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[CHINA TRAVELS] 6 Must Visit Places in Beijing ( 北京 ) For The Weekend- Include Great Wall of China, Forbidden City And More

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

[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 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

[JB EATS] The 5 Favourite Bak Kut Teh Places in Johor Bahru – By the Locals & Singaporeans

Bak Kut Te h is one of the all-time favourite pork rib dish for Singaporeans and Malaysians. It comes with two versions either herbal or peppery based broth. And for Malaysia version, we have the herbal based broth and it is my favourite local food. Bak Kut Te h is a pork rib dish cooked in hours and best to enjoy as breakfast by the locals or even anytime of the day. Continue reading [JB EATS] The 5 Favourite Bak Kut Teh Places in Johor Bahru – By the Locals & Singaporeans

[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

[EXPLORE SG] Dahlia Dreams Floral Display in Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome

Walk into Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome to feel the upcoming Chinese New Year festive season. Like a scene from a Chinese painting, the Dahlia Dreams floral display in Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome beckons with its picturesque Chinese garden landscape framed by elegant pavilions, rotating water wheels, and a majestic 35-metre-long archway of red lanterns. Continue reading [EXPLORE SG] Dahlia Dreams Floral Display in Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome

[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] 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