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The Ultimate To-Do List in Yangon

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May 17 yangon_temple_

Known to some as Rangoon, Yangon is the former capital of Myanmar as well as the country’s largest city with a population of about six million. The humble city boasts almost as many colonial edifices as religious sites, built on streets that are full of character. If you’re seeking to immerse yourself in its local culture and traditions, here are seven things you shouldn’t miss. 1. Watch the alms giving...

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8 Most Underrated Islands in Malaysia

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February 25 malaysian_islands

Home to 879 islands, Malaysia is one of the most underrated countries for island-hopping adventures. With unblemished powdery beaches and majestic aquatic creatures, experience these seven lesser-known Malaysian islands (that could give the Maldives a run for their money) without feeling the pinch. 1. Perhentian Islands Image: resakse Made up of two pristine islands (namely, Pulau Perhentian Besar and Pulau Perhentian Kecil), the Perhentian Islands is a remote paradise perfect for...

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5 most Instagram-worthy cafes in Saigon

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February 12 Banksy Cafe Ho Chi Minh City

Not many associate the Vietnamese city, Saigon, with urban spots and a cafe culture that could take over one’s Instagram page. But once you step into these joints, you’d want to get those cameras and filters ready. Here are five of the most Instagram-worthy cafes this lively city has to offer. La Rotonde Situated along Ham Nghi Street, La Rotonde is a cafe that’s admired not only for its traditional...

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2 Hungry Guys’ Top Five Recommendations for Sydney Good Food Month

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September 29 Good Food Month Sydney

Every year, Good Food Month brings Sydney to life with hundreds of special events and limited edition menus that champion the unique colours and flavours of Australia’s culinary scene. 2015 is shaping up to be no different, with some of the country’s biggest talents delivering mouth-watering dishes throughout the month of October. To bring you the best of this food-centric celebration, PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney has teamed up with Luke...

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8 restaurants and bars you won’t believe exist in Yangon

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August 11 Union Bar and Grill, Yangon

The former capital of Myanmar may be more famous for its ancient temples, arresting sunsets and sidewalk tea stalls, but that is starting to change. In the past couple of years, Yangon has seen the opening of new hipster eateries and bars, which provide an exciting alternative to both the city’s traditional offerings and serious hotel restaurants. Whether you’re after Japanese whisky, hand-crafted cocktails, a solid weekend brunch or just...

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