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A Malaysian Chinese girl currently living in Singapore. Loves travelling, listening to music, watching drama and movies, and trying delicious food. I have traveled within/to 13 countries: Malaysia (where I'm from),Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, China (including Hong Kong & Macau), Australia (Western Australia & Melbourne) , South Korea , Vietnam, France, Italy, Vatican City and Cambodia.

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  • 0

    Filming Locations in Korea (Part 2)

    3 weeks ago

    Find out where to go to see your favourite Korean shows' filming locations, including Boys Over Flowers, We Got Married, Queen In Hyun's Man, IRIS and much more.

  • 0

    My Favourite Songs From Korean Dramas (2014)

    3 weeks ago

    A list of my favourite songs from 2014 Korean Dramas.

  • 2

    Eating in Korea (Part 2)

    4 weeks ago

    One of my favourite cuisines in the world: Korean food. So much variety and so flavourful!

  • 0

    Top Korean Dramas of 2014: Second Review

    4 weeks ago

    My review of the following Korean Dramas: God's Gift, Emergency Couple, Wonderful Days, Three Days and Full Sun.

  • 0

    Shopping in Malaysia: 1 Utama Shopping Centre

    7 weeks ago

    1 Utama is one of Malaysia' s best malls. Come here and have fun!

  • 0

    Top Korean Dramas of 2014: First Review

    23 hours ago

    This season watch You Who Came From The Star, The Prime Minister & I, One Warm Word. I Need Romance 3 and more...

  • 2

    Visiting Korea: Day 9 Snow Tour at Jisan Ski Resort

    2 months ago

    Visiting Korea during the winter season

  • 0

    Visiting Korea: Day 8 at Yeouido & Gangnam

    2 months ago

    Day 8 in Seoul, Korea: Exploring Yeouido and Gangnam area, ending off with a super delicious meal at Hongdae.

  • 2

    Visiting Korea: Day 7 at the War Memorial of Korea & Hongdae

    2 months ago

    Day 7 in Korea: Exploring the War Memorial of Korea and Hongdae.

  • 0

    Visiting Korea: Day 6 Palaces, Museums and Samgyetang

    2 months ago

    Day 6 in Korea: exploring Seoul's museums and palaces and enjoying delicious samgyetang for lunch!

  • 0

    Visiting Korea: Day 5 at Busan

    2 months ago

    Our final day in Busan: exploring Taejongdae, Jagalchi Market and Nampodong.

  • 0

    Visiting Korea: Day 4 at Busan

    2 months ago

    Our second day in Busan: exploring Haedong Yonggungsa, Haeundae beach, Dongbaek island and Shinsegae Centum City.

  • 2

    Visiting Korea: Day 3 at Busan

    2 months ago

    My first visit to Busan, during winter. On Day 1 , we explored JungAng area, Gamcheon Cultural Village and Seomyeon.

  • 0

    Visiting Korea: Day 2 at Namsan and Myeongdong Area

    3 months ago

    On our second day, we visited Namsangol Hanok Village, Namdaemun, Myeongdong and Namsan Tower.

  • 0

    Visiting Korea: Day 1 at Insadong and Bukchon

    3 months ago

    On the first day, we epplored the following areas: Jongno-3-ga, Insadong, Bukchon Hanok Village and Seoul Station.

  • 6

    Visiting Singapore: Exploring Gardens by the Bay

    4 months ago

    One of Singapore's newest tourist attractions, the Gardens by the Bay

  • 2

    Top Korean Dramas of 2013: Fifth Review

    2 months ago

    My views on Korean dramas for this season such as The Heirs, Reply 1994, Secret Love etc.

  • 4

    Marine Life Park at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore

    6 months ago

    Visiting Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore? Stop by the Marine Life Park too!

  • 0

    Day Out in Singapore: Geylang Area

    6 months ago

    Visiting Singapore? Explore the Geylang Area!

  • 4

    Visiting Singapore: Exploring Singapore Through Its Museums

    7 months ago

    Despite being a small country, Singapore has many great museums which you can visit in order to learn more about the local history and culture. 1. National Museum of Singapore The National Museum of Singapore is the...

  • 0

    Top Korean Dramas of 2013: Fourth Review

    7 months ago

    Moon Geun Young once again takes on a cross-dressing role. As I did not see her previous effort, I can't compare but I would say she is doing fine here. Lee Sang Yoon, takes on the role of Gwang Hae, the second prince...

