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Massage

People’s Park Complex Massage – No-Frill Cheap Massage

I have chronic neck, shoulder and back pain, so I am always up for a good massage. I have tried Healing Touch Spa in Singapore, Batam massage and Thai Odyssey in Nagoya Hill Batam.  Someone once mentioned to me that there are many cheap $10 massage shops on the third floor of People’s Park Centre. I […]

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Heritage

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery – Singapore’s Firefighting History

I am sure everyone have seen the stately-looking Central Fire Station building on Hill Street. Not only is the Central Fire Station the oldest existing fire station in Singapore, it also houses the Civil Defense Heritage Gallery.  The Civil Defense Heritage Gallery is free for all to enter but due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Heritage

Fullerton Monument Tour – Learn about Singapore’s Past

The Fullerton Monument Tour is a free tour conducted by Singapore Tourism Board-accredited heritage guides. This one-hour tour gives you a glimpse of Singapore’s history. The Fullerton Monument Tour is available on Mondays 11.15am Thursdays 11.15am Saturdays 3.45pm A guide armed with speakers, file and tablet will meet you at the meeting point which is […]

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Experience

One Kind House – Organic Farm, Cooking School and 21st-Century Kampong

One Kind House is not your typical restaurant. I wouldn’t even call it a restaurant for it is housed in an old 3000-square-foot double-storey terrace house in Telok Kurau. It is an organic farm, cooking school, 21st century kampong” and art gallery all rolled into one. 76-year-old former primary school teacher, Madam Ng Swee Hiah, […]

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Massage

Thai Odyssey – Affordable Massage in Nagoya Hill Batam

After comparing prices of 5 Nagoya Hill massage parlors, I decided to get my massage done at Thai Odyssey. Not only is Thai Odyssey’s prices one of the most competitive among the 5 massage parlors, I was very impressed with the grand Thai interior. The moment I stepped inside, I felt as if I have […]

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Massage

Nagoya Hill Massage – Price List of 5 Massage Centers in Nagoya Hill

I love massages and massage in Batam is so much cheaper than in Singapore.  I have already written about Go! Massage and Dimension Spa where I did massage the last time I was in Batam.  This time, I decided to try out a massage in Nagoya Hill. The massage centers are actually not inside the shopping […]

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Accommodation

Harris Resort Waterfront Batam – An All-inclusive Holiday Resort in Batam

This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own.  At the end of year 2019, I had a few days of leave to clear and decided to bring my parents on a year-end retreat to Batam. I was looking to book a nice relaxing holiday resort there and Harris Resort Waterfront Batam stood […]

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Experience

Bagan Massage – Two Massage Shops I Have Tried in Nyaung-U, Bagan

After a long day of sightseeing in Bagan, I really needed a good massage to soothe my tired muscles.  Even though Bagan is not as developed as other parts of the country, there are 3-4 massage shops in Nyaung-U where I stayed. I have personally tried out 2 of these massage shops. Siam Body & […]

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Restaurant

Bagan Restaurants – Restaurants with English Menu in Bagan

Myanmar has so much delicious food but ordering food at restaurants are nightmarishly-difficult. At least 90% of Myanmar people don’t speak a word of English and Google Translate doesn’t seem to work either. Most restaurant menus are written in Burmese language and I simply cannot decipher the curly-wiggly Burmese words.   The increase in tourists […]

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Accommodation

Wut Hmon Thit Guest House – Roadside Motel in Nyaung-U, Bagan

We originally booked a room at Cheri Land River House but it turned out that this hotel does not have the license to house foreigners. The hotel helped us book another a room at a sister hotel called Wut Hmon Thit Guest House.   Wut Hmon Thit Guest House is a small roadside motel in Nyaung-U […]