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Somerset Software Park Hotel, Xiamen

Revised 0ctober 4th 2020 This post is about one of the hotels I stayed at in Xiamen, the Somerset Software Park Hotel. Watch the video to see a tour of the room. The Somerset Software Park Hotel is, as listed on Booking.com, an apartment, and on their business card, a serviced apartment. I‘d say the […]

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Accommodation China China Accommodation

Review of Xiamen Exhibition Center Hotel

I recently went on a last minute week long trip to Xiamen, Fujian, China, without pre-applying for a Chinese visa! I’ll write about that in a separate post. This post is about one of the hotels I stayed at in Xiamen. It will be a lengthy and thorough review, because this property is new and […]

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Accommodation Architecture Europe Travel

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Rothenburg is a small town in Germany with traditional architecture and cobblestone paths. It is a popular tourist destination and is often featured in travel catelogues.I am pretty sure you would have seen the scene in this photo in travel catelogues before if you have ever picked on up to research trips for Europe. Rothenburg […]

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Architecture Europe France Museum Photo Posts (feast your eyes) Travel

Versailles, Paris, France – A photo post

Last time I reviewed the beautiful La Secour cathedral. This post will be about the Palace of Versailles,the famous French palace and garden of King Louis the 8th, which is now a museum open to the public. Entry price varies according to the package you want (with or without access to the gardens, plus other […]

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New Zealand Travel

Clay Cliffs, Omarama, New Zealand

The Clay Cliffs in Omarama are a major/recommended (by most travel websites and guides) tourist attraction. Actually, they are just some soft clay peaks, but, come prepared on a nice sunny day with the necessary lens, tripod and camera and you should be able to get satisfying shots in only a morning.

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Travel

Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound is a fiord, which is an inlet surrounded by cliffs of a mountain. It is located in the Fiordland National Park and can be reached from the major towns of either Queenstown or Te Anau. We went from Te Anau to Milford Sound then to Queenstown. You can also camp there overnight in the […]

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China Travel

Oriental Pearl Tower Shanghai, China

The Oriental Pearl Tower OPT in Shanghai, China, is a television broadcast tower that is also a public tourist attraction. In July 2016, I went with a group of people on a university trip, to visit the OPT. We got there around 3:30pm. It was the middle of summer and super hot. We spend around […]

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