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Best Make Out Spots in Sydney

August 29th, 2007 by

The sprawling metropolis known as Sydney is a beautiful city full of life and lights and activity. With a thriving nightlife and all the offerings of the big city, great times can always be had. But where does the romantic couple go for a little time away from the bright lights to take in breathtaking views and each the company of each other? Sydney is an ocean city with many marvelous vistas and different perspectives of the harbor and sea. There are so many places to pick from; I’ve just outlined a few in this article. Read the rest of this entry »

Strange Cultural Habits in China

August 22nd, 2007 by

What’s considered the norm in China, and any Eastern culture for that matter, may be considered odd to the average Westerner. China is a culture that has spent thousands of years developing largely outside of western influence. Historically, Chinese governments from the emperors in ancient times to the current Communist leadership have put much effort keeping out external influence. The construction of the Great Wall is an obvious example of these attempts. It is only recently that China has opened up to the ideas of western culture, particularly the economic ones. Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Five Movies Filmed in Sydney

August 16th, 2007 by

Sydney has proven a popular site for film locations. Sydney Harbor, winding streets and old parts of the town along with the newer areas all provides a natural movie backdrop. There are even local walking tours of the various former movie sets. Read the rest of this entry »

The Largest Attraction in the World

August 13th, 2007 by

The Great Wall of 10,000, better known as the Great Wall of China, has existed since approximately the 5th century BC, extending from Shanhai Pass to Lop Nur. The wall was constructed entirely by hand along a 4,000 mile stretch. The Great Wall is considered one of the great wonders of the world, and is the longest structure made by man, and one said to be identifiable even from the moon. It was created as a fortification, protecting those within its borders from invasions to the north. Read the rest of this entry »

Three Cheapest Cites for Shopaholics

August 8th, 2007 by

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but what about women? Most women love to shop; it may just be through the wallet. For the guys who to keep their other half happy, make it easier on yourself as well by taking her somewhere she can shop to her heart’s delight, and still not run you into the poor house. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Polls

    Top 5 Romantic Spots in Asia

    • Palawan, Philippines (39%, 182 Votes)
    • Boracay, Philippines (36%, 168 Votes)
    • Bali, Indonesia (31%, 143 Votes)
    • Agra, India (18%, 84 Votes)
    • Batangas, Philippines (17%, 79 Votes)
    • Male, Maldives (16%, 77 Votes)
    • Jeju Island, South Korea (16%, 75 Votes)
    • Sentosa Island, Singapore (15%, 72 Votes)
    • Krabi, Thailand (13%, 60 Votes)
    • Macau, China (10%, 49 Votes)
    • Halong Bay, Vietnam (7%, 34 Votes)

    Total Voters: 467

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