Asia Category Posts

Getting To Hong Kong from Shenzhen via Lo Wu

6 November, 2009

Once you have cleared the China and Hong Kong border customs, the first thing you should do is get an Octopus Card.  It is the Singapore equivalent of an...

Are You Being Served at Maid Cafe

5 November, 2009

As part of the Go the Extra Miles for Service (GEMS) movement in Singapore, a blog – AreYouBeingServed.com.sg was setup to provide a platform for anyone to discuss and...

How to Bargain when Shopping in Shenzhen and Hong Kong?

4 November, 2009

To get the most out of your shopping experience in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, you should pick up some bargaining skills or else you will end up paying too...

MINT Museum of Toys Halloween Party

1 November, 2009

Thanks to SeeDifferent.SG, we were invited to a private Halloween Party at MINT Museum of Toys.  Our visit to the MINT Museum of Toys was a perfect complement to...

Activities to Do in Shenzhen: Shopping, Foot Massage, Hair Styling

30 October, 2009

Besides visiting miniature theme parks such as Splendid China and Windows of the World, you can also indulge in various activities e.g. shopping, massage and even get a new...

Shenzhen Windows of the World (Eiffel Tower and Merlion in China?)

28 October, 2009

Located just one metro stop away (at Shijiezhichuang Station on Line 1) from Splendid China lies another amazing theme park – Windows of the World (世界之窗).  As the name...

Shenzhen China Folk Village: Experience All 56 China’s Ethnic Groups Customs in 2 Hours

26 October, 2009

Another part of the Splendid China miniature park is the Chinese Folk Village (深圳中国民俗文化村) where the daily life and architecture of China’s 56 ethnic groups are showcased.  Unlike the...

2009 Asia-Pacific Nuffnang Blog Award Winners Revealed

25 October, 2009

The 2009 Asia-Pacific Nuffnang Blog Award Ceremony was held last Friday (23 October 2009) at the Pan Pacific Ballroom.  As a finalist in the Best Travel Blog category, we...

Pizza Hut New Twist ‘N’ Dunk Pizza & Chicken Pomodoro Pasta Review

25 October, 2009

Having tried Pizza Hut’s Pasta Perfetto – Fish in Tomato Cream Sauce and Prawn Aglio Olio last month, we are convinced that Pizza Hut can cook yummy pastas with...

Shenzhen Splendid China: See All of China’s Attractions in 3 Hours

23 October, 2009

Spreading over an area of 30 hectares, Splendid China is the largest miniature park in the world.  84 replicas of typical Chinese ancient buildings, natural landscapes and folk dwellings,...

Getting Around Shenzhen via Metro

21 October, 2009

To get around the Shenzhen city area, tap on the modern Shenzhen Metro (深圳地铁).  It is the most convenient and cheap  form of transport to get around Shenzhen.  It...

Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Macau Trip Summary

19 October, 2009

For the next few weeks, we will be sharing with you our travel experiences around the Pearl River Delta cities – Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macau. These posts will...

Visit to Kukup Fish Farm

16 October, 2009

The 2D1N Kukup package includes a guided tour of a local fish farm. At about 10am, a ferry will pick us up right from our “backyard” – the outdoor...

Exploring Kukup Fishing Village and School on Stilts

15 October, 2009

If you are tired from a whole-day mahjong and KTV session at Kukup, take a breather by roaming around the villages and see how the locals live in these...