Tag Archives: Asia

Surviving Singapore: what to eat in Singapore

What to eat in Singapore. The national dish is chicken rice, a simple dish elevated to the level of perfection. Poached chicken cooked with ginger and scallions over rice cooked in the remaining stock. Ridiculously easy and yet we’ve yet … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 25April12 Angkor Wat Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Sanskrit for city of temples, is both the largest religious complex and one of the oldest continually used religious sites in the world. Built in the early 12th century, the entire complex is a microcosm of the Hindu … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 23JAN12, Lantern Festival

This weeks Travel Photo of the Week is a Lantern festival. The Lantern festival is the last day of the Chinese New Year celebration, the fifteenth day of the first lunar month. It is also the first night the full … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 13Jan12 Bali, Indonesia

Padma, the sacred lotus, is a native to tropical Asia and Queensland Australia and the subject of this week’s Travel Photo. Commonly found in water gardens, they are also commercially grown in farms as a food source as well as … Continue reading

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Man In The Moon Or The Rabbit On The Moon?

As a kid I would hear of the man in the moon, but I never saw it. I had a very active imagination -  my mother would argue an overly active imagination – but I never saw the man in … Continue reading

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