Rastoke – Hidden Paradise & Xanadu of Croatia

Rastoke, a quaint watermill village built along the Slunjcica River, is a paradise that seems to have been left unscathed throughout Croatia's war history. Stepping into this fairy-tale village felt surreal. Houses were built over and around river path and mini waterfalls.

Shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat – Catholic Pilgrimage Destination

The highlight of Placa del Monestir (or the Sanctuary) is the Shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat and the Benedictine Monastery which were founded in year 1025. The monastery is home to 80 Benedictine monks and is closed to the public.

Historic Assisi – Romantic City of Italy

Perched on top of a hill overlooking Parco del Monte Subasio sits the historic and holy town of Assisi. Located just 2.5 hrs drive away from Florence and Rome, this small city is often overshadowed by these glamorous neighbours.

Chapel of Bone – Fascinating Church in Evora

Evora, a small town situated on the eastern side of Lisboa, is a well-worthy side trip from Lisboa. In fact, it is a must stopover for us on our journey back to Spain. The main draw of Evora town is the Chapel of Bone which resides in the Church of San Francisco.

Montserrat – Way of the Cross (Via Crucis) – Catholic Pilgrimage

Via Crucis or Way of the Cross trail presents the last journey of Jesus Christ with life size representations and in art forms. It is the 2nd easiest trail among the many trails at Placa del Monestir. The Via Crucis trail starts right after the statue of Abat Oliba, the founder of Montserrat.

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Left Hand Drive versus Right Hand Drive

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Travel Barcelona – La Sagrada Familia

The Church of Holy Family is a representation of the complex merger of architecture and engineering knowledge by Antoni Gaudi, intricate artwork and deep faith by its craftsmen. La Sagrada Familia is reputed as the church that is always under construction. True enough, only 4 bell towers were completed when we visited.
Singapore Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery
 

Singapore Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery

Nestled in a housing estate in Toa Payoh is Singapore’s oldest Buddhist monastery, Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery. It is the only monastery in Singapore to be gazetted a national monument due to its historical value where its buildings are built with a unique blend of Fuzhou, Quanzhou, Zhangzhou & Chaozhou architectural style.
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Famous Tau Sar Piah along Balestier Road

Tau Sar Piah is a very popular local pastry in Singapore. Tasty green bean paste wrapped in thin and flaky crust that is baked to a pretty golden hue. The pastry usually comes in three different flavours.
Singapore Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
 

Singapore Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (also known as Wan Qing Yuan 晚晴园) is the abode and revolutionary base of Dr Sun Yat Sen (孙中山), the founding father of Republican China, while he lived in Singapore in 1906. The revolutionary footstep of Dr Sun is well documented here.
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Must Visit Side Trip from Dubrovnik

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