Short Vacation To Turi Beach Resort, Batam

Short Vacation To Turi Beach Resort, Batam

Are you looking for a short, budget and peaceful vacation out of Singapore? Besides Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines, Indonesia’s Batam is a nice place for a short getaway. With 45 minutes of ferry ride from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, a ticket would cost $50 which includes travel insurance and terminal fee. If you are looking for a resort in Batam, I would recommend Turi Beach. Recently won The Best Resort in Batam, this resort is 7 minutes drive away from Nongsapura Ferry Terminal.

Located at the northern peninsula of Batam, Turi Beach is one of the three properties of Nongsa Resorts. With it’s chic and modern resort design, Turi Beach has a total of 141 rooms and suites with sea view balconies. The resort is also surrounded by the beauty of lush greeneries. So, how large is Turi Beach? 7.7 hectares.

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Tolido’s Espresso Nook Review

Tolido’s Espresso Nook Review

The cafe culture in Singapore has been growing rapidly for the past three years. Comparing to many big cafe names, the local cafe scene has set an unique F&B experience for everyone. Regardless if the cafe has a nostalgic or industrial ambience, every cup of coffee brewed surely warms up everyone’s day.

On Saturday morning, my family and I decided to go for a great cup of coffee with awesome breakfast. Taking the train ride down to Lavender Station, we walked about 15 minutes to reach this cafe named Tolido’s Espresso Nook. I know that Christmas is over, but the Christmas tree still looks good with those twinkling colourful lights.

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10 Fun Facts About Chinese New Year (Infographic)

10 Fun Facts About Chinese New Year (Infographic)

When it comes to the Chinese New Year, the most popular mythology will be the story of Nian. Living in the mountains, this beast will come out during the season of spring and attack villagers, especially children. Despite ferocious, Nian is found to be fearful to loud noises and the colour, red. When spring arrives, these villagers created loud banging noises, firing of firecrackers and wore red to chase Nian away. After this havoc event, Nian hid itself away and never harms the villagers again. Today, the Chinese Lion dance imitates this mythological event by clashing loud noises and wearing red robes during their stunning performances. This mythology turned into a tradition during the Chinese New Year.

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Enjoy High Cash Backs With ShopBack

Enjoy High Cash Backs With ShopBack

When I got my first credit card more than 8 years ago, it was all about accumulating points or perks in my credit account. In a nutshell, the more I use my credit card, the more points I will earn and the more products or services I can redeem on the bank’s website. Back then, these points are valid only for a year. After which, I have to start accumulating my points from scratch again. Ouch! That hurts.

Today, many credit cards offers cash backs for their customers instead of points. With cash backs as high as 6% for their participating merchants, customers can use these rebates to offset their monthly credit card bills. As online shopping gets more and more popular these days due to the high convenience, banks has also offered high cash backs of 3% for every online transactions. Come to think about it, how about those people who are only qualified for those $500 limit credit cards that rarely offers great cash backs?

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2016 Year Of The Monkey Chinese Zodiacs (Infographic)

2016 Year Of The Monkey Chinese Zodiacs (Infographic)

Time passes really fast! It feels like only last week I have celebrated the New Year 2016 with my family and friends. In a month’s time, we will be bidding farewell to the Year Of The Goat and welcome the Year Of The Monkey. The Chinese Lunar New Year is a big celebration for the Chinese around the world. The Chinese ourselves hope to have “good fortunes”, “happiness”, “wealth” and “longevity” in this coming new year.

In this post, I will be sharing with you an infographic for the 2016 Year Of The Monkey Chinese Zodiacs. Have fun reading and do share it with your family and friends.

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What Makes River Safari Wildlife Park So Unique

What Makes River Safari Wildlife Park So Unique

In the brand new year of 2016, we are going to explore the world’s top seven most amazing and dangerous rivers around the world. These rivers are deep, changes with the climate and home to terrifying wildlife animals such as the man-eating crocodiles and piranhas. This might sound like an expensive and wild holiday trip, but actually, not quite. All these adventures happen right in the River Safari Singapore. Managed by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore, the River Safari is the newest family member in their wildlife portfolio. Much like the Singapore Zoo and Jurong Bird Park, the River Safari also hosts thousands of exotic wildlife species but with an exclusive difference, the theme of the world’s iconic rivers. In fact, this is our first time visiting this $160 million attraction opened on 28 February 2014 and located between the Singapore Zoo and Night Safari.

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