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Friday, July 26, 2013

My Taiwan trip 3 yrs back

Many people have been asking me for the itinerary of my recent taiwan trip, i shall blog a more detailed one at my next blog, also with some feedbacks of the places i went, if it's worth to go, the hotels i stayed, etc.

I' ve all along wanted to go back to Taiwan, cos its a really a nice place with nice people and GOOD FOOD too!!! The last time i went was 3 years back.

Today, i shall talk a little about the experience i had in Taiwan 3 years ago first.
My rough itinerary of my 3yrs ago taiwan trip is as shown below:

Its during November 2009, its a pretty nice weather to go there during that time... cos its cooling~about 18-25*C if i'm not wrong.

Day 1:
Ximending, Shilin

Day 2:
Yangmingshan, Beitou(hotspring), fisherman wharf, night life (room 18)

Day 3:
Shopping (101, mitsukoshi, Time square, wufen pu/raohe night market)

Day 4:
Breakfast., Guess 3, Shida Night market

Day 5:
Morning train to Hualien, Taroke Park, Overnight at leader village

Day 6:
Farmosa theme park, Overnight at Nantou mingsu

Day 7:
Bus to Taichung, Feng jia night market

Day 8:
Back to Taipei, Shopping at TienMu, Dinner at Hello kitty restaurant

Day 9:
Ding Tai Feng, Travel to Jiu Fen, Keelung, Miaoku Night market, Night life

Day 10:
Home sweet Home



Some pictures taken during the trip,

I went with my colleagues, Sabrina and Song bin. We had lotsa fun, eat, crapping, looking at map...
It was my first trip ti taiwan, and the itinerary and booking of nightstay were done by them...

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We left our luggage at taipei... bringing only bagpack to hualien, taichung, etc....


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I think this is in Taipei 101?


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Taroke Park


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Lunch at Hua Lien


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Looks pretty awesome isn't it....


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We even made friends with our neighbour, i think they are still in my facebook friend lists...
wahahhahahahah


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Train to Bei tou station... the hot spring station...
Pretty cool


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Have chosen this hotspring place... 3 different tempeature...
All just for uS!!!


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Like a shioks~


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Special Guest: Apple Ng!


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Isn't it cool? Its 蝴蝶姐姐!


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I am NO. 3~!!


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Hmmmm, forgotten her name... But she's really slim and pretty...


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Errhmmmm.... used to always be in Fei ge's variety show... forgotten her name too!


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Ah ya!!


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Camera man... ACTION~!


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我猜我猜我猜猜猜!


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Where do you think we are heading next?


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Night life!! it's Clubbing time of cos~
With her around, confirm must club one la!


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Anyway this club is opened by 庹宗康, Room 18
A lot of handsome guys.... drooolinggggg.....


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We went Farmosa theme park.... hmmm, soso la...
Not very thrilling...


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A scene from Jiu fen


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Nuaing~
I still remember, this cafe allows your pet doggy to rest and eat there too.



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We went to do manicure too....
Nice~


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Many people said its a must try at Taiwan, actually i dont feel much differences as compared to singapore de lei...


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Lastly, being a kitty fan... Of cos... must visit the HELLO kitty Restaurant man...
The food there tasted quite ok actually, price wise is not too ex too...
But well, its 3 yrs back, so i'm not sure how it is like now.


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All these made me wanna go back to TAIWAN~!!!


So, oki doki....
NEXT BLOG is MY TAIWAN 2013 TRIP!

Taiwan trip 03-09JUL 2013 Part 1

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

6D4N Gold Coast,2 Theme Parks,SkyPoint + Crab Catching Cruise Part 2

My 2nd trip of 2013: GOLD COAST 
6 Days 4 Night Jun 2013 Part 2



Day 3: Catch a Crab~

We head to a place to catch a crab.... but ended up... the tour agency cocked up!!!so angry... we didnt do 1 activity... not sure what yuppie thingy... where we will go down into the water!!!which is why we all wore slippers and shorts.....


