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Travelling in Copenhagen during this summer is definitely one of the best seasons. I've spent a week in Copenhagen to explore the city as best as I could, and it didn't take me too long to fall in love with this place. Denmark has always been known as the happiest nation in the world and the Danes being the happiest people on Earth. After reading up on some articles and after immersing in their way of life, getting to know their culture, I could definitely see why. 

In Denmark, I came to understand that the Danes enjoy a work-life balance with a sense of financial security, allowing them to have the freedom, opportunity to pursue the kind of life they want to live and the personal goals they want to achieve. With that said, the Danes enjoy a very high level of satisfaction with life. The Danish society doesn't believe in judging other people's lives and also, it places great emphasis on gender equality – these are definitely two of the principals of Danish Culture that I respect very much. Besides the mentioned, I personally felt very safe commuting and walking around Copenhagen and that made the trip absolutely refreshing and enjoyable.

  Apart from the culture, Copenhagen is also rich with design-led stores and known for having quality homeware designed by Danish designers. Every single piece looks simply like an art. Shopping for beautiful homeware (or home & living stuff) has always been one of my favourite things to do and owning those beautiful pieces make me absolutely over the moon. Another reason why I love this amazing city.  

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I love how the city emphasizes on organic produce, renewable energy technology, being green and carbon-free as well as having sustainable and environmental friendly solutions for almost everything. Do you know that Denmark has the world's highest organic share and is the most well-developed organic market? Besides this, Copenhagen is also the first Scandanavian city to adopt a mandatory green roof policy. The city is currently working towards being the world's first carbon neutral capital in 2025 and this is one of the supporting initiatives. It's pretty interesting to know and if you keen to find out more, do click here to read.


Places to visit:
1. Nyhavn
A 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen. Lined by brightly coloured townhouses,  it is filled with bars, cafes and restaurants - 
a perfect place to end a long day, dining by the canal with jazz music and good food.

2. The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid was a gift from Danish brewer Carl Jacobsen to the City of Copenhagen. The sculpture is made of bronze and granite and was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale. The sculpture of The Little Mermaid turned 100 years old on 
23 August 2013.

3. Tivoli Gardens
A national treasure and an international attraction. Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen is a must for all visitors of different ages. You could take a walk in the park with a minimal entrance fee and purchase the respective rides along the way if you would like to experience them. The park is filled with various restaurants, situated with in special architecture, historic buildings and lush gardens. Tivoli Gardens is the second-oldest operating amusement park in the world.

4. Christiansborg Palace 
Christiansborg Palace is where the queen welcomes official guests, hosts royal banquets and the magnificent venue for lush events. You can enjoy a tour and get behind the scenes of the splendid halls and the royal kitchen. The palace is also home to the Danish Parliament and it holds unique stories from Copenhagen’s establishment and up until today. If you would like to get a good view of the city, I would recommend you to make a trip down to the top of the tower. 
Do note that this palace closes at 4pm but you can still visit the top of the tower till 9pm for all days except Monday.

5. Freetown Christiania
A self-proclaimed autonomous neighborhood of about 850 residents and is regulated by a special law, the Christiania Law of 1989. Christiania has been a source of controversy since its establishment in 1971. The residents are known to have developed their own set of society rules, completely independent of the Danish government. Its cannabis trade was tolerated by authorities until 2004 and although theauthorities tried normalizing the legal status of the community, it led to conflicts, police raids and negotiations. Therefore, this place still remains with special attention and is open to public to visit. There is a mix of homemade houses, workshops, art galleries, music venues, cheap and organic eateries, and nature to see. No picture-taking is allowed in this place.

6. Superkilen
Superkilen is a public park in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. This park has been created to celebrate diversity & is filled with objects from around the world – with ideas/artifacts contributed from 60 nationalities.

