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An Ultimate Guide To Phú Quốc Island
An island off Vietnam’s southwest coast, Phú Quốc Island is an idyllic location that is perfect for travellers looking to relax and recharge on their vacation. From pristine beaches to nature-fuelled day trips, Phu Quoc is a great option to explore for your next trip!
Trip.com30 Apr 20200173
Short weekend trips from Singapore during National Day break
2020 looks set to be an exciting year with seven long weekends lined up for you to look forward to! If you are planning a holiday, this is a good time to maximise the long weekends in 2020 to scoot away for some downtime. With National Day, 9 August 2020, falling on a Sunday this year, the following Monday, 10 August 2020 will be an observed public holiday. Starting Friday evening, 7 August 2020, you can look forward to an uninterrupted three days of holiday.
Trip.com28 Apr 2020050
Ho Chi Minh City: Best cafés for delicious local food and coffee
The southern city of Vietnam may very well be known for its colonial influences found particularly in its renowned architectural landmarks like the famous Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon. Yet, the locals have retained their distinct cultures and traditions in this cosmopolitan metropolis at every corner.
Trip.com27 Apr 20200173
Cool Things to do in Uluwatu: A 3-Day Itinerary
Known to be home to the best beaches in Bali, Uluwatu is a mecca for surfers. The major surf destination sits in Bukit Peninsula on the southern tip of Bali. Filled with attractions, luxury accommodations, and awesome activities, Uluwatu is a stunning destination for all travellers. Simply rent a scooter and explore the coast for a great day out. Most accommodations have scooters for rent, so getting from one location to another should not be a hassle.
Trip.com23 Apr 2020060
Kimono Experience in Kyoto: Best Rental Stores and Photo Spots
If you ever toyed with the idea of promenading through the streets of Japan in a Kimono, Kyoto is the ideal place to do so. With statuesque landmarks and breath-taking sights, Kyoto is the place to experience Japanese culture. There are tons of Kimono rental stores littered all around the city with modern, luxurious, traditional and vintage pieces!
Trip.com22 Apr 2020059
9-Day South Korea Itinerary: Busan, Jeju and Seoul
From magnificent architecture and breathtaking views to happening theme parks and lively shopping districts, South Korea has something for everyone. We have planned a 9-day itinerary to some of its leading destinations in Busan, Jeju and Seoul!
Trip.com20 Apr 20201105
Camping near Singapore: 5 best spots for avid backpackers
Many countries in Southeast Asia are known for their beautiful beaches, amazing shopping hideouts and unforgettably good food. This makes for an ultimate weekend getaway idea for Singaporeans. However, for those who are keen to get off the beaten track for your next trip, you can plan a camping escapade with a fellow thrill-seeker and head out for an adventure near Singapore!
Trip.com13 Apr 20200298
10 Getaway Ideas for the Hari Raya Puasa Weekend
With many public holidays landing on Fridays and Mondays this year, 2020 offers exciting opportunities for those looking to plan a holiday. There is ample opportunity for you to plan long-haul vacations, day trips in the region as well as short weekend getaways.
Trip.com6 Apr 20200233
Best places for an unforgettable family staycation in Singapore
If you still want a break with the family but are unable to travel out of the country, a staycation might just give you the respite you need. Staycation is now a trend in Singapore and hotels all over the island are jumping on the bandwagon to offer experiences that appeal to locals looking for a good getaway within the country.
Trip.com31 Mar 20201331
Day Trip To JB: What to see, do and eat
Connected by two bridges with Singapore, Johor Bahru, also known as JB, is the second-largest city in Malaysia. Boasting 16 million annual tourist visits, its many towns are a melting pot of culture that is bound to have you experiencing Malaysia’s unique diversity. A day trip to JB lets you discover plenty of hidden gems!
Trip.com23 Mar 20201483
10 Items You Must Buy When Shopping in Batam
Just across the water from Singapore, Batam is the perfect destination if you are looking for a short and sweet getaway. It is the largest city in the province of Riau Islands in Indonesia and is part of the free trade zone in the Indonesia-Malaysia-Singapore growth Triangle.
Trip.com16 Mar 20200312
Top 15 Things To Do In Krabi For The Adventure-Seekers
Love an adventure? Krabi, Thailand is the place to be. With towering limestone cliffs, dense forestry and clear turquoise waters, Krabi is a paradise of sorts, with activities to suit every traveller.
