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Kolkata: City of Joy

By: mandy | Date: January 30, 2009 | Categories: Travel

Kolkata can be a shock to first-time visitors. The sheer size of the city (second only to Mumbai in population) can be viscerally overwhelming. With over fifteen million inhabitants and multitudes of visitors, the traffic, noise, and crowds take some getting used to. The only international airport in the region is in Kolkata, making it […]

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival

By: mandy | Date: January 20, 2009 | Categories: Food & Drink, Travel

Kuala Lumpur is home to the annual Malaysia International Gourmet Festival. The city is the fastest expanding metropolis in the area as well as the Malyasian capital. Tourism is an ever-growing industry in Kuala Lumpur and more and more visitors are coming to the city to attend the Gourmet Festival. From its humble beginnings in […]

Chennai Travel

By: mandy | Date: January 17, 2009 | Categories: Travel

Founded by in the 17th century, Chennai was once known as Madras. Chennai serves as the capital city of Tamil Nadu and is the fourth most populus metropolitan area in India. While the legacy of British colonialism remains, Chennai has blossomed into a modern and energetic city and a cultural and industrial center for the […]

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The Museums of Bangkok

By: mandy | Date: January 10, 2009 | Categories: Arts & Culture, Travel

Exotic Bangkok is the social and political center of Thailand and the economic capital of most of southeast Asia. This cosmopolitan city is home to great food, incredible shopping, world class restaurants and a number of five star Bangkok hotels. Visitors will find much to see and do in this global city with a strong […]