Singapore Day 12 – Lunch at DinTaiFung


We had the lunch at the very popular chain from Taiwan, DinTaiFung. It was 2:00 pm and the place was still packed. We had to wait 15 minutes for a table. DinTaiFung is known for their steamed pork dumplings or xiao long bao or soupy dumplings. They have branches all over Asia, Australia and Los […]

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Singapore Day 12 – Breakfast Buffet at Cafebiz+ Traders Hotel


photo from traders website The breakfast buffet at Cafebiz costs S$34.70. Good thing breakfast came with the room. I’m not a heavy breakfast eater but with the abundant choices offered it was hard to resist. They had choices for every nationality and . photo from traders website fresh and canned fruit assorted cold cuts Japanese […]

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Singapore Day 11 – Dinner at Crystal Jade Kitchen


In Perth we went sight seeing, wine tasting, cave exploring. In Singapore it’s all about the food and shopping. We had our first dinner in Singapore at Crystal Jade Kitchen. It was the 1st weekend for the Great Singapore Sale and the malls were packed. We ate at 9:00 pm and still had to wait […]

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Singapore Day 11 – SQ Food Perth to Singapore, Traders Hotel, The Line at Shangri-La Hotel


  We took flight SQ216 and that meant leaving Perth at 1:05 am and arriving in Singapore at 6:25 am. This was the meal served on the flight. I’m glad I woke up to eat. It was one of the best chicken curry I’ve ever eaten! The other meals we had in Singapore airlines were […]

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Perth Day 10 – Bell Tower, Jade Restaurant, Valentino Restaurant


It’s our last day in Perth. We went to the last attraction in our list of place to go in Perth, the Bell Tower. The Bell Tower is like one huge musical instrument. The bells in the tower have a long history from 14th century England up to its final home in Perth. We caught […]

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Perth Day 9 – Kings Park, Perth Mint & David Jones Food Hall


We went to Kings Park which is Perth’s most popular tourist attraction. There are many things to do and places to see in a park 400.6 hectares in size. We missed out on the free walking tour so we just walked around. map of Kings Park Chris took these beautiful pictures of trees and plants […]

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Perth Day 8 – Part 2 Cuddly Farm, McDonalds, Dinner from Coles


P is one lucky kid. He loves animals and there are so many animal farms in Western Australia. We weren’t even looking for one more but stumbled into the last farm this trip, the Cuddly Animal Farm. I pretended to complain but somehow I always end up enjoying these animals. Below are just some kinds of […]

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Perth Day 8 – Part 1 Swan Valley


The Swan Valley is Western Australia’s oldest wine region. It’s just 25 minutes from the city. SwanValley is a one stop area for wine, food, art, scenery and nature. A major attraction is the Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail – a 32 kilometre loop taking in more than 150 attractions including wineries, lively breweries, […]

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Perth Day 7 – Part 2 Caversham Wildlife Park, James St. Kitchen


In the afternoon we went to Caversham Wildlife Park in Swan Valley because P hasn’t had enough of looking at animals. We had more than enough so only Warren went in with him. Admission is A$22 for adults and A$8 for kids (3 to 14). But after seeing these pictures I wonder if we made the right […]

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Perth Day 7 – Part 1 Restaurants in Fremantle


On our second day in Perth we drove our rental car to Fremantle. It’s supposed to be a 20 minute drive but we got confused with some exits in the freeway so it took us a bit longer than that. Fremantle town hall There were so many restaurants and shops in Fremantle. We could spend […]

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