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Autumn colours

I just got back from a trip to Kyoto which coincided with the peak of the autumn colours. It was SO beautiful, I would say that autumn colours are better than cherry blossom season because of the vibrant colours. If you ever get a chance, head out there in mid to late November.

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Grab your walking shoes and head to Beijing (part 2)

I'm back! Sorry that I haven't been active lately, I had to sit for an exam (without getting any time off work) so I struggled to find time. But I'm glad to say that I passed and can forget all about it. Here's part 2 of my post on Beijing for tourists.   Beijing is… Continue reading Grab your walking shoes and head to Beijing (part 2)

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Grab your walking shoes and head to Beijing! (part 1)

Even though Beijing is not an ideal city to live in due to the high level of pollution, extremely cold winter and high density, it’s a perfect place for a sightseeing trip as it’s steep in history and culture. Unlike Shanghai, Beijing does not feel like a modern city. Instead, it feels very communist and… Continue reading Grab your walking shoes and head to Beijing! (part 1)

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The Nai Harn, Phuket

I’ve just returned from a long weekend in Phuket with hubby – it’s our only holiday this year without the little one. The last time we were there was nearly six years ago, when we had our minimoon after our wedding in Malaysia. We can’t seem to remember much of Phuket, but I’m sure that… Continue reading The Nai Harn, Phuket

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Having a great time in China

In my first post on Beijing, I talked about how my initial encounter with Beijing was pretty shocking but I ended it by saying that it only got better from there. Even though the first week was challenging, I had a ball of a time for the rest of my stay there. There were lots… Continue reading Having a great time in China