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Amusement Park or Nature Park? Coney Island – Singapore

When you hear people talk about Coney Island, first thing that comes to mind is amusement park – rides, cotton candy, flavored soda and character balloons.  On the contrary, Singapore’s very own Coney Island, located in the northeastern coast, is a quiet nature park. It is also known as Pulau Serangoon. // read more

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Side Trip to Nara Park – Nara, Japan

Since we have extra time before we head back to Tokyo from Osaka, we decided to visit Nara. It’s a breather from all the cherry blossom sightseeing we’ve been mainly doing for the past days. It was a breezy 60 minutes rapid train ride and about a few meters from the train station is Nara Park.

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Garden of the Morning Calm – Gapyeong, South Korea

Whenever I reminisce our previous trip to South Korea, the first place that comes to mind is Garden of the Morning Calm. This place is not initially in our itinerary as we thought it’s just garden with the usual flowers and nothing extra ordinary. But since we are already in the area and we have extra time after we explored Nami Island, why not give it a go.

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Pulau Ubin, A Nature Respite – Singapore

We sometimes get tired of the city specially when we both work and live there. But this isn’t the case for Singapore, they have several beautiful respite for their city dwellers. One of them is Pulau Ubin, a small island in the north east side, of which the name literally means ‘Granite Island’ in Malay.

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