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A grand experience
Review of The Grand Hotel, Nuwara Eliya by lucie2511

Advantages: Fabulous colonial hotel, superb service
Disadvantages: None whatsoever

...a two day excursion around the island and we ... Read review

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Looks fab! by Pointress
Exceptional review by AnneLorraine1
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19.08.2014 07:46
A hotel that's a long way from everywhere.
Review of Yarlam Resort, Lachung, North Sikkim by koshkha

Advantages: Total peace and quiet and isolation - great if that's what you want
Disadvantages: Total peace and quiet and isolation - hell on earth if you can't survive without wifi.

A Journey to the End of the World Deciding to go to the north Sikkim town (and I use the word lightly) of Lachung is something you shouldnít do lightly. Itís a very long way from everywhere else, it takes a heck of a long time to get there and the roa ... Read review

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Fab review by sazzydan
Ah, it changed its mind - but I still need to write a comment before I can rate . . . I'd be cross, too, if I lost my driver and was charged extra for the privilege . . . It sounds like a very friendly place to visit by jesi
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10.08.2014 14:17
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Scratching The Surface of Kathmandu
Review of Kathmandu & Kathmandu Valley (Nepal) by hiker

Advantages: It's another world: vibrant and alive
Disadvantages: It might not live up to the dream

Once upon a time There's a little yellow idol to the north of KathmanduÖ Like many people (I'm guessing) that was where I first heard of the place. My Dad was a stoker in the merchant marine back in the 1950s and on the long trips in the Gu ... Read review

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What a fantastic piece of travel writing - a joy to read. by catsholiday
It's one of my favourite ever cities. by Essexgirl2006

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12.07.2014 20:44
Boracay Nightlife, better than the Cities
Review of General: Boracay (The Philippines) by lightning1992

Advantages: peaceful, beautiful scenery, nightlife(if you're young)
Disadvantages: hard to get to,nightlife(if you're old)

Boracay has been world renowed as one of the best places to visit here in the Philippines because of its fine white sand beach. I must admit that when I went there, it wasn't what I was expecting. I always thought that except for the sand, it was just ... Read review

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08.06.2014 14:54
Half Way To Heaven
Review of Upper Mustang, Nepal by hiker

Advantages: Possibly one of the final frontiers, stunning landscape, beautiful people
Disadvantages: You'll have to earn the rewards.

OM Om mani padme humÖOm mani padme hum... The mantra repeated over and over in my head as I trudged up another hillside far too steep for my level of fitness. But I was getting better. It was Day 5 before I learned how to do this: to matc ... Read review

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A superb experience that will inspire anyone considering this region by Essexgirl2006
What a fantastic experience. Exceptional! by Pointress
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06.06.2014 18:59
Temple Time
Review of Gurudwara Shri Nadha Sahib, Panchkula by koshkha

Advantages: A beautiful first visit to a Sikh Temple
Disadvantages: This one is a bit difficult to find so you're unlikely to stumble upon it like we did.

...Shri Nadha Sahin Patshani Dasveen gurudwara in Panchkula, on the outskirts of the Indian city of Chandigarh was the first Sikh temple that I ever visited and it has a special place in my memory for introducing ... Read review

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lovely read x by angelboouk123
Super x by xmum2fourx
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18.05.2014 17:25
An Island Paradise - with many Ketuts
Review of General: Bali by buzios

Advantages: Beautiful scenery, beautiful people, beautiful culture, great diving, stunning in every way
Disadvantages: A long way to go - some touristy areas to be avoided

It has been a few years since I visited Bali but every moment of it is burnt into my memory so I certainly hope this review is not at all stale. I felt compelled to write this as there I nothing much of any use on Ciao at the moment about this most wonde ... Read review

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Great review by Dentolux
I never knew there was quite so much to do and see there. Superbly reviewed :o) by Bollinger28

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24.04.2014 00:22
The best of the best of Tibetan Art and Iconography
Review of Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok by koshkha

Advantages: Beautiful exhibits with good signage
Disadvantages: You do need to be at least a bit interested in Buddhism to appreciate it.

