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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 – 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 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!

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Nonomiya Shrine: A Word A Week Challenge – Red

Red is associated with Japanese Buddhism and Shintoism, and in many shrines in Japan, red will be the dominating colour. Nonomiya Shrine is located in Arashiyama, Kyoto and is the place where many imperial princesses during the Heinan period spent a year in order to purify themselves before going to the Ise Shrine. In this…… Continue reading Nonomiya Shrine: A Word A Week Challenge – Red