Travel Diary

Sensory Overload At Robot Restaurant Tokyo

The taiko drummers

During our trip to Japan in the last week of January 2017, my son Clarence booked tickets online for the Robot Show at the Robot Restaurant in Kabukicho – Shinjuku’s red light district, Tokyo. Initially I was not gung ho about the show, thinking that it was for kids. When Clarence told me what the show is like, I was ...

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Oh My Kawaii, Cuteness Overload In Japan!

Are they sporting? Lovely couple!

Clean, polite, safe and cute….these words are often used to describe Japan. So during my family trip to Japan from January 26 to the 31st, I thought I was prepared for all these. But I found myself bombarded by a “kawaii explosion”, getting caught in a severe case of cuteness overload. The word “kawaii” literally translates into “cute” and symbolizes ...

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Malindo Air Versus Air Asia

Thumbs up to Malindo!

I did not realise that Malindo Air has resumed its Miri-Kuala Lumpur route until I sent my brother Tian and my sister-in-law Christina to the Miri Airport to book their flight to Kuala Lumpur on October 25 upon receiving news of the untimely death of their eldest son Lawrence in Kuala Lumpur. I made a return booking with Malindo Air ...

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Trip To Taiwan – Day 6


16th October 2016 We were up at about 5am as our flight from Taipei to Kota Kinabalu was scheduled to depart at 9.50am.  After our shower, we were in the hotel lobby at 6am. We thought we would not be able to have the hotel complimentary breakfast as it was supposed to start after 7am.  Luckily for us, breakfast was ...

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