7. Amalienborg Palace
Amalienborg is considered one of the greatest works of Danish Rococco architecture and is made up of four identical buildings.See the statue of King Frederik V from 1771, located in the middle of the palace square or experience the changing of the guards, as they march from their barracks through the streets of Copenhagen and finish at Amalienborg. (Takes place at 12:00 noon sharp) 

8. Jægersborggade
One of the hippest and most buzzing streets in Copenhagen. Although it is just a small residential street, but it is home to around 40 art galleries, organic produce shops, vintage clothes, ceramics and jewellery designers, as well as wine bars, coffee shops and restaurants. Michelin-starred restaurant Relæ is located there, as well as, the prominent coffee house – The Coffee Collective and Danish porridge, Grod. This street hosts a popluar fleamarket from time to time as well.

9. Church of Our Saviour (Vor Frelsers Kirke)
Church of Our Saviour is a baroque church and is famous for its helix spire with an external winding staircase that can be climbed to the top, offering a magnificent view of Copenhagen. The route up to the outdoor spire stairs can be a quite challenging as it was extremely narrow. I personally think this place gives a splendid view of the city but be sure to wear comfortable shoes and outfit (avoid skirts etc) as you would need to climb steep steps. Definitely a place to visit.


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Places to shop:
1. Stroget
Strøget is famous for being one of the main shopping streets and is one of Europe's longest pedestrian streets with a wealth of shops, from budget-friendly chains to some of theworld's most expensive brands. You can find big brands like Prada, Max Mara, Gucci, Louis Vuitton or shops like H&M, Pandora and Zara.

2. Illums Bolighus
An international flagship of modern living, design and furnishings, featuring Danish and Scandinavian Designs for homeware, furnitures etc. This was a homeware heaven and one of my absolute favourite places to shop. You can find cards,  homeware, mats or anything to do with home and living.

3. Kortkartellet
Typography city posters and art prints. A Copenhagen based company with a love of aesthetics, typography, design and is known for creating maps art with city names. A little piece of Danish designed minimalism for the wall and another place if you would like to get some souvenirs.

4. Keramiker Inge Vincents
Owned by Danish ceramic artist, Inge Vincents, the shop features functional ceramic products such as paper-thin bowls, vases, cups and various containers for tealights etc. Everything is exclusively white and no two objects are the same as each piece is handmade. This is one of my favourite shops and I got home a handmade cup from there.

5. Ro Chokolade
A chocolate shop specializes in handmade chocolates and homemade ice cream.Enjoy slim, conical form chocolate with champagne fillings, truffles with fruit fillings or ice cream with chocolate, chilli, star anise and cinnamon. One of the best tasting chocolates i've tried. A good idea for gifts.

6. Karamelleriet
Makes handmade quality caramel. In the shop in Jægersborggade, you can see how the caramels are made and you could taste and buy them on the spot. The caramels come in different flavours such as peanut crunsh, soft fudge, hard caramel called 'rocks', fruit candies, toffee, chocolate, licorice, mint and chocolate coconut. This would be a good idea for gifts as well.

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Copenhagen is a city you probably would want to get lost (yet you would never really get lost there). It's an absolutely easy place to explore everywhere by foot or by bike. If you are thinking of exploring more of the city in a day, I would strongly recommend the below activities.



Things to do:
1. Touring the city with Go-boat

We got to experience controlling our own solar-powered picnic boat in Copenhagen's harbour and canals. The sustainable go-boats were all made with recycled materials and are easy to navigate. The go-boats can accommodate up to eight people and each boat has a picnic table in the middle. You can bring your own picnic lunch, dinner or order a picnic basket in advance from GoBoat too.


