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Tagged With: Travel

My Omani Henna Experience

DH and I were invited to a wedding in The Sultanate of Oman last January. I typed the draft about the henna night right after we came back to Malaysia but totally forgot about it until today. The application of henna as a temporary decoration on the hands and feet of the bride is an … Continue reading »

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Shelter City Hostel, Amsterdam

If you are looking for a safe, clean, cheap place to stay in Amsterdam, try the Shelter City Hostel. It’s a Christian hostel that’s drug-free, smoke-free and alcohol-free. If you’re a party animal, stop reading right now because this place is not for you. But if you like the idea of a hostel where men … Continue reading »

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Paris On A Budget

With the continued strengthening of the Euro, you can expect a holiday in Paris to significantly dent your bank account. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can do to stretch the power of your (limited) amount of Euros. Here are 10 tips which I hope you’ll find useful: 1. Pick your hotel wisely … Continue reading »

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KL-Singapore with AirAsia

My assistant and I flew to and from Singapore on AirAsia yesterday. We went in the morning, had a meeting with one customer, had a second meeting with a supplier, then flew back in the evening. The flights were on time, the leather seats were impeccably clean and felt luxuriously good, and the flight was … Continue reading »

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My Swiss Love Affair

My love affair with Switzerland started when I first laid eyes on its mountains and lakes and meadows in 1999. I fell in love at first sight and I fell hard. Image from At that time, DH and I needed to go to Geneva but Malaysia Airlines only flew to Zurich, so at his … Continue reading »

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