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Fantastic Foto Friday: Modern Taipei

Taipei is a fun city – open and progressive, more so than most cities in Asia.one of the most open and progressive cities in Asia. And Taipei 101 is the icon of that modern city, the highest building in Asia at its opening, designed after the shape of bamboo! There is a lot to see in the city and it’s worth exploring!
If you are surprised too, check out my Destination Guide Taipei to find out more about this interesting city!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Singapore Aquarium

I love to scuba dive. But sometimes, a visit to the aquarium is the next-best thing. Especially, if it is as good as the SEA Aquarium on Sentosa Island, Singapore. From giant eels like in this pictures, to scary sharks and huge, gentle manta’s there is lots to see and something to learn, too. Despite having seen lots of sharks in the open sea, I only learned at the aquarium how to distinguish male and female sharks!
To find out what else there is to see & do in Singapore, check out my Destination Guide Singapore!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Taipei, Taiwan, a city with a turbulent history

Taipei has a turbulent history, with influences from China and Japan and it tells that story well, without hiding the dark spots in it! While you’ll learn a lot in Taipei’s museums, the historic buildings, like the Arch at Liberty Square, tell the story, too!
To find out more about Taipei, check out my Guide Taipei and start planning your own trip to this fascinating city!

Cafe John – Great service and food, upscale touches in Jomtien, Thailand

Pattaya and it’s Southern neighbor Jomtien Beach are inexpensive destinations and outside high-end hotel restaurants, most restaurants are pretty basic, too. Cafe John in Jomtien is a nice exception offering  great food, friendly service and a nice ambiance, still at very good prices. If you are looking for a dinner without bare tables and paper napkins, check out my review … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Jomtien Beach Sunset – Beach Getaway from Bangkok

Jomtien Beach Sunset

Jomtien Beach, just South of (in)famous Pattaya, is the closest beach getaway from Bangkok. You’ll get all the sand, sun, warm waters and gorgeous sunsets you’d expect from a tropical beach, and all at a budget price.
Check out my Destination Guide Pattaya/Jomtien to plan your own beach getaway from Bangkok!

Review: Koku – Great Sushi in Makati, Philppines

Some restaurants have a wow effect and some just win you over with great food and service over time. Koku, a Japanese restaurant in Salcedo Village in Manila’s financial district of Makati is the latter: We found ourselves going back over and over, so it’s long overdue that I write a review, so you can add it to your list … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Provocative Art in Taipei – the progressive capital of Taiwan!

Taipei is one of the most open and progressive cities in Asia. A visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) near Taipei’s Main Station will make that very clear with its thought provoking exhibits that I didn’t expect here and haven’t seen much elsewhere in Asia!
If you are surprised too, check out my Destination Guide Taipei to find out more about this interesting city!