City Guides: Middle East

Ten reasons to visit Bangkok

From its bustling streets to its spiralling high-rise buildings, the City of Angels never ceases to thrill and captivate. Unlike other cities, Bangkok has traditional charm. It’s the contrast of both ancient and modern that makes this city unique. Whether you are on a budget or simply planning an exotic holiday with your friends, these Bangkok experiences will fascinate you.

1. Visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha

Bangkok’s visitors never seem to get enough of the glitz and glamour and glitter of the Temple of the Reclining Buddha ie Wat Pho. The Buddha is made out of solid cement, covered with gold…
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Ten reasons to visit Bangkok

HONG KONG: A Culinary Melting Pot

Hong Kong is a city that celebrates food. With a smorgasbord of influences and cuisines, there’s a culinary thrill lurking around every corner. Don’t be surprised if your waiter rushes you to your booth and slams down your drinks because Hong Kongers are all about efficiency.

Dai pai dongs (street-side restaurants) date back to World War I and are an integral part of Hong Kong’s history and culinary identity. They’re quickly disappearing, however, which is a shame because they’re the perfect spot to gorge on delicious noodles.

Most restaurants in the city are designed for a sharing experience. It’s common to…
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HONG KONG: A Culinary Melting Pot

India From the Top

No view can compare with the one from the rooftop of the world. I’m completely certain that for as long as I live, I’ll see few sights to rival a sunrise over Sandakphu. It’s difficult to describe the extent of

its impact – its unfolding was so spectacular and its searing magnificence so pronounced that the spirituality of the experience will remain with me forever.

If you’re lucky, a trip anywhere will be defined by a single staggering moment which more than justifies the time, expense and effort you’ve invested in the journey. Standing on…
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India From the Top