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From the Gobi to Khovsgol: Keeping in Steppe with Mongolia’s Remote Beauty

Most people envision unspoiled Mongolia as two ruggedly different environments: the barren Gobi Desert and vast steppes blanketed with grassland. But these two landscapes only paint a fraction of a remarkable canvas. 621 more words

Small Group Discoveries

This Country Has Been Named the World's Easiest Place to Do Business

New Zealand has edged out Singapore to take top spot for ease of doing business in the World Bank’s latest rankings, but money laundering experts warned the honor masked the darker side of the Pacific nation’s vulnerability as a channel for illegal funds. 402 more words


Tanjong Pagar Railway Station aka Kreta Api Tanah Melayu

The Malayan Railway started it’s services in Singapore from 1903. Previously known as The Keppel Road Railway Station the building was opened in 1932 to serve as a West Coast Line of the KTM Railway. 853 more words


Singapore and Leaving : Black & White Houses

That was it. The time had come. Mr K had worked in Singapore for seven years now, and then it was time to leave. From the first time he relocated here and that was how we met, until the time we got married and moved from the Peranakan house we first lived in at Everton Road to a 1920s black and white house in Towner Road. 586 more words


Sculptures by the Sea at Sydney's famous Bondi Beach

Around this time each year, Sculptures by the Sea makes its way to Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs on the famous coastal walk from Tamarama to Bondi Beach. 158 more words

Travel Destinations

Geopolitics Around the Globe: India's String of Pearls


To start off, India is one of many countries on a long list of places I am very interested about. India is a global hotspot for international trade traffic and its many disputes. 129 more words