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Walking through Qianmen and Liulichang

The thing I enjoy most about travel is sometimes not so much seeing the major sights as if they were on a checklist but rather to just wander around, get a little lost and make little discoveries. Second day in … Continue reading

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Independent travel in China with children

BigonTrips was started to document the trips I made with my large family and to prove that independent travel with children in tow need not be expensive nor difficult, that children are very adaptive travelers and with their deep and … Continue reading

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NOT the Sound of Music tour!

I admit it. I am a Sound of Music fan. A big one. I grew up on a diet of re-runs of The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady and all those grand old musicals. I know the dialogue by … Continue reading

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Inaniwa udon anyone?

Summer food means food to chill out with – literally. The Spanish have their gazpacho and all the way in Japan, summer food means noodles in chilled broth. All created to cool you down on a hot summer day. Not … Continue reading

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Food for thought in Venice

In Venice, I discovered mozzarella with prosciutto – which I previously thought was only great when paired with melons. Prosciutto e mozzarella was a happy discovery for me. Now that I am home, I’ve introduced the kids to this and … Continue reading

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Munching through Malaysia 2 – Penang

This is hands down, the best plate of char koey teow I have had. Ever. Better than the famous Sisters char koey teow in Macalister Road. Better than the infamous, grouchy, over-priced and over-rated Lorong Selamat hawker. This comes out … Continue reading

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Munching through Malaysia 1 – Ipoh

This succulent piece was actually not the best durian we savoured during our trip up north. But it happens to be the only picture we took after licking our fingers clean in between durians. We were too busy the rest … Continue reading

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