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Explore Singapore: The Gems of Tiong Bahru

Tiong Bahru is one of the “hip” places to explore in downtown Singapore. Contrary to high-rise buildings and HDB apartments scattered around the country, this residential estate is a conservation area filled with a heritage that resonates the “old-style” Singapore. I didn’t grow up in this country but strolling around…
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Explore Singapore: Looksee Looksee

I have a thing for bright spaces and pastel palettes. Our wedding was spring inspired, or you can check out my Instagram feed and you’ll know what I mean. ^^ So, when I first saw this tearoom, it was love at first sight. ♥ Looksee Looksee is a reading room…
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One Week Itinerary: Japan on Spring

T here are a lot of great regions to visit in Japan and one week is obviously not enough. Since it was our first visit to the country, we decided to focus on the two main cities, Osaka and Tokyo, with side trips to Nara, Kyoto and Tachikawa. Here’s a…
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Daytrip from Tokyo: Showa Kinen Park

J ust an hour west of Tokyo Metropolis is Showa Kinen Park. We only found out about the place the night before while looking for alternative side trips. I initially wanted to see Mount Fuji or Hitachi Seaside Park but then had second thoughts given the number of tourists traveling…
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Photo Diary: Exploring Kyoto, Japan

I f you want to have a feel of Japan in its golden days, then Kyoto is the perfect place to be. It boasts well-preserved temples, beautiful gardens, quiet shrines, traditional houses and charming history. Known as Japan’s most beautiful, this “City of Ten Thousand Shrines” is a must when…
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Boating at Chidori-ga-fuchi Park, Japan

O n our first day in Tokyo, we headed first to Chidori-ga-fuchi Park to see more of the sakura. The average full bloom of the cherry trees in Tokyo started earlier than in Osaka. Hence, when we reached the city, the flowers are already starting to shed its petals. That…
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Japan: Exploring Nara in One Day

W e finally made it to Japan! A lot of travelers all over the world flock to this country for sakura blooms every spring season. Who wouldn’t? Like pink clouds on sticks, the cherry trees make everything look so perfectly pretty. We were in Japan for cherry blossoms, too. Hence,…
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Colmar, France – A Fairy Tale Come True

Colmar is yet another charming town in France that is part of the Alsace region. It sits along the German border together with Strasbourg and literally has the “feels” of a fairy tale creation. No wonder, the small village square in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast was inspired by this…
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Gastronomy in Italy

You probably already know how much I love food tours. I deliberately look for one in the city we are traveling to whenever I plan out our itinerary. It’s a great way to taste local food without having to spend a fortune in restaurants, or even stressing out where to…
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A Dose of Pretty – Talloires, France

Another town that shares the beauty of the cleanest lake in Europe is Talloires, a charming summer resort in a picturesque setting. It’s about 10 kilometers from Annecy and is situated between the lake and mountains. Think of mountainous backdrop, medieval architecture, and a beach with dazzling views of the…
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Horse-riding in Iceland with Hestasport

Halfway through our ring road trip, we decided to spend a night in a small village near Skagafjörður called Varmahlið. We wanted to shorten the driving distance from Akureyri to Hellnar (about 430 km) so this seemed like the perfect place to cut the trip. Thankfully, we are right! Our…
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Singapore Fambam

Family Always Means Backing Any Member… that’s Fam Bam! :) To celebrate Chinese New Year, we visited Universal Studios Singapore for the nth time around. Yay! I can’t remember how many times we’ve been here, every time family or friends come to visit us, USS is always part of the…
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20 Photos To Inspire You To Visit Lisbon

If I haven’t already made it known, I’d say it again, Lisbon is an absolute must when visiting Europe. It has the romantic appeal of Paris, historic charm of Rome and lively aura of Barcelona. The stunning contrast of old and new is something so well unified in Lisbon’s culture,…
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