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Indian Dancers at the Red Fort in New Delhi, India.

Indian Dancers at the Red Fort in New Delhi

It was India’s Republic Day when I arrived in New Delhi. I only saw a tiny part of the parade because it was raining cats and dogs. Being short really sucks especially if you’re standing behind hundreds of people with their cameras and cellphones up in the air. The next day, after my visit from […]

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Street ear cleaning is a thing in India.

Street Ear Cleaning is a Thing in India

Yes, street ear cleaning is a thing in India. Or maybe, it’s just in Delhi. These are my very first three photos when I landed in the country’s capital. I saw these guys outside the metro. I stood next to them because I was waiting for someone to pick me up so we could go […]

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Hawa Mahal at Night (Jaipur, Rajasthan, India)

Hawa Mahal at Night

In my previous post, you’ve seen Hawa Mahal bathed in sunlight in Jaipur, “The Pink City.” As you know, Hawa Mahal was built to be a viewing palace for the female members of the royal family without being seen by the crowd who are participating in the festivities on the street below them. Related Post: Hawa […]

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Hawa Mahal - A Pink-Washed Palace of the Wind in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India)

Hawa Mahal – A Pink-Washed Palace of the Winds in Jaipur

Hawa Mahal is a pink-washed “Palace of the Wind” in Jaipur, India. It was built as an extension of the nearby City Palace. Both of these palaces should be visited, one after the other. While the City Palace is used as a residential area for the royal families, Hawa Mahal wasn’t built to have that […]

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Jal Mahal is a Dream-like Water Palace in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India)

Jal Mahal is a Dream-like Water Palace in Jaipur

On my way back to downtown Jaipur from Amber Fort (or Amer Fort, as the locals call it), I saw dream-like water palace by the roadside. I had to ask my Uber driver sweetly if he’d be kind to stop for a while so I could see the floating palace in good, full view. Since […]

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I Wasn't Allowed to Bring my Rainbow Wig Inside the Taj Mahal.

I Wasn’t Allowed to Bring my Rainbow Wig Inside the Taj Mahal

Yes, that’s true. I wasn’t allowed to bring my rainbow wig inside the Taj Mahal. People with backpacks were sent to the scanner line to have their things scanned. Unfortunately, my rainbow wig was detected and the girl in-charged asked what it was for. I told her “it’s a harmless wig that I carry when I […]

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Osaka in Two days

Visiting Osaka for Two Days

With its numerous museums, historical attractions, food markets, and interesting culture, Japan’s second largest city is worth even a brief visit. From the bustling streets to the high-end shopping centers, from aquariums to gardens in the sky, Osaka will never fail to amaze you. If you’re planning a weekend in the city, here’s a helpful […]

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The Neons Lights of Kabukicho in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.

The Neon Lights of Kabukicho in Shinjuku

The neon lights of Kabukicho in Shinjuku, Tokyo can be blinding to the eye for a first timer like me. On the night I stayed at Green Plaza Shinjuku Capsule Hotel, I decided to explore Tokyo’s famed red light district. Right after dinner in one of tiny restaurants in the area, I strolled around to […]

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