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Shopping and eating at Ximending

Ximending in the night

I’m pretty sure Ximending requires no introduction to you! Like Shibuya of Tokyo, or Orchard Road of Singapore, Ximending is the trendy shopping area of Taipei. While I have no idea how Ximending looks in the day, I think its a great scene in the night when the electronic adverts and neon lights light up this bustling shopping district. Besides the shops, you can see that the crowd is generally…

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In love with Ubud


Ask the locals what they think about Ubud, many of them would tell you that they love it. And so did we upon our first day there. Ubud is an area located in Central Bali, the hub for Balinese arts, culture and rice paddies. Compared to the oversubscribed beaches, Ubud is a cultural paradise situated amidst lush paddy fields. Enjoying views of the rice paddies is therefore a must in…

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Shop till you drop at Nanjinglu Pedestrian Street

Nanjinglu Pedestrian Street

If there is Orchard Road in my hometown Singapore and Avenue des Champs-Élysées in the romantic capital Paris, there is Nanjing Road 南京路 in the oriental city of Shanghai. Nanjing Road is Shanghai’s premier shopping street and at 6km long, it is one of the world’s longest, stretching from the Bund to Jing’an Temple. I do love walking, but shopping definitely does not rank on my travel to-do list. In…

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Return to Shanghai’s past at Yuyuan’s Bazaar & Old Street


On the first day of our Shanghai trip, we visited Yuyuan Garden 豫园, a classical Chinese garden located right in the heart of Shanghai’s Old City. It was first built in the Ming Dynasty, and now its one of the remaining few old attractions in Shanghai. But claiming to visit Yuyuan is a misnomer, as we only had our share of time in the bazaar surrounding the actual garden. Walking…

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Harrods & Richoux


第一篇在这里的文章,有点不知道怎么写呢… 因为考试,已经很久没有出去玩拍过照了。所以考完试就算去Harrods逛逛,也实在忍不住带了GF1去拍几张照片。哈哈。不得不说Harrods的东西真的做得都很美…真是window shopping的好地方。[...]

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Nirwana at Bintan – Reflections

Bintan reflections

On the overall, the trip has been a great experience for both of us! We managed to tour around our resort, visited some souvenir shops and went for a mangrove tour. Yet, there are still many places we have not visited and activities we have not tried, so it is hard to give an honest overview of Bintan. Nevertheless, I shall still try to give my opinions on Bintan and…

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