Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Strings - Fantastic Hotel in the Heart of Nagoya

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The Strings Hotel is a city lifestyle hotel in Nagoya, the fourth most populated city in Japan. Amenities based on the concepts of “healthy,” “beautiful,” and “refreshing” are offered in all of the guest rooms. From nano water (water purified with nanotechnology), to rain shower equipped baths, to down feather comforters and pillows which have undergone negative ion processing, The Strings promises more than just an impressive stay. The Strings Hotel is located near Sasashima-raibu Station which is a one-minute train ride from the main Nagoya Station. The location is therefore, impeccable. The hotel is also within walking distance of a cinema complex and many eateries.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

The Kiroro, Hokkaido - a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

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Situated in the heart of Kiroro Resort, known for its superb powder skiiing, The Kiroro, Hokkaido is part of Tribute Portfolio, a collection of independent hotels under Marriott International. The Kiroro is located in the village of Akaigawa, Hokkaido, and plays host to a crazy number of guests every year, especially in winter. In December 2016, The Kiroro, Hokkaido unveiled a fresh new look to provide winter enthusiasts a high-end boutique experience to retreat back to after an exciting day out on the snowy slopes.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Grand Park Otaru (Hokkaido) - the Only International Luxury Hotel in Otaru

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Grand Park Otaru, which is managed by international hotel chain, Park Hotel Group, is the only international luxury hotel in Otaru. The gorgeous 18-storey hotel overlooks Ishikari Bay and the Otaru Marina. Located conveniently next to the JR Otaru Chikko station and Wing Bay Otaru (one of Hokkaido’s largest shopping malls), the hotel boasts 296 rooms and suites. You can expect stunning views and nothing short of a comfortable stay here.

Happifi - Possibly the Best Pocket Wifi for Your Holiday

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There are a ton of companies offering portable wifi devices. Some at cut throat prices, but is the connection really reliable? There are data sim card options too but the amount of data is limited, and if you go on a really long holiday, like I did, the data sim might not be valid for the entire duration. I was going to Japan for a month and I looked through so many options. None of the data sim cards covered my entire holiday. And those that came remotely close to doing so (like 21 days) offered really low amount of data or are quite ridiculously expensive.

Monday, June 12, 2017

麻布十番松栄寿司 Azabujuban Matsueizushi - New & Fantastic Sushi Omakase in Azabujuban (Tokyo)

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I just came back from a month in Japan and one of the best meals that I've had in Tokyo was at this relatively new sushi restaurant in Azabujuban. In total, I spent 25 days in Tokyo in 2 trips, and I had tons of good food, so you can have a rough idea of the standard that you can expect here. The restaurant is located on the third level so you gotta keep your eyes peeled for the signboard as you walk along the streets. The 23-seater sports a contemporary look, ruled by darker colours.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

UNA(One Rochester) - Authentic Spanish Tapas and Parrilla

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UNA isn't a stranger to most of us. With a beautiful al fresco garden setting and authentic Spanish fare, UNA has long won over the hearts of many diners. The gorgeous restaurant prides itself on bringing together palate-pleasing flavours and signature delicacies from both the Northern and Southern regions of Spain. UNA is here to pamper your tastebuds, and possibly, spoil you silly, especially with their Paella De Chorizo Y Habitas.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Hearth & Heat - A Wood-Fired Weekend Grill Buffet at The Carvery

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The Hearth & Heat buffet at The Carvery has been running for more than 2 months now but have you tried it? If you haven't, you really should before the buffet ends at the end of this month! In addition to their regular buffet spread, diners can excite their palates with premium meats and dishes roasted over a spanking new Argentinian Grill which allows for more precise cooking and preparation.