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Japan cherry blossom viewing in 2019: Tips and tricks to make sure you won’t miss it

Japan cherry blossom viewing in 2019: Tips and tricks to make sure you won’t miss it

There’s nothing that draws more tourists to Japan than cherry blossoms. Cherry blossom viewing in Japan is a huge event even among the Japanese people. For tourists, if you want to make sure that you can enjoy the beautiful sakura flowers, which come only very fleetingly, you’ll need to make sure your research is thorough before you make holiday arrangements.…

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Starbucks opened its first location in Italy and it’s BEAUTIFUL

Starbucks opened its first location in Italy and it’s BEAUTIFUL

Here’s something to put in your itinerary the next time you visit Milan: Starbucks. Not only because it’s the first ever Starbucks outlet in Italy, it is also probably the most beautiful one you’d have seen. The 2,300-sqm Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milan is located at Piazza Cordusio, and the store pays homage to the rich Italian coffee culture by offering…

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Where to buy winter outfits that are stylish, not frumpy – and don’t cost a bomb!

Where to buy winter outfits that are stylish, not frumpy – and don’t cost a bomb!

The wintry season is coming to many popular travel destinations, and if you’re planning a year-end holiday to somewhere cold to usher in the new year with a bang, we know what you’d want to start shopping for: winter apparel. But the problem with being in a tropical countries mean that we probably would only own very few pieces of…

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22 FREE or discounted perks to enjoy, just because it’s your birthday

22 FREE or discounted perks to enjoy, just because it’s your birthday

What better way is there to spend your birthday apart from indulging yourself in some good ol’ BIRTHDAY freebies? We know you’re itching to see what stuff you can get for free on your very special day, so we won’t drag it out any longer: here are the 23 perks you can enjoy on your birthday. 1. Free Sashimi according…

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Thailand’s highest 360-degree observation deck and rooftop bar is now open and here’s why you should visit it

Thailand’s highest 360-degree observation deck and rooftop bar is now open and here’s why you should visit it

Going to Bangkok again soon? Here’s somewhere newly opened that you should certainly visit. Bangkok has recently just announced the opening of its new, world-class landmark and highest observation deck that is 314 metres high: named the King Power Mahanakhon Skywalk. What makes it worthy of its world-class status? This landmark is located on the 74th, 75th, and 78th floor…

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This special edition G-shock can transform into Optimus Prime and we can’t get over it

This special edition G-shock can transform into Optimus Prime and we can’t get over it

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Transformers (in 2019) and 35th anniversary of G-Shock (in 2018), Casio, which owns G-Shock, has released a G-Shock “Optimus Prime” watch. In the spirit of the transforming ability that Transformers are known for, the G-Shock DW-6900 watch will be able to turn into different modes, including the “Robot Mode” and “Pedestal Prime Mode”.…

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15 of the best cities to visit to feel extra Christmas-sy this 2018

15 of the best cities to visit to feel extra Christmas-sy this 2018

Sure, Christmas in Singapore can be pretty great lately and is definitely not lacking in the festivities department with places like Gardens By The Bay and Orchard’s Christmas Street lit with Christmas-themed red, greens and whites, but what’s Christmas like overseas? These are the 15 best cities to visit to soak up all the Christmas festivities if you aren’t celebrating…

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31 bungee jumping spots around the world that are super impressive – including one where you jump into a volcano crater!

31 bungee jumping spots around the world that are super impressive – including one where you jump into a volcano crater!

A sport certainly not for the faint-hearted, you’re either thinking of going bungee jumping because you’re an adrenaline junkie at heart, or just looking for the fastest way to kick your pesky fear of heights, and what better way to pair that with some kick-ass scenery? Here’re 31 of the most impressive places in the world to bungee jump.  …

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11 new hipster spots in Hong Kong you never knew about

11 new hipster spots in Hong Kong you never knew about

You know how there are just some tourist landmarks that are instantly recognizable? There’s the Eiffel Tower for Paris, of course, and Namsan Tower for Seoul, and Victoria Peak for Hong Kong. And while that’s well and good, sometimes seeing yet another photo backlit against said notable landmarks is just so… unoriginal. If you can relate, well, you’ve definitely come to…

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20 best Bali resorts with an ocean view that will make you want to check in ASAP

20 best Bali resorts with an ocean view that will make you want to check in ASAP

Let’s be honest, if you’re a Singaporean going to Bali for a vacation, you’re not just going there for the historical temples, or the scenic natural sights – you’re going there to unwind like a Queen or King. Think luxury hotels with a gorgeous seaside view, sipping on martinis from within the (very) comfortable confines of your hotel and away…

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The largest riverside mall in Thailand is opening in Bangkok and it’ll even have an indoor floating market!

The largest riverside mall in Thailand is opening in Bangkok and it’ll even have an indoor floating market!

We are adding a new spot in our itinerary the next time we visit Bangkok – the Iconsiam mall, which is the largest riverside mall in Thailand, at 525,000 square metres. Located along the Chao Phraya river, Iconsiam will be home to Thailand’s first-ever Takashimaya outlet. This 54 billion baht (~S$2.28 billion) commercial complex will feature a variety of stores…

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