Taiwan the Lucky Land!
Back in September 2022, Taiwan opened its doors to tourists again. And to attract even more tourists, they launched an initiative in May 2023 – Taiwan the Lucky Land. Lucky individuals will get to walk away with a travel prize worth NTD 5000 (SGD 220). Travel prizes will come in the form of an EasyCard…
Taichung’s Blue Sky Hotel: A blast from the past
Revenge travel is in full force. The airports are crowded. The flights are full. Tourists are flooding malls and attracions. This augurs well for the travel industry that has been reeling from the effects of the pandemic. In our first trip to Taiwan since 2019, my family and I decided to visit Taichung and Taipei.…
雞湯大叔 Broth Master – One of the best hotpot places in Taipei!
Taiwan IS the land of hotpot. A hotpot meal can range from NTD120 to NTD2000 (SGD$6-100) and options are abundant in Taiwan. One place I highly recommend is 雞湯大叔 Broth Master. The one I visited this week (and the one I usually visit) is conveniently located in the Eslite Building in Xin Yi district. Here…
Five things to eat in Myeongdong!
Just got back from a trip to South Korea and I’ve got some recommendations to share with you from the bustling touristy neighborhood of Myeongdong. My family and I were pleased to have had all sorts of delicious dishes during our stay, and let me tell you – it was a foodie paradise. One of…
10 lessons from Korea free-and-easy trip
After nearly three years since our last family vacation, we could finally go for one. Unlike past trips, we only considered countries that did not require PCR tests or have movement restrictions. When we booked in August, South Korea just opened up and we quickly found a great airline deal to Jeju. Alas, while the…
No Birds: It’s a car rental company!
Self-drive is our option whenever we go for a holiday. And our recent trip to Sydney was no exception. We were checking out the usual car rental companies — Hertz, Avia, Europcar, and Budget — all of which we have used before. Our criteria were affordability, model of car and proximity to Kingsford Smith Airport.…
NSW road trip: Bondi Junction hits the sweet spot
New South Wales in winter is such a refreshing change for those of us more accustomed to temperate climates. With temperatures hitting around mid-teens Censius, there’s no need for thick winter clothing. A light jacket is all we need to get around most times — chilly winter nights being the exception. After our road trip…
NSW road trip: Journey to the south
NSW road trip to Jervis Bay and surrounds in winter.
Review: OPPO Reno8 Pro 5G
New to the market, the OPPO Reno8 Pro 5G was introduced on August 19. We’re excited and thankful to have gotten a hold of the latest OPPO Reno8 Pro 5G before its release. We’ll walk through some features of the phone which we particularly enjoyed when using it. We took it on a trip with…
Revolut(ionise) the way You (take) a Trip!
Traveling soon? Here are two cards you should get before going abroad!