually have for quick lunch, it is likely that they will tell you about ‘cooked-to-order’ food. 15 Minutes walk from Ekamai…

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Ultimate Food Guide To Yummy Food Near Bangkok’s BTS Part 1

Ultimate food guide to yummy food near Bangkok’s BTS part 1

If you happen to travel to Bangkok, and choose to get around by BTS (Bangkok Mass Transit System), the chances are that you will end up not knowing where you are able to eat good local food. Eating is probably one of the most important parts of traveling, and we definitely understand that well. Therefore, we proudly present our compilation of cheap, local, delicious food nearby most BTS station in Bangkok city. Siam station Starting from Siam station, and we would like to begin with dessert. After You Dessert Cafe is located on the ground floor of Siam Paragon, their…

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Places To Visit In Borneo, The Largest Island In ASEAN

Places to Visit in Borneo, the Largest Island in ASEAN

Borneo Island or Kalimantan is the large island which consists of 3 countries: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia. It is located in the heart of Malay Archipelago and Indonesia. Geographically, Borneo is part of ASEAN and holds most of the oil and natural gas resources in this region. Malaysian Borneo covers area of Sabah and Sarawak with this tourist attraction: Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak, located in the eastern Malaysian Borneo along Sarawak River. Kuching City full of palaces, fortresses and temples, including well-preserved ancient cultures. Along the Sarawak River is popular tourist spot for a walk, relax with the…

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Take A Trip To The Seaside City Of Haiphong And Cat Ba Island, Vietnam.

Take a trip to the seaside city of Haiphong and Cat Ba Island, Vietnam.

Haiphong, the third largest city of Vietnam is located in Haiphong province and is the most important port in the north. It was established in 1888. There are many tourist attractions, for example, Elephant Mountain, Long Hoa Pagoda, museum of antiques from the Neolithic period, mountain caves that had been used as a stronghold of Viet Minh and Haiphong Opera House. Haiphong is a resort town that is able to travel throughout the year. There are so many famous beaches, such as Cat Ba Island, Do Son Beach and Bai Tu Long Bay. On the part of highlight that is…

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Cambodian Dishes You Should Know

Cambodian Dishes You Should Know

Cambodian cuisine or Khmer cuisine includes fruits, rice, noodles, beverage, desserts, soups you could eat for every meal, and of course noodles which are especially popular dishes for Cambodians. Cambodian cuisine features are similar to Vietnamese cuisine, our neighbor countries, have shared a long history as French colonies. But Cambodian dishes have a stronger flavor. It is also influenced by Chinese, who had influence in Cambodian history. Moreover, curry dishes has also traces of cultural influences from India. Coconut milk is the main ingredient of many Khmer snacks and desserts. I highly recommend the following dishes: Amok, the most well-known…

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Let’s Taste Bruneian Food

Let’s taste Bruneian food

Bruneian food is similar to neighboring countries’ one such as Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, and was additionally influenced by India, China, Thailand and Japan of which the main course is rice and fish. Since Brunei is the Muslim country, the food is Halal food: avoiding pork and alcohol. Most of the Bruneian food is spicy. The popular food is Ambuyat made of sago eaten by using bamboo fork and dipping into sour fruit sauce. The beverage is fruit juice, tea and coffee. One important thing about eating in Brunei is that restaurants are prohibited from opening on Friday from 12.00…

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Let’s Visit And Taste The Highly Popular Vietnamese Dishes

Let’s visit and taste the highly popular Vietnamese dishes

Vietnamese food is well-known as a distinctive dish. Vietnamese people eat rice in their main course just like most countries in ASEAN. Because of colonization of China and France in the past, they are affected from both revealing in their food likewise their geography stretching a shoreline. That’s why their cuisines from each region are disparate. Hereafter, we will suggest you to try the most popular types of Vietnamese dishes following, Xoi is a local dish which is crowd-pleasing food for Vietnamese people. It’s sticky rice in many variant toppings as meat diet and dessert. You can enjoy it with…

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Conquering Top Of Kota Kinabulu Mountain Malaysia

