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The Wacky Carabao Festival

July 15th, 2008 by

The Philippines festival held in the middle of May every year is probably your only chance to see an oiled, shaved and ornamented buffalo parading down the streets. As with other festivals in the country, this too celebrates a saint that marked the country’s history – San Isidro Labrador is the patron-saint of farmers and the star of this celebration.

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Chinese Signs for a Confused Traveler

July 3rd, 2008 by

One of China’s biggest setbacks when it comes to visiting it is probably the language. Tourists from the Western Civilization have a hard time understanding a word, let alone ask for instructions. However, there are some bilingual signs that might help you on your trip. Sadly, most of these signs are so badly translated that you can hardly understand them.

Chinese Sign
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5 Virtually Unknown Chinese Attractions

July 1st, 2008 by

When it comes to China, there are plenty secrets that wait to be discovered, numerous hidden locations and monuments. If you have been to China several times or you are just looking for something new, these attractions will surely raise your interest. Here is your chance to explore the untamed China, one attraction at a time.
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Eye-catching Attractions for the 2008 Olympics

June 16th, 2008 by

Considering the upcoming Olympics, Beijing certainly is an attractive destination for travelers and sport fans alike. The Chinese government expects to have more then 10 million square metres of construction finished this year. There are some bold projects and constructions we look forward to seeing in Beijing; here are some distractions, apart from the highly anticipated Olympic games.

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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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