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Discover Phú Quốc Island: The Next-gen Asian Tourist Hotspot

by Zhiqiang & TingyiNovember 29, 2015

About an hour’s flight south of Ho Chi Minh City, lies Vietnam’s largest island, Phú Quốc Island. Home to beautiful beaches and crystal clear turquoise water, Phú Quốc Island is blessed with pristine rainforests and a mild climate. It is often dubbed the next “Phuket”. Backpackers have kept this tear shaped island a secret for a long […]

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Inside a Modern Designer Capsule Hotel: 9hours, Kyoto

by Dean WormaldNovember 26, 2015

In the centre of Kyoto is the most amazing capsule hotel you’ll find in Japan. With an interior that looks like something out of Star Wars, positioned right next to the famous geisha district of Gion, this Japanese capsule hotel is a sleeping hub like no other… and it’s only 4,600円 (about AUD$50) a night. […]

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5 Things You Can Do Within A Day in Johor Bahru

by Zhiqiang & TingyiNovember 19, 2015

If you have got an entire day to spare and is looking for something interesting to do, Johor Bahru (JB) might just be the place for you! Situated just across the Causeway, here is a list of some of the interesting activities it has to offer. 1. Explore JB Town If you are a fan of […]

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Review of GHOST the Musical at Marina Bay Sands Mastercard Theatre Singapore

by Zhiqiang & TingyiNovember 5, 2015
ghost musical singapore

“Oh, my love, my darling … I’ve hungered for your touch …” This song has stuck in my head for a long time with the image of the clay pottery scene involving Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore but this is all I remembered – I have never seen the 1990s romantic drama movie – Ghost […]

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Review of TOTEM – Cirque Du Soleil Under the Blue and Yellow Big Top at Marina Bay Sands

by Zhiqiang & TingyiNovember 1, 2015
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Big Top performances at Marina Bay Sands is always an event to look forward to – we checked out Cavalia under the White Big Top in Singapore and it was a great experience seeing the acrobatic performances on horseback. Likewise, this Cirque du Soleil performance – TOTEM here under the Blue and Yellow Big Top […]

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Review of Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel – Luxurious Staycation from Singapore with Delicious Halal-Certified Dining at Wan Li Restaurant and Cafe LBD

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 28, 2015
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Just a half-an-hour’s drive from Singapore sits the Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel, the perfect place for a stress-free getaway that goes easy on the pocket. The hotel isn’t that hard to find, with it’s location just opposite the Causeway and with the Istana Pasir Pelangi just a stone-throw away. Not only that, LEGOLAND Malaysia is […]

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Foodies Tour of Hong Kong New Territories – Tai Po and Yuen Long

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 26, 2015
new territories food tour

Besides sightseeing in the New Territories, we also took the opportunity during our private tour with to do a mini foodie trip of the best places to eat around the New Territories, specifically Tai Po and Yuen Long. After making our wishes at the Lam Tseun wishing tree, we drove to Tai Po for […]

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What to Do During A Weekend Getaway to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 14, 2015
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Armed with a matcha ice-blend in one hand, and a cranky camera in the other, Astrid is an avid solo traveller always up for an adventure, and hoping to complete a Silk Road tour some day. Here, she shares about her weekend getaway to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Just a mere 2 hours away, […]

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Sightseeing at Hong Kong New Territories with

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 12, 2015
lam tseun wishing tree

For our recent Hong Kong trip, we decided to spend a day to explore Hong Kong off-the-beaten-track style – by visiting interesting sights at the New Territories 新界 i.e. the Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree 林村許願樹 and Kat Hing Wai Walled Village 吉慶圍. Our trip dates overlaps with the China Golden Week holidays from Oct 1 […]

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Spend a Relaxing day in Taichung (東勢林場遊樂區 Dongshih Forest Garden)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 7, 2015
dongshih forest garden

Once in a while, we all need a little getaway from the city life and the stresses of technology. Here in 東勢林場 Dongshih Forest Garden, Taichung, you can spend an entire day just relaxing and soaking in the scenic views of the surrounding nature. Upon arrival, the lush greenery and flora (depending on which season […]

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