Category Archives: Travel

Our Xinjiang PreWedding Photoshoot – One of the Most Beautiful Places in the World!

Last year, Raevian and I went for our highly-anticipated pre-wedding photoshoot in Xinjiang, a remote region in northwest China. The photos and BTS video turned out beautifully, but in case you think the process was purely fun and smooth-sailing, it wasn’t. The awesome photos and brilliant cinematography by Moomedia (our photography team) belie the many challenges we faced in Xinjiang. But on the whole, it was an unforgettable experience which we will relish in our memories for the rest of our lives. Continue reading

Grimaldi’s – Awesome Coal-Fired Brick Oven Pizzeria in Brooklyn, New York City!

It was a nice cool day in Brooklyn and we were on our way to Grimaldi’s, a pizzeria under Brooklyn Bridge that is famous for its pizzas baked in a brick oven using coal fire. This traditional method gives the pizza a unique smoky flavour that is popular with many New Yorkers. Continue reading

Helicopter Tour of New York City – A Fantastic Way to See NYC Landmarks!

As our helicopter rose into the air, I was blown away by the breathtaking view of the beautiful New York City skyline. I was on the awesome helicopter tour of the Big Apple and it was truly a surreal experience! Continue reading

United Nations Headquarters Tour – A Surreal and Educational Experience

It was 11am and we were rushing to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters for our 11.45am guided tour of the premises. The UN is an organization founded in 1945 to promote cooperation and peace between countries all over the world.

Even though most tourists will neglect the UN Headquarters in favor of flashier attractions in Manhattan New York City, we decided to visit this iconic structure because of the UN’s important role in world affairs. The organization deals with global issues such as climate change, peacekeeping, food production, human rights, and more. Continue reading

The Ultimate Ao Nang (Krabi, Thailand) Travel Guide!

Ao Nang (Krabi) is a rustic beach destination in the Krabi province of Thailand that provides the ideal balance between convenience and lifestyle. It is easily accessible; and with the gradual over-commercialization of Phuket and Koh Samui, more people are choosing Ao Nang Krabi instead as their idyllic beach getaway.

Evan and I enjoyed our short holiday here very much. It was a nice getaway to help us de-stress from the hectic pace of city life and revel in the beautiful beaches of Ao Nang Krabi. Therefore, we hope that this travel guide will help you to enjoy Ao Nang as much as we did.

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Ao Nang (Krabi) – Four Days Itinerary

Ao Nang is a laid-back beach destination in the Krabi province of Thailand. We enjoyed our short holiday here and below is our four days itinerary to help you plan your trip. Ao Nang is not as touristy as Phuket or Koh Samui, but there are still many great activities and awesome food. Continue reading

The Ultimate Maafushi Travel Guide!

Maafushi is a local island in Maldives that has beautiful beaches, plenty of fun activities, and lots of good food. While it might not be as luxurious as exclusive resort islands, it does provide interesting insights into the local culture. Maafushi is also very accessible; it can be reached in 40 minutes by speedboat from Male Airport. Evan and I had a short vacation here after our wedding. We understand that it is quite tedious to plan a holiday, therefore we have come up with this guide to make life easier for other people who are planning a trip to Maafushi. This is a guide for travelers, by travelers. Continue reading

Maafushi Island (Maldives) – Five Days Itinerary!

Imagine a beautiful beach with soft white sand, swaying palm trees and crystalline turquoise waters under the limitless blue skies – this is Maafushi Island in Maldives. This is a summary of our five-day itinerary on the island. Hopefully you will find it useful! Continue reading

Where is the Best Area to Stay in Maafushi Island (Maldives)?

Maafushi Island is a very small island that measures around just 1.3km in length and 0.3km in width. Therefore, no matter where you stay on the island, it is still within walking distance to the beautiful beaches. Continue reading

When is the best time to visit Maafushi Island (Maldives)?

