This is the second part of my weekend trip to Pulau Tioman, Malaysia, reimagined as two legs of The Amazing Race.
Last weekend, I took a quick trip from Singapore to Pulau Tioman, Malaysia. Here is what happened on my trip, presented as a fictional leg on The Amazing Race.
This week's Picture of the Week is of the Beijing National Aquatics Center, better known as the Water Cube. It was the site of the aquatics (swimming and diving) competitions at the 2008 Olympics.
When I travel, there are a lot of things I try to look out for. But there's one particular travel goal that perhaps sets me apart from many other travelers. I love visiting Olympic stadiums.
This week's Picture of the Week is the Olympic Park and Olympic Tower in Munich, used during the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Eastern and Oriental Express (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
Picture of the Week: Bird’s Nest National Stadium (Beijing, China)
Picture of the Week: Sunset in Georgetown (Penang, Malaysia)
Picture of the Week: Break Dancer Ride at Frühlingsfest (Munich, Germany)
Bangkok is my first trip of 2012. This would be my fifth trip to the Thai capital since I first visited in February 2010. Here are some reasons why I keep going back to this city.
The Bavarian State Chancellery (in German: Bayerische Staatskanzlei) is located on the eastern side of the Hofgarten in Munich. The central part of the building, including the dome, was part of the Bavarian Army Museum which was built in 1905 by Ludwig Mellinger. The rest of the building was destroyed during World War II, but...