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Discover the many flavours of Sri Lanka
FoodRestaurantSri Lanka

Discover the many flavours of Sri Lanka

Thanks to its strategic position on the route between East and West, many cultures have influenced Sri Lanka's cuisine. Neighbours, traders, immigrants and colonisers have all left their mark on the island's food, creating a mouthwatering blend of Dutch, Portuguese, English, Arab, Malay and Indian flavours. One of the joys of travel in Sri Lanka is the delicious, spice-rich food. But in a world awash with ...
The Upper House Hotel Hong Kong
Hong KongHotel

The Upper House Hotel Hong Kong

The Upper House Hong Kong is a chic property conveniently located in Hong Kong Island. Designed in contemporary boutique style, the hotel has beautifully-appointed studios, suites and penthouses which offer spectacular views of the island and harbour. Each room comes with modern amenities like a flat-panel LCD television with Dolby surround sound system, a well-stocked minibar and an iPod touch device to ...
In the shadow of Mt Fuji: great trips from Tokyo
JapanVoyage solo

In the shadow of Mt Fuji: great trips from Tokyo

Mt Fuji may dominate the horizon southwest of Tokyo, but it is just one of many reasons to stray out of Japan’s exciting capital. The prefectures of Kanagawa, Yamanashi and Shizuoka, which surround the famous volcano, offer visitors an intriguing mix of sights and activities. Kamakura The charming coastal city of Kamakura on Sagami Bay was the seat of the shogunate and shikken (regency) during the Kamakura ...
PHUKET TRAVEL GUIDE
ThailandTips

PHUKET TRAVEL GUIDE

Phuket is the biggest destination for tourism in Thailand. This is where you see all the good and bad of Thai tourism – from overdeveloped beaches and sex tourism, to tiny towns with no tourists and authentic Thailand. You’ll find great beaches and amazing activities this island, and if you stay away from Patong Beach, you can avoid most of the over-development and crowds. Phuket draws a lot of tourists, ...
KO LIPE TRAVEL GUIDE
ThailandTips

KO LIPE TRAVEL GUIDE

Accommodation – You can find cheap, basic bungalows for around 680 THB per night. For a nicer room with air-con, expect to pay 1,000 THB per night. Larger hotels start at around 1,350 THB per night, and usually include air conditioning. Food – Food is really cheap on Ko Lipe, except during peak end of the year holiday season. You can find cheap meals for 35 THB, whole fish for 100 THB, and other meals for ...