6 Travel Destinations To Consider For Your Year-End Holidays

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With all the festivities going on, there is really no better time to travel than the last few months of the year.

Aside from all the exciting activities to do such as spending a white Christmas in Korea or Japan, you also get to enjoy the cool temperature climates in certain countries during winter. Yes, that means you get to escape the humid weather in Singapore!

If you are running out of ideas on where your next holiday site should be, we came up with 6 Best Year-End Travel Destinations and some tips on what you can expect there. READ ON

8 Stunning Snowy Destinations In Asia To Experience Winter Wonderland

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A trip to Europe for Christmas sounds wonderful for sure, but thinking about the expenses is enough for anyone to push the plan away. However, do you know that there are many Asian countries where you can experience snow in December?

Here are 8 stunning snowy destinations in Asia to experience winter wonderland.

Weather seasons are getting unpredictable these days so it is always best to check again that the place will be snowing before making plans. READ ON

Hadongkwan – 80-Year-Old Restaurant In Seoul Specialising In Gomtang

Hadongkwan Myeongdong

Hadongkwan is a traditional Korean restaurant in Myeongdong that serves only two items on their menu—Gomtang (thick beef bone soup) and Suyuk (boiled beef or pork slices).

Having been around for 80 years, Hadongkwan has made a name for itself among locals and tourists who love to drop by for a comforting bowl of Gomtang, especially during winter. Only the highest grade of ingredients are used and no artificial flavourings are added to their food.

If you are looking for a light and nutritious breakfast or lunch option at Myeongdong street, Hadongkwan is where you should go to. 

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5 Things To Know Before You Visit Seoul’s New Noryangjin Market

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The famous Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market in Seoul is in a difficult predicament; both the old and new markets are located just side by side and this has resulted in a portion of the vendors moving over to the new building while the rest continue operating at the old market.

In an attempt to modernise the fishery industry to promote tourism growth, the new Noryangjin market has been built to accommodate more stalls in a cleaner environment. While the intention is to increase business opportunities for the owners, many owners from the old Noryangjin Fish Market refused to move over and cited a smaller land area and increased rental fees as their main concerns.

If you are curious about the similarities and differences between the old and new Noryangjin markets, read our guide to find out more. READ ON

Daegweol – New Korean Restaurant In The CBD With S$16 Lunch Sets

Daegweol Food

Fans of Korean food would know that Tanjong Pagar is home to many authentic Korean restaurants and popular Korean barbecue joints. The latest addition to Tras Street is Daegweol, a new Korean restaurant that opened discreetly in August.

Those who enjoy hearty, traditional Korean dishes will find Daegweol right up their alley—their straightforward menu focuses on Korean delicacies such as Galbi-Tang (beef short ribs soup) and Suyuk (pork belly).

Daegweol also offers affordable lunch sets starting from S$16++. As the restaurant is currently still in soft launch, diners can expect an updated menu in coming months. READ ON

5D4N Kyushu Itinerary – 15 Best Things To See, Do & Eat

Kyushu Itinerary

There is nothing not to love about Japan—the beautiful landscapes, rich history, scrumptious local delicacies and exciting seasonal activities to take part in. Japan is a country that is worth visiting countless times because there is just so much to see and do there.

When we talk about Japan, most of you would inevitably think of the more popular destinations such as Tokyo, Osaka and Hokkaido. For your next trip to the land of the rising sun, why not take the road less traveled and venture to Kyushu Island instead?

As Japan’s third largest island, Kyushu is a spectacular place that is known for its scenic countryside, stunning geographical formations, bubbling hot springs and friendly locals. It is the perfect getaway from the hubbub of city life and is where you will find like-minded nature lovers.

If you are ready for a week of adventure and fun at Kyushu Island, read our 5D4N Kyushu Itinerary to know the best places to visit, things to do and local food to try. We know you will love the place as much as we did!

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10 Late-Night Dessert Places In Singapore To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Late Night Dessert Parlours

Dessert parlours that open till late are life-savers. Not only are they great for satisfying that midnight sugar craving, they also serve a myriad of sweet treats to brighten your evening after an exhausting day at work. Looking for a place to hang out with your mates after dinner but not up for a beer? You cannot go wrong with a dessert spot.

Sure, we may not be lacking in choices when it comes to dessert places in Singapore but where can you head to when the clock strikes midnight? This is where our list comes in handy for all the dessert lovers—it covers all sorts of desserts from ice cream to shaved ice bowls and even the Korean bingsu.

Here are 10 Dessert Parlours In Singapore To Satisfy Your Night Time Sweet Tooth. READ ON

12 Street Food At Chatuchak Weekend Market That Are Aroi Mak Mak

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Weekend Market is no doubt the most well-known day market in Bangkok and for many good reasons too—the sheer size of this outdoor market makes it impossible for you to cover the entire place in a day.

Covering 27 acres of land in total, Chatuchak Weekend Market is the largest market in Bangkok and is home to over 8,000 stalls featuring Thai street food, fashion, homeware, flowers and so much more.

For first-timers to Chatuchak Weekend Market, it can be quite intimidating to try and navigate your way around. However, you have nothing to fear! Our guide to all the amazing street food you have to try there will help you narrow down your choices so you know what to look out for.

Here is a guide on 12 Street Food At Chatuchak Weekend Market You Have To Try. READ ON

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