Asia Category Posts

Shopping in Singapore

14 January, 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...

Hello from the Other Side – Hong Kong & Shenzhen

8 January, 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...

Tips for Visiting Thailand for the First Time

6 January, 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...

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

4 January, 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 Painting Step by Step Walking Guide (What to See and How to Get There) Part 1: Lebuh Armenian and Lebuh Cannon

2 January, 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...

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

31 December, 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,...

7 Must-Visit Beaches in Cebu

30 December, 2015

Dubbed as “Queen City of the South” and “First Capital of the Philippines”, Cebu City is known to be one of the country’s top tourist destinations. Visitors can take...

Penang Food Review – Sisters Char Kway Teow, Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng, Gerai Gerai Padang Brown Seafood Popiah and Roti Babi

22 December, 2015

Continuing from Part 1 of our food adventures around Penang at New Lane Food Court and Joo Hooi Cafe, we checked out other highly recommended food e.g. Bangkok Mee...

A Guide To Filipino Dining Etiquette (Infographic)

21 December, 2015

Below is an infographic sent in by Gourmet Society Philippines on useful tips to remember when eating in the Philippines, particularly if you dine in the company of Filipinos!...

Guide to Universal Studios Singapore Santa’s All-Star Christmas Shows and Characters

17 December, 2015

It does not snow in Singapore but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the Christmas festive atmosphere in December – especially with Universal Studios Singapore Santa’s All-Star Christmas Event....

Review of Bliston Suwan Park View, Bangkok

15 December, 2015

Bliston Suwan Park View is the ideal accommodation for families visiting Bangkok. Located on Soi Tonson (or Tonson Alley), Bliston offers visitors a choice of one-, two- or three-bedroom...

SG50 Souvenirs to Celebrate Singapore’s 50th Birthday

14 December, 2015

This year, Singapore celebrated 50 years of independence with a series of pulsating activities. As the SG50 year of festivities and concerts draws to an end, there are still...

Savoring the Best of Penang Chendol, Hokkien Mee, Curry Mee at New Lane Hawker Centre and Joo Hooi Cafe

11 December, 2015

To start off our food trail around Penang Georgetown, we decided to focus on eating places that are strongly recommended by other penang food and travel blogs and are...

Review of Hotel Jen Penang – Friendly Service with Unique Guest Perks

9 December, 2015

To explore the street art and yummy food scene in Georgetown – Penang, we knew we need a base (read: hotel) in the heart of Georgetown from which to...