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The Western Australian forest giants

The karri tree (Eucalyptus Diversicolor) is a eucalypt native to the South West region of Western Australia. Found only in the Warren, also known as Karri Forest Region, these magnificent trees are one of the tallest trees in the world, reaching heights of over 80...
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Hong Kong for kids

When we picked Hong Kong as our next holiday destination, a couple of concerns were raised. "Always busy", "crowded with people" and "narrow sidewalks" are a couple of description used on the pearl of the orient. While they are all true (to a certain extent), Hong...
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The canals of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Built during the Golden Age of the 17th century, Amsterdam’s canal ring comprises a network of intersecting waterways. The waterways were developed as part of the draining and reclamation of land. The three main canals, Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht,...
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The City of Light – Paris, France

Paris, the cosmopolitan capital of France, is an old favourite for many travellers. Dubbed the City of Light (la Ville Lumière), Paris has the reputation of being the world's most beautiful and romantic city, and it is one where, in my opinion, the reality is more...
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The Kuranda Scenic Railway

Amid the different ways to get to Kuranda, the Kuranda Scenic Railway and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are among the most interesting. Like most visitors, I've incorporated both options for my trip to Kuranda. Such a combination would allow me to enjoy the best...
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Five interesting things to do in Port Blair

This story was written by guest writer Rohit Agarwal for Oblique / Travel.  Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is a union territory of India situated in the Bay of Bengal. It is connected with mainland India by both air (2-hour flight) and sea...

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New web host

Finally, the site is up and running (to some extent)! I've managed to port web hosts successfully but with a new host, some issues may happen and I would appreciate it if you could report these issues to if you come across them: - Broken links - Images not showing -...

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Site migration

I'll be moving the site to a new host next week. Do expect some downtime. In addition, followers of this blog may not be able to receive posts updates on the WordPress reader. Notwithstanding, the new host should provide some interesting options that I can do with...

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Some things I learnt traveling with three kids

Returned slightly more than a week ago from my family vacation to Hong Kong, and gosh, took me nearly a whole week to recover!  Notwithstanding the tiredness, I've learnt a number of things (about myself and life in general) from the trip: Traveling with 1 kid - easy...

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