Artbox Singapore – Visit on Day 1

Being a massive ‘fan’ of Artbox’s Thailand edition (You can read my reviews where I can’t get enough of the beef – Sep 2015 & Dec 2016), I was really looking forward to the Singapore edition and yes I visited them 3 times on the first day – at 3PM, 5PM and 10PM. This highly anticipated

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What to eat in Himeji

Although most people prefer to spend only a day visiting Himeji (especially if you are on a touch-and-go JR Pass) just to explore the castle, it is highly recommended to stay at least 1 night to explore the city in more depth. I’ve blogged about the various places and experiences we did in my previous entry

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Visiting Himeji in Spring 2017 – What to See and Do

2 years ago, I visited Himeji (and Kobe) as I bought a 7-day JR Pass because of my Osaka-Tokyo return trip. Not wanting to waste the ‘unlimited’ train rides, I visited Himeji and Kobe in an attempt to cover more areas. In my previous trip, I made use of the free bicycle rental from the

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What to eat in Kumamoto – Spring 2017

In Japan, eating Horse Meat (also known as Sakura-niku or Cherry Blossom Meat) is a delicacy and Kumamoto Prefecture is very well known for this cuisine. (Just some history) The land near Mount Aso (active volcano, last erupted in April 2016) is filled with green pastures and rich grasslands and horses became in abundance after the

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Visiting Kumamoto in Spring – March 2017

Kumamoto is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and if you have yet to heard of this place, I’m sure you will find their black bear mascot (Kumamon) familiar. Just a brief history of Kumamon – The character has been created as part of a tourism campaign (sounds like Singapore’s Merlion) back in 2010

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Bangkok and Beyond – Maeklong, Amphawa, Nang Leong

With many budget airlines flying to Bangkok, it is always a favourite choice when deciding on that short getaway! *Note: You can take the train from Singapore to Bangkok too! Forget about Platinum Mall, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Asiatique and MBK, it’s time to venture out of your comfort zone! After my successful 2-night exploration trip to Hua Hin

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