Trip.com10 Mar 20200218
Good Friday in 2020: Plan a Short Weekend Getaway to Penang
Thanks to Good Friday, we will have a long weekend in April 2020 to look forward to! Good Friday in 2020 falls on 10 April, which means we will get a long weekend of three days before we’re back in office on 13 April. If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of working life, why not plan a short weekend trip?
Trip.com17 Feb 20201454
Top 8 Water and Theme Parks in Phuket
We all know Phuket for its glorious beaches, white sands and iconic cliffs, not forgetting its numerous cultural landmarks of gardens and temples. If exploring these icons of Phuket has still not satisfied your thirst for excitement, perhaps a splash at a water park might bring in that dose of adventure you need. How about an adrenaline-driving amusement ride too?
Trip.com12 Feb 20201404
3 Ipoh Night Markets To Visit During Your Stay
Ipoh, the thriving capital city of the Malaysian state of Perak, is well-known for its majestic temples, magnificent caves, hipster cafés, and jaw-dropping architecture. With many hidden gems waiting to be discovered, Ipoh offers all travellers a great escape away from the hustle and bustle of the big city into a charming paradise of modern art and history.
Trip.com4 Feb 20201227
Top 10 Things To Do in Langkawi For a Short Getaway
Located off the coast of Penang is this little exotic and tropical island that has since become one of the more popular tourist destinations in Malaysia. Always attracting a steady stream of backpackers and locals, Langkawi boasts a range of activities that are bound to match different traveller styles.
Trip.com13 Jan 20201294
Beautiful Cherry Blossoms: Top Free Sakura Spots in Tokyo 2020
The land of the rising sun is known for many attractions, fresh produce and seafood, jaw-dropping architecture and excellent hospitality. One principal attraction that has thousands of travellers visiting Japan in spring is none other than the Japanese Cherry Blossom, or Sakura.
Trip.com6 Jan 20201531
Chinese New Year 2020: Our Guide to a Long Weekend Getaway
Chinese New Year in 2020 falls on the last weekend of January which makes it perfect for avid travellers planning for a quick getaway. With the 25th recorded as a Public Holiday in lieu of the two-day festivity, all you need to do is apply for leave on the Friday right before Chinese New Year and you are set for a four-day vacation!
Trip.com31 Dec 20192771
What To Do In Ubud With The Kids: 3 Easy Treks For The Family
Ubud is not only just a nature paradise for grown adults. It is also an adventure playground for children who are ever ready to jump on any activity that gets their adrenaline running. These young inquisitive minds are longing for experiences that open their horizons and lead them to uncharted territories which, most importantly, let them have fun. For parents thinking about what to do in nature-abound Ubud, we believe the best way to admire earth’s jewels in the uplands of Bali is by foot.
Trip.com16 Dec 20194747
6 Pool-worthy Staycations in Singapore for all-year round Summer Fun!
Singapore’s tropical weather means yes to all year round summer vacations and endless pool parties. If you’re thinking of going on a with Instagram worthy pools or pools that make you feel like you’re in a tropical paradise, read on!Village Hotel Changi is located in the East of Singapore, far from the hustle and bustle of the city. If you’re planning on taking your family for a relaxing free fr
TripBlog5 Dec 2019111,381
Maldives: Clear Blue Waters and Unforgettable Memories
It was once said about the Maldives that this is “where the blue sky and white clouds, the coconut trees and shadows, the clear water and white sand, are located in the paradise of the Indian Ocean.” This relatively small country comprises some 26 atolls. It is a place travelers yearn to visit, a place where couples venture for the perfect honeymoon, and a place to truly find rest and relaxation. In this short article, we will take a closer look at the Maldives and opportunities visitors will find there. We will profile some of the more developed atolls, and highlight some excellent sightseeing opportunities.
opp-snow13 Jun 201901,485
Singapore: The Garden City at the Crossroads of the World
Singapore is a wealthy and developed island nation located off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. A global financial center with a thriving high-tech sector, Singapore attracts visitors from around the world. Cosmopolitan culture, delicious street food, beautiful gardens, amazing luxury, all of these can be found in Singapore. In this article we’ll take a closer look and concentrate on several must-see districts. The aim is to provide a way to maximize your time and enjoyment.