  • 0

    Traveling Around The World: Incheon Airport, Korea

    3 months ago

    After travelling around the Asian region over the years, I have my own favourites when it comes to airport. South Korea's main international airport, the Incheon International Airport definitely tops my list. This...

  • 0

    Eating in Penang, Malaysia

    9 months ago

    Penang's best food are found at hawker stalls where you will have to sacrifice the comfort of air-conditioning for delicious food. Trust me, it is worth it! Some of Penang's most famous foods are char kway teow, assam...

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    Visiting Penang, Malaysia: Itinerary Ideas (Part 2)

    9 months ago

    Georgetown's status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site has helped the city to preserve its many prehistoric buildings in the city centre. In conjunction with the city's Heritage Day which falls on 7 July, there is a...

  • 4

    Visiting Penang, Malaysia: Itinerary Ideas

    9 months ago

    On my recent trip to Penang in July, the durian season was in full blast in Malaysia. Many hawker stalls were selling durians by the roadside. You can choose from the bitter or sweet types of Durians. In fact, there are...

  • 0

    Top Korean Dramas of 2013: Third Review

    8 months ago

    Typically I do not enjoy revenge themed dramas as it gets tiresome after a while. I was not even interested in Shark when news about it first came out. However, Shark starts of well by reeling me in with a good dose of...

  • 0

    Off The Beaten Path: My Food Adventure in Ipoh, Malaysia

    10 months ago

    It is no secret that Ipoh is a food haven. It definitely ranks highly on my list even when comparing it to other foodie cities like Bangkok and Hong Kong. For people visiting Ipoh on a day trip, the morning usually...

  • 4

    Top Korean Dramas of 2013: Second Review

    9 months ago

    This drama features IU in her first lead role as Lee Soon Shin, since her supporting role in Dream High. If you know a little about Korean history, you will realise that she has the same name as a famous general. Hence,...

  • 6

    Day Out in Singapore: Bugis Area

    13 months ago

    Orchard Road is usually the first stopping stop for tourists who visit Singapore. However, Singapore has much more to offer. The Bugis area also offers bargains and great buys for a variety of goods. If you are planning...

  • 0

    Filming Locations in Korea

    3 weeks ago

    Find out where to go to re-live your favourite Korean dramas such as Winter Sonata, All In, Dae Jang Geum and You're Beautiful.

  • 2

    My Favourite Songs From Korean Dramas (2013): First Review

    2 months ago

    Baek Ah Yeon is known as the third finalist of South Korea's talent show, K-Pop Star. She once again appears in the limelight again with her song, "Daddy Long Legs" on the Alice in Cheongdamdong OST. The...

  • 2

    Top Korean Dramas of 2013: First Review

    2 months ago

    This drama stars Kang Ji Hwan and Hwang Jung Eum. This time instead of a funny hairstyle (see Full House Take 2), Hwang Jung Eum wears a fat suit at the beginning of the series. Park Ji Bin plays the younger version of...

  • 6

    Visiting Singapore: Mustafa Center

    10 months ago

    Mustafa Center is a popular shopping mall in Singapore. Many tourists head to this 24-hour shopping mall which is located near the Farrer Park or Little India MRT. The Farrer Park and Little India area is famous among...

  • 0

    Visiting Taiwan: The Capital City, Taipei (Part 3)

    10 months ago

    On our ninth and last day in Taiwan, we decided to get some shopping done. Unfortunately, most of the clothes on offer in Taipei were more suited for the cold weather. Hence, in the end, I did not purchase many items....

  • 0

    Visiting Taiwan: The Capital City, Taipei (Part 2)

    10 months ago

    On our second day in Taipei, we headed to the Ximending MRT station and headed towards the Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall Station. Upon exiting the station, you will see clear directions pointing you towards the Memorial...

  • 0

    Visiting Taiwan: The Capital City, Taipei (Part 1)

    13 months ago

    Before heading to Taiwan for our holiday, I had done some research on Taiwan's weather and realised that it would vary depending on which part of Taiwan we head to. Kaohsiung welcomed us with clear skies, and in fact,...

  • 2

    Visiting Taiwan: The Port City of Kaohsiung (Part 3)

    15 months ago

    Last day in Kaohsiung: Exploring Pier 2 Art District, Love Pier, a museum, a film archive and Dream Mall.

