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Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Gangtey, Bhutan
Make no mistake, this is the monastery that people, Buddhists, near and far throng to given its …
Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Gangtey, Bhutan
I do my best to give hotels the benefit of the doubt sometimes, even when I've potentially not …
Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Punakha, Bhutan
So, to be very clear - there isn't a separately branded name for the restaurant housed in this v…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Thimphu, Bhutan
108 stupas! You heard that right! It's like a Buddhist dream come true on a highway as one tailg…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Thimphu, Bhutan
This attraction is a must see for anyone visiting Thimphu. And, don't worry - all your tour guid…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Thimphu, Bhutan
Tashichhoedzong or the Thimphu Fortress (in popular vernacular) is a Buddhist monastery and fort…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Thimphu, Bhutan
The sighting of this large Buddha says it all. But you realise the size of the statue when you s…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Thimphu, Bhutan
Welcome to the OLDEST temple in Thimphu! That itself is a quite a feat considering the town is c…
Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Thimphu, Bhutan
It's very hard to fault this hotel - literally everything from the reception, the welcome drink,…
Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Thimphu, Bhutan
It's almost become a ritual - travel guides and groups all visit the Jungshi Handmade Paper Fact…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Bethlehem, Israel
I write this review 3 months after visiting what is probably one of the most sacred places I've …
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Bethlehem, Israel
I will preface by saying that I chose "no cost", not because it's free but simply because I don…
Average priced "Hostels" in Tel Aviv, Israel
It's the quintessential hostel experience, almost to a point of being textbook'y in a way. And t…
Expensive "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Kinneret, Israel
Considering they're a few kilometres away from Capernaum where Jesus performed the miracle of 2 …
This review was featured on Friday April 7th, 2017
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Galilee, Israel
The Yardenit Baptismal Site is on the Israeli side of River Jordan, and is a must-visit for Chri…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Nazareth, Israel
Yes indeed! Legend has it that this site was where Mary's husband Joseph used for his carpentry.…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Nazareth, Israel
So for one thing, don't expect a church half in ruins and shambles, archaeological remains of so…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Masada, Israel
Make no mistake, but one of Israel's top tourist destinations is all but located atop an isolate…
Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Jerusalem, Israel
Tis a shame really because I visited this little eatery not once, not twice but thrice! Because,…
Ridiculously Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Herzliya, Israel
Call this the poster child of all hotels. I've noticed something very interesting: western b…
This review was featured on Saturday November 26th, 2016
Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
At nearly $20 a ticket, it seemed expensive at first for what appeared a "modern" museum. That s…
Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Charleston, South Carolina, USA
I wasn't really expecting anything lesser than what I got - a quick search for tourist attractio…
Expensive "Hostels" in Charleston, South Carolina, USA
I was surprised to learn that there aren't many hostels in the Carolinas considering tourism is …
This review was featured on Sunday October 9th, 2016
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Expensive "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Charleston, South Carolina, USA
I have to say, the hype does justice. One of the town's, rather, the country's most famous resta…
Cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Seaside, Oregon, USA
You'd be wrong to to think this little ramshackle is an old abandoned cottage that has seen bet…
Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Copenhagen, Denmark
The museum was founded by the brewer Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914) and has a permanent collection, w…
Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Copenhagen, Denmark
Located in the heart of the tourist strip of ol' Copenhagen, this museum showcases the trials an…
Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Copenhagen, Denmark
So I get the history - it's supposedly the 2nd oldest operating amuseument park in the world (bu…
Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) spent more than 40 years in Rome and was one of t…
Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Copenhagen, Denmark
Located in a very leafy and quiet suburb of town, one couldn't imagine the scale of this museu…