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Jawi Peranakan Mansion

Jawi Peranakan Mansion is located at the Hutton Lanes which was also known as the Malay Millionaire row. The lane is named after Dr James Hutton who was one of the first doctors in Penang who arrived in 1805. The building was acquired and restored in 2012 to how it once was, an elegant Anglo Indian mansion. Jawi Peranakan refers to the locally born, Malay … Continue reading Jawi Peranakan Mansion

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The Edison Georgetown

The heritage hotel is located at the Lebuh Leith, a road named after the Sir George Alexander William Leith who was the first lieutenant-Governor of the Prince of Wales island. It was built in 1906 and was once belong to a business tycoon Yeo Wee Gark as a family home and later was used as the Japanese Administration Center during the Japanese Occupation, an opium … Continue reading The Edison Georgetown

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Rhodes

Rhodes also known as Knights island. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece. It was famous for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Things to do in Rhodes: The Medieval City of Rhodes It is an UNESCO World Heritage and is the largest and the most preserved fortified city. Throughout the centuries, the islands was … Continue reading Rhodes

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Chalki

Chalki, also known as Halki, is a small island near Rhodes, around 30 minutes boat ride from the Kamiros Skala port. It is a low profile island but rich with history. Many places in the island unfortunately can only be reached by foot only. Nimborio is the island’s only town today and that’s where the harbour is located. There is only couple hundred of population … Continue reading Chalki

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Symi

Symi is a small island not far from Rhodes, more known for its colourful neoclassical houses near the port and the 18th century monastery of Archangel Michael Panormitis. Personally I think the island has been overrated and overpriced. For a day trip would easily costed €30-€50 for a return trip. Almost everything is more pricey than Rhodes as they rely on boat to transfer most … Continue reading Symi

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Faliraki, Rhodes

Kalithies is one of the big village in Rhodes. It is more famous for its Faliraki resort and its nightlife which is around 2km from the Kalithies. It is around 30-40 minutes bus ride from the old town. From the bus stop, I passed through the local village and a monastery before reaching the municipality hall of Faliraki. There are plenty of hotels and resort, … Continue reading Faliraki, Rhodes

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The Medieval City of Rhodes

It is an UNESCO World Heritage and is the largest and the most preserved fortified city. Throughout the centuries, the islands was held by the Greek, the Romans, the Knights, the Ottoman, the Italians and the Greek again and this makes the islands fill with abundant of rich histories and vast cultures from the different occupations. It is an impressive fortified city and you will … Continue reading The Medieval City of Rhodes

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Short Stay in Thessaloniki

Kent and I have finally waited to the day to start our journey for the summer holidays. We received a text message from British Airways to drop our luggage a day before the travel date to avoid queue. When we reached the airport, it was not crowded. We checked our bags in without much hassles but we had to wait at the airport until the … Continue reading Short Stay in Thessaloniki

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Where the Time Began, Greenwich

Greenwich is where the Eastern and Western Hemisphere meet and also home to a World Heritage Site. Greenwich is located in South East London. You can travel from Central London to Greenwich by riverboat, train, tube and DLR. We arrived early and we first visit the Cutty Sark. Kent learnt about Cutty Sark when he was a little boy. He got really excited seeing one. … Continue reading Where the Time Began, Greenwich

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Innsbruck, Austria

Snowing in October is rather rare, and the day before I visited Innsbruck, many places at Alps region were pouring snow. And we were wondering if Frau Holle, also known as Mother Hulda, is making the bed. Frau Holle is a German fairy tale. and she shakes her bed and out come snow from heaven. Innsbruck is a capital of Austria’s western state of Tyrol, is … Continue reading Innsbruck, Austria

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Kingdom to Happiness in Bhutan

If you are looking for peace, calm, untouch beauty of the scenery with warm hospitality from the local, Bhutan will be an ideal destination to visit. Anytime is a good time to visit Bhutan with different scenery due to the weather, however, December is a good time for photographing as the sky is clear and you able to capture the blue sky. If you are … Continue reading Kingdom to Happiness in Bhutan