Review: Tabula Rasa by Kristen Lippert-Martin

Tabula Rasa by Kristen Lippert-Martin is certainly a page turner. It enthrals readers and makes it hard to take a pause from the novel. It is definitely heart pounding and will hook readers from the very beginning to the end. It truly did feel like an action movie, and there were no dawdling moments in Tabula Rasa at all.

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Review: The South China Sea by Bill Hayton

From rising sea levels due to climate change to acts of terror from various groups such as ISIS and jihadist radicals to global viral pandemics, China’s quest for hegemonic jurisdiction over the South China Sea might not be high up on some lists in regards to global trepidations. Bill Hayton’s The South China Sea—The Struggle for Power in Asia could not have arrived at a more crucial time. Hayton calls to attention the issues regarding China’s rising power in Asia and what it means for the international order of the globalised society we live in.

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Five Quirky and Adventurous ways to Spend the Night in Tokyo

Tokyo is an exciting and beautiful city. It is a place of extreme contrast, with elegant temples, gardens and palaces, niche fashionable districts such as Harajuku and Shinjuku, and the towering modern skyscrapers of the Shiodome and Electric City. Yet, these distinct attributes complement each other beautifully to form Tokyo’s unique character. Therefore, it follows that, in addition to the hotels and youth hostels you might find in any city, Tokyo is home to a variety of more creative accommodation options. Spending the night in a quirky, quintessentially Japanese setting is a great way to enrich your trip to Tokyo.  The following options are not only ideal for adventurous travellers, but they’re also typically cheaper than standard hotel rooms.

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