Navigating U.S. Market Trading Hours From Singapore

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are you interested in the United States market while living in Singapore? You’re not the only one. The U.S. market, along with the European and Asian markets, are the most popular to trade in. Even if the global forex market operates 24 hours daily, it might be hard for investors in Singapore to get pre-market,…

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3 Days in Kyoto: What To See & Do | Complete Guide

Reading Time: 9 minutes Dive into Kyoto, one of Japan’s most fascinating cities! Packed with epic temples, lush gardens, and geishas bringing the vibe, Kyoto is the place to soak in Japan’s historical awesomeness. Wind through old-school wooden houses, hit up vibrant shrines, and discover ancient traditions. Ready to explore? This guide covers all of Kyoto’s must-visit spots during…

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20 Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto

Reading Time: 8 minutes Get ready to dive into the vibrant world of Kyoto’s cherry blossoms, where nature transforms the ancient city into a breathtaking floral paradise. As spring approaches, the burning questions echo: when do cherry blossoms bloom in Kyoto, and where are the best places to witness this natural spectacle? Fear not, fellow sakura enthusiasts, for I’m…

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Teaching English in Asia – Which Country is Best?

Reading Time: 10 minutes Are you passionate about exploring new cultures, making a positive impact, and embarking on an adventure of a lifetime? Teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) might be the perfect avenue for you. Asia, with its diverse landscapes, rich histories, and warm hospitality, stands out as a hub for EFL opportunities. From the bustling cities…

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Stunning Seoul Cafes with Cherry Blossom Views

Reading Time: 5 minutes Spring in Seoul means more than just cherry blossoms—it’s a season of blooming cafes. With a booming café culture like no other in Korea, it’s no wonder that Seoul boasts a wide range of coffee shops with a cherry blossom backdrop during spring time. So, join me on a caffeinated journey through Seoul‘s cherry blossom-filled…

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15 Most Popular Cherry Blossom Spots in Seoul You Have To See

Reading Time: 8 minutes Discover Seoul‘s top 15 cherry blossom spots that are a must-see during spring. From charming streets and university campuses to historic palaces and parks, Seoul transforms into a floral wonderland. Whether you’re a local looking for the best spots or a visitor planning a springtime adventure, this curated list promises a spectacular journey through iconic…

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Ultimate 2-Week South Korea Itinerary

Reading Time: 8 minutes Seeking a complete two-week South Korea itinerary? After living in Korea for many years (since 2015), I’ve put together a practical guide that covers all the essential places and attractions this country has to offer. From the bustling streets of Seoul to the serene landscapes of Jeju Island, I strived for a balanced blend of…

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The Best Time To Visit South Vietnam and Other Nearby Regions

Reading Time: 5 minutes Planning on visiting Vietnam? This tourist destination is a budget-friendly destination suitable for people of all ages. It has an incredibly diverse climate, so it pays to research the best times to visit.  Before you hop on Google to check Vietnam travel blogs, here’s my advice: don’t. Most blogs about Vietnam will give you general…

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Nepal in Winter: All You Need To Know Before You Go

Reading Time: 5 minutes Thinking of heading to Nepal in winter? This landlocked Himalayan nation has a rich heritage, delightful culinary experiences, welcoming people, and deep spiritual traditions. If these appeal to you, coming here will be one of the best travel decisions you make.  But what should you know before visiting? In this guide, I summarize the most…

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Planning Your Next Vacation? Here Is the Best Time To Visit Thailand

Reading Time: 6 minutes Thailand is one of the most popular tourist destinations, attracting over 28 million foreigners in 2023. While it’s famous for its cultural importance, it’s also well-known for its beautiful beaches, colorful capital, vibrant nightlife, and gastronomic experiences. So, whether you’re a foodie, a beach bum, or simply love traveling, you’re guaranteed to find enjoyable activities…

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Navigating The Roads: A Comprehensive Guide To Car Leasing In Singapore

Reading Time: 4 minutes Navigating the world of car leasing in Singapore can be complex yet rewarding.  With evolving automotive trends, fluctuating Certificate of Entitlement (COE) premiums, and the rise of electric vehicles (EVs), understanding the current landscape is crucial for making informed decisions. This guide delves into the nuances of getting a car in Singapore, focusing on finding…

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Top 10 Best Souvenirs From Korea To Remember Your Trip By

Reading Time: 6 minutes Korea is a must-visit destination for every world traveler. I’ve visited plenty of countries around the world, but I chose Korea as my home because the place is oozing with culture, interesting locals, and beautiful sights.  If you’re planning a trip to Korea, I recommend you leave some space in your luggage because I guarantee…

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When Is the Best Time To Visit Japan? Tips for Your Next Trip

Reading Time: 6 minutes One of my favorite destinations in the world is Japan — a place where the past and future coexist in Zen-like harmony. Where medieval castles and cyberpunk metropolises lie within driving distance of each other. Indeed, The Land of the Rising Sun is one of East Asia’s most fascinating and enchanting countries. Since I began…

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How To Teach English Abroad With EPIK Korea

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been living in South Korea for nearly 10 years, and it’s been a decade of amazing adventures. I’m thankful to have the chance to experience this beautiful country, something I could only manage to do by teaching English to Korean students. If you’re a citizen of an English-speaking country, you can also make a…

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10 Korean Gift Ideas that Encapsulate the Country’s Rich Heritage

Reading Time: 5 minutes Welcome, gift seekers and culture enthusiasts! Get ready to dive into a treasure trove of Korean goodies that’ll knock your socks off. I’m about to take a trip through Korea’s cultural wonders with a lineup of gifts that are as cool as they come. From handcrafted ceramics that’ll make your jaw drop to trendy K-Pop…

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Starbucks in Korea: Korea’s 12 Most Remarkable Starbucks Cafes

Reading Time: 4 minutes Korea’s coffee culture is a blend of tradition and innovation, and what better way to experience this fusion than by sipping your favorite brew in a setting that’s nothing short of extraordinary? I’ve scoured the vibrant streets of Korea to bring you a carefully curated list of the most remarkable Starbucks cafes in the country.…

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The 10 Best Places to Ski in Japan

Reading Time: 9 minutes Beneath Japan’s majestic landscapes lie some of the world’s most thrilling and picturesque skiing destinations. From the renowned powder havens of Hokkaido to the storied slopes of Nagano, Japan boasts a tapestry of skiing wonders that beckon enthusiasts and adventurers alike. In this guide, we go over the snow-kissed terrain to uncover the ten absolute…

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Sleeping in Transit: The Art of Napping for Travelers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Traveling can be an exhilarating experience, but it often comes with the challenge of managing sleep amidst long flights, train rides, and layovers.  Mastering the art of napping while in transit is crucial for travelers looking to maintain their energy, health, and enjoyment throughout their journey.  Understanding Sleep Cycles and Their Importance in Transit The…

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Must-Have Portable Skincare Products for On-the-Go Beauty

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the bustling rhythm of modern life, maintaining a consistent skincare routine can be challenging, especially when you’re always on the move.  The good news is that the beauty industry has evolved remarkably, offering a variety of portable skincare products that can effortlessly fit into your hectic lifestyle. Compact Cleansing Solutions The importance of cleansing…

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10 Amazing Places To Visit in Japan in Winter

Reading Time: 7 minutes Japan is a gorgeous country with distinctive seasons, so there’s something to feast your eyes on no matter when you visit. But while the cherry blossom viewing is the most popular, the winter season has its unique charm and beauty. Japan is one of the biggest countries in the world, so you can’t expect to…

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