  • 2

    Free and Really Cheap Things To Do in Singapore

    13 months ago

    Among Asian countries, Singapore is one of the countries with a high living costs. Other countries/cities would include Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong. However, if you are travelling to Singapore or staying here,...

  • 0

    Visiting Taiwan: The Port City of Kaohsiung (Part 2)

    15 months ago

    On our second day in Kaohsiung, we started off by having a filling breakfast of black soya bean drink and local snacks. From Taipei Main Station, we headed to Ciaotou Sugar Refinery station. Here, the main attraction is...

  • 0

    Visiting Taiwan: The Port City of Kaohsiung (Part 1)

    13 months ago

    Taiwan has many different experiences to offer, from the calm and serene atmosphere at Sun Moon Lake to the bustling port city of Kaohsiung. The public transport in Kaohsiung reaches many of the tourist destinations and...

  • 4

    Top Five Things To Do In Singapore

    13 months ago

    There is so much to see and do in Singapore. For a first time visitor, you may feel lost and unsure where to start. Don't worry. Check out my list of top five things to do in Singapore. 1. Shop, Shop, Shop! When it...

  • 0

    Visiting Taiwan: Enjoy the Serenity of the Sun Moon Lake

    13 months ago

    From Taichung, it is easy to get to Sun Moon Lake, our second destination in Taiwan. There are direct buses to Sun Moon Lake from the Taichung High Speed Rail (HSR) and Train Station. For us, we took one from the HSR...

  • 0

    Visiting Taiwan: Taichung and Shinshe

    15 months ago

    Taiwan is a popular destination for many Malaysians and Singaporeans due to the beautiful scenery, the delicious food and the welcoming Taiwanese. Five years after my first trip to Taiwan, I finally had the opportunity...

  • 2

    Top Korean Dramas of 2012: End-of-Year Review

    8 months ago

    When you see the promotional posters, your first impression is most likely that this looks like an older version of F4. Men(??? or boys?) will always be men, regardless of their age. The cast is hilarious including Jang...

  • 2

    Off The Beaten Path: Eating in Ipoh, Malaysia

    4 weeks ago

    When visiting Malaysia, one of its attractions is definitely the variety and quality of food. Besides the food haven of Penang, Ipoh is another city famous for its food. When mentioning Ipoh food, it is impossible not...

  • 0

    Weekend Trips from Singapore

    13 months ago

    Singapore is located in a very strategic location from which one can easily explore the rest of Southeast Asia. For those who do not have much time to travel, you can consider taking one day off, in order to go on a...

  • 0

    My Favourite Songs From Korean Dramas (2012)

    6 months ago

    This song is an obvious choice. It is a favourite of many Korean drama viewers as even after the drama had ended, the song remained on Korean song charts for a long time. Indeed, the lyrics, the melody and Lyn's voice...

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    Visiting Malacca: A Unesco World Heritage Site in Malaysia (Part 2)

    14 months ago

    The next morning, we headed out for souvenir shopping at San Shu Gong. The previous day we had tried the samples of the various local snacks and now it was time to buy our selected snacks to bring home for family and...

  • 4

    Visiting Malacca: A Unesco World Heritage Site & Foodie Favourite

    14 months ago

    Malacca is always packed with tourists during the weekends. From Singapore to the historical city of Malacca, all it takes is about 3.5 to 4 hours via bus. It is no wonder then that many Singaporeans enjoy visiting this...

  • 2

    Day Out At Orchard Road, Singapore

    8 months ago

    Visitors to Singapore always head to Orchard Road for the shopping. However, there are lots more fun activities to be done here. For the youths who are not interested in shopping, they can head to Playnation which is...

  • 7

    Eating in Singapore: Chinese Cuisine

    11 months ago

    Singapore is a multiracial country with people of different races such as the Chinese, Malay and Indians. Hence, you will find a variety of local food here. As the majority are Chinese, you will find it easy to locate...

  • 2

    Traveling Around The World: Singapore's International Airport, Changi Airport

    12 months ago

    Changi Airport is a truly unique airport. This is probably one of the only airports in the world where non-travellers head to for the weekend. Many locals who live nearby the airport enjoy hanging out at the airport...

  • 3

    Eating in Melbourne: Where to Find Cheap Eats and other Tips

    14 months ago

    In Melbourne, you will realise that it is hard to pinpoint one cuisine which is uniquely Melbourne. However, what Melbourne has to offer is definitely variety. And the quality of food is pretty good too. Eating out...

