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Resort Pool

Need Travel Ideas? Browse through 30 Travel Activities to get inspired!

Dear Readers, I’ve just launched a new page – Travel Activities. You can now browse myBeautyCravings by your travel interests. Do you like hiking, waterfall-chasing, night market, castles, museums or just to chill at the beach? We have close to 30 travel activities to suit your needs. It took me a while to design the webpage and to add the …

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Things to know before visiting Okinawa

18 Important Things to Know Before Visiting Okinawa

Summer is a great time to travel to Okinawa. Have you booked your tickets already? Let me show you 18 Important Things to know before visiting Okinawa. These are points I’d diligently jotted down when traveling in Okinawa and I hope they will be useful in your travel planning. I’ll address points like: “Which month is best to travel to …

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Tottori Sand Dunes

What to do around Osaka? Let these 20 Unique Attractions inspire you (Osaka Itinerary – Part 2)

  Hey there, ready for Part 2 of my 2-Week Osaka Itinerary where I share unique ideas on what to do around Osaka? This post will bring you to fascinating places such as Tottori Sand Dunes, Uradome Coast and even “spooky” and cute manga-theme towns. I’m confident that by the time you finish reading this post, you’ll be thinking about venturing …

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PMDs in Singapore

Warning: Singapore’s sidewalk is no longer safe for those who walk (PMD Debate)

Today, I’m going to deviate from the norm and talk about how living in Singapore is like, or more specifically, how PMDs have changed the way we WALK in Singapore. What’s a PMD? It stands for Personal Mobility Device and include transport devices such as e-scooters and motor-powered bikes. Such devices, which can travel many times faster than human can, …

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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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Ookini Osaka Hotel

7 Budget-Friendly Hotels in Osaka & Around That I’ve Stayed In (Review & Favorites)

Need ideas on where to stay in Osaka? Today, I’ll show you 7 budget-friendly hotels in Osaka (& around). These are hotels I’ve personally stayed in and are priced between S$80 to S$130 nett per night for 2 pax* (as at time of my booking). Hotels in Japan are known to be small and expensive. Hence, this price range is …

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Ki Castle Japan

15 Days Osaka Itinerary: What to do in Kansai Region beyond Kyoto & Kobe? (Part 1)

Some of you have asked for recommendations on the things to do in Osaka. You ask, I give. :) Check out my 15 Days Osaka Itinerary which offers not just inspirations on places to visit in Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto. With the help of a rental car, you’ll see us ventured out to cute manga-theme towns, dipped in public hot …

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Osaka Kansai Airport Limousine

Why Choose Osaka Airport Limousine Bus Over a Train for Osaka Airport Transfer?

  How do you get between Osaka Kansai Airport and Osaka City Centre? One way is to take the Osaka Airport Limousine Bus. Today, we’ll share how we made use of the bus to bring ourselves and our multiple pieces of heavy luggage from Osaka Station to Kansai Airport. Now, although we use this Osaka Airport Limousine Bus on our …

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Pretty ladies in Japan

I’m Missing Japan Badly. Here’re 11 Things I Love About Japan and I know you would too!

I’m missing Japan badly and want to share with you 11 things I love about Japan. Do you want to make a guess what they are? Why am I planning a revisit to the land of the rising sun even though I’ve been there four times already? Did you say Kawaii stuff? Indeed, Japan is known for its “cute” culture. …

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Kansai Airport Station

How to Get from Osaka Kansai Airport to City Centre at a Bargain? YOKOSO Ticket Review

  Hey guys, today I want to share with you one cheap and fast way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport to Osaka City? If you are planning a trip to Osaka soon, read on as this YOKOSO ticket will help shave a big sum off your transport costs in Osaka, I promise! I’ll first share with you the various options …

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