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JB's IKEA Has $5 Meatball Platters, Cheaper Furniture, And Is Just 45 Mins Away From Woodlands Checkpoint

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IKEA Tebrau in Johor Bahru   Doesn’t matter if we’re not actively looking for furniture - many of us enjoy making trips down IKEA for meatballs and $1 ice-cream cones, or to just walk through a seemingly endless maze of beautifully furnished showrooms. Naturally, we couldn’t help but get excited...

5 Super Hidden Night Markets In Bangkok We Only Discovered By Chatting With Locals


Alternative night markets in Bangkok   Bangkok’s night markets always hold an extra special something in our hearts, and no matter the hundreds of times we’ve frequented the likes of Chatuchak and the Rot Fais , our feet always seem to take us back there - Every. Single. Time.  But...

10 Lesser-Known Things To Do In Batam That Are Not Massage Or Jet Skiing

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Things to do in Batam   Before you strike off Batam as a been-there-done-that, we’ve found a list of hidden gems to explore so you can re-discover it for its beauty. An exciting waterpark and IG-worthy cafes have sprung up with the city evolving much over the last decade.  In...

This Prison-Themed Hostel In Bangkok Lets You Sleep In Jail Cells & Striped Pajamas

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Prison-themed hostel in Bangkok   Black-and-white striped pyjamas, a mugshot, and lights out by 8pm. What picture does that conjure in your mind? Certainly not a little ol’ hostel in Bangkok. Furnished exactly like a prison cell, SooK Station is meant to give you the experience of prison quarters -...

SQ Return Flights To Jakarta Are Now Going For $118 Perfect For Weekend Getaways

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Things to do in Jakarta   While Jakarta may not get as much attention as Indonesia's "sexier" cities like Bali, Yogyakarta, and Lombok, there are plenty of reasons for the budget-conscious and adventurous traveller to make it their next travel destination. As a bonus, Singapore Airlines is offering an unbeatable...

8 Super Pops International Food Chains Near Singapore Worth Queuing For On Vacations Within Asia

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Famous Western eateries in Asia   Image adapted from: @djqrius While Singaporeans are certainly proud of their hawker heritage, we all can’t resist some good ol’ Western fare. Though popular joints like Shake Shake, Luke’s Lobster, and The Cheesecake Factory haven’t made their way to Singapore (yet), they’ve already landed...

9 Epic Flower Fields In Thailand For Hokkaido-Level Photo Shoots


Have a mini photo shoot at these floral fields in Thailand   Image adapted from: @izzy__z It’s not uncommon for us to immediately look to places like Bangkok, Phuket, and Krabi each time we want a quick beach holiday fix. But we often overlook it as a destination for anything...

5 New Places Around Tokyo To Explore With 1 JR Pass When Osaka & Kyoto Have Been Done & Dusted

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New places around Tokyo to explore by train   Image adapted from:  @tak.yamataka You might’ve conquered metropolitan Tokyo, strolled through the iconic Torii gates in Kyoto or rode every single ride in Universal Studios Japan, Osaka . But beyond this golden trinity, there’s still a wealth of areas for you...

8 Destinations For Warm-up Honeymoons From $162 Before The Real Thing

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Couple vacations for pre-honeymoons   There are 3 types of people in their mid-twenties: 1) single, 2) has a prospective partner with plans to marry, or 3) married. For those in the second category, you’re probably saving up for the BIG day. Whether for BTO, wedding preparations or a honeymoon,...

10 Undiscovered Nature Sites In Indonesia To Conquer That Are Nat Geo Worthy

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Hidden nature sites in Indonesia   Indonesia is home to some of the best natural sites in the world. From the world’s largest volcanic lake Lake Toba to trekking hotspot Mount Rinjani to the famous temples of Borobudur , backpackers throng these places hoping for fresh adventure. But while the...

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