By Akihiko Seki, Elizabeth Heilman Brooke
Be it the mountain sizzling spring retreats of Japan or the crystal transparent waters of the Pacific, this exploration takes you to the main beautiful lodges round Asia. besides breathtaking photos taken through the writer, Asian Resorts contains particular tales in keeping with firsthand interviews. This booklet drops you into a dream global of the therapeutic powers of a usual spa, the clean air that incorporates woodland hikes, the superb wonders of snorkeling amidst tropical coral reefs, and the straightforward joys of fishing, golf, unique cooking and extra.
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In a tiny nation (a little over 600 square kilometres) with such a mixture of beliefs, keeping the peace has not always been easy, and parliament has passed laws to ensure religious and cultural harmony. Observing weddings, funerals and other ceremonies is one way to gain an insight into other people’s belief systems, and Singaporeans of varying beliefs happily attend each other’s rites of passage and special feast days. Many Chinese people believe that lighting huge joss sticks, burning paper money, placing roadside food offerings and holding noisy opera performances during the Festival of Hungry Ghosts appeases the souls of the dead, said to roam the streets in the seventh month of the lunar calendar.
Observing weddings, funerals and other ceremonies is one way to gain an insight into other people’s belief systems, and Singaporeans of varying beliefs happily attend each other’s rites of passage and special feast days. Many Chinese people believe that lighting huge joss sticks, burning paper money, placing roadside food offerings and holding noisy opera performances during the Festival of Hungry Ghosts appeases the souls of the dead, said to roam the streets in the seventh month of the lunar calendar.
Getting around by monorail is a pleasure, although if you are feeling energetic you can always hire a bike. Sentosa is a great place to escape high-stress Singapore. Sentosa’s newest attraction is Universal Studios, part of Resorts World Sentosa. The new gateway to Sentosa. Boasting some 11 resorts, and opened in January 2010, it received over 10 million visitors in its first year. The 11-storey Merlion has an elevator so visitors can take in the views. At night fibre-optic and laser lighting change its colour.