Category Archives: Asia

Dolphin and Island Hopping Tour (Pamilacan, Balicasag, Virgin sandbar): A day of chasing dolphins and turtles

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Although we have already seen dolphins during our trip in Perth/Bunbury, we were excited to go for this dolphin and island hopping tour as we will be able to see the dolphins swim care-freely in the sea. We paid 2,900 … Continue reading

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Amorita Resort Bohol: My little love…

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There are many hotels in Bohol that claimed to be beachfront and it is really quite hard to tell how the actual conditions of hotels/resorts are. Pictures can sometimes be REALLY deceiving… We finally chose Amorita Resort in Bohol because … Continue reading

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Bohol Countryside Tour: Chocolate Hills, Tarsiers and More!

Bohol is the home of the Tarsiers and Chocolate Hills. We definitely cannot visit Bohol without signing up for the Bohol Countryside Tour. We chose to book the tour with Peacock Garden even though it is slightly pricier (4,200 peso … Continue reading

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Peacock Garden Bohol : Awesome Premier Infinity Pool and Seaview Room!

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There is only one word to describe Peacock Garden Bohol: Awesome! It costs us about SGD240 per night inclusive of taxes, and it was worth every single cent of it! Reception at lobby of Peacock Garden and Welcome drinks Map … Continue reading

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Oceanjet ferry from Cebu to Bohol: Fast and comfortable

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Bohol is about 1 hour 40 mins away from Cebu if you take the fast craft ferry. The tourist class ticket for Oceanjet is 1000 peso per person (return ticket). I understand that there are other ferries or boats that … Continue reading

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Castle Peak Hotel, Cebu, Philippines: Good location, Low price!

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Castle Peak Hotel in Cebu Philippines is one of the many boutique hotels that have sprung up in recent times. Kate scrolled through Agoda and found that the room is very affordable, has bathtub (always a plus!) and have amenities … Continue reading

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How to get from Singapore to Cebu?

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If you’re plannning to get from Singapore to Cebu, this post can give you a glimpse of how the planning can be done… Flights from Singapore to Cebu There are several flights from Singapore to Cebu which includes Philippine Airlines, … Continue reading

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Top 5 MUST DO Things in Macao : You have not been to Macao unless you have…

There are many things to do in Macao and many attractions as well. But if you ask me what are the MUST do things in Macao, this is our list of the top 5 MUST DO things in Macao… Top … Continue reading

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21 Amazing Travel Experiences in Hong Kong!

There are actually many things to do in Hong Kong. Attractions in Hong Kong abound as well! But to sum up our recent trip, here are 21 Amazing Travel Experiences in Hong Kong you ought to check out! Things to … Continue reading

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Day 9 Hong Kong Trip : A Surprise Find at Lian Xiang Ju Dim Sum Restaurant

On our last day of Hong Kong, we wanted to try out food at one of the food courts which we saw during the last couple of days while venturing the streets of Hong Kong. However, to our horror, the … Continue reading

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Day 8 Hong Kong Trip : What we did in Central 中環 Hong Kong!

After 8 days in Hong Kong, I realised that I have not tried the instant noodles in Hong Kong Cafes! Kate on the other hand thinks that its just instant noodles (for crying out loud!). So, I went into the … Continue reading

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Day 7 Hong Kong Trip : Side Trip to Shen Zhen & Debunking Recommendations

On Day 7 of our Hong Kong trip, Kate planned for a trip to Shen Zhen. In the morning, we woke up (stayed at Ah Shan Hostel) and started to look for a typical Hong Kong Cafe for our breakfast. … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Trip Day 6 – Rounding up Macao and Returning to HK

On day 6 of our Hong Kong trip, we finally conquered the elusive Guia Lighthouse and Guia Fortress in Macao! Bomb raid shelter and walls of the Guia Fortress Guia Lighthouse and Guia Chapel Although it was a challenge for … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Trip Day 5 – Continuing Our Travels in Macao!

Day 5 of our Hong Kong, Macao, Shen Zhen trip sees us continuing our travels in Macao! After checking into Hotel Royal Macao, we started out on foot to visit the Historical Centre of Macao! Checking into Hotel Royal Macao … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Trip Day 3 : Ocean Park and New Year’s Eve Countdown!

Day 3 of our Hong Kong trip was very much memorable. It was New Year’s Eve Countdown at Victoria Harbour! Kate also made an arrangement for us to visit Ocean Park in the morning so that we could fully utilise … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Trip Day 2 : The Attractions of Tsuen Wan!

Our 2nd day of travel in Hong Kong started with breakfast at a typical Hong Kong Cafe. Here, we enjoyed toast, bo luo bun, spaghetti soup as well as the Hong Kong national beverage – milk tea! A typical Hong … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Trip : Day 1!

Thanks to Kate, we finally embarked on our trip to Hong Kong! Yeah, she is the planner of all our trips and our in-house photographer. While, I just carry the bags. When you consider the amount of things Kate buys, … Continue reading

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A Classy Treat at Lei Garden International Finance Center Hong Kong!

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Lei Garden is an atas Chinese restaurant that also has branches in Singapore and we were told to give it a try in Hong Kong because the price is about 30% lower. After trying out the Michelin-starred dim sum at … Continue reading

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The Minimalist Guide to Eating at Tim Ho Wan Hong Kong!

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So you have read our review of Tim Ho Wan Plaza Singapura and is now dying to visit the orignal Tim Ho Wan in Hong Kong? Here is the minimalist guide to eating at Tim Ho Wan @ Mong Kok. … Continue reading

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Guia Fortress and Lighthouse Macao : An Elusive Fortress Found!

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Guia Fortress was one of the landmarks that we told ourselves “WE MUST VISIT!”. On our last day in Macao, it proved to be elusive. The paths and walkways that kept pointing us to Guia Fortress, seemingly never ends! Eventhough … Continue reading

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