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Why Stay in a Private Villa in Bali?

What is better than a private villa? A private villa with a pool. On a short getaway with the girlfriends, we booked a villa at Sandi Kala Villas, which is located at the end of Seminyak, Bali. It is a little isolated and you have to get a cab everywhere, but the villa itself and…… Continue reading Why Stay in a Private Villa in Bali?

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Travelling Japan – Hotel Francs (Makuhari, Chiba)

I really have no idea how useful this will be, considering tourists hardly go to the Makuhari area unless they’re going to the convention centre or on a business trip, but I really did like Hotel Francs, so I have to talk about it. It is about a 5-10 minute walk from Makuhari Messe, which…… Continue reading Travelling Japan – Hotel Francs (Makuhari, Chiba)

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Travelling Japan – Mobile Wifi aka Mifi

I don’t have to be constantly connected, but well, it does make things way easier, so when I travel, I like to rent a mobile wifi unit rather than have to depend on public wifi or Starbucks. Mifi are mobile routers that you connect your devices to via wifi, so you pop the unit in…… Continue reading Travelling Japan – Mobile Wifi aka Mifi

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Day 2 of 4 in Taipei – WALK, EAT AND SHOP TILL YOU DROP!

Day 2 was a whirlwind of activities, after a a delicious breakfast of dough fritters (youtiao) and soya bean milk (dou jiang) and a sharedΒ bowl of yummy wanton noodles and assorted side dishes among 9 people, we got on cabs that we hired for the day to bring us round. Stop 1 was Jiu Fen…… Continue reading Day 2 of 4 in Taipei – WALK, EAT AND SHOP TILL YOU DROP!

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Day 1 of 4 in Taipei – Walk, Eat and Shop Till You Drop!

4 days in Taipei with non-stop eating and walking and it has been exhausting. No regrets, even as I sit here at the desk in the pretty amazing Sato Castle Hotel typing this out. My cousins who organised this trip booked us rooms in different nights that we are in Taiwan and as cool as…… Continue reading Day 1 of 4 in Taipei – Walk, Eat and Shop Till You Drop!