   2. Cycling around the city with Cycling Copenhagen
One of the most enjoyable activities I've experienced. Copenhagen is made for cycling, with bicycle routes on almost every street. The lanes were spacious, the paths were easy to cycle, all I wished was being better on bikes. We had a two-hour cycling tour with Cycling Copenhagen, where Christian the founder, led us to some of the beautiful places in Copenhagen. Christian was very attentive and patient, sharing with us about the culture and history along the way as we went. Biking has never been this fun ;)

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Things to know about Copenhagen:
- It is the capital of Denmark
- The Danes speak Danish and English
- Denmark is not on the Euro, it is on Danish Krone
- You could cross over to Sweden just by a bridge. Copenhagen is linked to Malmo in southern Sweden by the Öresund Bridge
- Tipping is minimal. Restaurant bills usually include a service charge and taxi drivers don't expect a tip, although it's customary to round up the amount

Things you might want to do when you arrive in Copenhagen:
1. Sim Card
Buy a 3G card from 7-11 and top up 100DKK (SGD20) for 20GB of data. Would recommend the top up if you are staying more than two days. 

2. Copenhagen Card
Travelling around Copenhagen was a breeze with the Copenhagen Card. This card allows one to enjoy:
- Free admission to 73 museums and attractions
- Free public transport by bus, train and Metro 
- Discounts on restaurants, attractions and entertainment 
* Includes bringing along two children under 10 complimentary

*You have the option to purchase it for a day, two days, three days or five days.
*For a three-day card, it costs 629,00 DKK (SGD126) for adults and 319,00 DKK (SGD64) for children.

Hope this post is helpful to you guys who are travelling or are thinking to visit. I'll be back to share another post focusing on gastronomy next week. Catch you then!





0107 HRS

Travel | Hello Copenhagen

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Hotel SP34, a boutique hotel situated near Strøget (Copenhagen's main artery with the longest pedestrian shopping streets in Europe, featuring design shops and international flagship stores). This hotel has a very accessible, central location and is around 5 to 10 minutes away from the metro, train station.

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It has been slightly more than a week since I've came back from Copenhagen

It was my second time being in this beautiful city. The first time was a mere two days and it was during the period when I was n London doing the fashion short courses. It was a rather impromptu trip to meet a friend, merli, who was there for work. And back then since I was already in Europe, I would take up almost every opportunity to visit a new country/city whenever I could, if time permitted and flight costs were reasonable. I remember being very much in love with the city and I left with a heavy heart – wishing that I had more time to explore the place. 

I was elated and certainly very excited when I got the chance to visit Copenhagen this time (thanks Copenhagen Tourism and Singapore air!). Furthermore, summer is probably the best season to be in Copenhagen – you get to dress light, walk around in cooling weather.. this city is just beautiful to be explored by foot (or bike). 

 I must say the itinerary of this trip was very well-organized by the Copenhagen tourism board with the mix of activities and a comfortable pace – we had a good balance of planned activities + free & easy time. I extended the trip for a couple of days and had initially wanted to take the chance to extend the trip longer. But being away from KLARRA for a few days was already quite a stretch. Reason being is because 'm still very hands on with work and I'm at work for KLARRA everyday whenever i can. The good thing about my work is that I could still work wherever as long as I've my laptop and internet, so I managed to get work done during those free & easy time.  Although I would really love to use those time to explore the city more, I've no complains that I got to do both (if not I'll be too worried about KLARRA!) during the entire trip. 

Anyway, I can't wait to share more pictures and the experiences with you. Be back soon and catch you then x




1207 HRS

Travel | Copenhagen Travelogue

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I was stoked to have the opportunity to visit Copenhagen (one of my favourite cities) two weeks ago and I was there for a week, courtesy of Copenhagen Tourism & Singapore Air x

I'm one who tends to take countless of photos whenever I visit a new place and sometimes, I wonder if it's a good travel habit to have. I've too many photos to sort, it takes up a huge amount of memory space (I've been getting too many memories cards and hard discs) and also, it can make choosing photos a difficult task. But yet at the same time, these photos captured almost every single memory of mine for the trip.. As I can be quite nostalgic, I secretly (or not so secretly) do enjoy reading my older posts at time to relive the memories, the good times and to remind myself to be thankful for what I've experienced in life till date <3

As you can guess, am in the midst of preparing the post and stay tuned – I'll be back soon! 




