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Macau – Taipa Village

Carmo Garden, Taipa, Macau

After exploring the Rua do Cunha or Cunha Street, we continued our exploration of Taipa Village not knowing what to expect. Along the way up the little hill, we saw many colonial houses painted in hues of blue and green. Our Lady of Carmo Church 嘉模聖母堂 As we walked uphill, we saw a church in

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Macau – St Anthony’s Church & Camoes Garden

St Anthony's Church

After spending two-third of the day at the area around Ruins of St. Paul’s, we venture to other parts of Macau Peninsula and chanced upon St. Anthony’s Church and Camoes Garden. St. Anthony’s Church As we walked along, we reached the St. Anthony’s Church, a church that was first built of bamboo and wood from

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Summer in Seoul – The Secret Garden

Seoul The Secret Garden

After visiting Changdeokgung Palace, our next stop is to The Secret Garden. The Secret Garden (Huwon) is a rear garden at the Changdeokgung that flows naturally with nature and was used as a place of leisure by members of the royal family. At 78 acres, the Secret Garden takes up about 60% of the palace grounds.

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Imagine Your Autumn in Seoul

Namsan Park

I was in Seoul in early November two years ago, in time to witness the changing colour of the leaves and the changing of season. I was there for business and stayed at Grand Hyatt, Namsan at Yongsan district, right next to Namsan Park, the largest park in Seoul. Grand Hyatt is one of the

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Visiting Singapore Japanese Garden as a Local Tourist

Singapore Chinese Garden

After visiting the Chinese Garden, I crossed the bridge connecting to the Japanese Garden, continuing my Local Tourist experience. The Japanese Garden is a strolling garden showcasing a landscape style originating from the Muromachi and Momoyama periods of Japanese history. I explored the place, walked past the Guesthouse along Garyuchi pond.   After walking around for two

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Visiting Singapore Chinese Garden as a Local Tourist

Singapore Chinese Garden

On Sunday morning, I visited the Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden which are situated next to each other on two little islands connected via a bridge with both islands connected to the main island. The last I visited the Singapore Chinese Garden was when I was a little girl. On the way to the Chinese Garden,

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Shalom! The Garden Tomb

The Garden Tomb

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel. As mentioned in my earlier post Via Dolorosa , the Christian traditional site of Golgatha and the Tomb are within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It is being disputed as the Church is inside the city walls of the

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Shalom! Gethsemane

Gethsemane

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel. On our first morning in Jerusalem, we visited the Garden of Gethsemane, one of the scared places dearest to Christians.  The word “Gethsemane” originates from the Hebrew expression Gat Shemen, which means “olive press”.  The Garden of Gethsemane is

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