Things to know before visiting Okinawa

18 Important Things to Know Before Visiting Okinawa

I’ve just returned from a trip to Okinawa. Now that my memory is still fresh, I want to quickly bring to 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 Okinawa?” “What’s the best mode of transport to get around Okinawa?” “How to …

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Agoda Pay Later: How I ended up paying more at Agoda?

Hey, folks. If you are using Agoda to make your hotel booking, are you aware that you may be charged more if you choose the Agoda Pay Later option? Read on and I’ll share with you my recent experience and how you can avoid such unexpected charges. This is a public service announcement as I did not intend to churn out any post just before a trip – I have too many Travel To-do items to clear. …

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Beauty Items to buy from Japan

Top 20 Beauty Items to buy from Japan

  Hey there! Heading to Japan soon? Are you as crazy over Japan beauty items as I do? In this post, I’ll share the Top 20+ Beauty Items to buy from Japan. These items have been reviewed on myBeautyCravings.com and received high ratings of at least 4 stars out of 5. I‘ve personally used each and everyone of these made-in-Japan products and will be repurchasing most of them in my upcoming trip to Okinawa.   Free …

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Shifen Waterfall

Touristy Shifen Waterfall and Shifen Old Street (Day 6 pt 2)

What’s next after our hottest-ever mountain-hiking experience in the morning? In the afternoon of Day 6, we would drive to Shifen and visit Shifen waterfall and Shifen Old Street. Shifen must be one of the most touristy places in Taiwan. People – tourists and locals alike – come here to release sky lanterns, hoping their wishes would come true. Read on and I’ll also share why Shifen Old Street left me feeling unimpressed. Stay till the end and you’ll …

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Beauty Products I Regretted Buying

10 Beauty Products I Regretted Buying

Here’s the season for sales! This is the best time to be in Singapore for the annual Great Singapore Sales. If you are heading for a shopping spree soon, pause for a minute because I’m going to share with you 10 beauty products I regretted buying. These products missed the mark miserably for me and were given a star-rating of 2.5 stars and below. I’m sharing this list because I don’t want to see you waste your …

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Teapot Mountain

Hiking Teapot Mountain in Taiwan, plus Nanya and Yin Yang Sea on Day 6 (pt 1)

Hiking Teapot Mountain was the highlight of Day 6 of our Eastern Taiwan Tour. In fact, there were so many attractions located along Northeastern Coast of Taiwan that our initial plan was to set off from Luodong at 4am. What? Such ungodly hours! Why so early? If you stay till the end of this story, you would probably suggest that we set off earlier. Other than hiking Teapot Mountain, we also visited Bitou, Nanya, Yin Yang Sea …

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Taiwan 8 Days Itinerary

Taiwan 8 Days Itinerary as a Solo Female Traveller

How easy is it to travel to Taiwan as a solo female traveler? In this post, I’ll share with you my Taiwan 8 Days Itinerary and how I did it on free and easy. No group tours. No taxis. No engaged drivers. Just public buses, trains and my reliable pair of legs. I think that’s the best way to get to learn about a country and their way of life. You can do it too because Taiwan …

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SUPER BEAUTY HOLYGRAILS

Super Beauty Holy Grails | Top 11 Beauty Products I can’t live without

  Since the launch of this blog in 2014, I have reviewed numerous beauty products. But only a small percentage received 5-star ratings. There are even fewer that have been accorded Beauty Holy Grails status, which in my own definition are beauty products I loved so much I’d gone on to repurchase over and over again.   Today, I’ll be talking about SUPER Beauty Holy Grails. What is the difference between Beauty Holy Grails and Super Holy …

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