  • 0

    Shopping in Melbourne

    3 weeks ago

    Melbourne has a few factory outlets located close to the city centre. During my visit, I visited three of them. Personally, I liked Harbourtown the best as it offers the most variety and the bargains are pretty good...

  • 0

    Day 7 in Melbourne, Australia: Exploring the Queen Victoria Market and ACMI

    3 weeks ago

    On our last day in Melbourne, we headed to one of the city's most famous and iconic tourist attractions, the Queen Victoria Market. At this huge market, there are many sections which are divided by the various product...

  • 6

    Top Korean Dramas of 2012: Mid Year Review

    8 months ago

    This drama starts of well with a great cast of teenagers, including ZEA's Siwan and Lee Min Ho (not the lead actor of Boys Over Flowers/City Hunter) for the first few episodes before the adult cast takes over. Taking on...

  • 0

    Day 6 in Melbourne, Australia: Riding on the Puffing Billy

    14 months ago

    Early in the morning, we woke up eagerly as were going to take a ride on the Puffing Billy! We purchased the Zone 1+2 day pass in order to get to Belgrave. From the Flinders Street Station we boarded the Belgrave line...

  • 4

    Day 5 in Melbourne, Australia: From Art at NGV to the Infamous Crown Entertainment Complex

    14 months ago

    On our fifth day in Melbourne, we headed towards the St Paul's Cathedral which is located just across the street from Flinders Street Station. We entered the church for a while before walking past the Federation Square,...

  • 0

    Day 4 in Melbourne, Australia: Exploring the Royal Botanic Gardens & Shopping at South Wharf

    14 months ago

    After two consecutive days of venturing out of Melbourne, finally we decided to explore the city itself. Our first stop of the day is one of the city's most famous parks: the Royal Botanic Gardens. As the shuttle bus...

  • 2

    Day 3 Near Melbourne, Australia: Striking Gold at Sovereign Hill

    14 months ago

    Early in the morning, we walked over to the Southern Cross station to board the Goldrush Special, which leaves from Melbourne at about 9am. Onboard the V/Line train, we could catch up on sleep as the train is...

  • 0

    Day 2 Near Melbourne, Australia: Day Trip to The Great Ocean Road

    6 months ago

    A few weeks before my Melbourne trip, I researched online to check out the prices for a Great Ocean Road one day trip. From my research, Melbourne Australia tours offered the lowest price at AUD85 per person. However,...

  • 0

    Day 1 in Melbourne, Australia: Exploring the Arcades & St Kilda

    14 months ago

    My previous visit to Perth, Australia was during summer. This time, I visited Melbourne in late May which is the end of the autumn season and we remained in this city till early June. It was a nice change from the hot...

  • 0

    Visiting Siem Reap, Cambodia: My Memory of Angkor Temples

    14 months ago

    Using our one-day pass to the Angkor temples in Siem Reap, we fully utilised it and visited countless temples. For me, the most memorables ones are definitely Ta Prohm with the tree roots taking over the temples, Bayon...

  • 2

    Visiting Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    2 years ago

    Finally, after a six hour journey by bus from Siem Reap, we reached the capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Our very first stop here was the Central Market or Psar Thmei. This market is well designed with different...

  • 2

    Visiting Siem Reap, Cambodia

    14 months ago

    This was my first visit to Cambodia and I was not sure what to expect. We took a red-eye flight and landed early in the morning at the Siem Reap International Airport. Our hotel offered a free pickup and we gladly...

  • 0

    My Favourite Songs From Korean Dramas (2011)

    16 months ago

    The Hallyu fever is definitely still going strong. In the many popular Korean dramas that we watch, there are lots of Korean songs which stand out and continue to remain in our minds, even long after the series has...

  • 2

    Day 6 in Paris: Opera, Perfume and Fashion!

    11 months ago

    In the 2nd arrondissement, there are many covered passages. Within these passages, you will find a variety of shops selling food, souvenirs, antiques and so forth. We started off by exploring Passage des Panoramas,...

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    Day 5 in Paris: From St Germain to Champs Elysees

    6 months ago

    Early in the morning, we walked towards the St Germain area. Here, you will find churches like the St Germain church and St Sulpice Church (thronged by the Da Vinci Code fans). Nearby is also one of Paris' most famous...

