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Scaling at a height of 4,096 metres above sea level, Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain in the Malay Archipelago. It is one of the hardest mountains to climb in Southeast Asia and typically requires a two-day climb to...
Bangkok is almost synonymous with shopping for most of us. It's that mall 3 hours away from Singapore where you'll find clothes more than half the price off, massages are abundant and Thai food is well, legit as can...
Address: 486/125 Soi Phetchaburi 16, Thanon Phetchaburi, Bangkok Cost: 10 Bed Mixed Dormitory ฿450/night Check in/Check out: 2.00p.m./12.00p.m Website: Bed One Block Hostel TL;DR: - Dorms are clean with large, comfortable beds and blackout curtains. - Perks of hanging out at the sister hostel, Bed Station Hostel, a 2...
5,4,3,2,1..You find yourself standing at the edge of the platform, beneath is 233m of space between yourself and the ground. Your heart pounds and your palms are colder than the winter wind...
Address: Estrada da Baia de Nossa, Senhora da Esperença, COTAI, Macau, China Tel: +853 2888 0888 Check in/Check out: 3pm/11pm Website: Galaxy MacauTL;DR: Royalty treatment, great for families or small groups of friends. For those with a smaller budget but want to be close to the...
Macau Guide for the uninitiatedWhen we first decided to visit Macau, we all had doubts on whether there was anything to do other than casino hopping. Known as the "Vegas of the East", Macau...
Address: 83 Wuhu St, Hung Hom, Hong Kong Cost/night: From HK$800 (~S$145) Front desk: Runs 24 hours Website: Hotel SávTL;DR - Situated near Whampoa MTR Station, near many local eateries - Trendy, cosy, themed rooms - Many chill, common areas to hang outClick to jump to relevant section: Facilities...
Everyone's gone through this, they book a flight to an interesting location, plan their itinerary, and do some homework on what's good to eat, some more than others (I eat to live, some, live to eat). Fast forward and...
Somedays, Hong Kong can feel like too much for the introvert (even for the extrovert).Roads throb with cars rushing back and forth from indistinct places; people shouting intensely at each other in Cantonese; all...
Address: 53 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong Cost: From 2000HKD/Night Check-in/ Check-out: Check-in begins from 2pm. Check-out times are flexible with no extra charge. Website: Madera HollywoodTLDR: - Gorgeous boutique hotel in SoHo - Value-for-money but plays to those with a higher budget - Only 2...
Disneyland, DisneySea and Universal Studios may be popular theme park favourites in Japan. But if you're an adrenaline junkie looking to put your guts to test in some of the world's best...
Be it your first or twenty-seventh time travelling to Tokyo, food will always remain at the top of your agenda. We are all mad for some good Japanese cuisine, so visiting the capital of Japan is basically...
Tokyo is probably one of the busiest capitals in the world but other than its endless neon-lit skyscrapers and scenic gardens lined with Cherry trees, the city is bustling with quirky adventures you probably wouldn't find anywhere else...
Think winter in Japan and Hokkaido’s white powdery Sapporo ski slopes and Nagano’s onsen-soaking snow monkeys come to mind. But Japan’s natural winter wonders have another secret, and way less crowded, hideout in Yamagata! Best bit, it is only...
Address: 3-22-9 Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Cost/night: Mixed Dormitory ¥3600/night Check in/Check out: 3.00p.m. – 12.00a.m./10.00a.m.TL;DR: - Amazing hostel to stay in with awesome facilities, and, PRIVACY! - Logistically great as there are many convenience stores, food joints, and a train station nearby. - Decent WiFi and common...
Address: 17-25 Oyamacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo-to 151-0065, Japan Cost/night: From ¥21,667 Check-in/Check-Out: Check-in is available from 11am-5pm. Special arrangements for early or late check-in can be made with the 1-3rd staff prior to the stay. Website: 1-3rd Residence Tokyo ApartmentsTL;DR: - Great for groups of 4–5 friends -...
Been to Seoul, Jeju Island, Demilitarised Zone DMZ and feeling like you have visited all the popular tourist spots in South Korea? There are actually so many other places in South Korea that you can venture out...
If you're a fan of Korean food, you've probably covered most of these 15 Foods you must eat in Seoul. But travel out to the traditional regions of South Korea — Jeonju, Geoje and Yeosu— and you'll realise there's...
If you’ve ever stepped into Japan, you’ll know a huge part of getting around is by the Shinkasen (bullet trains). Trains travel at 320km/hr — cutting the travel time to other cities almost by half when driving.For ¥18,000, the JR East...
One of the best ways to get a taste (literally) of a city is through exploring its food sold on the street, where stores specialise in 1–2 dishes and strive to make the best of them. While it's often...