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Raul Dias

star2travel@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Raul Dias

21 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

Trinidad & Tobago – twin Caribbean playgrounds

This exotic twin-island nation, in the Caribbean Sea and is part of the Lesser Antilles chain of islands, is worth every second of jet lag…

It’s playtime Pigeon Point Beach is Tobago’s ‘ground zero’ for water sport action Photo: Tourism Trinidad & Tobago
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30 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

Out and about in Oman

The Sultanate of Oman abounds with off-the-beaten-track activities, from fossil-hunting hikes and dolphin dives to kayaking and turtle-spotting.

Sand-trekkers: A camel ride to visit the Bedouin village at Wahiba Sands. —Photo: Oman Tourism Ministry
5 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM

One day to fall in love with gritty Dhaka

Despite its gritty appearance and unbridled urban chaos, one day in Bangladesh’s bustling capital Dhaka is all it takes to fall in love with this city by the Buriganga River.

Evenings are the best time to hire a wooden boat and take a gentle ride down the city’s main waterway, the Buriganga River, where daily life can be seen in all its gritty charm.

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