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Guide to Getting VAT Tax Refunds on Your Shopping in Seoul, South Korea

by Zhiqiang & TingyiAugust 18, 2014
Global Blue Tax Refund South Korea

Shopping in Seoul, South Korea is not exactly cheap (except for skincare products from local Korean brands) but there is a way that you can get more bang for your bucks – claiming VAT tax refunds from your shopping in Korea. You can enjoy 10% tax refund when you spend more than 30,000 Korean won [...]

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Review of Cavalia Singapore – Amazing Acrobatic (Horses & Humans) Performance under the White Theatre Tent at Marina Bay Sands

by Zhiqiang & TingyiAugust 14, 2014
Cavalia Singapore Marina Bay Sands

Showing in Singapore from August 12 2014 to September 14 2014, Cavalia innovatively integrates acrobatics, dance, aerial stunts and horse equestrian tricks to present an exciting and spectacular show.  Considering that the show is conceived by one of the co-founders of famed Cirque du Soleil – Normand Latourelle, you can expect quite a fair bit [...]

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Seoul 5 Days 4 Nights (5D4N) Itinerary – What to See, Do, Eat and Seoul Trip Planning Tips

by Zhiqiang & TingyiAugust 12, 2014
myeongdong cat cafe

If you are planning a trip to Seoul, this blog post might help – you will find a downloadable Seoul 5 Day 4 Night (5D4N) Itinerary and a visual guide of the various attractions we visited here (scroll down for the pictures we took at these places – for the complete collection, check out [...]

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6 Tips to Beat the Queues at Adventure Cove Waterpark at Resorts World Sentosa Marine Life Park

by Zhiqiang & TingyiAugust 4, 2014
Adventure Cove Resorts World Sentosa Waterpark Review

There is something for everyone at Resorts World Sentosa Adventure Cove Waterpark – for the adventurous, there are roller coaster-like rides (with almost 90 degree drops) and for those who just like to chill out, there is a long Adventure River where you can relax on a tube and let the currents carry you around [...]

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Korea Travel Money Saving Tips – Up to 60% Discount for Jeju Car Rental with KT Kumho

by Zhiqiang & TingyiAugust 2, 2014
jeju car rental kt kumho hertz

At an earlier blog post where we shared about our Jeju self-drive holiday experience, we mentioned that we rented a mid-size SUV Hyundai Veracruz at a huge car rental discount of 60% with KT Kumho - 431,700 Korean won for 4 full days of car rental ==> about 108,000 KRW (or US$108) per day.  At this [...]

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What to Eat at Tanglin Halt Market – Wei Yi Laksa, Ah Luck Beancurd and Richie’s Curry Puff Review

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJuly 29, 2014

After a 2-hour walk with the My Queenstown Heritage Trail, we were feeling quite hungry – thankfully we ended our trail at Tanglin Halt Market.  There are 2 stalls with very long queues when we were at Tanglin Halt on Sunday 11.20am – one of them is Wei Yi Laksa and Prawn Noodle (Stall Number [...]

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My Queenstown Heritage Trail – Explore Queenstown and Tanglin Halt Historical Sights with Free Guided Tour (Every Last Sunday of the Month)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJuly 27, 2014
Queenstown Heritage Trail

Everytime my MRT journey along the East-West line passes by Queenstown, the area around the Queenstown MRT station seemed to be always changing – I think it was just last year that the former Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Alley was demolished (although it had been vacant for quite a number of years). I also remembered [...]

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Creative Dining Experience at Osia Resorts World Sentosa with the Seafood Ice Experience and Valrhona Hot Chocolate Soup

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJuly 20, 2014
Osia Resorts World Sentosa RWS Review

Located at Resorts World Sentosa Festive Walk, Osia at Resorts World Sentosa is well known for its out-of-the-box innovative dishes.  The famous Australian Celebrity Chef Scott Webster had teamed up with Chef de Cuisine Douglas Tay to develop Osia’s unique yet innovative menu which combines Asian influences and western culinary techniques with finesse – so [...]

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Spa-cation with Resorts World Sentosa Equarius Hotel and ESPA – The Exclusive Waterside Villa Suite Spa Experience

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJuly 14, 2014

ESPA at Resorts World Sentosa is one of the most amazing spa facility I have checked out during our travels around the world.  It is definitely one of the biggest in Singapore with over 10,000 square metres comprising luxurious treatment pavilions, private beach villa, garden spa suites, a well-equipped gymnasium as well as the Tangerine [...]

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Having Fun with Optical Illusions at Jeju Alive Museum Jungmun Resort (A Version of Trick Art Museum)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJuly 12, 2014
Alive Museum Jungmun Resort Jeju

Before i go into my review of the Jeju Alive Museum, I thought i address one of the most common questions for travellers to Jeju interested in experiencing the fun of these optical illusions i.e. Should I Go to Jeju Trick Art Museum or Jeju Alive Museum? Short Answer: Go to the Jeju Alive Museum [...]

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