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Marina Bay Sands Skybar

Why Marina Bay Sands SkyBar offers Best Sky View in Singapore: A Local’s Experience

  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 …

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25 Things to Buy in Malaysia (2020): A Singaporean’s Perspective

What are the things worth buying from Malaysia? As many of you know, I travel to Malaysia frequently, at least twice a month. Over the years, I’ve figured out what are the stuff worth lugging back to Singapore. Obviously, with Singapore being the most expensive city in the world, many things may seem worthwhile to bring back from Malaysia, right? …

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Capri by Fraser Kuala Lumpur Jacuzzi

Chill & Have Fun at Capri by Fraser Kuala Lumpur Hotel

  Wondering where to stay in Kuala Lumpur for a fun and relaxing getaway? How about Capri by Fraser Kuala Lumpur? This hotel offers the largest room and most complete entertainment facilities among the four hotels we’ve stayed in during our KL getaway. We’d deliberately placed Capri by Fraser KL on our last day because we wanted to “save the …

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How Aeon Rycom & Naha City was like hours before typhoon hit Okinawa (Day 8 – Part 2)

Just a few more posts before we end our Okinawa travelogue. Today, I’ll share how we made our way from Nago to Naha city on a typhoon day.  This post continues from Day 8 (Part 1) where we spent the morning at Katsuren Castle. From there, we drove southwards for half an hour and revisited Aeon Mall Okinawa Rycom. We …

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Dotonbori Osaka

Dotonbori on a Weekday Night was no less happening! (Osaka Day 1 – Part 2)

Dotonbori is probably the most popular tourist attraction in South Osaka (Minami). I was there on a Monday night and was surprised at how happening the place was even after 9pm. Let me walk you through my experience wandering around Dotonbori (also known as Dotombori). For better continuity, you may want to check out what we did earlier, including how we …

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Kansai Airport Train Station

Day 1 Osaka Travelogue: From Singapore to Osaka (Plus First Night in Osaka)

Welcome to a new travelogue! This post will kick-start our 2-Week Osaka Trip where we spent Day 1 making our way from Singapore to Osaka, and then spent the rest of the night checking out Dotonbori. Enjoy our Japan story which will include lots of tips! If you just like a quick glimpse of our 15-day Osaka itinerary, check out the …

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Katsuren Castle Ruin Okinawa

Why Okinawa Katsuren Castle Ruins is worth a visit, even on a Cloudy Day (Day 8 – Part 1)

  Hey, I’m going to show you another castle in Okinawa. It’s Katsuren Castle Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located right between Nago and Naha cities. We visited the castle on Day 8 of our Okinawa summer itinerary, which if you recall is the day Typhoon Prapiroon was expected to hit Okinawa. Yes, unfortunately, the typhoon would make a …

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Osaka Itinerary (Part 3): How we spent 5 Days in Kobe, Osaka and Kyoto

  Have you been waiting? Here’s Part 3 of my Osaka Itinerary where I spent the last 5 days of my two-week trip exploring Kobe, Kyoto and Osaka.   In this post, you’ll read about how we traveled from Tottori prefecture to Kobe City, did a Kobe City Walking Tour and then moved on to Osaka. At Osaka, we would do …

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