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Jul 22, 2019 , Italy

Exploring South Puglia in summer

If you are looking for an off-the-beaten-track, wallet friendly, and not swamped-with-tourists destination in Italy, I think Puglia is the answer. For summer last year, I headed out to Puglia for Summer Part 2 (first part being my hot but enjoyable trip to Karuizawa), joining my travelling buddies from Hong...

Nov 2, 2018 , Japan

Best way to experience Karuizawa

Karuizawa is a beautiful upmarket mountain resort located in the Nagano Prefecture. It's definitely not a cheap place compared to some other countryside areas, and has developed as a popular place for many Japanese to visit especially during Summer, with many affluent ones owning a second home here. I aptly call it...

Oct 23, 2018 , Japan

Best of Kusatsu Onsen

For my summer getaway this year, I did almost the unthinkable of visiting Japan in July! Unthinkable because it's the summer season then, and all I could say was my furry paws and body was just sweating profusely in the hot humid weather years ago when I went to my...

Sep 12, 2018 , Japan

Kayotei Ryokan and exploring Yamanaka onsen

Recharged from our first night in Kanazawa staying at the lovely Asadaya Ryokan, I made my way with Y and her best gal pals to our next stop to Kayotei Ryokan, an hour's drive away. Located in the small hotsprings area of Yamanaka, Kayotei is a traditional ryokan, family-owned inn...

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Aug 15, 2017 , France

Megeve Ski

Finally after years of wanting to go Megeve, we finally did it this year! It has always been on my hit list after reading so much about this charming and chic ski town in France, close to the Montblanc. This place is definitely laden with old money and best described...

Oct 22, 2013 , Japan

Izu Teddy Bear Museum

Firstly, I have to clarify that I did not choose Izu just because they had a Teddy Bear Museum here, but I think God meant for me to come here. It was to my great joy when I discovered in the local Japanese guide regarding the existence of this museum!...

Dec 9, 2013 , Taiwan

Discovering Taiwan for the first time

Continuing from my earlier post on discovering Taiwan, here's the itinerary which I think be useful for 1st timers plus Mr Hung's contact at the end of post if you wanna hire him to bring you around Taiwan. Please bear with this rather long post, as I rather not break...

Jan 26, 2016 , China

Chengdu Chinese fine dining – Zi Fei and Yu’s Family Kitchen

My trip to Chengdu with Y, R and his parents was not just about seeing Pandas for sure. The trip was made more eventful, as Y's good friend LY had been there earlier this year and had raved about some amazing Chinese degustation fine dinners with really exquisite displays and...