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Yongduam Dragon Head Rock (Jeju City Sightseeing)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiSeptember 20, 2014
Yongduam Dragon Head Rock Jeju South Korea

If you are staying in or travelling to Jeju city as part of your self-drive itinerary around Jeju Island, you might want to check out the Yongduam Rock – also known as the Dragon Head Rock. The Yongduam rock is situated at the northern end of Jeju city. To find the location in Jeju using [...]

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Hiking Up Jeju’s Island Seongsan Ilchulbong (Sunrise Peak) – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

by Zhiqiang & TingyiSeptember 8, 2014
Sunrise Peak Jeju

No trip to Jeju island is complete without a hike up to the Sunrise Peak or as the Koreans call it – Seongsan Ilchulbong (성산일출봉). Some of you might be thinking “huh climb mountain ah!” – yes that’s what I felt too, I hate hiking trails, mountain climbing trips etc. Hiking up the Taktsang Monastery [...]

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A Day Out on Sentosa Island – What to Do, See and Eat

by Zhiqiang & TingyiSeptember 4, 2014
The Merlion Sentosa

Advertorial There is so much to do on Sentosa Island – be it just chilling out by the beach or learning about the history of the island or trying a new adventure – you name it, they will very likely have it. For an overview of Sentosa’s sights and attractions, I suggest that you start [...]

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Top 4 Shopping Streets in Seoul – Myeongdong, Hongdae, Ewha, Dongdaemun

by Zhiqiang & TingyiAugust 30, 2014
Seoul Shopping

Seoul is a shopping paradise for all kinds of things e.g. skincare products, cosmetics, fashionable clothes, shoes – yup all the things you see the actresses and actors wear and carry in those Korean drama – Seoul is the place to get them all.  So many things to buy and so many places to see [...]

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Quayside Isle Dining – Weekdays Feel Like Weekends

by Zhiqiang & TingyiAugust 18, 2014
Quayside Isle Sentosa Cove Dining Restaurants

Experience ‘Around the World’ Cuisines with Quayside Isle Restaurants Sentosa has always been a convenient weekend mini-holiday getaway destination for us (e.g. Resorts World Sentosa, Siloso Beach) but recently we had started to check out another happening and interesting side of Sentosa island – Quayside Isle at Sentosa Cove. When I heard that Quayside Isle [...]

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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. You can also download our Jeju 4 Days 3 Nights trip itinerary here. Scroll down for the pictures [...]

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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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