  • 4

    Chinese New Year: Food and Culture

    14 months ago

    Every year, Chinese people all around the world await the celebration of Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year is a festival which is steeped in culture and tradition. During this time of the year, there are lots of...

  • 2

    Day 4 in Paris: From Marais to the Bastille

    14 months ago

    Walking from the 2nd arrondisement, our first stop was supposed to be Église Saint-Eustache, a church famous for its Gothic structure and its pipe organ. However, most sections in the church were under renovation...

  • 2

    Day 3 near Paris: Visiting the Grand Palace of Versailles

    14 months ago

    After 2 eye-opening and fun days in Paris, we headed out to Versailles on our third day. To reach Versailles, you have to purchase a billet en France which is valid on both the metro and RER. Take the RER all the way to...

  • 2

    Top Korean Dramas of 2011: End of Year Review

    2 months ago

    I started watching Flower Boy Ramen Shop for one reason: Jung Il Woo! I was introduced to this young actor through 49 Days. Here, there is a love triangle involving Il Woo, who falls in love with a noona (older sister)....

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    Day 2 in Paris: Exploring Montmartre, Champs Elysees & Eiffel Tower

    2 years ago

    Paris has 20 arrondisements, with the small-numbered arrondisements in the city centre, and the large-numbered ones at the city edge. The arrondisements are connected by a network of different metro lines via...

  • 0

    Day 1 in Paris: The Louvre and More...

    12 months ago

    In Paris, one of the must visit places is definitely the Louvre. Yes, the famous Mona Lisa painting by Leonardo da Vinci is here....but that is not all, there are many other awesome paintings which deserve to be admired...

  • 2

    My Week in Italy: Enjoying Venice

    14 months ago

    As with most of our long distance trips in Italy, we relied on taking trains. Most of the time the trains were on time or at most late a few minutes. On our last morning in Florence, we boarded a train from Firenze...

  • 4

    My Week in Italy: At The Leaning Tower of Pisa

    14 months ago

    Florence is a great place from which to visit medieval towns like Lucca and Siena. For us, we chose to visit Pisa. The city centre itself is very walkable and that was what we did throughout our trip. Early in the...

  • 0

    My Week in Italy: Florence

    14 months ago

    From the Termini station, we took a regional train to Florence's Santa Maria Novella station. The ticket costs 17.35 Euros and there is no seat reservation. Luckily, end November is not a peak period and we did not have...

  • 2

    My Week in Italy: Rome

    12 months ago

    Before deciding to head to Europe in late November, I was slightly hesitant as I was wary of bad weather. Well, I am glad to say that I went ahead and I truly enjoyed my two weeks exploring Italy and Paris. My first...

  • 4

    Shopping in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    11 months ago

    Kuala Lumpur is probably the first city in Malaysia which most tourists visit. For some, it is also the only city which they visit. However, if time allows it I would strongly recommend a longer stay in Malaysia to...

  • 0

    Day Out at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore

    13 months ago

    In recent years, Sentosa has been rapidly developing. One of the latest and most interesting attractions to open at Sentosa Island is definitely the integrated resort, Resorts World Sentosa. Here, you could easily spend...

  • 47

    Top Korean Dramas of 2011: Mid Year Review

    4 weeks ago

    My review of 2011 Korean dramas: Best Love, City Hunter, 49 Days, My Princess, Dream High and more.

  • 9

    Eating in Macau

    2 years ago

    When deciding on what to eat in Macau, one of the must-try is definitely Portuguese food. There are a number of famous restaurants to choose from. As I had just walked over from the A-Ma temple, we decided to go down...

  • 8

    Eating in Hong Kong

    13 months ago

    Hong Kong is a great place to visit. Not just for the many attractions and shopping, but also for its great food. Prices are also reasonable and comparable to Singapore. If you would like to try authentic local food,...

  • 0

    My Second Visit to Hong Kong: The City That Never Sleeps (Part 2)

    14 months ago

    After a short but fun time in Macau, soon we were back in Hong Kong for the rest of our holiday. Our first stop was at China Hong Kong City since the ferry terminal was there. The place is filled with many outlets...

  • 2

    Visiting Hong Kong: Shopping for Every Budget

    8 months ago

    All shopaholics beware! Hong Kong is a dangerous place for your purses as you can literally shop to your heart’s delight all around this Special Administrative Region (SAR). Even I, who don’t shop much, had...

