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Da Marisa : a perfect lunch spot in Venice

During my one week stay in Sep 2019 in Florence, my host suggested that I visit four churches, namely, Santo Spirito, San Lorenzo, Santa Maria Novella, and Santa Croce.
Umbrellas in Venice

From Ponte degli Scalzi to San Marco : walking in the rain in Venice

Rain or shine, the walking route in Venice from Ponte degli Scalzi to San Marco through the Rialto Bridge, is always bustling with tourists. The rain, however, added an oddly romantic and charming dimension to it. Truly memorable.
mostly male nudes
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Florence churches worth a visit

During my one week stay in Sep 2019 in Florence, my host suggested that I visit four churches, namely, Santo Spirito, San Lorenzo, Santa Maria Novella, and Santa Croce.
Ass or horse?
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Mantova & Verona : Ass & Horse

In early September, I was in Mantova before heading to Verona for the Arena Opera Festival. As I was only staying one night, I decided to choose a local restaurant for dinner to try the local specialty: donkey meat.
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Old Sichuan Teahouse

This Sichuan teahouse in Pengzhen was as old school as you can get. It looked like it had not changed a little bit since the Cultural Revolution.
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Sardine in Seminyak, Bali : My "go to" lunch place before my flight back to Singapore

I have been to Bali many times over the last eight years. But I have rarely eaten at any restaurants more than once or twice, given the large numbers of quality restaurants and the short duration of these trips. I would say the only exception is Sardine.
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Thai Lao Yeh : Refined Northern Thai in Sukhumvit, Bangkok

If you need a respite from your shopping in all the look-alike shopping malls on the main Sukhumvit strip, go to Thai Lao Yeh. C’est un dépaysement instantané!