1206 HRS

Fiji Travelogue #7 | The Westin (Final)



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Outfit: A comfy strip set from Klarra 

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This entry marks the last of Fiji Travel. 

We started the day having a hearty breakfast at Outrigger's Sundowner Cafe, where we dined by the white sand beach. The beach was beautiful – wished we had more time to explore the resort but we had to check out that very morning to head to another location for our last night's stay.

Our last stay was at The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji. another luxury resort with a private beach and an 18-hole golf course located right by the hotel. 

We left the hotel and went for lunch at Cardos's steakhouse and cocktail bar at Port Denaru. We were craving for Asian food and decided to go for Singapore Seafood (surprised to see this on the menu) – which was sort of like stir-fried meat with rice. Portions were generally quite huge for the meals we ordered in Fiji.

Spent the afternoon back at The Westin. The resort also houses a Spa house named Heavenly Spa -  where it was situated in a lush green environment and offers a comprehensive spa menu. I had a body massage and II thought the pressure was good. The only thing was that the spa beds were located outdoor and the weather was a little warm for comfort. But overall, the service was great.
We ended the night with a wonderful dinner with peeps from The Starwood Group, Xavier and Shristi, for the night. Dinner by the beach at The Kitchen @ Westin was a good idea – we had lobster (definitely not missing the seafood at Fiji) and we enjoyed the meal very much, thanks to great company too x

Thank you once again, to tourism Fiji and Fly Fijiairways for this lovely summer getaway <3

Back for another update on Fiji and I know this is taking a while! Have been spending most of my time at work and finally got down to edit the photos. A couple more entry before Fiji travels come to an end. 

Continuing from the previous entry, we had a day out at Nadi and headed to Sigatoka River Safari at 8am in the morning for its River Safari ride. I don't think I'm someone who is able to take 360 rides or drop-down rides etc but I do enjoy very much enjoy high speed rides or 360 turns. I googled before we set out for the day and was already looking forward to this as I personally enjoy rides like this (you'll experience 360 turns via the jet boat rides) – this reminds me of the Shotover River ride I had in New Zealand Queenstown. 

The Sigatoka river ride was also another way for people to travel to the village (Fiji is known for the village tours). This is part of the Sigatoka tours by the way – you can easily book via their website here. In a nutshell, the tour we had covered these:

Bus ride to the Sigatoka Jet boats port with a guide along the journey sharing about the history of the area and the history of the villagers along the valley road
On board on the jet boat with the captains for our sigatoka river ride with commentary stops along the way and learning more about Fiji history and the history of the Sigatoka Valley
Village tour where we met the village guide, locals living in the village, village head and we experienced a traditional Fijian kava ceremony etc
Lunch at the village 

More pictures below ;)

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Meet our Sigatoka River Safari guide, Clare Ann Steele. She was certainly very attentive, has an absolutely warm personality and took care of us during the entire trip. Thank you Clare x

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Where we enter the jet boats

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The village 

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Again, very thankful to have our trip planned by tourism Fiji and we were definitely very well-hosted by everyone we met. Thanks to these lovely people, we got to learn so much about Fiji within those few days and had such a great time x




0206 HRS

Fiji #5 | Bebe Spa at Outrigger Fiji

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Wearing the back cut out maxi dress from Klarra.

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And the stay continues at Outrigger Resort..

Outrigger is also known for its spa and the spa is located in a separate location at a hill top. The spa is called Bebe Spa and to quote their exact words, ' Bebe spa floats majestically above Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort on a plateau known to local villagers as Vakalomalagi Hill – Heavenly Hill. Surrounded by deliciously lush, undulating landscape, this location is at a breathtaking altitude offering the purest ocean views.' I certainly agree – the view I had from above was spectacular.

One could possibly walk up to the spa but I reckon that would probably take almost 15 minutes, whereas the hotel provides buggy service to bring you up to the hill.

