Nick Picks: Ski, Sip and Savour at Niseko Village

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Niseko Village, located in Hokkaido, Japan, is celebrated for its blend of culinary excellence, scenic beauty and its powdery champagne snow. Overlooking Mount Yōtei and described as the Aspen of the East, this contemporary luxury winter sports destination offers a meeting of eastern hospitality with western après ski traditions, and what’s interesting is the duality of some of their outlets, like Gogyo, a ramenya by day and izakaya by night, and Chuya, a teahouse in the morning and cocktail bar in the evening. Continue reading

Nick Picks: A Gastronomic Journey to Penang

Nick Picks A Gastronomic Journey to Penang | Food For Thought

Penang has always been a favourite dining destination of mine, with its colourful cuisine, from street food to fine dining, the city has really elevated itself over the past few years. While many know Penang as a destination for cheap eats, there’s really so much more with its maturing dining scene. This is a selection of places I personally enjoyed, with spots to eat, drink and stay. Here are my picks. Continue reading

Going Local: A Luxury Guide To Penang

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Penang is world renown to be a food haven, where you come to stay, and flavours come to play. With an amalgamation of cultures from Chinese and Indian to Malay and Peranakan, the flavours of Penang is one that is something you have to taste to understand what the fuss is about. But Penang has so much more to offer with is burgeoning fine dining scene and bar culture. We take a look at how the city has grown in recent years, and new haunts that the local frequent. Continue reading

Fortune In Hong Kong Virtual Tour

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The Hong Kong Tourism Board recently conducted a virtual tour in conjunction with the Lunar New Year, with an education on a variety of auspicious traditions for the festive season. The virtual tour included visits to temples for rituals on how to better your luck, feng shui tips, how to write fai chun and also Chinese New Year snacks to buy. Continue reading

Travel Guide: Things To Do at Marina Bay Sands

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Easily described as one of Singapore’s most iconic landmark, the Marina Bay Sands is not simply a hotel, it’s a world of its own. With a plethora of fine dining restaurants, world class luxury shopping, interactive stores and exhibitions, the casino hotel is so much more than that. Whether you are a single traveler, a loved-up couple of a family of four there’s always something to for everyone. Continue reading

Travel Guide: Things To Do in Cameron Highlands

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The Cameron Highlands is a popular summer retreat in Malaysia, drawing locals and visitors alike with its substantially cooler climate. It has quite a number of different attractions to visit, which means you’ll definitely find something that aligns with your interests. For instance, there are countless hiking trails for nature lovers to explore, as well as a memorabilia museum that’s perfect for history buffs. If you’re more of a foodie, though, you’re in for a real treat, as there’s no shortage of phenomenal dining options in the Cameron Highlands. Curious? Book a Cameron Highlands tour package today so you can eat your way through our list of tried and tested establishments. Continue reading

5 Cities in Europe For An Exciting City Break

5 Cities in Europe For An Exciting City Break | Food For Thought

City breaks have officially been named the UK’s favourite type of holiday and almost half of all people surveyed took one in 2018. They’re so different to a longer holiday, as you never get bored and each day is packed to the brim with activities. If you stagger city breaks throughout the year, you’ll always have a holiday to look forward to and you’ll get to experience a lot of different cultures while you’re at it. If you’re looking for some amazing European cities to add to your bucket list, here are five that can’t be missed. Continue reading

Travel Guide: Things To Do In Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is a world renown travel destination that needs no formal introduction. Located to the south of Mainland China, Hong Kong (hoeng gong, 香港) is a Special Administrative Region of China, and home to a unique blend of Cantonese and British cultures as a result of being under British colonial rule. Hong Kong is known as one of the Four Asian Tigers, in terms of economy, financial and tourism with its metropolitan food, culture and way of life. With the increasing interest of ‘going local’, tourists today want to do what locals do, which we will explore in terms of attractions that are unique and rare ranging from contemporary art to historical attractions. Continue reading

Travel Guide: Things To Do In Genting Highlands

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Located in the mountains of Pahang is one of Malaysia’s most prominent entertainment hubs, hosting an assortment of activities for the whole family. Genting Highland is the colloquial name for what really is Resorts World Genting, a hill resort consisting of an assortment of hotels, casinos, restaurants, theme parks but is also world renown as a performance arena, and is also the new home of the Miss Chinese International Pageant. For any first-time visitor to Genting Highlands, these information may be of help. Continue reading