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Travel Notes – Prague, Czech Republic

We did this trip two winters ago. It’s been a while but I’ve never really had the drive to write about it until now. We flew from Singapore to Amsterdam and from there, took a connecting flight to Milan. Later, I’ll share the story of our adventure in Italy but for now, this is the tale of …

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Travel Notes – Padang, West Sumatra

Remember this story? When I wrote it I was only relying on old memories and things my parents told me. But last week I finally had the chance to actually live the story. With the long Chinese New Year break, I packed our little bags and flew out to Padang, West Sumatra, where the kids and I were …

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Travel Notes – Tokyo & Hokkaido, Japan

The decision to choose Japan as our winter holiday destination came almost instantly. The kids have been nagging me to take them to Disneyland in Hong Kong and I for one, was not too keen on going there. I certainly wasn’t going to go to the US, not with the way the US airports treat …

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Travel Notes – Edinburgh, Scotland

I really don’t have a lot of words to describe Edinburgh. Nothing I say will ever do its beauty justice. I only spent 3 nights in this quaint yet modern city but I brought home with me almost 900 snapshots capturing her beauty. I strolled through its streets all by myself and had the best …

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Travel Notes – Cardiff, Wales

I only got to stay one night in London before taking the train to Cardiff where I was supposed to meet my crazy travel buddy. I managed to convince Ojisan’s missus to come along and we made our way to Paddington Station three Sundays ago. We sat at Krispy Kreme before leaving and we also …

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Travel Notes – Hoi An, Vietnam

And so I’m back. From a magical trip to Hoi An in Central Vietnam. The pictures below serve only as a glimpse into what I did during this escapade. I took a total of 658 photos and no matter how many I put up here, they will never do the place justice. In one word, …

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Travel Notes – Cortona 02, Italy

I just realised that I haven’t finished my Europe Getaway stories. And what’s worse is that the missing part happens to be the highlight and main purpose of my trip to Italy: Cortona. So, if you guys are still interested, here it is. I can’t remember what time it was in the afternoon when our …

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Travel Notes – Cortona 01, Italy

It was Wednesday morning, 8th of June and I finally was on my way to Cortona. CORTONA. The town that was the main purpose of my Europe getaway. Beautifully set on a hill above the Val di Chiana plain, Cortona sits 500 metres above sea level. It was about 9AM when I waited for the …

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