[Move] Germany – Getting to Fussen, Hohenschwangau

Fussen, Hohenschwangau where the famous Neuschwanstein Castle sits above the small village of Hohenschwangau in the South West of Bavaria in Germany, close to the Austrian border. The nearest railway station is 5 kilometres away in the town of Fussen. For easy understanding, I will put down the necessary transport information, example: train, bus and cab duration, cost and what ticket to buy in order to save cost.

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[Move] Germany Train Transportation guide

A detailed and yet simple to understand train guide for travellers planning their trip to Germany. I will be covering the different types of tickets available (only in places I covered), things to note when boarding the train, different classes. As we only travelled within Germany, I cannot help much if you are planning on a Europe rail trip. (more…)

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[Data] Getting a prepaid sim card in Germany, Munich

Getting a prepaid card in Munich or Germany was not as easy as I thought it would be, even though I read up on the experiences other people had. I thought of getting the sim card at the airport. However, after the research it seems like buying the Sim card outside will be better. Prior arriving into Germany, I went through the hassle exchanging email with the Mobile company indicating our interest to get the Tourist sim card and to find out more information. To our dismay, upon arrival not all outlets have the regulations standardise.

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[Help] Japan-Booking your Shinkansen seats using SmartEX (Update: 2018)

With the latest upgrade of Shinkansen system, the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen has opened up their online Shinkansen ticket reservation for foreigners.

I will introduce and provide a step by step guide for registration. And pick up some of the important things to note before you register, and how do you collect your tickets and more.

All information provided below can be found at https://smart-ex.jp/en/.

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[News] Japan Autumn Leaves Forecast Japan 2017

Autumn is here! Are you planning your trip to Japan? Here comes the news of the day! Japan news page has come up with the list of the expected viewing period of the beautiful autumn leaves. I have done up the latest chart for reference and if there are any further updates from the website, do keep a lookout for this post.

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[Move] Singapore Transportation Guide

Planning a trip to Singapore soon? Wondering how do you move around when you are here? Fret not, please refer to the Singapore transportation guide for your reference below.

In Singapore, we have the various mode of transport to choose from, Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), Light Rail Transit (LRT), Bus and Taxi. And of course, now tourists can also have the option of Uber or Grab.

You may refer to the fare calculator to have a rough idea how much will your travel cost for MRT, LRT, and bus.

For taxis in Singapore, you can refer here where detailed basic charges for standard and premium taxis and the various surcharges passengers will be expecting.

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