Conquering top of Kota Kinabulu Mountain Malaysia

Kota Kinabulu is land of wind which is plenty of tropical rain forests because it is located in typhoon area. This town also has beautiful sea and Kinabulu Mountain which is famous tourist place. It is a destination that everyone want to visit once in life. This place is located in Saban which is a vacation and tourism place in Malaysia. Kinabulu Mountain is located in the area of national park. The top of mountain is 4,095 meters higher above sea. It is linked to the most famous attractive diving site in Borneo Island. Kinabulu mountain is also world natural…

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Jerudong Park At Brunei

Jerudong Park at Brunei

Jerudong Park is located in Jerudong, suburban area of the capital city Bandar Seri Begawan. It is the largest amusement park in ASEAN. The present sultan wanted to build it as a big gift for Bruneian people with the budget more than 3 billion US dollars. It covers an area of more than 160,000 km2, and it first opened in 1994. In the first years, there is no entrance fee including playing fee. Modern and interesting playthings in Jerudong are Carousel, Pirate Ship, Skydiver, Junior Rollercoaster, Chocolate Swimming Pool, Rollercoaster, Tram and Go-Kart Tracks. There are also well-decorated park, large…

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Let’s Visit Ho Chi Minh City, A City Where The Modernity Of Vietnam Lies.

Let’s visit Ho Chi Minh City, a city where the modernity of Vietnam lies.

Ho Chi Minh City’s name is once called Saigon then changed to Ho Chi Minh City as an honored to the Vietnamese great hero, Uncle Ho or Ho Chi Minh. He was the one who liberated Vietnam from America and France. Vietnam also has been united by him since 1975. This city is the biggest economic center of the whole country. It is located at the Mekong Delta. And as Ho Chi Minh City is the well combination place of history and modernity, it now becomes a city which attracts massive numbers of visitors from all over the world. Interesting…

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Enjoy Beautiful Nature At Gunung Mulu National Park Malaysia

Enjoy beautiful nature at Gunung Mulu National Park Malaysia

Gunung Mulu National Park is named by Mulu Mountain which is top two highest amount of Sarawak in Borneo Island in border of Brunei. This national park is outstanding by its different biological and its limestone landform. There is high sharp cliff and caves are found everywhere. Additional the geology learning center, it is also tropical plants learning center that you can find many plants there. This park has many types of palm trees as the world natural heritage giving by UNESCO in 2000 CE. In the area of Gunung Mulu, there is the biggest world cave walking which is…

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Facing New In Da Nang, The Important Economic City Of Vietnam

Facing new in Da Nang, the important economic city of Vietnam

Da Nang is the port city of Central Vietnam in the South. Situated on the coast of the South China Sea and it is known as one of the important commercial city of Vietnam as a result of having the ports to support logistics. Moreover, they have the small industrial factories which are located in the city and belonged in the East-West Economic Corridor: EWEC that connects between Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. For traveling in Da Nang, there are too many interesting places and diverse activities including taking the longest route cable car in ASEAN to Ba Na hills,…

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Halong Bay On Land, Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Halong Bay on land, Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Ninh Binh known as Halong Bay on land is a coastal city surrounded by 99 mountains. It is far from Hanoi on the south side about 2 hours. It was a capital city which has a long history before changed to Hanoi. There are many important tourist attractions including a variety of interesting tourist activities. Tourist attractions and interesting activities in Ninh Binh Rowboat is the way for watching natural beauty at Tamcoc called Halong Bay on land and beautiful atmosphere along the local community and crystal clear water. Far away from the town, we will see mountains and verdant…

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Interesting Famous Festival In Vietnam

Interesting famous festival in Vietnam

The majority of important festivals in Vietnam get the cultural influence from China because this country was used to be under control of Imperial China for more than thousand years. The way of life and many traditions are mixed with the scent of Chinese traditional style. Each year, there are numerous interesting festivals to visit the atmosphere as follows. Chùa Huong Festival, The Huong Pagoda or Perfume Pagoda festival, that Vietnamese and enormous foreigners travel to celebrate New year according to the lunar calendar (from February to April) at Perfume Pagoda, is organized each year in spring season. For the…

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