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Sunway Velocity Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Best Stay in KL: Sunway Velocity Hotel Kuala Lumpur

  Hey guys, need ideas on where to stay in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia? Let me share with you my recent experience staying at Sunway Velocity Hotel Kuala Lumpur. It’s my absolute favorite as compared to three other hotels I’ve stayed during the week-long getaway. Upon entering the superior room of Sunway Velocity Hotel Kuala Lumpur, I was …

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Top 30 Skincare and Makeup to Get from Japan (Updated in 2019)

  Love Japan Beauty Products as much as I do? I’ve spent the past few days updating the Japan Must-Buy List and I’m so glad to share that we now have 30 Freaking Awesome Japan Skincare and Makeup in this 2019 list. There are more to be added as I continue to test the new batch of products that I’ve …

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9 Days Taiwan Itinerary Around Taichung

9 Days Taiwan Itinerary Around Taichung (A Self-Drive Trip)

Hey guys, guess you all know by now how much I love Taiwan. It’s been a while since I returned from my fourth trip to Taiwan earlier this year and I’m ready to share with you my 9 Days Taiwan Itinerary at and around Taichung.  This trip was made possible, all thanks to my personal chauffeur (hee hee!), an affordable …

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25 Things to Buy in Malaysia (2019): 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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Cape Zanpa Okinawa

Top Things to do in West Okinawa – Tomari Fish Market, Zakimi Castle, Cape Zanpa & More (Day 3)

Day 3 in Okinawa is all about exploring the Western Coast of Okinawa. Today, I’ll show you what I feel is the best castle in Okinawa and also explore a few rugged capes. Feeling adventurous? Join me as we DIY snorkel at one of the capes before ending our West Okinawa exploration with a great dinner at Aeon Rycom.   …

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Cape Kyan Okinawa

Day 2 in South Okinawa – Gushikawa Castle, Cape Kyan, Giza Banta Cliff, American Village & More

Hey, I’m not done with Okinawa yet. :) Thank you for waiting and let’s get back to Okinawa Day 2 (part II). Today, we’ll continue from our Day 2 (AM) itinerary and explore Gushikawa Castle, Cape Kyan, Odo Beach and Giza Banta Cliff in the afternoon. We’ll also be doing our first DIY snorkeling in Okinawa which would be followed by a visit to …

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Fushin Hotel Taichung

Fushin Hotel Taichung is the first hotel that made me say “I miss you!”

  I hardly ever say this to a hotel and I’m going to say it to Fushin Hotel in Taichung.  “I miss you!” In fact, I said that out loud just a few hours after checking out of the 4-star hotel. What made me fall in love with this supposedly old and dated hotel in Taichung, Taiwan? Well, plenty of …

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Langkawi Island Hopping Tour

8 Days Langkawi Itinerary: What to See and Do in Langkawi

Have you been to Langkawi? I believe many Singaporeans have because Langkawi is located so near to Singapore. I don’t know why it took me so long to visit the tropical island. Nevertheless, I made up for it by covering most corners of the island when I spent a week there. Here’s my 8 Days Langkawi Itinerary that covers beaches, …

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Rent a Car in Taiwan: My Cheap & Fuss-free Taiwan Car Rental Experience

  “Are you sure you want to rent a car through this website? Not many reviews yet, you know?” I’d asked my partner. I was referring to a Taiwan Car Rental listing on Klook.com. I’ve no qualms about being a guinea pig when it comes to testing hotels and Airbnbs. But testing a car is a serious matter. If a …

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Hehuanshan East Peak

This Taiwan 4G Pocket WiFi completely swept me off my feet

  Hi all, travelling to Taiwan soon and need WiFi connectivity? I’ve just returned from Taiwan and highly-recommend this Taiwan 4G WiFi (TW Airport Pick Up). I am so impressed with this 4G WiFi device that I’d depended on for 9 days, traveling from Taoyuan to Taichung and even some mountainous regions. I’ve also tested this at the summit of Hehuanshan East …

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