Hotel Review: Conrad Tokyo

Conrad Tokyo is undoubtedly one of Tokyo's finest luxury hotel. Whilst the location may not necessarily be the most exciting for the leisure traveller, the unbelievable views might just make up the extra few minutes in travel time on Tokyo's ultra efficient train network.   Guests are welcomed by doormen at the ground level before being whisked on the high speed...
Uniworld SS River Empress
I did not think I would survive being stuck on a boat for a week but I absolutely loved this cruise and did not want to leave! There is just something about being pampered on a luxury boat in sheer opulence.   After a couple of days in London, we arrived on a nasty British Airways flight (not impressed with BA's...
If you want to get away from your wife, the Okinoshima island in Japan - as elusive as it sounds - is out of bounds to all female visitors. A myth has it there if any woman goes near the Okitsu-Miya Shrine, they will be turned into a stone.   The Japanese island of Okinoshima sits between Japan's southwestern main island...
Yayoi Kusama Singapore
Yayoi Kasuma - Life is the Heart of a Rainbow - is currently exhibiting in Singapore from 9 Jun to 3 Sep 2017. If you are in Singapore during this period, DO NOT - I say again - DO NOT MISS this exhibit! WHO: Yayoi Kusama (草間 彌生 or 弥生 Kusama Yayoi, born March 22, 1929) is a Japanese artist and writer....
Singapore Changi Airport began construction of their Terminal 4 (Jewel) back in 2014. The target completion date is set at early 2019. If everything goes well, we can eagerly look forward to the grand opening of the Jewel very soon. I am also certain it will be a huge fanfare. Recently, I also saw the promotional video of Jewel (re)surfacing on...
Bergün/Bravuogn, Switzerland - the self-proclaimed most beautiful place on earth has banned tourists from taking pictures. Their reason: is just far too beautiful and posting photos of it on social media will cause others to feel depressed they are not there.   According to a statement by the local village tourist office, “It is scientifically proven that beautiful holiday photos on social media...
Me at MT PHOUSI
A UNESCO world heritage city, Luang Prabang (LP), is located in Northern Laos.  “It was listed in 1995 for unique and "remarkably" well preserved architectural, religious and cultural heritage, a blend of the rural and urban developments over several centuries, including the French colonial influences during the 19th and 20th centuries.” – Wikipedia Luang Prabang, which means “Royal Buddha Image”  is...
Last year, I visited Hanoi and spent the New Year there. I also spent 2 days on a boat in Ha Long Bay. You can read about my review of the 2D 1N stay in Ha Long Bay here. Ha Long Bay is beautiful and the waters are so calm that it is a breeze kayaking in the waters.   However,...
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A couple of years ago, I read an article published by Yahoo! that the Northern Lights are fading. It will take another 10 years before it comes 'back on' again. A few months flew by and my Facebook wall were flooded with pictures of my friends' visit to places like Iceland, Finland and Norway to chase the lights. I was full...
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Who knows a city can be this beautiful through the lens of Rob Whitworth. Showcasing Kuala Lumpur's day and night scene via 5 months of 400 hours of solid work, with 4 cameras, 40 shoots, 640 gigabytes of data and 19,997 photographs. In the words of the creator, "Kuala Lumpur Time Lapse: super-modern buildings juxtaposed with various cultural enclaves and with a little of...

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