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Water Sport Activities in Pattaya

by Clara LeeFebruary 3, 2016

A town just off the Eastern gulf of Thailand, Pattaya is well-known for its pristine beaches and teeming marine life. This tropical haven attracts tourists all year round to visit her sandy shores particularly to enjoy the thriving water sports scene. Whether you are a complete beginner or highly experienced, Pattaya has something in store […]

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Wing It At Wingstop

by Clara LeeFebruary 1, 2016

It is no secret that chicken wings have always been a favourite amongst us Singaporean foodies. Be it deep fried, barbequed or grilled; most of us have a soft spot for this culinary delicacy. Having tasted the different kinds of barbequed chicken wings at the different hawker centres in Singapore, the recent korean chicken wings […]

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‘Get Lucky’ in the Year of the Monkey!

by Clara LeeJanuary 24, 2016

How has your luck been for 2016 so far? This Chinese New Year, join in the festivities and dabble in the joyous atmosphere as we usher in the Year of the Monkey. To start off, be sure to do some spring-cleaning in your home and office space before the festive season to chase away any […]

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Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Wahid Hasyim – Quality, No-Frill Service at an Affordable Rate

by Isabel LeongJanuary 18, 2016

Having recently opened about a month ago, Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Wahid Hasim is the latest addition to the Holiday Inn family in Indonesia, making it the 8th Holiday Inn Express in Indonesia. The difference between Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express is that, Holiday Inn is a full-service brand while Holiday Inn Express is more […]

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Shopping in Singapore

by Sarah @ InsightJanuary 14, 2016

It’s not for nothing that Singapore is a world-renowned shopping haven. The range is stupendous, with malls so huge you could lose yourself for days within their labyrinthine corridors.  Plan your trip: Indulgent Singapore The joy of shopping in Singapore lies in its diversity. From swanky air-conditioned malls to steamy bazaars, sleepy ethnic neighbourhoods to buzzing department […]

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Hello from the Other Side – Hong Kong & Shenzhen

by Astrid LimJanuary 8, 2016

It’s no hidden secret that Singaporeans love Hong Kong- its incredible dim sum and shopping streets draw hoards of Singaporeans over every year. Yet, right across its border, Hong Kong’s perhaps less sexy sister, Shenzhen, puts up a mean fight with her massive wholesale market buildings and #idonteven replicas of the Eiffel Tower, Grand Canyon […]

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Tips for Visiting Thailand for the First Time

by Chris and AngelaJanuary 6, 2016

It wasn’t that long ago (ok, 2012) that we were visiting Thailand for the first time and had boatloads of questions before our arrival. So, we put ourselves into newbie shoes, thought about what our concerns were, and wrote up a list of essential tips that you can use during your first visit. Follow this […]

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Penang Street Art Painting Step by Step Walking Guide (What to See and How to Get There) Part 2: Lebuh Ah Quee and Others

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 4, 2016

I covered in Part 1 of this guide – Penang street art murals you can find along Lebuh Armenian and Lebuh Cannon. There are many guides and maps about Penang street art murals but during my hunt for these Penang street art, I often got lost because the locations are often ambiguously marked out or […]

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Penang Street Art Painting Step by Step Walking Guide (What to See and How to Get There) Part 1: Lebuh Armenian and Lebuh Cannon

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 2, 2016

When you are in Penang, besides trying out the Penang street food scene like the best Penang char kway teow or the best Hokkien Har Mee, you should also not miss the Penang street art murals – some of the most famous ones are painted by Ernest Zacharevic during the 2012 GeorgeTown Festival. Other Penang […]

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4 Day 3 Night Georgetown Penang Itinerary – Street Art Murals, Penang Street Food, Georgetown UNESCO Town, Peranakan Heritage

by Zhiqiang & TingyiDecember 31, 2015

There is more to Penang than Georgetown e.g. Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Temple, Batu Ferringhi but if you just want to chill out at Georgetown for this trip, this is PassportChop.com’s recommended itinerary for you. This is more like a 4 Day 4 Night itinerary since you will land on Friday night – this […]

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