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7 Important Catholic Pilgrimage Sites Around The World – Plan Your Own Tour

Completing a journey to a site that is of utmost spiritual importance can be deeply transformative and rich with meaning. For Catholics, pilgrimages are important in the spiritual life journey, and a way of expressing penance or devotion to their faith. With an active religious community in Singapore, many Catholics here do try to make …

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6 Wondrous Destinations to Travel to During Ramadan

It’s Ramadan season where, throughout the month (May 27 – June 25, 2017), Muslims around the world observe fasting, introspection and deep prayer. For  Muslims, Ramadan is a time for spiritual strengthening and personal development, when days are spent exercising discipline and commitment, and nights are spent in both celebration and vigil. It might not …

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Ayutthaya: My Favourite Things to Do in Thailand’s Ancient Capital

Ayutthaya, a fascinating former Siamese capital with a long history and plenty of atmospheric ruins, is one of my all-time favourite places in Thailand. Whilst many people visit to see the historical sites, which are indeed very worthy, there are plenty more things to enjoy in Ayutthaya. Here are some of my favourites:   Wat …

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Balestier Heritage Trail Part II: Playing ‘Local Tourist’ Exploring Singapore History

Did you know that Singapore played an important role in Sun Yat Sen’s revolutionary movement in China? I had no clue! I only discovered this over a weekend exploring the Balestier Heritage Trail. Can’t say I’ve had any excuse to visit Balestier before, it’s actually quite interesting if you pay attention. Particularly if you enjoy history and …

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