You could of course make your own way over the Japanese Friendship Bridge to CBRE’s most recent enterprise, the 17-storey Mekong Gardens, located at the Preakleap area, Chrouy Changvar. After all, this twin tower apartment block can be found just 15 minutes’ away from the city.
Having a relationship with someone from a different cultural background is fraught with difficulty.
Can love work between couples from different language backgrounds and different cultures? If I look at the family of my older sister and of my boss, I think it can. However, it’s never easy, and making it work is far more complicated than just overcoming the issues of language and culture. For, in reality, I know that my boss and my sister have had to accept more than just their partners’ cultural traits.
The Cretin said, "The Cretans are always liars." - The Liar Paradox
I arrived in Ho Chi Minh City by plane, checked through immigration and customs and walked out of the terminal to the taxi stand to get a cab to my hotel (the Trang Long Hotel on Mac Thi Buoi Street, a tourist hotel in the heart of a tourist district.) I had reservations and know the place well as I have stayed there several times. The taxis in Ho Chi Minh City are equipped with meters, but at the airport the drivers refused to use them, instead demanding a flat rate of US$10 into town. A rip-off price, but so it goes at airports and bus stations the world over where they have you over a barrel. Tired and anxious to get to my hotel, I argued only weakly, then agreed to the $10.
Many a curious traveller has passed through the crowded alleys of the infamous Soi Cowboy (or Cowboy Road) for a taste of Southeast Asia’s most notorious street. No visit to Bangkok is complete without a tour of the ‘Soi’. So just what makes this particular little road worthy of its bold rep?
Located between Sukhumvit Soi 21 (also called Soi Asoke) and Soi 23, Soi cowboy is a surprisingly small street of about 45 bustling bars, and is located within walking distance from the Sheraton and the Millennium Hilton.
Nestled in the garden of Banyan Restaurant and Cafe lies the hidden sanctuary of Sabaidee Thai Massage and Spa. The owners, a unique Thai and Danish fusion, have spent years perfecting just the right masseurs and techniques to ensure for an unforgettable therapeutic experience.
Axe, the iconic male fragrance & deodorant brand just launched a new campaign dubbed as “Axe Anarchy Island: Sexy Saves Boracay.” Many have raved about the wonders of this island located in the Visayas region of the Philippines. I was astonished to see Boracay for the very first time in 2007 for a church retreat. Yes, you heard it right -- we spent a church retreat in Boracay and the experience was breathtaking!
Thousands of Buddhist monks and mourners gathered here on Saturday evening in front of the Royal Palace at a praying ceremony for Late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk.
Some 5,000 Buddhist monks from different pagodas throughout Phnom Penh capital city chanted and prayed for the soul of the Late King-Father, the father of independence, territorial integrity, and national unity.