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Food in Dubai

By: mandy | Date: February 27, 2009 | Categories: Food & Drink, Travel

The city of Dubai has become one of the world’s vacation hotspots. Beautiful beaches, moderate climate, great venues for entertainment and sporting events as well as excellent restaurants, shopping, and hotels all contribute to the area’s glowing reputation. With the large number of tourists, its no surpise that an influx of American fast food chains […]

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town

By: mandy | Date: February 25, 2009 | Categories: Travel

The busiest destination in Cape Town is the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Located between Table Mountain and Robben island, V&A sits in the center of Cape Town’s historic, working harbour. The area was designed to utilize existing infrastructure to preserve the harbor’s rich heritage. The waterfront is home to countless shops, offices, restaurants, and entertainment […]

Beautiful Mauritius

By: mandy | Date: February 20, 2009 | Categories: Travel

The island paradise of Mauritius is a popular tropical destination off the eastern coast of Africa. It is part of the Mascarene Islands and one of the more developed, and luxurious, islands in the region. With its gorgeous white sand beaches, lush virgin forests and picturesque countryside, the island is truly a feast for the […]

Visiting Innovative Film City

By: mandy | Date: February 18, 2009 | Categories: Travel

Visitors to Bangalore (official name Bengaluru) in Karnataka, India may want to consider a trip to Innovative Film City or IFC. This fifty-acre entertainment center attracts around six million annual visitors. It is situated on the highway between Bengaluru and Mysore, at Bidadi. Similar to Universal Studios in California, IFC features both a film studio […]

Dance Companies of Singapore

By: mandy | Date: February 16, 2009 | Categories: Arts & Culture, Travel

In 1988, the Singapore Dance Theater was created. Ther first performance of this company wasn’t until March of 2005. Although it is a relative new company, this is Singapore’s most notable and premiere ballet company. The choreographer is varied and the training strict. Performances include everything by well known contemporary and modern dance guest choreographers […]

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The Largest Island in Thailand

By: mandy | Date: February 13, 2009 | Categories: Travel

Once known as Talang or Tha-Laang, Phuket is the largest of the islands in Thailand. Located 860 kilometers south of Bangkok and connected to the mainland by the Sarasin Bridge, Phuket is actually 40 separate islands, the large, main island and a collection of 39 smaller surrounding islands. Phuket is approximately the same size as […]