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How to Access Blocked Websites from China

If you are a new expat who just move to China, one thing you have to know is that many popular websites, such as Google, Gmail, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter etc. are blocked in China and you can’t access them no matter how fast your Internet connection is. This is quite frustrating for many of us, who are used to using Gmail, Google Docs and Facebook etc. on a daily basis. The [Continue Reading]

Vagamon - An Idyllic Hideout

An idyllic hill station located in the outskirts of Kottayam – Idukki districts, Vagamon is the top pilgrimage hub famous among picnickers, trekkers and nature enthusiasts. The main scenic beauty of the place lies in the thick greenery, contiguous hillocks stretching a vast area and the serene lake amidst the blessed nature.  If you ever think why the verdant land in the ever-green [Continue Reading]

Must Visit Places in Mumbai

Mumbai, the city of dreams witnesses a huge incursion of tourists throughout the year for sightseeing. Most of them, visit Mumbai to seek employment opportunities. The city, which hardly sleeps, is known to be one of the most populated cities in the world. Mumbai boasts a number of tourist attractions, shopping malls and beaches that one can explore and enjoy. Starting from the Gateway of India, [Continue Reading]

The Nightlife on Offer in Phuket

You want it, Phuket's got it. Cabaret shows, night clubs, live music, DJs, bars, busy restaurants, waterfront cocktails, laid back cafes . . . it's up to you, really. With so much choice, though, deciding how to spend your evening isn't necessarily a walk in the park! With many accommodation choices available aswell in the heart of the nightlife, like the Radisson Blu Phuket Resort, you can be [Continue Reading]

How Best to Navigate Shanghai

No megalopolis that stands on the precipice of 25 million persons can deliver on a promise of coherent logistical ease. And yet, on the whole, the likes of Seoul and Tokyo do a remarkable job. To this list we can safely and happily add Shanghai. If not quite there yet, the primary hub of the People’s Republic of China has designs on becoming a public transport model for cities of the future [Continue Reading]

Best Cultural and Historical Tourist Sites in Chennai

Tamil Nadu’s vast and feverish state capital is the fourth most populous city in India. Chennai (once Madras) is a modern metropolis of close to 9 million people and a dynamic linchpin in the subcontinent’s economy. This epicentre of information technology, industry, Tamil and Dravidian cultures, Carnatic music and Kollywood films is a singular gateway to South India. Chennai’s [Continue Reading]

What To Do Inland When Visiting Bali

Bali, they say, is a genuine paradise on earth. From the rugged mountain ranges tumble swathes of winding rice terraces, banana trees bordering roads speckled with shrines and leading to the black sands of Bali’s unique volcanic beaches. A surfer’s paradise since the 1960’s, its beaches attract thousands a year. World-class diving and an enduring traditional fishing industry, [Continue Reading]

Shanghai Worth the Trip

Image by: Dorli Photography Do you remember the original Star Wars? It was actually episode 4, in which young Luke Skywalker floated very quickly, quietly and smoothly across that arid landscape, in his long-ago and far-away equivalent of a small car. As far as this planet is concerned that may be a few years away in the opposite chronological direction, but there is somewhere that you can [Continue Reading]

Visiting the stunning Lake Baikal

image by: Piero Sierra  When we look for our holidays, the same places always seem to crop up. A lot of people do not like to stray too far when going abroad and will go to the same places year on year. This can be nice as you get to know places better and get more comfortable with the locals, culture, language and cuisine, but it can become a little boring doing the same things again and [Continue Reading]

Vital Things to Consider when Booking a Bali Hotel

Bali is acknowledged as a world-renowned tourism destination. This is why the Indonesian government makes sure that the exotic island is able to offer abundant choices of accommodation in the form of five-star and budget hotels, inns, guesthouses, cottages, villas, and even small homes. With sufficient accommodation infrastructure in place, Bali tourism officials assure visitors and tourists from [Continue Reading]