7 Common Travel Scams Seen Around the World

Some of us have been there, gullible enough to trust that friendly local who is going out of his/her way to help us, or so we thought. In that vulnerable moment of distress, anyone who offers help, is a true saint and saviour. Then, before you know it, in the literal...

JR East To Launch New Design of Suica And Pasmo Card for Tourists on 1st September 2019

Are you planning a trip to the city of kawaii fashion, train sushi and Godzilla soon? Then you would definitely need a smart travel card also known as IC (Integrated Circuit) card, a tap-and-go pass that is loaded with money which can be used for boarding trains,...

The Past, The Present, and The Future of Kaitenzushi (Conveyor-belt Sushi)

“It’s amazing how you can speak right to my heart,” I sang as I took a small plate of succulent mekajiki (swordfish belly) off the conveyor-belt that was churning out various kinds of sushi faster than I could stuff myself. Granted, I’m pretty sure Ronan Keating, who...

Celebrate Mid-Autumn in Singapore with These 4 Colourful Festivals

Located just one-and-a-half degrees off the Equator, Singapore does not experience the four seasons like temperate countries do. Our demarcation of time throughout the year hence falls upon the many festivals that span the 12 months. When Fall approaches, it signals...

The Geography of Vietnamese Cuisine

When it comes to food, Singaporeans are spoilt for choice. Whether you’re craving for a comforting bowl of ramen or a hearty local zi char, a simple search on the internet will point you the nearest restaurant. Singaporeans are unabashedly patriotic to food (and...

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7 Common Travel Scams Seen Around the World

Some of us have been there, gullible enough to trust that friendly local who is going out of his/her way to help us, or so we thought. In that vulnerable moment of distress, anyone who offers help, is a true saint and saviour. Then, before you know it, in the literal...

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Bangkok: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Sawasdee Krab! As the capital of Thailand, Bangkok offers an entire spectrum of experiences that will leave you clamouring for more by the end of your trip. From traditional floating markets to hipster night hangouts, to shopping malls that simply inundate the...

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5 Insta-worthy Airbnbs in Seoul to Enjoy

There are many factors that come into play when searching for the perfect Airbnb. For some, price is primary driving force while others may want to stay in the best locations. Many want a nice comfortable stay out of their Airbnbs, something that reminds them of home....

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The Geography of Vietnamese Cuisine

When it comes to food, Singaporeans are spoilt for choice. Whether you’re craving for a comforting bowl of ramen or a hearty local zi char, a simple search on the internet will point you the nearest restaurant. Singaporeans are unabashedly patriotic to food (and...

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Sakurai: The Ultimate Tokyo Tea Experience

The season of Autumn is upon us, though it hardly matters to those of us who reside near the Equator. In Japan however, it means that temperatures are slowly dropping, typically reaching a cool range of about 23˚C to 28˚C in the day. With clear skies and cooling...

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10 Iconic Seoul Street Foods to Try

We may know and love Korea for its as K-pop and K-dramas, but Korean cuisine offers just as much variety, excitement and visceral satisfaction. Although, for many foreigners, the experience of Korean food tends to center around cultural mainstays - BBQ, fried chicken...

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8 Lessons You Only Learn by Travelling

Travelling is often associated with a holiday, and holidays are usually recreational and fun, as they should be. For many, it’s an ideal way to have an escapade from the strenuous life that governs our day to day.  Pull apart the surface layers of excitement and fun,...

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23 August, Friday

23 August, Friday

Image by johnedwardjames via Instagram..23 August, FridayUNITED STATES, Oregon – This natural wonder in the middle of Cape Pepetua in Oregon has many names: the “drainpipe of the Pacific”, the “gate to hell”, and most famously, “Thor’s Well”. Though it looks like its...

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22 August, Thursday

Image by saidkarlsson via Instagram.22 August, ThursdayJAPAN, Oki Islands – Reminiscent of the unrestrained and wild hilly landscapes of Iceland or Norway, Nishinoshima of the Oki Islands is just off the coast of the Shimane Prefecture in Japan. Hiking Nishinoshima is...

21 August, Wednesday

Image by chopsticksontheloose via Instagram.18 August, Sunday JAPAN, Fukuoka – Itoshima is a seaside city of beautiful beaches, cascading waterfalls and stunning scenic beauty. One of the most exquisite sights is found on Futamigaura beach, where a stark white torii...

20 August, Tuesday

Image by johnedwardjames via Instagram..20 August, TuesdayUNITED KINGDOM, London – One of the most iconic structures of London, nay, the world, is the Tower Bridge of London. Built over a span of 8 years in the late 19th century, the Tower Bridge is a monumental and...

19 August,Monday

Image by chopsticksontheloose via Instagram.19 August, MondayJAPAN, Miyazaki – With calm waters and breathtaking views, Takachiho Gorge is one of the best spots to appreciate Japan’s natural beauty. The site perhaps owes its supernatural beauty to its spiritual...

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