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Tell tales of a conference in Manila

PHILIPPINES | Thursday, 21 May 2015 | Views [169] | Scholarship Entry

I attended RightsCon in Manila 23-25 March 2015, which was the first to be held in South-east Asia. Rightscon is a tech conference about digital rights and related issues. My itinerary for Manila and back was arranged by a travel agent in New York, ... Read more >

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A Local Encounter that Changed my Perspective - Taming Bangkok Transportation in three days

THAILAND | Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | Views [203] | Scholarship Entry

Was arriving in Bangkok after an eight-hour van ride from Siem Reap, Cambodia. My destination was Khaosan road in Old Bangkok which is bound by the Chao Phraya river. I was in Bangkok before, on transit only. This time it is my chance to use Bangkok ... Read more >

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Photos: Such a devotion on a Buddha statue in Siem Reap

CAMBODIA | Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Being in remote places and getting lost is something I always wishes to do. Places that I haven't ever been before, exploring new things that I've not got the chance to experience. Traveling overseas would really give many chances of meeting people from ... Read more >
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My Scholarship Entry - A local encounter that changed my life

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | Views [311] | Scholarship Entry

Been living in Surabaya most of the time of my life is not always giving me a chance to explore some parts of the city. The city itself is packed with three millions population and recognized as a trade center for the eastern region of Indonesia.   Surabaya ... Read more >

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Photos: Surabaya

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | Photo Gallery

Exploring Surabaya, a growing city with some heritage.
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My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - Journey in an Unknown Culture

VIETNAM | Saturday, 12 Mar 2011 | Views [328] | Scholarship Entry

Ho Chi Minh city or Saigon was really a place to explore the Vietnamese heritage when I was there in November 2010. There was no hassle when I arrived in the evening at Tan Son Nhat airport. No need to fill in an immigration card to enter Vietnam.... Read more >

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