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.
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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!
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!
Okinawa is not quite the Japan you know. Ths island pretty much sits on its own, has its own cultures and expressions, and food that is unique to them.
Because of its geographical location, Okinawan food is very much influenced by the Chinese culture, while still retaining authentic Japan elements and flavours. As for its beverages, it is no secret that Okinawa is home to some of the best beers and liquor in Asia.
A recent trip to Okinawa had us discovering the many wonders of its food scene, and every single item listed in this guide to 10 MUST-TRY Local Food in Okinawa wowed us in its own ways.
Be unique, #BeOkinawa.
Indulgence Plus is a year-long lifestyle membership programme by the Park Hotel Group, perfect for those who love to dine, wine and unwind. With an Indulgence Plus membership, you can unlock a plethora of amazing hotel accommodation and dining privileges across its portfolio of hotels and dining outlets – which includes a free staycation at a Park Hotel of your choice.
P.S. A complimentary staycation is merely one of the numerous benefits you are entitled to.
Out of all the various membership programmes out there, what makes the Indulgence Plus membership so special?
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.
Ask any Singaporean which Asian city is their favourite for shopping and most would tell you Bangkok.
For the Thais, night markets are a way of life. The congregation of local vendors is a common sight and for many natives, their livelihoods depend on these bustling night bazaars.
Here’s our guide to 7 Night Markets in Bangkok That Are Worth Checking Out.
Should keeping fit be one of your New Year’s resolutions, then this brief guide to the upcoming runs in Singapore would be perfect for you.
Several of these runs are for a good cause, which is ideal for those who pledged to do more for the society. Similarly, if you are running out of ideas to do in Singapore, why not gather your family and friends and register for a fun run?
From OSIM Sundown Marathon to 2XU Compression Run, here are 7 Runs & Marathons in Singapore In 2017. There are many different categories to choose from such as non-competitive and competitive. Some of these marathons have exciting prizes to be won too.
The capital of England is not just home to the best dining destinations but too boasts a fine selection of museums. Following the recent Brexit, travel gurus have declared the UK as a great travel bargain; its affordability has propelled London to become even more highly sought after than before.
From Victoria and Albert Museum, Grant Museum of Zoology to National Gallery London, here are The 9 Best Museums in London that all cultured travellers must check out. By the way, most of London’s major museums offer complimentary general admission. Now, you have no excuses to not make a special trip!
One of the most highly anticipated festivals for the Chinese has to be the annual Chinese New Year. Based on the lunar calendar, the festival falls on the first day of the first month which is unlike the international New Year, and it differs every year.
Chinese New Year is the time when families get together, and for foreigners who make use of this holiday to travel back to their hometown for a family reunion. An important aspect of this festivity is also its traditions which have been kept for many generations.
If you have always been curious about the significance of spring cleaning and why are we told by our parents to stay up past midnight on the Eve of Chinese New Year, let us share with you 7 Chinese New Year Traditions And Their Significance. READ ON
A trip to Seoul is always refreshing—for the soul, for the wardrobe and beauty cabinet, for the tummy. However, the city can get a little too bustling and crazy, so much so that it is overwhelming.
If shopping all day every day is not your thing, or even if you are just looking for a little more sightseeing outside of the city, day trips might just be what your itinerary needs.
Take a look at these 7 Most Fulfilling Day Trips From Seoul, and set off for an adventure that does not just involve facial masks and day-to-night retail therapy.