Written by: João Santos
Amsterdam, city of canals, city of contradictions. Famous for being the drug and sex capital of Europe, its many waterways offer so much more than that. Wild and energetic, yet peaceful and historical. If you are used to bet on sports, either on a physical or online sportsbook, you probably know them as the city of Ajax Amsterdam, 4 time Champions League winners.
Besides that, it’s a tourist hotspot without losing that local feel. As beautiful as Venice but cooler, somehow. Continue reading [TRAVEL GUIDE] 7 Tips Before You Visit Amsterdam
This is not a drill, I repeat, THIS IS NOT A DRILL. You read it right, Traveloka is having a big international flight promotion and I am here to spread the news! Continue reading [TRAVEL] ATTENTION READERS! ATTENTION!
Beijing is the capitol city of China and it has an impressive collection of traditional and cultural places to discover. There is so much to see and explore here that you will need at least a week. But if you only have the weekend in the city just like I did, here are the 6 must visit places in Beijing: Continue reading [CHINA TRAVELS] 6 Must Visit Places in Beijing ( 北京 ) For The Weekend- Include Great Wall of China, Forbidden City And More
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
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
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
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
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
Changi Recommends has recently launched their newest ChangiWiFi plan, called Pay-Per-GB, which allows travellers to USA and Europe to rent a Wi-Fi router for just $32 per trip to satisfy all their overseas data needs. Suited for the less data hungry consumers, the basic Pay-Per-GB plan costs $32 and entitles consumers to 2GB of Wi-Fi data, with the option of topping up anytime during the trip at $20 per additional GB (Please refer to Appendix A for more details). Continue reading [TRAVEL TIPS] ChangiWiFi’s new Pay-Per-GB plan costs as low as $32 per trip for USA and Europe travellers
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)