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February 2013

Beautiful Semarang Indonesia

by WCC on February 28, 2013

in Asia

Semarang is the capital city of Central Java, which is located in Indonesia. The city itself is located in the Northern part of Central Java. The name of the city is derived from the Javanese words ‘arang’ and ‘asem’, meaning ‘scarce tamarind. Although the city is more of business destination than meant for tourism, it still manages to attract people with its own unique charm, its modern mid-rises and Dutch Colonial architecture.

The city of Semarang has many monuments and museums that attract tourists. The most popular monument is Tuga Muda, which is one of the city’s landmarks. It is a commemoration of the Japanese soldiers and the

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Indonesian freedom fighters that had lasted for five days. There are many Dutch buildings around the monument that may equal interest for tourists, including Lewang Sewu, meaning ‘thousand doors’. The main attraction of

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Tioman Island, Malaysia

by WCC on February 26, 2013

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Tioman Island is a small island located about thirty Kilometers off the east coast of Malaysia’s peninsula in the South China Sea. The only way to reach the island is by boat. The dragon-like appearance of the island gave birth to a legend about the island itself housing a sleeping dragon princess. That legend and the amazing natural beauty of the island are its biggest attractions.

The main attraction of the island is the Juara beach. The beach has constant incoming cold freshwater from three rivers in the mountains. The beach offers many activities for various types of travelers including an area for

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swimming, a quiet area for some relaxation as well as the southern area of the beach which has a turtle hatchery.

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Jakarta Barat Indonesia

February 24, 2013

Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia. Jakarta Barat, also known as West Jakarta, is one of the districts of the city. It is a part of the Old Batavia town and is also home to Glodok, which is the city’s Chinatown. This area offers various areas of interest for tourists including street hawker food, […]

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Charleston South Carolina

February 22, 2013

Charleston is a seaport city that is located in South Carolina. Having sustained very little property damage during the civil war, Charleston offers many historic sites to visit. The city is also unique in its aspect of having no tall buildings because of the height ordinance restriction in the city. The city is a popular […]

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Palawan Paradise

February 20, 2013

Palawan is an island province located in the Philippines. It is located between the southeast of the Sulu Sea and northeast of the South China Sea. Puerto Princess is its provincial capital while the province itself is the largest by land area. The province houses beautiful resorts and beaches as well as a marine park. […]

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Life in Lisbon Portugal

February 18, 2013

After Athens, Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is Europe’s second-largest city. The city is built on a series of steep hills that overlook the Rio Tejo and other scenic vistas visible from all directions. Lisbon is Portugal’s star attraction that offers all the delights expected from Europe’s most captivating, soulful and picturesque capitals. The city […]

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