A day trip to Akaroa, it is less than 2-hour drive from Christchurch. Akaroa is a little town that is beautiful and with a great view. I put down some transportation information for references and interesting activities that we did, like taking a cruise out to meet the world’s smallest and rarest dolphins, walking along the Akaroa Wharf and to the waterfall at Misty peaks reserve.
We had a day to spend in Christchurch and we plan to visit some of the attractions that interest us. We decide not to wander too far off where we are staying and our hotel is near to all these attractions which made it easier for us to explore around. This post will cover on what method of transport to use and where are the places of interest that might be worth visiting if you had little time lastly, some of my 2 cents opinions.
After reviewing other travellers recommendation on where should to stay at Christchurch. We chose Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel over other recommendations because the price per night is mid-range.
We wanted to stay in a comfortable place after our long flight to Christchurch and this hotel is well located for some of the famous attractions that we planned to visit.
While we were planning our trip to New Zealand, the first step to kick start the trip is to buy our air tickets. After comparing the airfare, we decided to give up the direct flight, instead, we took Qantas Airline from Singapore which requires transit in Australia. Our flight to Christchurch actually require transit at Brisbane. However, we do not have much time at Brisbane airport due to the short connecting time.
For first time travellers and/or beginner in Japan, I will keep this post as simple as possible so that it is easy to understand. There is plenty of train type…
After posting the Top 10 Souvenir to get in Singapore – food edition, I decided to come out with the next series of chips edition that I would like to share. I love to buy tidbits and snacks overseas. And understand that some of us love to buy delicious and interesting snack back as a gift or for your own consumption. I like to eat chips and love to try on something new, this is the 5 chips that I felt is worth to buy or maybe to try out.
I last visited Taichung 5 years ago and back then getting to Taichung from Taoyuan International Airport was inaccessible, however, things have changed now. A simple transportation guide covering the bus services, where to purchase your tickets, cost, duration and with attached photos for easy reference. On top of that, a short summary of the High-speed rail from Taoyuan International Airport to Taichung.
After visiting the NSeoul Tower, I meet my friends at Myeong Dong area for shopping. We did not have any plans for our dinner, hence as we walked along the street we saw this army stew (budae-jjigae) restaurant that caught our attention, since we were craving for some spicy food too. We did not realise that it was actually a famous restaurant which is owned by a Korean singer and there are two outlets in Seoul. (more…)