#GeraTravels: Flying into super typhoon Nepartak

Having grown up in a country as geographically well-protected as Singapore, exposure to natural disasters is often close to none. Sure, we get updates via news channels on the devastation and severity of the storms – but to actually understand what the disaster entails? I can safely say I’m very ignorant in this area. Even when travelling, […]

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Probably the Most “Feel Good” Massage in Singapore

I never knew that Singapore had something like the blind massage in Vietnam or Thailand! Mark and I were having dinner at Great World City and the man really wanted a massage. The stresses of work, he says. So being the dutiful fiancée that I am *shameless grin*, started Googling for massage parlours in the building. And I […]

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17 Tourist Survival Tips for Vietnam!

Couple of weeks back, my crazy friend Arati and I made our way to Vietnam! Not my typical choice of holiday destination; but it was her birthday wish and she made me choose between Philippines, Cambodia or Vietnam. 😐 And you simply cannot deny a birthday girl! Especially when she’s such a dear friend. ☺️ During our 5 […]

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Disgusting taxi scam in Hanoi!

Just last week, my friend Arati and I flew to Vietnam for a little girlfriends’ getaway. We were super excited! Prior to the trip, I didn’t really bother looking for attractions; I was more interested in learning how to survive there. And an important one that I read was: Only use Mai Linh or Vinasun […]

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#GeraTravels: Otaru; BEST Seafood In the World!

24-25 March 2016 As usual, I jumped out of bed pretty early! Found it quite an annoying oxymoron… Especially since I’m on holiday. Why can’t I be this perky going to work? 😩 Well, today Mark and I had quite an exciting day planned out. We were driving out of Sapporo and into Otaru! So […]

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#GeraTravels: 21.03.2016: Forever and Ever, Babe

21 March 2016 – Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan So from my previous post, Mark and I officially made our way to Hokkaido! It was about 3 degrees there; strong winds and snow-filled streets! Put on our layers, booted up… And off we went!!! So since we’re in Japan, simply must have some Japanese fast food right? Believe […]

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#GeraTravels: Mark Goes To Hokkaido For His Virgin Winter Experience

20th March 2016 Winter is a wonderful season! Probably because I live on tropical island Singapore where it’s perpetually Summer and the humidity really gets to everyone… but one of the reasons I love to travel is to experience winter! So I was super stoked when I got to bring Mark to his virgin winter […]

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