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14 Things To Do In Jakarta, Indonesia

Jakarta is now the largest metropolitan city in Southeast Asia being home to over 10 million people. It was once named as the “Jewel of Asia” because of the opportunities it offered to European businessmen especially those involved in the trading industry. Jakarta as the main economic center of Indonesia during the Dutch colonization. It had largely contributed to the thriving trading business of the Dutch East Indies. At that time, Jakarta was named “Batavia”. Despite being a large mass of land, Jakarta for some may find that there isn’t much to do in this city. But! The differences between various areas of Jakarta make it more interesting and make you wonder the extent of change this city has undergone...

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14 Top Things To Do In Shanghai City

The central city of China is constantly evolving. With the stark contrast between the well-preserved rural areas and the widening skyscrapers, Shanghai offers rest and wake nights all at the same time. Let’s explore the best things Shanghai has to offer! 1. Shanghai’s Yuyuan Market and Yuyuan Garden The busy street of Yuyuan Garden Pedestrian. (via Shutterstock) The serene vibe around the Yuyuan Garden. (via Shutterstock) The Yuyuan Market portrays the “old Shanghai”. Being built in the 16th century, the market offers shops and stalls that sell traditional Chinese arts and crafts. The market garners over 200,00 visitors daily and is sure to be crowded. Both locals and tourists alike see the place as a place to do their shopping...

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44 Hours: Bangkok, Thailand Travelbook Explore Like A Local

A megalopolis surrounded by a large river resides in Thailand is to what most local call The Golden City, known to the world as Bangkok. Its cheaper cost of living attracted nearly 12 million residents. Even with the number of foreigners living in this big city, Bangkok retained its famous traditions and beliefs with the right amount of modernization to adapt. Filled with culture, food, tradition and fun things to do, let’s travel to the vibrant city that is Bangkok. DAY 1 0830 To fully appreciate Thai cuisine, you must not miss the chance to learn to cook Thai food. A Thai Cooking Class if offered by the famous “Cooking with Poo’. A very charismatic Thai lady named Poo will...

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44 Hours: Hong Kong Travelbook Explore Like A Local

Hong Kong has become one of the world’s busiest countries economic-wise. A lot of movies and other production projects are set here. It’s just a magical place to be in no matter how crowded it may be. Hong Kong’s Kowloon has one of the heaviest population counts in a region in the entire world. The skyscrapers, the theme parks, and the food scene are just saturated with culture and history, not just of a single nationality but a mix of different influences. So now let me give you this city guide to properly encounter the magic that is Hong Kong and what greater way to experience that than to tour like a local. So get packed and booked for another...

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Travelbook Now Offers Tours And Experiences Around You: Explore Things To Do in Phuket, Thailand

Surf House Patong 1-Hour FlowRider Experience Surf the ideal waves each day of the year on Phuket's celebrated FlowRider. By producing a meager sheet of water, the FlowRider's waves are anything but difficult to ride, allowing you to figure out how to surf in an absolutely safe environment. Experience the coolest new game around and appreciate impeccable waves any day. See the full details of this tour here: Surf House Patong 1-Hour FlowRider Experience Phi Phi Island Luxury Sunrise Tour See the Phi Phi islands - the jewel of the Andaman Ocean - on an indulgent early morning visit that encourages you to beat the enormous crowds. Travel in with a group on a large speed boat with an expert...

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