Opps-Snow5 Jun 201909,413
The Philippines: A Country of a Thousand Islands
Known as the “country of a thousand islands,” the Philippines is full of surprises. Travelers can explore history and the arts in Manila, relax along some of the world’s best beaches on Boracay, dive under the waves on Bohol, or explore countless coves and bays on Palawan. With delicious cuisine, friendly people, and a proud culture, there are near infinite possibilities available to travelers. In this short article, we will survey several popular destinations and recommend things to see. When planning a trip to the Philippines, focus on what you hope to experience and narrow your focus to a few locations.
opp-snow22 May 201903,872
Amazing Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan!
Spring is a time of rebirth. A time to cast off winter’s embrace. In Japan, spring heralds the coming cherry blossoms. For what seems like a fleeting instance, cherry trees flower in exquisitely delicate shades of white and pink. The soft colors signal promising times ahead. Some spend their entire lives chasing the bloom, looking for that perfect flower. For travelers aspiring to catch a glimpse of the annual miracle, this short article offers some background and suggests a few places to visit.
Dannyboi13 May 201908,607
Fall in Love with Shanghai: Paris of the East
Shanghai has, in a mere 25 years, emerged as global financial center and trendsetting modern metropolis. Glittering skyscrapers dot the skyline in Lujiazui, just across the Huangpu River from the stately architecture along the Bund. Chic cafes and restaurants intermingle with street vendors and classic gardens. Known as the “Paris of the East,” Shanghai garnered a reputation for noir and intrigue in the 1920s and ‘30s. The image of Art Deco buildings, gangsters with tommy guns, and cabaret never faded. As China’s undisputed financial capital, Shanghai is a city on the cutting edge. Money talks and glamor abounds; yet the past is never far away.
Dannyboi13 May 201902,570
World's Most Incredible Dive Locations
As lumbering land mammals, we humans can but imagine the freedom experienced by creatures who call the oceans home. Some 71% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water. The oceans remain the last great frontier of Earthly adventure. With new species to discover and countless unexplored regions, let’s take a journey beneath the waves. As mere visitors to the underwater realms, diving affords us a modicum of understanding this part of our great blue planet. Here we will consider some of the world’s best diving locations. For the vast majority of people, diving is both easiest and most enjoyable in the rich tropical waters circling the globe at the equator. Vast coral reefs shelter mesmerizing life forms, ones whose colors and numbers astound. These are the world’s best diving locations.
Dannyboi13 May 201902,231
The World's Majestic Cathedrals
On April 15, 2019, the world was stunned to learn fire had ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris. In a matter of hours, centuries of history that had survived revolution, two world wars, and natural disasters was swept from existence. It is with heavy heart we mourn the loss of these cultural treasures.
Dannyboi13 May 201907,622
Macau: Heritage and Luxury on the Pearl River Delta
Macau is a glittering oasis on the Pearl River Delta. The tiny territory covers just over 32 square kilometers, yet it contains a multitude of rich experiences. Narrow streets and tight corners conceal stately Portuguese colonial-era architecture. Across the harbor, towering casinos draw visitors from around the world. The famous Ruins of St. Paul’s stand solemn watch as visitors wander nearby markets and shops. Though Macau is able to claim the title of the world’s most densely populated territory, there’s a tranquility to be found in the fishing villages around Coloane. When you visit Macau, you will instantly recognize the charm and hopefully discover all this unique destination has to offer.
Opps-Snow13 May 20190870
Japan: A Traveler's Guide to Tokyo and Kyoto
Even Tokyo where neon lights cast futuristic shadows and digital billboards advertise the latest gadgets, even there you will find Japan’s classic character. Restaurants with exquisite handwritten menus, kimono-wearing shoppers searching for festival gifts, historic facades tucked amongst steel and glass. All of this comes together to create modern Japan. See where ancient opera still graces the stage, where flower festivals and tea ceremonies are enthusiastically passed down through the generations, and where the new world blends seamlessly into the old.
Opps-Snow13 May 201908,370
Hong Kong: A Great Golden Week Destination
Hong Kong has long been a gateway into China and other parts of Asia. British explorers marveled at the natural beauty and protection offered by Victoria Harbour. The city’s location at the mouth of the Pearl River has helped Hong Kong become a major center for commerce, trade, and manufacturing. When factories started to leave the city in search of cheaper labor on the mainland, Hong Kong responded by developing into Asia’s premier financial center. Through it all, Hong Kong has maintained a remarkable identity and culture. It is a fabulous destination that offers visitors a wealth of options. From luxury shopping and fine dining to pristine natural parks, Hong Kong remains Asia’s gateway city.
Dannyboi10 May 201905,984