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Hello Kitty Town – Rekindling Memories of Childhood

by Joseph Ellis October 18, 2013

Some forty years ago, Yuko Shimizu created a cute character called Kitty White for Shintaro Tsuji the founder of Sanrio. This cute kitten is known the world over as Hello Kitty and has inspired a themed restaurant and maternity hospital in Taiwan, a couple of theme parks in Japan and now a Hello Kitty Town in Nusajaya Johor, Malaysia. Fresh […]

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Legoland Malaysia – Childlike Delight Awaits

by Joseph Ellis October 18, 2013

Ever imagined yourself as Gulliver among Lilliputian buildings?  It’s even more exciting if those buildings were famous world landmarks like the Taj Mahal,  The Great Wall of China, Forbidden City or the Petronas Towers. And what if I have to tell you that this fantasy is possible indeed. On a rather humid morning recently, Rosemarie and I decided to embark […]

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A Bali Shopping Guide – For Clothes, Artwork and Trinkets

by Rosemarie John October 11, 2013

What do you do to take a break from watching the waves crash onto the white sandy beaches of Bali? You go shopping amid its bustling bazaars filled with gaiety and color and find yourself in a delightful dilemma of where to spend that shopping dollar. Will it be curios, paintings, clothes or perhaps intricate wood carvings? The choices are […]

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Picking a Travel Focused Credit Card

by Rosemarie John October 4, 2013

A credit card that makes you want to travel more often? Yes, you got that right! With the Standard Chartered Tigerair Platinum Credit Card in Singapore, travel hopping around South-East Asia with complimentary one-way tickets and airline perks will make your next awaited holiday happen all that more quicker! By setting itself apart from the rest of the travel credit […]

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Sentosa 4D AdventureLand Presents “FRIGHT NITES”

by Rosemarie John September 29, 2013

With the Halloween month looming near, Sentosa 4D AdventureLand prepares itself for a journey through a terrifying night of vengeful spirits, diabolic demons and cannibalistic zombies! Presenting visitors with a different approach to the 4D rides, “TRAPPED” is a walking terror trail created in collaboration with Singapore Polytechnic students from the School of Architecture & Built Environment. “Trapped” is about […]

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Sponsored Video: A Cocktail of Flight and Football

by Rosemarie John September 26, 2013

Travel and sports are easy bedfellows that stir up intense emotions in people everywhere!  So when an airline and a world famous football team mingle together sparks are bound to ignite, tongues wag, excitement is in the air and magic is created. It’s now official that Qatar Airways has partnered with FC Barcelona in a historic jersey-sponsorship deal, ending Barcelona’s […]

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The Booby Traps of Kathmandu

by Rosemarie John September 22, 2013

“Watch it!” yelled Joe. It was yet another loose electrical wire that had fallen and stood hanging some one feet from the ground. Engrossed in photographing the city life, I hadn’t noticed what was positioned right in front of me on the “pedestrian” walkway we were on. If he hadn’t yelled, I would have tripped and fallen onto a pile […]

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Win a Stay at the Elegant Capri by Fraser Singapore!

by Rosemarie John September 18, 2013

Heading to Singapore soon? Grab a chance to win this lovely complimentary giveaway that features a chic stay at one of Singapore’s modern hotel residences – Capri by Fraser! We’ve stayed at Capri before and enjoyed the facilities! To find out what our experience with the hotel was like, click here. This fabulous complimentary giveaway includes the following: 1. STAY […]

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Gardens by the Bay Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

by Rosemarie John September 11, 2013

There’s always something magical about walking into the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay. The array of colours and scents transport you to a magical world of mother nature. During our first visit to Gardens by the Bay, we felt transported to the Wonderland forest. It was enchanting! All that was missing was the Cheshire […]

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House of the Virgin Mary – Ephesus

by Rosemarie John September 6, 2013

The focal point of our trip to Turkey was visiting places of religious significance. The House of the Virgin Mary was by far one of the most serene places we visited.  There is a sense of calmness in the air, a place of reverence, a place we would love to return to in a heartbeat. Located approximately 27 kilometres from […]

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