We were invited to the cocktail evening on that very day we arrived, and it was located right beside Bebe Spa at their members' area. There were tapas and champagne served – it was really lovely. We spent the evening enjoying them amidst the lush scenery while getting to know Fiji better. Thank you very much for the kind hospitality, Outrigger Resort ;)




0105 HRS

Fiji Travelogue #4 | Outrigger Resort

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We shifted and stayed in 4 hotels altogether during the week in Fiji.

The next hotel we left to after Sau Bay Fiji was to Outrigger Fiji. Outrigger is a 5 star resort located in the heart of Fiji's Coral Coast and is set on a white sand.
Everyone we met along the way knew about this resort and had good comments about it.
It is in fact a chain of resorts, situated in Hawaii, New Zealand, Guam and Australia too.

We felt very welcomed into the resort and for sure, service never fails in Fiji. The room we had was facing the beach and we spent the evening watching sunset from our room before we went off to explore the compound and have dinner. Sunset was absolutely beautiful with the purple sky..

Did i also mention we tried Kokonda (the last picture) for the first time?

We heard about this dish since the start of our trip and this is a traditional food in FIji. it's a cold dish (more of an appetizer), made up of raw fish marinated and soaked in citrus juice over night, and then served inside a bowl of coconut milk. We had this dish a couple of times at different places and it seemed to have a few ways to go about preparing it. If you are staying in the outrigger, do try it at the fine-dining restaurant there. I do enjoy this dish and will absolutely have it again if I see it.




0905 HRS

Fiji Travelogue #3 | Sau Bay Fiji

We had a three-night stay at Sau Bay Fiji and this place is quite a hidden gem I must say.

Sau Bay Fiji is a private luxury boutique resort nestled on a shore and surrounded by virgin rainforest. It's not a huge compound with about 4-5 cottages + a safari tent cottage (this was really cool) and I actually think that's the beauty of this place. Quaint, cozy, very private and safe. 

One great thing about Fiji is you could experience a whole range of activities from soft adventure to extreme sports. At Sau Bay, it wasn't just a stay, but you could easily go for hiking (there is climb just behind the resort where you can explore the nature and see the sun rise/set etc), kayaking, snorkelling, sailing & scuba diving. The resort has a private boat to take you anytime. Besides that, it also offers village tours which we wanted to experience very much. In case you are thinking if there's any other things to do in Sau Bay, they do have in-house masseuse and you'll love the view from the spa house (pictures below).


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The cottage where we stayed.

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View from our room.

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Perfect day to hide in the shade to read a book.

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Walking down to the other cottages.

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In Klarra's v-back romper.

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The common area for drinks, breakfasts and chilling out. There's a bar there as well.

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Daily homemade bread and love this.

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Homemade breakfast with eggs of your choice – love how everything can be customized and how flexible the hosts were.

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The safari tent which can accommodate a family of 3-5 people.

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Wearing Klarra's slit front maxi skirt.

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Spot that heart shape formed by this tree, one of the favourite spots for couple & wedding shoots.

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Both Nigel and Carol own four lovely dogs who kept us company during our walks <3

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Walking by the beach with this little one. Wearing the stripe shift dress from Klarra.

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This is where the massage/spa house is and look at that beautiful uninterrupted view of the ocean and mountains.

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Wearing a maxi slit skirt from Klarra but this time in my favourite blush tone ;)

Sau Bay Fiji is owned by a very lovely couple named Nigel and Carol. They were such great hosts with impeccable service and we had nothing to worry about. Both of them made sure we got to experience Fiji to the fullest within the short span of time, had everything arranged from head to toe and that we were well-taken care of.

