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Wat Yai Chai Mongkol @ Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Yai Chai  Mongkol is an ancient royal monastery in Ayutthaya built in 1357.  The monastery was destroyed by the Burmese in 1766 and only re-established again in 1957.  Today, Buddhist monks still hold regular meditation sessions at the monastery. … Continue reading

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Erawan Shrine @ Bangkok, Thailand

The Erawan Shrine in Bangkok attracts lots of worshipers and believers to pay respects to Phra Phrom God, who is the Thai version of the Hindu God – Thao Maha Brahma, also known commonly as the “Four-Faced Buddha” .   … Continue reading

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Patpong Night Market @ Bangkok, Thailand

The Patpong Night Market was nearby our dinner place, Ruen Urai Thai Fine Dining Restaurant, so we visited it en route back to our hotel.  

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Ruen Urai Thai Fine Dining Restaurant @ Bangkok, Thailand

Ruen Urai is a Thai fine dining restaurant that’s hidden amidst the concrete jungle of Bangkok.  The traditional wooden Thai house with a splendid pool surrounded by lush greens provides an opulent fine dining experience without being extravagant.  

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Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Sukhumvit Bangkok, Thailand

Double Tree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok is located centrally off Sukhumvit Road.  It’s not on the main road of Sukhumvit so it is quiet at night and away from the main traffic; yet it is close enough to the main road … Continue reading

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T & K Seafood @ Bangkok Chinatown

At one particular junction in Chinatown, Bangkok, the scent of grilled seafood permeates the area, with two rival seafood restaurants – T&K Seafood (green shirts) and Lek & Rut Seafood (red shirts) competing right next to each other.     … Continue reading

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Cloud Forest @ Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Knowing that the two domes are giant greenhouses, we entered the Cloud Forest Dome thinking we will see flowers, trees, plants and all, in which we did, but it was much more spectacular than that where all the plants were growing on … Continue reading

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Burger Camp @ Greentown Ipoh, Malaysia

With the opening of Burger Camp in Greentown Ipoh, the love for burgers is spreading to Ipoh too with the joint being almost 100% dedicated to burgers.  You will find burgers, burgers and more burgers (with a choice of chicken … Continue reading

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Cafe Take a Break VIP Lounge @ Ipoh

I’ve passed by Cafe Take a Break VIP Lounge in Ipoh Garden South a few times, and assumed it’s a (dodgy?) bar as there are lots of bars in the area.  At a reader’s recommendation, I gave it a try, and … Continue reading

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Wat Mahathat @ Ayutthaya, Thailand

The Buddha’s head cradled in intertwining tree roots is a compelling and evocative image at Wat Mahathat in Ayutthaya Historical Park.  My father even thought the two are one entity and when I showed him the picture, he asked me … Continue reading

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