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Not Impressed with Temasek

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, we miss Malaysian food! Cravings for Malaysian food hit us every now and then, especially during festive season like the Hari Raya or Mooncake Festival, when we see more pictures of good food on our Facebook feed. Therefore, it is inevitable that we scout around for… 

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Street Food in Jiufen Old Street

Many people have reminded us over and over again not to forget to visit Jiufen when we were in Taiwan. Located in the mountainous area in the Ruifang district, the cheapest way to go up would be by taking a bus. We did just that by taking a bus from Keelung, and reached Jiufen in… 

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Chocolate Fix at San Churro

Ever since arriving in Sydney, I’ve always wanted to try churros, simply because I’m a fan of fried pastries and chocolate. Last weekend, while shopping in Chatswood, we spotted Chocolateria San Churro and decided that we should pop in for a snack. Churros are also known as Spanish doughnuts that are long and lean, with… 

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World’s Biggest Race: City2Surf Sydney

Dubbed as the largest timed running race in the world, City2Surf is a 14-km race in Sydney that has a course starting from the city centre and ending at the Bondi beach. Having only been in Sydney for a couple of months now, I was excited to find out about this ‘fun run’ that apparently… 

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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

One of the famous landmarks and postcard pictures of Taipei is the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, I noticed. We didn’t originally plan to visit this place at first, judging from our tight schedule, but it so happened that the bus we’re on one day stopped at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and we decided there and… 

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Biennale (Bi-eh-na-le) of Sydney

In Italian, Biennale means ‘Biennial’, or an event that occurs once every 2 years. But it is most commonly used within the art world to describe a contemporary art festival originating from Venice. Sydney has a similar art event too, known as the Biennale of Sydney, and this year marks the 18th installment of the… 

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Disappointed at The Forbes

Last weekend, we bought a Groupon deal promising a 3-course set meal with wine at The Forbes Hotel, Sydney, with the promise that the meal would look something like  this: Picture shown on Groupon website We made our reservation a week before with a waiter who seemed busy and rushed, but we didn’t mind since… 

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