...looking forward to visiting the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. I had in my mi ... Read review

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Really really really must get to Sikkim. by hiker
fab by mumsymary
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17.04.2014 11:39
How The Coffee Shop turned me into a human being
Review of The Coffee Shop, Gangtok by koshkha

Advantages: The best cake in India
Disadvantages: It's a hell of a long way to Gangtok

Indianís fabulous Ė the cake isnít I love India and thereís so much to admire about the place. Fantastic historic attractions, wonderful people, amazing natural beauty and then thereís the food. As a fishitarian, Indiaís one of the few places in the w ... Read review

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Great review x by Graygirl
Crocker or Lee, I wonder? Yummy-looking photos. by pgn0
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14.04.2014 22:26
The ruins of the second capital city of Sikkim
Review of Rabdentse Ruins, Pelling by koshkha

Advantages: Beautifully neat and tidy with stunning views
Disadvantages: A bit of a trek and no facilities when you get there.

Not quite Disneyland The tiny Himalayan town of Pelling in the state of Sikkim is not overly blessed with world-class attractions. Thatís not a problem because you donít go there expecting Disneyland; you go for the views, the mountain air, and to es ... Read review

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E* by ladyofflame
'I live in fear of missing something really spectacular – though it rarely happens' - Totally feel that line. Will be back to rate :-) by ladyofflame
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11.04.2014 20:45
The Base for Visiting Angkor
Review of Siem Reap (Cambodia) by dkm1981

Advantages: Excellent sights - especially angkor
Disadvantages: A bit touristy

Siem Reap is the capital city of the Northern Cambodian Siem Reap Province. The city itself isn't a particularly remarkable city, but there are some things about it that are really great and there are some things you should know to help you enjoy everythi ... Read review

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Wow! Quite a phenomenally good review! Have an "E"! by bwanamdevu
I want to go *stamps foot* by Essexgirl2006

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10.04.2014 12:51
Incheon is an inch on perfection...
Review of Incheon International Airport, Seoul (ICN) by vicambulate

Advantages: Clean, Well-equipped
Disadvantages: A tad busy

This airport, in my opinion is one of the best in the world. The airport spans a large amount of space so there is inevitably the possibility of the drag of having to make a long journey to make it to international departures. This however, is not really ... Read review

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18.03.2014 14:09
Handy and Crafty?
Review of Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom, Gangtok by koshkha

Advantages: I like to hope it's making a major contribution to training local students......
Disadvantages: .....but as a tourist attraction it's a bit of a 'miss'.

Thatíll come in handi(crafts) During our visit to West Bengal and Sikkim in October 2013, we stayed twice in the Sikkimese capital city of Gangtok. The first time we were just passing through and our main tourism programme was during our second stay. ... Read review

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well reviewed x by angelboouk123
Excellent by Listerbelle
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02.03.2014 19:33
One of my favourite restaurants in my favourite city
Review of Dekevas Restaurant, Darjeeling by koshkha

Advantages: Excellent comfort food and friendly staff
Disadvantages: Can get very busy though wasn't during this second visit.

Dekevas Darjeeling Dekevas Restaurant is located on Gandhi Road, close to the junction with Nehru Road, one of the main pedestrian streets in Darjeeling. Itís not the quietest of locations because every single car coming up the hill to the roundabout ... Read review

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Excellent review. The first time I came across momos was in Bhaktapur and there they were enormous and served by the pair. by hiker
Excellent review x by Graygirl
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28.02.2014 12:01
Heaven modelled inside with heavenly views outside
Review of Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling by koshkha

Advantages: Fabulous location with spectacular views and fascinating things inside
Disadvantages: You will have to use your own imagination to work out a lot of what's inside

...will almost certainly visit the Pemayangtse Monastery. Iím not psychic and I donít have any special itinerary-predicting powers, I just know that there ... Read review

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Back by Listerbelle
Excellent x by dawnymarie
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25.02.2014 10:50
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