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Travels in Japan

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If you are a follower of this blog and have read the awfully long and excruciatingly detailed “About Me” page, you would know that Japan has been one of the…

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Travels in Japan

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        Colombo is the largest city of the island nation of Sri Lanka and is as busy, crowded and polluted as most important commercial cities are. Being home to the only…

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Travel Guides

Bangkok, capital of Thailand, is one of the most vibrant cities in South East Asia and has something to offer to everyone. Known for its culture, history, cuisine and night…

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Crisp Travel Guides

As you probably already know, 2015 ended a few days back and the world stepped into 2016. Most travel blogs at this time write about their travels during the last…

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Backpacker Diaries

Wandering through Laos

“Do you know what Wan-Li means?” I looked back at him blankly as he took a long drag out of his cigarette. He was wearing a faded orange t-shirt with…

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Trip to China

In March 1974, Yang Zhifa and six other peasants were asked by their production unit to dig a well. It was a dry month and they needed to water the…

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Trip to China

Sometimes, even without visiting a place we subconsciously create an impression of it in our mind. These impressions may stem from the TV shows or movies we watch, the books…

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My First Day in...... Trip to China

Trip to China