Author Archives: KJ @ alwaystravelicious.com

Cafe Gerbeaud @ Budapest, Hungary

When I walked into Cafe Gerbeaud, I was instantly mesmerized by its sheer opulence where green marbled tables, sophisticated wooden chairs, shimmering lime-green ceiling and gorgeous chandeliers make up an evocative scene.

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Wat Phra Sri Sanaphet @ Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Phra Sri Sanaphet was originally a temple built in 1448 by  King Boromatrailokanat, enshrining a 16 m tall Buddha statue made of gold.  When the Burmese invaded the Ayutthaya Kingdom in 1766, the temple could not escape its fate of … Continue reading

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FoodPanda Review @ Malaysia

Food Panda is a recent online food delivery service that launched in Malaysia.  I like the name Food Panda as it sounds like a relative of Kungfu Panda and it comes to the rescue when you are hungry.   The … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Square @ Budapest, Hungary

Elizabeth Square (Erzsébet tér) is right in the heart of Budapest  city that’s a hip hang out place for both locals and visitors.  It is especially vibrant at night where people just enjoy the night by the glowing Ferris wheel or sit by … Continue reading

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Wat Pho @ Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Pho in Bangkok enshrines the giant golden Reclining Buddha, at 43 m long and 15 m high.  The temple was originally a learning center for traditional Thai medicine, which was later expanded and the Reclining Buddha was built by … Continue reading

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Grand Palace @ Bangkok, Thailand

The Grand Palace was built in 1782 which was once the residence of the previous Kings of Thailand.  The Grand Palace today houses government offices and is an important venue for official ceremonies.  With more than 200 years of history, … Continue reading

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Wat Phra Kaew Temple @ Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Phra Kaew is THE iconic temple in Bangkok that enshrines a 66 cm tall jadeite Buddha statue, and hence also the name “Temple of the Emerald Buddha”.   Thailand is a country with a long history of Buddhism with the earliest signs … Continue reading

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Shoes on the Danube @ Budapest, Hungary

These rusty metal shoes on the Danube bank near the parliament building in Budapest is a memorial to the holocaust victims of World War II. The memorial is more subtle as opposed to others with intense visual statement that depict skinny … Continue reading

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Qibao Water Town @ Shanghai, China

Shanghai has many water towns in the vicinity.  Qibao Water Town is one of the closest ones and easily accessible by MRT.  If you don’t have a whole day to spare to go to the bigger ones that are further … Continue reading

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Great Market Hall @ Budapest, Hungary

The Great Market Hall or Central Market in Budapest is more than a 100 years old built in 1897.  With its yellow and green Zsolnay tiling that ornate the roof, the three floored market with high ceiling is a stunning … Continue reading

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