Browsing Category : North Asia

Travel Guide to Sanya, The ‘Hawaii’ of China


  Introducing Sanya How to Get There Where to Stay What to Do   INTRODUCING SANYA Sanya is billed as “China’s Hawaii”  and this is the next best alternative for southeast Asians who want to experience the relaxing beach life but do not wish to travel so far to Honolulu. It has been on my travel bucket list for the longest time and…

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The Honeymoon Travel Guide to Seoul Fun


Inspired by the Korean drama Winter Sonata? There is nothing like a getaway to South Korea and your honeymoon is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time and enjoy the company of the one you love most.   South Korea is a popular destination for newlyweds and has many fascinating tourist attractions. There are many enthralling things to do in…

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I have been dreaming of a White December (Part 1)


Santa Claus must have heard my wish that I want to spend a white and snowy vacation for this year December. I don’t care about the presents underneath the Christmas tree and all I want for Christmas is to play with snow. My flight to South Korea is booked and confirmed! Yipee~ Yipee~ Yeah! This photo was taken in February 2012…

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The Summer Palace


Beijing, China I was in Beijing last week and I visited the Summer Palace [颐和园], a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Beijing, China. This was the Imperial family’s summer retreat. The Summer Palace is mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and the Kunming Lake. I have been to the Forbidden City but this Summer Palace was more impressive to me because of the scenic views.…

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Xiao Long Bao, My Love!


Shanghai, China This is my first flight to China this year. Like finally! I love flights to China! Food is cheap! Everything is cheap! I love chinese food! I live like a Queen whenever I am in China. I re-visited YuYuan (豫园) and you can view my previous post on YuYuan here. I took a cab to YuYuan and the…

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Day Trip To Lake Kawaguchi


Lake Kawaguchi, Japan Cherry blossom in Japan has its record earliest start this year. Cherry blossom is short-lived beauty and unfortunately, I missed the full bloom period in Tokyo. The cherry blossom around the Fuji Five Lakes typically peak around mid april. Therefore, I decided to visit one of the five lakes, Lake Kawaguchi, hoping to catch a glimpse of Japan’s…

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The Forbidden City


Beijing, China This is a late post on my trip to The Forbidden City in Beijing on January this year. I always feel that there is an air of mystery with a lot of untold stories in this imperial palace. Prior to the trip, my Chinese colleagues have already advised me not to stay till too late and the haunted…

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