24 Hours in Tokyo + Bullet Train to Nagano

On route from Kuala Lumpur we flew with Air Asia into Haneda Airport, touching down in Tokyo city just before midnight. The rather unusual thing about Haneda airport is the train services stop just after midnight, leaving airport arrivals the choice of an expensive taxi or a limited stop night bus. Following an interesting conversation with my former boss a few months prior, we decided to hang around in the ...

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Wedding Rehearsal Afternoon, Koh Samui

Good friends of mine were getting married on a tropical island in Thailand and I volunteered myself to the task of organising the wedding rehearsal event. Socialise being the underlining word here. Everyone was travelling from different parts of the world and meeting for the first time. Whatever the idea, it had to negate any awkwardness before the big day! To organise an event to be held in a different country was at ...

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48 Hours in Singapore – Part 2

Our second day on the island of Singapore began with lunch at a Japanese restaurant called Tampopo found on the ground floor of the Liang Court Shopping Mall. Novotel Clarke Quay where we were staying was conveniently located next to the mall making it more than ideal for food before setting foot around the island for the day. Dk ordered a steak bento box to satisfy his red meat craving and ...

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48 Hours in Singapore – Part 1

Orientation Singapore is an island at the end of the Malaysian Peninsula; it is one of the most efficient and cleanest cities I have ever visited. This cosmopolitan holiday city has an incredible food scene to experience from Hawker centres to Michelin star restaurants and even though it is our third visit there are still some places left to discover on the island. View from the top (57 storeys high) of Marina ...

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