Tag: Holiday

Walking in Winter Wonderland

December 19th, 2006   •   15 comments   

As promised, here are some photos of my recent holiday in Hokkaido, with a short one-day trip in Tokyo. It sure was a wonderful wintry experience in near or sub-zero temperatures. Will blog about some key learning points next.

PRELUDE AT TOKYO

Statue of liberty in Tokyo
Tokyo was our first stopover en route to Hokkaido. Whom did we meet? Well, none other than the lady of liberty herself.
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Christmas in the Tropics

December 16th, 2006   •   8 comments   

Despite not having an inch of snow, Christmas in Singapore has always been celebrated in grand style. Scintillating lights adorn our shopping streets, year-end sales fill the newspaper pages, and lovely Christmas trees all outdo each other. Age-old carols blast through the airwaves, while people make plans for parties, short getaways and breaks. Giving, feasting, celebrating and rejoicing in the reason for the season.

An idea just struck me. Why don’t we get Singaporeans and visitors to blog about their festive-related experiences in Singapore and highlight noteworthy ones to the world? After all, Word Of Mouth is one of the strongest ways to sell a destination, and nothing beats a blog in doing that. Maybe I should suggest that to the Singapore Tourism Board?

Meanwhile, let me help to usher in the spirit of Christmas – Uniquely Singapore style!

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Hokkaido Hiatus

December 10th, 2006   •   3 comments   

Will be going off for a holiday in the wintry wonderland of Hokkaido for next week or so. Do pardon the tardy updates and I will try to access the Internet if I can.
“Sleigh bells ring….. Are you listening…..”

Its Beginning to Look Alot Like Christmas

November 25th, 2006   •   no comments   

Took this photo recently using my Dopod at Stamford Road, just a stone’s throw away from Armenian Street. Ahhh… I always love the Christmas season for its romance, magic, and lots of feasting and wining!

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