  • 2

    Visiting Macau: Heritage, Casinos & Pastries (Part 2)

    9 months ago

    After exploring the main Macau island for one day, we then moved on to the Taipa island. It is a short bus ride away only. As you cross over the bridge towards Taipa, you will once again pass by the Macau Tower. As we...

  • 8

    Visiting Phuket Island, Thailand

    14 months ago

    During the recent Labour Day weekend, I made a short trip to Phuket. I have always heard a lot about it and as it is just a short flight from Singapore, it is no hassle at all! And I was not disappointed by the beauty...

  • 7

    Visiting Macau: Heritage, Casinos & Pastries

    12 months ago

    From where I stayed on Nathan Road, we walked to China Hong Kong City where we boarded a ferry to Macau. Everything moved like clockwork and we breezed through immigration and took our seats. The ferry was comfortable....

  • 2

    My Second Visit to Hong Kong: The City That Never Sleeps

    14 months ago

    My first visit to Hong Kong was a few years back but during winter. At that time, it was cooling and the temperature hovered around 10 degree Celcius. This time we decided to brave the warm summer and visited in early...

  • 8

    Top Korean Dramas of 2010

    20 months ago

    2010 has lots to offer in terms of Korean dramas. Lightweights ones which made you laugh and squeal in delight, dramas that made you weep and some which made you think. Here is my list of top 4 for the year 2010. Do...

  • 5

    Hanoi, Vietnam: 1000 Years of Heritage

    11 months ago

    Hanoi is well known for its many lakes. One of the most well known would be Hoan Kiem Lake which seems to be the centre of the city. On my first day there, I took my time walking around the lake, venturing off once in a...

  • 9

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Short Trip to Saigon

    11 months ago

    My first impression of Ho Chi Minh City (known to locals as Saigon) was its many,many motorcycles. On my first day in Saigon, I felt that it was hard to cross the streets. As I crossed more and more lanes, I became more...

  • 13

    Sentosa Island: Singapore's Top Tourist Destination

    15 months ago

    Singapore offers various attractions for visitors of all ages. Among the most popular tourist attractions, Sentosa Island definitely stands out. It is the place where the locals go to have fun too. Hence, expect a huge...

  • 3

    Day Out at Marina Bay, Singapore

    7 months ago

    Singapore is often described as a great place to shop, and when shopping is mentioned, Orchard Road is often the first place to come to mind. However, there are many other places to shop and the Marina Bay area is a...

  • 7

    Genting Highlands: Hub of Entertainment

    2 weeks ago

    Genting Highlands Resort is an all-in-one entertainment and tourism hub situated in Pahang. However, it is just a short one hour bus ride from Malaysia's capital city, Kuala Lumpur. It is also easily accesible from Ipoh...

  • 2

    Shopping in Singapore: Orchard Road

    15 months ago

    Singapore is well-known among tourists as a great place to shop. It may not offer the best bargains in terms of price, but it definitely stands out for providing shoppers with great variety and high comfort level as...

  • 14

    Natural Attractions in Korea

    8 months ago

    Before going to Korea, I did not know that the country is made up of about 70% to 80% of mountainous area. This became more and more obvious as I explored South Korea. During my one week trip, I visited Mount Sorak...

  • 4

    Seoul: Visit Again and Again

    2 years ago

    Seoul is a vibrant city located in South Korea, one of the most developed Asian countries. I made my first visit to the city in 2010 and ever since my first visit, I have fallen in love with the city. I only had the...

  • 2

    Learning More About Korea’s History and Culture

    2 years ago

    Within Seoul there are many palaces. I chose to visit Gyeongbok Palace (or Gyeongbokgung) which was first constructed in 1395 and is also the biggest in size. Today, the palace we see is different from the original...

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    Fun Day Out at Everland, Korea

    2 years ago

    Everland is one of Korea’s famous theme parks. It is huge and is divided into sections according to different themes. Close to Everland is another water theme park called Caribbean Bay which uses boy band 2PM and...

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    Eating in Korea

    3 months ago

    When eating in Korea, kimchi is a must. You will see it served at every meal. Besides kimchi, it is common to see many other side dishes served with your main meal. While in Korea, I had the opportunity to try various...

