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Golden Bridge Da Nang

Is Ba Na Hills worth a visit? Here’s what I think!

Ba Na Hills is a must-visit destination on most tourists’ map when they visit Da Nang, Vietnam. Other than the Instagram-worthy giant palms that hold the Golden Bridge, what else can you do at Ba Na Hills? How long should you spend there? And is the pricey admission worth the experience?     Let me share my experience visiting Ba Na …

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Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge

Things to do in Da Nang (Itinerary Part 2: Hoi Ann, Ba Na Hills, beach and more)

What are the interesting things to do in Da Nang? I’ve earlier shared with you what we did from Day 1 to 5. Today, I’m going to share the cool places we visited from Day 6 to 10, such as the magical Ba Na Hills and UNESCO ancient town of Hoi An. It was also in Da Nang that I …

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Da Nang Marina

10 Days Da Nang Itinerary: Things to do in this beach city of Vietnam! (Part 1)

Need ideas on where to travel to? Check out our 10 Days Da Nang Itinerary. We’d thought 10 days was more than enough time to spend in the beach city of Vietnam. But it wasn’t.  Towards the end of the trip, we were sad that the holiday was coming to an end and was hoping to have a few more …

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Elizabeth Arden Lip Balm

Review of Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick

5 years after my first purchase, I’m still loving Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick. I first published this post in 2017 when I bought a trio pack at Changi Airport DFS. The tinted lip balms in shades of pink, red and nude felt like a practical addition to my luggage, protecting my lips from dry cabin air …

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Windmill Viewpoint Phuket

6 Days Phuket Itinerary: Things to do in Phuket Other than Island Hopping

Is Phuket worth a second visit? Today, I’ll share with you a 6 Days Phuket Itinerary as a second-time visitor. The question you may wonder – are there enough things to do in Phuket after having done those popular island-hopping tours and night shows?  Well, there certainly are. Otherwise, I wouldn’t have visited it again and chosen to stay for …

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Marina Bay Sands Skybar

Marina Bay Sands SkyBar offers such a stunning sky view in Singapore (even a local is impressed)!

What’s one of the best places to take in a bird’s-eye view of Singapore’s skyline? I’ve just spent a lovely evening at Ce La Vi, a SkyBar at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) and had a great time. As compared to other places that offer panoramic views in Singapore such as The Singapore Flyer and The Pinnacle Skybridge, I thought MBS …

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Melaka Street Art

15 Melaka Attractions you can visit in a day (Melaka Itinerary)

How to visit 15 Melaka Attractions in a day? Well, it isn’t really difficult because many attractions in Melaka are compactly located around Jonker Street. A google map and a working GPS on your phone are all you need to wander around Melaka like an expert. Of course, you’ll have to first mark down these locations as part of your travel …

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Mount Katsuudake Summit

Mount Katsuudake: Enjoy this gorgeous 360-degree summit view with just a 30-min climb (Okinawa)

Looking to do some real hiking in Okinawa? How about Mount Katsuudake, a mountain that takes just 30 minutes to get to the summit. Psst, this place offers one of the most breathtaking views I’ve ever seen. You’ll be blown away by the 360-degree sweeping view of Nago city!  Update (Jun 2022): This post was first published in Sep 2019, …

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Bukit TImah Truss Bridge

Guide to hiking Rail Corridor in Singapore (Includes Route map & tips)

I’ve had an enjoyable time hiking the Rail Corridor in Singapore and am eager to share my experience with you. Hope this can help you navigate the most interesting and photogenic part of the green corridor.  Before I begin my sharing, let me give you a brief intro of this relatively new attraction in Singapore.   What is the Rail …

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