<h1><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Asia</span></h1> Asia has so much to offer. Brightly lit cities; beautiful beaches; scenic mountains; so much beauty waiting to be explored.

  • Things to do in busan
    Asia,  South Korea,  Travelogues

    Top 5 Things To Do In Busan

    Busan is the second most populous city in South Korea and also well known as the safe haven from zombies in the movie Train to Busan. In real life, Busan is also well known for many things, like its beaches. Of course, with great beaches, comes great seafood and several other things to do in Busan.   11 Jul 18 Travel HANter Top 5 Things To Do In Busan Easily accessible via the KTX and domestic flights, below are the top 5 things to do in Busan. 1. Eat all the seafood Being a port city, expect nothing less from the freshness of the seafood. Abalone can be easily ordered…

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    Asia,  Reviews,  South Korea,  Tours

    Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival [Review]

    Not all flowers are created equal. Some flowers like cherry blossom attract tons of tourists to visit. In Asia, South Korea is one of the best places to capture their beauty. Especially famous is the Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival.   Travel HANter 07 Jul 18 Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival It has always been on my bucket list to catch the cherry blossom during Springtime. This year we traveled to Busan for a day trip to Jinhae for the Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival and boy, they don’t disappoint. HAN-dy tip: The festival is usually held in the first week of April. Check to Imagine your Korea website for updates. How to…

  • countdown to the new year
    Asia,  Australia,  Europe,  Iceland,  London,  Singapore,  Sydney,  Travelogues,  USA

    Countdown to the New Year – Top 5 places

    Time flies! We are in the last quarter of the year and how many ticks do you have on last year’s resolution list?  As the year comes to a close, are you thinking about your new year resolutions? Or should we be more practical and start looking for places to countdown to the new year?   Travel HANter 25 Dec 17 Countdown to the New Year I love to countdown to the new year in another country. I get to experience the cultures of different places and admire the firework shows on display. Most importantly, everyone is happy on New Year’s Eve! Here are the top 5 places to countdown…

  • Majesty Spa and Massage
    Activities & Attractions,  Asia,  Indonesia,  Reviews

    Majesty Spa and Massage, Batam, Indonesia. [Review]

    Ranking #1 must do in Nagoya on TripAdvisor, Majesty Spa and Massage in Batam is a hot favourite massage place of many Singaporeans. Does it really live up to its hype though?   Travel HANter 19 Nov 17 Majesty Spa and Massage The Transfer to Majesty Spa and Massage  Majesty Spa and Massage offers free return transfer from your hotel to the massage place and you can even request them to drive you to a dinner place of your choice before sending you back to your hotel. We stayed in Montigo Resorts which was a 40 min drive away from the city so we had to pay IDR 200 000 for…

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    Asia,  Indonesia,  Video

    Montigo Resorts, Batam [Video]

    Famous for being a spacious villa and having its own private pool, Motigo Resorts in Batam is very popular amongst Singaporeans. We had the chance to visit Motigo Resorts and check out the video on our trip.   Travel HANter 15 Nov 17 Video of Montigo Resorts, Batam After watching our video on Montigo Resorts, will you be making a booking to Batam soon? Also, check out Batam – 5 Reasons to Visit Majesty Spa and Massage, Batam, Indonesia. [Review]

    Accommodations,  Asia,  Hotels,  Indonesia,  Reviews

    Montigo Resorts, Batam, Indonesia [Review]

    Fancy having a three-storeys villa with 2 bedrooms and a private plunge pool without burning a hole in your pocket? Read on to see if Montigo Resorts in Batam, fits your bill.   Travel HANter 12 Nov 17 Montigo Resorts, Batam Have always wanted to visit Montigo Resorts after seeing all the Instagram worthy photos on social media, though reviews were kinda mixed. Finally got the chance to visit on a 2D1N weekend getaway! The Location of Montigo Resorts Montigo Resorts picked us up from Nongsapura ferry terminal, which was just a 5 min bus ride away. HAN-dy tip: email the resort to arrange for complementary transfers prior to your trip. The…

  • things to do in batam
    Asia,  Indonesia,  Travelogues

    Top 5 Things to do in Batam

    Singapore is a great country but an incredibly small place to explore if you are gonna spend your entire life here. So Singaporeans do what they do best – TRAVEL! Since a typical Singaporean has only 14 days of annual leave, *SOBS* we utilize our time by going on weekend trips to our neighboring countries. Batam is a great place to spend our precious weekend and here are the top 5 things to do in Batam.   Travel HANter 08 Nov 17 Things to do in Batam 1. Shopping in Batam As of today, 1 SGD =9,903.88IDR, making everyone a millionaire in Batam! A visit to the supermarket shows that everything…

  • THINGS TO DO IN dubai
    Asia,  Dubai,  Travelogues

    Top 5 things to do in Dubai

    Despite my rants about our flight delay while transiting in Dubai, we spent three days in Dubai and enjoyed most parts of it. Here are the top 5 things to do in Dubai!   Travel HANter 03 Oct 2017 Top 5 things to do in Dubai Tour the city and shopping malls Spend your day in one of the many mega malls which are filled with international brands like American Apparel, Gap, Forever 21 and most of the luxurious brands you can think of. Prices are not exactly cheaper than Singapore but go visit to look at how huge and extravagant the malls are. Tour the city to admire the…

    Asia,  Taiwan,  Travelogues

    Taiwan Itinerary Day 8 and 9: Taipei Fish Market

    Coming towards the end of our 8 days Taiwan Itinerary, we were all ready to go back home. Until an unexpected flight delay extended our stay for another day. In return, we got to get our dinner at Taipei Fish Market, a marketplace selling the freshest seafood and sashimi. Travel HANter 16 Sep 17 Taiwan Itinerary Day 8 and 9: Taipei Fish Market Today, we were all expecting to fly back to face the harsh realities of our working lives. Our flight was scheduled at 20:20 pm and we woke up early to visit Taipei 101 for some shopping therapy. Taiwan Itinerary: Day 8 Ended up buying some facial products which…

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    Asia,  Taiwan,  Travelogues

    Taiwan Itinerary Day 7: Oia Alpaca Cafe, Taipei

    The Oia Alpaca Cafe houses several alpacas, or affectionately known as Cao Ni Ma (草泥马)in Taiwan, are such cute animals that spit at you when they are pissed. “Differences between Alpacas and Llamas: Their ears: Alpaca ears have short spear-shaped ears while llamas have much longer, banana-shaped ears. Their size: Alpacas generally weigh in at around 150 pounds while llamas can get as heavy as 400 pounds. At the shoulder, an average alpaca stands between 34 and 36 inches, while a llama generally ranges between 42 and 46 inches. Their faces: Llamas have a longer face; an alpaca’s face is a bit more blunt, giving them a “smooshed in” look.…