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    Jeju Island: Korea’s Top Tourist Destination

    2 years ago

    Jeju Island is Korea’s most famous local honeymoon destination and can be considered as Korea’s equivalent of Hawaii. It takes only one hour by flight from Seoul to Jeju Island. It is also frequently visited...

  • 5

    Shopping in Korea

    13 months ago

    Although Korea is the most expensive Asian country I’ve traveled to, this does not mean that there are no bargains to be found. In fact, Korea has lots to offer in terms of shopping places. Firstly, in...

  • 30

    Older Women, Younger Men: In Asian Dramas

    23 hours ago

    In Asian dramas it is more common to see the usual older man-younger woman pairing. However, in recent years we see more dramas doing the opposite!

  • 4

    Vivocity: Singapore's Family-Friendly Mall

    10 months ago

    Within Singapore, there are many shopping malls and of course, the world-renowned Orchard Road. However, Vivocity stands out as a shopping centre which caters to the whole family. There are a variety of shops here...

  • 2

    How To Learn A Foreign Language: Top 5 Tips For A Beginner

    13 months ago

    Firstly, try to search for a friend who knows the language. If there is no one, then it is best to search for a tutor who charges affordable rates for weekly language tuition. The purpose of searching for a person who...

  • 8

    Top 5 Favourite Cities I've Travelled To

    13 months ago

    Florence is stunningly beautiful, both in the day and night. In fact, I would definitely recommend using Florence as a base to visit other nearby places such as Pisa or Sienna. Due to its heritage status, most parts of...

  • 8

    Cameron Highlands: Top Tourist Destination in Malaysia

    20 months ago

    It is easy to get to Cameron Highlands from Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh. To Malaysians, it is a great place for a short trip as they can enjoy a break from the hot weather in other parts of Malaysia, Moreover, it is the best...

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    My Favourite Animation Movies

    12 months ago

    In 2009, Up was one of the best movies ever. Although it is an animation film, adults and children alike will love this movie. The movie tells of an old man, Carl, who finally decides to set off to South America to...

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    Five Things to do in Hong Kong

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    Hong Kong is widely known as a shopping haven. It has many huge malls like Times Square which offers a one stop offering of clothes, restaurants and entertainment. On the other hand, Hong Kong also has various markets...

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    Attractions in Singapore

    13 months ago

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    Five Air Travel Tips For the First Time Flyer

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    Top 3 Korean Dramas in 2009

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    Parco Marina Bay: Supporting Singapore Designers

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    4 Tips on How to Choose a Career

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    Visiting Thailand: 3 Days in Chiang Mai

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    Fun Games to Play On a Journey

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    Christmas: When Family and Friends Gather

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    Traveling from Singapore to Malaysia

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    Visiting Bali

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    My trip to Perth and SouthWest Australia

    3 months ago

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    Visiting Penang, Malaysia: UNESCO Heritage Site and Food Haven

    14 months ago

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    Off The Beaten Path: Kuala Sepetang, Malaysia

    2 months ago

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    My Impressions of China: Beijing, The Capital City

    13 months ago

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    Off The Beaten Path: Visiting Kedah, Malaysia

    13 months ago

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    Travelling to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

    14 months ago

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    Why Learn Music?

    2 years ago

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    Why study Economics?

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    Why study accounting?

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    2 years ago

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    My impressions of China: Suzhou and Hangzhou

    11 months ago

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    Off the Beaten Path: Exploring Pulau Ubin, Singapore

    14 months ago

    When most people think of Singapore, they think of skyscrapers, huge malls and cold air-conditioning. However, there is another side to Singapore. Pulau Ubin is an island located on the east of Singapore. It is near...

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    Off the Beaten Path: Ipoh, Malaysia

    11 months ago

    Since coming to Singapore, I have not been able to go back often to my hometown, Ipoh. Whenever I mention that I come from Ipoh, the first thing people say....Ipoh horfun!! That's definitely no surprise as Ipoh's...

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    Off the Beaten Path: Visiting Pulau Ketam, Malaysia

    10 months ago

    There are many reasons why people travel. For me, one of my reasons is to have unique experiences which I would not have gotten if I had not traveled. And by traveling, one does not have to go far. In fact, this...

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    My Sister's Keeper: Books that made me.....

    20 months ago

    Recently, there was a movie called My Sister's Keeper. When I realised that it was based on a book by Jodi Picoult I went to the library to search for it. As expected, the book did not disappoint me. It had all the...

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