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[TRAVEL TIPS] ChangiWiFi’s new Pay-Per-GB plan costs as low as $32 per trip for USA and Europe travellers

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

[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] Fei Qian Wu 肥前屋 – The Famous Unagi Restaurant In Taipei (Not Worth Queuing)

I am back to Taipei, Taiwan on the last week of December 2018 for a short gateway and visited Fei Qian Wu 肥前屋 for dinner. Fei Qian Wu 肥前屋 is known for its famous unagi don or unadon in Taipei. The restaurant is established over 50 years ago by a Taiwanese-Japanese family. We were there around 4.20pm and started to queue for early dinner. We were 2nd in line and the restaurant is open for dinner at 5pm. So, yeah! We queued for 40 minutes for this. Continue reading [TAIWAN EATS] Fei Qian Wu 肥前屋 – The Famous Unagi Restaurant In Taipei (Not Worth Queuing)

[JAPAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Ushiku Daibutsu (牛久大仏) from Tokyo- Once Tallest Buddha Figure in Guinness Book of Records

With our 5-DAY JR East Pass Rail, we decided to use 1 day to explore Ushiku Daibutsu (牛久大仏). Ushiku Daibutsu is a statue located in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. It is completed in 1993 and it stands a total of 120metres (390ft) tall, including the 10m (33ft) base and 10m lotus platform. The statue held the record for the tallest statue from 1993-2002. Continue reading [JAPAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Ushiku Daibutsu (牛久大仏) from Tokyo- Once Tallest Buddha Figure in Guinness Book of Records

[JAPAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Tokyo Disneyland

I finally visit Tokyo Disneyland during my recent trip to Tokyo, Japan. My last visit was to Hong Kong Disneyland few years ago. I was told that Tokyo Disneyland is the classic of all. I was contemplating whether to go for Tokyo Disneyland or Tokyo Disneysea initially. I ended up choosing Tokyo Disneyland for this trip. Continue reading [JAPAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Tokyo Disneyland

[JAPAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Mount Nokogiriyama ( Hamakayana) from Tokyo

After exploring Kamakura, Nikko, we found another less touristy place, Mount Nokogiriyama. Nokogiri Yama (aka Sawtooth Mountain) is located in the Boso, Penisula in Chiba. It is known for two giant Buddhas, over 1500 arhats, temples and quarry caves. The mountain is also ideal for hiking with rewarding top view. If you are not into hiking, there is a cable car to the top to save the trouble and time. Continue reading [JAPAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Mount Nokogiriyama ( Hamakayana) from Tokyo

[JAPAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Kamakura from Tokyo – Using JR East Pass

Instead of spending time in Tokyo city, I decided to plan day trip out from Tokyo for few days this time. E & I did some research and decided to explore off the beaten path destination. So, follow my Japan travel posts for the updates. The first destination is Kamakura day trip. Continue reading [JAPAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Kamakura from Tokyo – Using JR East Pass

[TAIWAN EATS] Huang Ji Braised Pork Rice黃記滷肉飯 – Local Speciality in Zhongshan, Taipei

Lu Rou Fan or we called it Braised Pork Rice 滷肉飯 is listed top Taiwanese cuisine all time. It is a Taiwanese specialty dish that is simple and comforting. Braised pork rice bowl in savoury, rice sauce and drizzled over the rice. Yummy! Our hotel receptionist recommended Huang Ji Braised Pork Rice that is located near to Aloft Hotel Taipei Zhongshan.It is also located next to Qingguang market and 7-eleven convenience store near to the hotel. Continue reading [TAIWAN EATS] Huang Ji Braised Pork Rice黃記滷肉飯 – Local Speciality in Zhongshan, Taipei

[M’SIA HOTEL] Eastern & Oriental Hotel , George Town | Penang Hotel Review

During my recent family trip to Penang, we decided to stay in Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang. The hotel is known as one of the Far East’s most prestigious and historic building of the British colonial era. The hotel is fondly known as “E&O Hotel’ . Eastern & Oriental Hotel has two wings- Heritage Wing (old wing) and Victory Annexe (new wing). We stayed in Victory Annexe Suite. The hotel is like the Raffles Hotel Singapore and Strand Hotel Yangon, Myanmar. Continue reading [M’SIA HOTEL] Eastern & Oriental Hotel , George Town | Penang Hotel Review

[TAIWAN TRAVELS] Zhong She Guan Guang Flower Market (中社觀光花市) In Taichung

During my short trip to Taiwan with my family few months back, we headed to Houli Township, Taichung to visit the famous Zhong She Guan Guang Flower Market. It is also known as Chung She Tourist Flower Market. The flower market or field features the beautiful landscape gardens and all year round flower carnival perfect for photo taking. The flowers here changes according to season thus visitors like us will have different view and experience. Continue reading [TAIWAN TRAVELS] Zhong She Guan Guang Flower Market (中社觀光花市) In Taichung