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Autumn in Madrid

Woke up early for a heavy breakfast, then I check out of Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos at Avinguda Diagonal at Barcelona. As I would be coming back to Barcelona for two nights before heading back home, I left my luggage with the hotel concierge and carried my overnighter to the Sants Railway Station. I managed to

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Barcelona, I am back!

Barcelona - Mercat de Santa Caterina

The time of the year was here again for the Smart Cities Expo World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Being my second visit to Barcelona, I extended my stay to visit Madrid, the capital of Spain which I will cover in my subsequent posts. I took the red-eye flight direct to Barcelona and arrived in the

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Macau – Asia’s Sin City

Cotai Strip Macau

Just before I began my next chapter in life, I dragged my friend to Macau, Asia’s Sin City. Macau is located on the southeastern coast of China and is Asia’s premier gambling destination. In fact, Macau is not just Asia’s premier gambling destination but the world’s gambling destination as Macau surpassed Las Vegas in gambling revenues.

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Autumn in Kyoto – Kamogawa and Gion

Gion

Day One in Kyoto – November 2016 Day one started on red eye flight to Kansai International Airport via Singapore Airlines. After six hours of watching movies, a few short naps here and there and breakfast, we touched down at 8.35 am (Japan is an hour ahead of Singapore). After immigration clearance and luggage collection,

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Summer in Seoul – Insadong

Seoul Insadong

After I was done with my work, my friend flew in from Singapore on Friday evening to join me for the rest of the trip.  On Saturday, we moved out of Gangnam-gu, the business area, to Fraser Suite at Insadong, the cultural district, at Jongno-gu, a venue for shopping and local entertainment with art galleries, antique

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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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