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Las Vegas

What is there left to say about Vegas?  The gambling mecca certainly earns its Sin City moniker thanks to its extravagant casinos and the seedy aspects of its nightlife. In spite of the opulent excess of this desert metropolis, the sense that Vegas lacks substance is unavoidable.  Although Vegas is considered a hedonist’s paradise, the […]

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Singapore

I didn’t do much research prior to my trip and I arrived in Singapore expecting to find a sterile city filled with regulations, epitomized by its stringent anti-chewing gum legislation. As a consequence of my parents moving to Hong Kong a few years ago, I have spent considerable time there and I’m aware that Singapore’s recent […]

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