In general, the best months to visit Maafushi are January and February. This is because during these two months, there is not much rainfall and the temperatures averages just 29 degree Celsius. Continue reading

6 Awesome Places to Eat in Maafushi Island (Maldives)!

There are lots of nice places to eat in Maafushi Island, which was great for us because we always felt famished after all the awesome beach and sea activities in Maafushi. During our stay on this alluring local island, we visited various restaurants. Below are our six favourites, arranged in alphabetical order. Do note that the restaurants charge 12% GST and 10% service charge on top of the listed price. Continue reading

How to get to the beautiful Maafushi Island (Maldives)!

Maafushi Island is an idyllic local island located in the South Male Atoll of Maldives. It is extremely easy to get to this island. First, you would need to take a flight to Male International Airport (also known as Velana International Airport) on Hulhule Island. The airport was previously known as Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. From the airport, there are two ways to get to Maafushi Island: by Ferry Service or Speedboat. Personally, we prefer the speedboat because it is a lot faster and there are more timings available. However, the ferry service is a lot cheaper.
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Japan Rail Cafe @ Tanjong Pagar Centre – Awesome Food and Excellent Service!

When I first heard from a friend that the Japan Rail Cafe was going to open in Singapore at Tanjong Pagar Centre, I was a little skeptical about the concept. It seemed odd to me that a Japanese railway company (the “East Japan Railway Company”, aka JR East), would open a bistro in Singapore selling both food and Japanese rail passes. Continue reading

Velana Beach Hotel – The Best Hotel in Maafushi Island (Maldives)!

Velana Beach Hotel is a premier boutique hotel in Maafushi Island (Maldives) with excellent accommodation, food, and service. We were most impressed by the great hospitality of Shaza, Rimzan, and the rest of the hotel staff. They were warm and friendly to us throughout the stay, making us feel like Velana was a home away from home. Continue reading

10 Awesome Things to Do in Maafushi Island (Maldives)!

We decided to visit the local local island of Maafushi in Maldives for a short holiday this year. It was a great holiday and here’s a list of 10 fun things to do! Continue reading

10 Essential Travel Accessories to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones!

I love to travel, but I also want to stay safe while enjoying myself. Therefore, I will usually travel with various safety travel products to give myself a peace of mind. These are 10 travel accessories which I personally find to be very useful. Have fun and stay safe during your holidays! Continue reading

The Ultimate Seoul Travel Guide!

Planning a free and easy holiday is truly a tedious task. Therefore, we have created the Ultimate Seoul Travel Guide to help with your planning!

Being avid travellers ourselves, we understand the amount of work needed to plan a proper holiday. We need to learn about the country from scratch, research places of attractions, figure out logistics and accommodations, plan the daily itinerary, etc. Therefore, we hope that this guide will make life a little easier for people who are planning a trip to Seoul. Continue reading

10 Fun Things to Do in Seoul!

We had lots of fun during our seven-day holiday in Seoul, and we have listed down ten of our favourite things to do. Enjoy! Continue reading

10 Great Places to Eat in Seoul!

Crispy Baked ChickenDuring our trip to Seoul, we ate so much good food that we probably put on at least 2 kg after the trip! After checking out the many eateries, we have selected our 10 favourite restaurants and cafes in Seoul, categorized into 6 locations: Dongdaemun, Gangnam, Itaewon, Myeong-dong, Samcheong-dong and University Quarter. Continue reading

6 Must-Try Foods at Gwangjang Market (Seoul)!

Gwangjang Market has a vibrant food market where you’ll experience cramped, elbow-to-elbow sort of seating; a cultural experience which we simply loved. This is a list of must-try foods at Gwangjang Market! Continue reading

Namdaemun Market (Seoul)

Namdaemun Market is located next to the historic Namdaemun (“Great South Gate”). It has over a thousand shops selling a huge variety of items such as clothes, art, ginseng, fishing equipment, etc. Continue reading

12 Most Scenic Spots in Singapore that are Hotspots for Pokémon Go Gyms and PokéStops!

Coconut Trees near the seaExpect to catch lots of Pokemons at these scenic places in Singapore! Continue reading