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Just back from Western Australia

I had spoken about my family trip to Western Australia, which happen a couple of weeks ago. It was a great opportunity for my family to spend time together and unwind from our daily schedule. The following are what I felt was the three high points of my trip. 1. Best...
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Kuranda – the village in the rainforest

A visit to Cairns and the Tropical North Queensland would not be completed without a journey to the picturesque mountain retreat of Kuranda. Kuranda is just 25 kilometres northwest of Cairns and is well known as the village in the rainforest. This quaint village has...
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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 great Fremantle’s fish and chips debate

Even before my visit to Perth and Fremantle, I've heard of this great debate countless of times: Which diner serves the best fish and chips in Fremantle's famous fishing boat harbour? Is it Cicerello's or Kaili's Fish Market Cafe? I've heard the cases put forth for...
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Cairns: not just the Great Barrier Reef

The gateway to Queensland’s tropical north, Cairns is located about 1,700 kilometres from the state's capital city, Brisbane. It is a popular travel destination because of its relaxed, tropical climate and laid back ambience. In addition, the city serves as a starting...
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Five reasons why Pondicherry should feature in your travel

This story was written by guest writer Rohit Agarwal for Oblique / Travel. Pondicherry, where the west resides in the east. The erstwhile French colony, Pondicherry is the most tranquil city in India. It is a breeding ground of all the aesthetic sides of civilisations...

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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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Flight tickets booked, next stop?

After a long period of inactivity (on travelling, that is), the family has finally sorted out the flight details for our holiday destination next month. It is going to be a relatively short flight from Singapore as we (wife and myself) are just warming up the...

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Nine natural ways to cure jet lag

This infographic by the team at NeoMam is a great addition to the previous infographic on beating jet lag. If you are looking for natural ways to recover from jet lag, check out NeoMam's guide on nine natural techniques to ease your mind, body and soul into the new...

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How to beat jet lag

Jet lag, medically referred to as desynchronosis, occurs when people travel rapidly across time zone from east to west, or west to east in a high-speed aircraft. It is a physiological condition that upsets our body's circadian rhythms. It is probably one of the worst...

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Google Maps’ list – Cairns, Australia

As a follow up to my last post: Google Maps' list creation and new sharing options, I have created the example of the new map list that I have mentioned: "Cairns Best Sights" and "Cairns Best Food". The two lists are places that I would like to see and the restaurants...

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