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Ipoh, Malaysia (2016 July)

Ipoh

Travel type: Family
When: 2016 July 23 – 24 (2 days)
Weather: Hot & humid
Transport: Bus (Penang-Ipoh), about 2 hours journey. The rest of my family drove about 3 hours from KL to Ipoh.

Day 1 

Concubine Lane (二奶巷)
No entrance fee, just walk,eat and shoot.
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Singapore (2016 July)

Singapore

Travel type: Friends
When: 2016 July 1 – 3 (3 days)
Weather: Hot & humid
Flight: Airasia (Penang-Singapore)
Accommodation: Footprints Hostel (recommended only if you are a super tight budget traveller)

My review of Footprints Hostel:
Location was good, a short walking distance from MRT station. Unable to sleep well because of the door keep banging. The management should do something to the door closer.
-Soundproof can be improved
-Dust was found at corner of walls and under the bed.
-Air-conditioner can only be switched on from 7pm-9am >.<

Day 1 

Gardens By The Bay
I didn’t go this, as I was attending my friend’s wedding. Photos were capture by A.  :lol:
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Yangon, Myanmar (2016 April) – 1/2

Yangon (part 1)

Mingalaba
(traditional Burmese greeting which means auspicious to you)

Travel type: Solo
When: 2016 April 16 – 19 (4 days)
Weather: Hot!
Flight: Airasia (Penang-Yangon)
Currency: Kyat
Visa requirement: Yes. 50USD. Apply online

It was Thingyan, also known as the Burmese New Year Water Festival during my visit. The festival lasted for 4-5 days, normally in the mid-April, and declared as public holiday. If you are in Myanmar during Thingyan, prepare to get wet! People walk around with buckets of water or hose, spraying water on anyone passing by. There is no escaping for everyone on the street. This originates from the custom of washing away the bad luck of the previous year. Though there will be chaos and crowds on the street, most businesses close on Thingyan.

Day 1 

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Seoul, Korea (2015 March)

Seoul, Korea (March 19-23)

A short trip to Seoul, Korea again for Shinhwa’s WE Concert. Didn’t go that many places this time as I spent half day queuing for Shinhwa concert merchandises and another day for their concert. It was my 4th time visiting Korea, my third for a concert and my second for Shinhwa’s concert. See below for my previous trips:
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