But well.. they compensated us for a better lunch... in the ferry...



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Cutie us... with a bunny beanie... but ended up not wearing it.. cos indeed a little weird...
Will try again next time.. but not with tour grp ppl...


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Those are oyster shells... in case you cant see clearly~


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Scenery taken from the ferry...


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Just act only~


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woah woah woah..... super big crab


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Fishing time....
But we couldnt catch any... yucks.


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Looks pretty yummy.... grilled scallop... but all these are not for us!!!!
sad....


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Its a live crabbiieee....


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Kiap Kiap Kiap!


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Elmo with 2 CRABS


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Feeding the birdssss.... dunno what is it called..


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Fresh Oyster! like a shiok only~


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Yes Sir!


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The Three musketeers!


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Supper nice n filling lunch in the stationary ferry..


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So big... like a shioks!


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Jump Jump Jump


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We are going to PICK FRUITS~!!


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Hi, I'm selling my friends~!!!


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Pui puiss....


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Before fruit plucking...
We shall go for some lessons about fruits first....


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Looks pretty disgusting? but... adding it with ice cream... tastes not bad eh....


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Pomegranate... Dragonfruit... all pretty fresh..


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mixture of fruits and sauces... and became a dip for chips..
and it tasted pretty nice!


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Its macadamia... freshly picked!


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Open ur own macadamia

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My mum's favourite...
She was so happily running towards the orange trees to pluck them!


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Visiting a farm now~
Hi, meh meh


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Feeding of meh meh.....


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Just for show only~


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This horse can got a super big tongue with lotsa saliva!!! arghhhh!!


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It's Kangeroo again~ so cute!


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Have you take this mini toot toot train~..

Its pretty cool!!

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Like a shioks.


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The train is coming, the train is coming... the train is commmiinnnnggggg...


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Day 4: It's Shopping TIME!!!

We took a cab to HArbour Town which cost about 30++ aussie!

We bought lotsa lotsa stuffs...

Everything is so cheap!
Guess how much is a polo ralph lauren over there after all the discount!! $30++ sgd!!!


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We had a PIZZA affair....


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Look at the stuffs we bought!!
denim shorts at only 3aussie! cheap la!
Just buy only man!

We took a cab back to our hotel, and cos there was a traffic jam...

It cost us 50++ aussie...
So, the whole trip of going to and fro.. cost about 100++ sgd.. my god~!


We went to have dinner at a nearby chinese restaurant.. cos mummy felt like eating roasted duck...

oh man... everything is expensive in Gold coast...
Wonder if their pay is high over there!

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This meal cost 60plus aussie.


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The food we bought!!! lol....



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Day 5: Movie World!


Yipeee....



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Here's our ticket.


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Ice age 4d experience....
Soso only eh...


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piang piang~


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Yatta~!


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We got to know the trick... and manage to win this Beep Beep... plushie!!
Yipeee....


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Pink super man cape~


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Scooby dooby dooo... where are you~!


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Looking for his mate~!


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My passenger... Beep beeepppp....


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His buddies....


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We are one big family~!


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Marilyn monroe.


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SuperMAN~!!!


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This sylvester kept pulling me to his side.... must be some tikopek~

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CAt woman... Miaos...


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Plaid my hair... for 30 aussie... lol... nvm.. not i pay.. oops..


Pretty angry... as we were supposed to go to the Abalone farm or something... ended up it was closed...

So, we didnt get to eat abalone~!!!
And the driver brought us to this beach instead... for 40mins... which we could do nothing much there...
Pretty disappointed with Namho~


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That's the end of my Gold Coast trip.


Stay tuned for my next entry on my Taiwan 7days free and easy trip~!

Many have asked for my itinerary...

Would need some time to update my next blog, as i'm pretty busy now with my new house.

Am going to shift in at next monday~!
Mixed feelings... but nvm, everything gonna be ALL GOOD!