Japan is definitely a country you cannot visit just once.
The different prefectures each carry its own individual charm. You can choose to experience how the modern city life is like, or let the old-world architecture of other cities take you back in time.
It is quite impossible to cover every inch of Japan with just one trip, but you can get the most out of your stay by going for short, eye-opening day trips to other towns and cities located within reasonable distances from Tokyo.
Here are 6 Of The Best Daytrips From Tokyo.
Despite being approximately 6,028 kilometres away from Singapore, Melbourne remains one of the most popular vacation destinations for Singaporeans. No surprise there, since the Australian city happens to be among the most liveable cities in the world.
Accommodation is actually relatively affordable and we have narrowed down gorgeous Airbnb homes that you can afford to stay at.
Here is our guide to 9 Pretty Airbnb In Melbourne You Can Stay At For S$150 Per Night.
Sakura is a beautiful variety of cherry blossoms that bloom in Spring. They are infinitely gorgeous in shades of pinks and whites, and Japan sees an influx of tourists every Spring; people from all over the world fly to Japan for hanami (cherry blossom viewing).
And in the recent few years, the Japanese have been using sakura as an enhancing ingredient. You’d be surprised how sakura can be consumed in so many ways!
Generally, sakura is used as a flavour, as a light pink food colouring or as a garnish in modern cuisine. Here are 8 Sakura Foods You Must Try During The Cherry Blossom Season.
One of the primary reasons why we always enjoy our time in Hong Kong is, of course, the food. Hong Kong has many restaurants with different types of cuisine but those can never win our love for its local food.
Dine in a local Cha Chaan Teng (literal translation: Tea Restaurant) over local casual fare such as wanton noodles and roast meat rice, or venture into the streets and get yourself some curry fishballs, egg tarts or even the ever popular egglets.
On a budget? No worries; we are going to show you how you can stuff yourself silly with a small budget. Here is How to Conquer the Best of Hong Kong’s Local Food in A Day With S$50.
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For those who are lamenting about how the upcoming Valentine’s Day is a harsh Single-Awareness-Day (“SAD”), it is time to face reality.
There is nothing wrong with being single, and in fact, there are many blessings that you can enjoy as a single person. For instance, you can regularly avoid burning a hole in your pocket (especially during special occasions), and you have the freedom to pursue whatever you want!
This year, instead of wondering why your Prince Charming has not swept you off your feet, we have some light-hearted suggestions. These are 8 Ways to Survive Valentine’s Day If You Are Single, which will not only allow you to understand the love between people, the love for others, but most importantly, love for yourself.
Singapore’s local food is so diverse and multi-cultural that you will never get sick of eating it. And what if we told you there are several buffet spreads that focus on local food?
Imagine free-flow roti prata, Chinese roast meats and delicious beef rendang!
You will find yourself going for a second, maybe third serving of that fragrant chicken rice. And free-flow chilli crab for you?
Well, here are 7 Local Food Buffets in Singapore You Need To Try.
Loft hotels are increasingly popular. Instead of conventional one-floor rooms, many are instead turning to these duplex rooms as a place to unwind from work stress or even for staycations.
Offering a spacious living environment styled with contemporary designs, spending a night in a loft room is ideal for a special occasion (such as Valentines Day, hint hint).
For those who are searching for a reasonably priced loft room to spend a night or two, here are 7 Loft Hotels in Singapore You Must Try For An Unforgettable Staycation.
London is one of the best cities in the world, and if you are being based there, you are lucky! Otherwise, as travellers, London is always a good idea for a city holiday. What’s even better is that there is plenty more to explore outside of the capital to enrich your travel experience.
The fantastic thing about London is that it is strategically located in close proximity to many other cities, and the UK’s advanced transport system allows you to reach these places quickly and without much hassle.
Here are 10 Day Trips from London for Under £35. The next time you find yourselves in London, don’t forget to factor in a day or two for these alternative experience!
