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Asia

Owls and Parrots Hidden in Asakusa

by Zhiqiang & TingyiNovember 21, 2014
Parrot cafe Tokyo

See Japan from the perspectives of a Singaporean – this is a guest post by our resident blogger Xiaoying who is currently based in Japan. Introducing an owl and parrot café located at Asakusa: Tori-no-iru Kafe Asakusa 鳥のいるカフェ 浅草店 Address: 〒111-0032 Tokyo-to, Taito-ku, Asakusa 1-12-8, Ooyama Building B1F 〒111-0032 東京都台東区浅草1-12-8 大山ビルB1F Operating Hours: 1300~2000 (Weekdays), 1100~2000 […]

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Going Behind the Scenes of the S.E.A. Aquarium Ocean Dreams Experience

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 31, 2014
sea aquarium singapore

Every time I visit a popular restaurant or a highly recommended tourist attraction overseas, there will always be a hall of fame where restaurants will display their award plates and attractions will show of their TripAdvisor 5 star rating and other awards. I think these awards build a level of confidence among customers as to […]

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Exploring Jeju’s Manjanggul Lava Tube (Manjanggul Cave 만장굴)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 30, 2014
manjanggul lava cave

After our lunch – black pork tofu kimchi hotpot meal and a morning of climbing the Seongsan Ilchulbong Sunrise Peak, we drove to our next attraction for the day – the Manjanggul Lava Tube (also known as the Manjanggul Cave 만장굴).  Manjanggul Cave 만장굴 is a must-see attraction for any Jeju itinerary. Jeju is well-known […]

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Savouring Jeju Pork Ramen (Gogi-Guksu) at Jeju City Noodle Street (Guksu Geori)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 27, 2014
Jeju Ramen Review Gogi-Guksu

Jeju is known for its many great food and we have featured a few so far – abalone porridge, black pork tofu kimchi hotpot. One thing you notice in Jeju is the number of food streets they have – just at Jeju City itself, there are 3 popular food streets – Noodle Street, Black Pork […]

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Savouring Black Pork, Tofu, Kimchi Hot Pot After Morning Hike Up Jeju Seongsan Ilchulbong (Sunrise Peak)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 19, 2014
jeju kimchi hotpot

After spending the whole morning hiking up Jeju’s Seongsan Ilchulbong Sunrise Peak, we had to treat ourselves to a good lunch to replenish our energy – Jeju is known for its black pork and seafood – we tried the abalone porridge earlier near Cheonjiyeon waterfall and we heard that there was a restaurant near Seongsan […]

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Review of Pan Pacific Singapore’s Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 17, 2014
Pan Pac Champagne Brunch Sunday Buffet Review

From exquisite Cantonese cuisine at Hai Tien Lo to traditional Japanese cuisine at Keyaki to seven distinct regional open kitchens at the Edge, Pan Pacific Singapore is itself one of the most vibrant dining destination in Singapore with 6 restaurants and bars in the hotel! Champagne Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Evening Canapes and Cocktails at Pacific […]

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What to Eat at Maxwell Road Hawker Food Centre (besides Tian Tian Chicken Rice and Zhen Zhen Porridge)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiOctober 10, 2014
Maxwell Food Centre

The Maxwell Road Hawker Food Centre is well known for its affordable, tasty and huge variety of local hawker food. There are a few favourites at Maxwell Food Centre and they are easily identified from the long queues at these food stalls. Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice (Maxwell Food Centre Stall 10 and 11) One […]

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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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