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[JAPAN EATS] Tamejiro – Soba Restaurant at Tokyo Station | Japan

During my Tokyo trip last year, I passed by Tokyo Station almost everyday. Tokyo Station is one of the largest stations in Japan and there are many retail shops and restaurant to explore. It is the hub for the Shinkansen. So be sure to spare some time to explore the station when you are there in Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading [JAPAN EATS] Tamejiro – Soba Restaurant at Tokyo Station | Japan

[BALI TRAVELS] Guide & Tips To Hike Mount Batur | Indonesia

Bali is known for beach paradise for tourists and temple visiting. But do you know that you can also explore sport activities and hiking in Bali too? My friends and I decided to hike Mount Batur during our recent trip to Bali. Continue reading [BALI TRAVELS] Guide & Tips To Hike Mount Batur | Indonesia

[HOTEL REVIEW] My Stay with MUJI Hotel Beijing | China

We decided to book Muji Hotel Beijing during our recent trip to Beijing, China. Muji started out in Japan and has expanded worldwide in the past few decades. The brand itself is a chain of household goods stores and has entered a new business sector in China. Their first Muji Hotel is open in Shenzhen, China on January 2018. As for Muji Hotel Beijing, it was opened on June 2018 and barely a year old from now. Continue reading [HOTEL REVIEW] My Stay with MUJI Hotel Beijing | China

[TRAVEL TIPS]The Ultimate Guide to Pick the Right Airlines for First-Time Travellers

It is that time of the year again! Now, for all of us that made travel as a second life, we are already in the know on how to go about preparing ourselves to take those trips, right? We know which flight to choose, which time of the seasons to go to avoid any unnecessary weather outbreak, what to bring, what not to bring, and all of the stuff along those lines. However, for first timers, it might be a daunting task. Fret not, my friend, I have been in your shoes for my first travel out into the world and the nervousness was as real as the sun that time. That’s why, I’m providing you the ultimate guide to make part of your first trip a smooth one. In this entry, we’re going to go through how to get your flight tickets booking from the right airlines out there. Continue reading [TRAVEL TIPS]The Ultimate Guide to Pick the Right Airlines for First-Time Travellers

[CHINA TRAVELS] How I Explore The Great Wall of China –Mutianyu Section

Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China is the political, educational and cultural centre of the country. The city is rich in historical sites and important government and cultural institutions. And the most impressive cultural attraction about Beijing is The Great Wall of China. Continue reading [CHINA TRAVELS] How I Explore The Great Wall of China –Mutianyu Section

[JAPAN EATS] My Din Tai Fung Dining Experience in Tokyo

Din Tai Fung is a well-known Taiwanese style restaurant and it is one of the must-visit restaurants when in Taipei, Taiwan. The restaurant specializes in Xiao Long Bao and their pork chop fried rice. We were in Tokyo for a week and decided to have Chinese food for dinner on one of the night. Thus, we decided to visit Din Tai Fung restaurant located at Nihonbashi Branch out of their 17 branches in Japan. Continue reading [JAPAN EATS] My Din Tai Fung Dining Experience in Tokyo

[JAPAN TRAVELS] A Day To Echigo Yuzawa | Niigata Prefecture from Tokyo

I am back with my Japan travelogue post and this is about an impromptu stop at Echigo Yuzawa. Our initial plan is to see the snow monkeys of Jigokudani, Yamanouchi at Nagano but due to the faulty shinkasen train service, we cannot go in the end. So, we just took the shinkasen train towards Niigata to see where to explore. Continue reading [JAPAN TRAVELS] A Day To Echigo Yuzawa | Niigata Prefecture from Tokyo

[TAIWAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Nung Chan Monastery (法鼓山農禪寺 ) At Beitou

During my 4 days trip to Taipei, Taiwan last month, I visited Nung Chan Monastery. The monastery is located at Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is formally in 1975 by Ven. Dongchu, a scholar monk and disciple of renowned Chinese Buddhist Master Taixu. It’s named ‘ Farming Ch’an ‘ as its early residents dedicated themselves to Ch’an practice and grew their own food. (taken from Wikipedia). Continue reading [TAIWAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Nung Chan Monastery (法鼓山農禪寺 ) At Beitou

[JAPAN TRAVELS] Half-Day Trip To Kawagoe (川越)

Kawagoe (川越) is a Japanese city northwest of Tokyo. It is approximately 30minutes train ride from Central Tokyo. My Japanese friend recommended us to drop by here for a day trip destination so we headed over after our lunch. Continue reading [JAPAN TRAVELS] Half-Day Trip To Kawagoe (川越)

[TAIWAN EATS] Kao Chi (高記) – Xiao Long Bao & Sheng Jian Bao Restaurant At Taipei

Apart from famous Din Tai Fung in Taipei, you can opt for Kao Chi at Yong Kang Street, Taipei. The restaurant has several outlets across Taipei. But the one in Yong Kang Street seems to be a popular destination because of it’s 3-storey flagship store. The brand is established since 1949 and has been serving Shanghainese dishes. We arrived around 11 plus in the morning and got our queue number from the staff. We waited less than 20 minutes and managed to secure a table at level 3. Continue reading [TAIWAN EATS] Kao Chi (高記) – Xiao Long Bao & Sheng Jian Bao Restaurant At Taipei