Cherry Blossoms in Japan are a phenomenal sight. It is the kind of moments that will stay forever etched in your hearts and minds, and it will make you crave for more.
‘Hanami’ is the activity of cherry blossoms viewing, and it happens annually in Japan. The full bloom periods differ from city to city, but the average bloom period is one week and slightly more, if you are lucky.
Visitors from all over the world plan the trips way in advance based on forecasts, in hopes to catch a glimpse of Japan’s prettiest flowers in its full bloom. And if you are thinking that just seeing the flowers alone doesn’t sound all too exciting, you are very wrong.
From rowing a boat in the parks to indulging in cherry blossoms delicacies, Here’s Why You Should Visit Japan During Cherry Blossoms Period. It is an experience that you will never forget.
Copenhagen is dubbed one of the most liveable cities in the world, and its laid-back lifestyle has brought about the rise in coffee houses and cafes.
The beautiful Scandinavian city is gorgeous beyond words, and its cafes are of heavy Nordic influence with clean, minimalistic interiors. Good coffee is almost a given, and we were incredibly impressed by the cafe scene.
You can find a cafe almost on every street and at every turn; how blessed are the locals to wake up to the smell of good coffee every day! Here are some of our favourite cafes in Copenhagen, and we’d love for you to share your favourites with us too!
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Are you a nature lover who has included a safari experience in South Africa in your bucket list? If you are, you probably already know that getting close up with wildlife is going to be one of the most amazing experiences you can have in your lifetime.
Yet we all know that a safari trip to South Africa can get pretty costly, especially private lodges and fully serviced camps. But with some tips from us, there is still a way to avoid unnecessary costs and go for a trip without breaking your bank!
Here’s How To Budget For An African Safari Without Breaking Your Bank. READ ON
Sick of afternoon teas and cafe hopping adventures in Singapore? Then why not spice things up a little by joining our sunny island’s toughest eating challenges! These eating competitions range from consuming a jaw-dropping amount of beef burger to insanely spicy chicken wings that will have you weeping in pain. Partaking in these challenges will be epic, we promise.
From Lau Pa Sat’s Satay Challenge, Little Diner’s Empire Burger Stack Challenge to Sunset Grill & Pub’s The Level 30 Hot Wings Challenge, here is our guide to 7 food challenges in Singapore that you legit want to join.
Osaka is the second most popular Japanese city after Tokyo. Japan itself is always brimming with culture and beautiful sceneries that are enchanting in many ways, and Osaka is no different. Experience both a fast-paced city life and also the quaint suburbs where you can kick back and relax.
Many families travel to Osaka because it is less hectic and the kids can enjoy a fun day out at places such as Universal Studios Japan, the Osaka Aquarium and the Osaka Castle, one of the most coveted places to view cherry blossoms when the season comes.
However, we all know that Japan can be pretty pricey, especially when it comes to accommodation. But you can definitely find an affordable hotel that is both convenient and comfortable for you and your travel partners. To aid you in your quest to find the perfect affordable hotel option, here are 8 Affordable Hotels in Osaka Under S$200 A Night That Will Not Burn A Hole In Your Wallet.
Twelve Cupcakes has been sold to an Indian tea company for S$2.5 million.
Following its celebrity owners’—Daniel Ong and Jamie Teo—divorce, rumours about the famed cupcakes company being sold have also been confirmed.
So, was this decision made because of the divorce?
Artbox—Bangkok’s famous hipster market—is coming to Singapore in April and May 2017.
It is Artbox’s first overseas venture and you bet we are excited about its arrival. Artbox Singapore will be held at The Lawn, Marina Bay Singapore on 28 to 30 April, and 05 to 07 May 2017 from 3pm to 11pm.
EXCLUSIVE: UberEATS is delivering Hai Di Lao Hot Pot on Chinese New Year Day 3 (30 Jan 2017) and you can legit get a Hai Di Lao meal for 6 (valued at S$300) for free. And no, we are not kidding.
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