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Citadines Sukhumvit 11 Review

We stayed at Citadines Sukhumvit 11, which if you haven’t guessed it yet is located on Soi 11, a quaint street with street vendors by day and lively crowds by night.  It’s a 2 minute walk to the Nana BTS … Continue reading

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Bangkok Thailand Day 1

The next few posts will be a series of my travels the past May to Southeast Asia, starting with Bangkok… The past May, I went to Bangkok for a 6 day 5 night stop, as part of my South-East Asia … Continue reading

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Muji Travel Organizers

I’ve always been a fan of Muji – a Japanese “no brand” company that sells unbranded household supplies and clothes.  However, though their products are simple and plain, I find they tend to be more expensive than your average similar … Continue reading

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Around the world and back

I just came back from a 3 week trip in Asia, and after a week of recuperation, I’m back!  A sneak peak of my souvenirs:

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Intercontinental Barclay New York Review

Through Hotwire booking, I stayed by chance at the Intercontinental Barclay in New York City.  Given the Intercontinental brand name and its association with quality, I had certain expectations for this hotel.  Note that there’re actually two Intercontinental chain locations … Continue reading

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New York City – Day 5

We had an afternoon flight, so after checking out of our hotel in the morning we took a cab to the Nougatine at Jean George for brunch.  Jean George also had excellent reviews though on the expensive side.  For those … Continue reading

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New York City – Day 4

After so many days of being on the go, we decide to finally “sleep in” today, which meant getting up at 10 to get ready for our 12:20 reservation at Momofuku Ko! Talk about being hidden away! Momofuku Ko is … Continue reading

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New York City – Day 3

I know that other people sleep in during their vacations, but not us!  We woke up early to do the touristy thing and check out Times Square after a hearty breakfast courtesy of our Grimaldi’s pizza leftovers.  After a few … Continue reading

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New York City – Day 2

I woke up bright and early, eager for another day to explore the city.  Breakfast of the day was leftover Artichoke’s – still good, though cold and a little watery. We made our way north towards the Metropolitan Museum of … Continue reading

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New York City – Day 1

Last August, I took a 5 day 4 night getaway to New York City with one of my best friends, Serene.  As we have similar taste and interests, it wasn’t hard to plan our trip at all. Both of us had been … Continue reading

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