Nigel and Carol also made sure that we met the other guests and vice versa – it was a joy making new friends and it definitely made us even more comfortable knowing who were our neighbours during the stay. The other guests staying at the resort were recurring customers and we have heard how much they loved coming to Sau Bay for a respite and how beautiful a place it was for diving. Not forgetting, I could see Sau Bay Fiji as a lovely place for weddings, honeymoon or a couple/family get away if you would like somewhere quiet and private. I'm very confident you would get the best service from Nigel and Carol ;)

I grew fond of this place, the people, and left the place feeling a little sad. If I were to highlight what's best apart from the beautiful resort and how clean it was, it has got to be the amazing service. Nigel, Carol and the others such as Bella, Emily etc from the resort, new friends from Australia, and California such as Jim, Rhonda, Jon etc made our stay there fun, beautiful and memorable (bummed that I didn't manage to capture a photo with them). The people were very genuine and I definitely hope to see them some day in the near future x

If you would like to find out more about Sau Bay Fiji, do click on the below:




1204 HRS

Fiji Travelogue #2 | Taveuni

Tourism Fiji has planned an itinerary which covered two main areas of Fiji, the earlier one was Nadi (where the international airport is located at) and the other was Tavenui.

Tavenui is the third largest island in Fiji, and is known to the the 'garden' of Fiji. Because of the islands’ tropical South Pacific location, Fiji consists of various rich natural resources, rainforests and mineral resources. Many crops and plants can only grow there due to the soil being volcanic in origin and central parts of the island receive very high rainfall rates too. With that said, that has supported the island's agriculture very much. This island is also popular with tourists, reasons being that it has great diving spots, bush walks and waterfalls.

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The domestic flight from Nadi to Tavenui took about an hour half and we sat in a propeller plane. The plane was small and could sit approximately 18 people and I probably had the best (and most exciting) seat – just right behind the driver. The crew had to take our weight as well as the luggage's weight and everything was measured rather accurately. It was a cozy ride and you wouldn't miss any of your flight mates. It was also quite an experience that we arrived at the airport early and we could just hop on to the earlier flight to our destination.

Tavenui only has one airport named Matei Airport. Very interesting airport that has a little canteen there with limited assortments, some classic and essential accessories as well as homemade tea snacks.

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We were picked up by the resort's driver and together with a group of new friends (who happened to be staying in the same resort as we were), we were to Bouma waterfall next.

Bourma waterfalls, also known as Tavoro Waterfalls, are a spectacular series of three waterfalls nestled within the Bouma National Heritage Park. They epitomise the 'garden island', where Taveuni is famous for. The first waterfall was an easy stroll, which took us about 15 minutes to get there. The challenge came when we continued to the second one – which took us about 45 minutes. We had to cross a river to get there and the paths could be rather rocky. But we had a good view of the park and sea as we went, so definitely no complains for that. We didn't carry on to the third as it was getting quite challenging in terms of strength and stamina.

We took about 2 hours to complete the hike and I enjoyed it very much. I would definitely recommend this as part of itinerary if you are visiting Taveuni.

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Meet Jon, our new friend from California.

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Our stay destination was at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat – a beautiful private resort which we stayed for three nights. I'm excited to share with you visuals of this resort and how the stay went. Will be back in the next post for more!




0404 HRS

Fiji Travelogue #1 | Nadi

Bula ;)
This was the first word I heard when I arrived in Fiji and it was said in an enthusiastic way by everyone we met along the way.

The word 'Bula' actually means 'Life' and it's used as a greeting for hello as well as to imply wishes for continued good health and happiness. The Fijian people are extremely warm, friendly and I'm very surprised by their genuine hospitality and enthusiasm. Almost everyone waved and smiled without hesitation as we travelled on the roads and we definitely felt very welcomed.

Anyway, mummykins and I had the opportunity to embark on a travel journey arranged by Tourism Fiji with the help of Nuffnang, and we were happily whisked away to this beautiful place. Just to give some background of the place, Fiji is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, an archipelago of more than 330 islands with capital being, Suva. (taken from Wikipedia).  If I were to associate any popular travel neighbours, they would be Australia and New Zealand.

Population of the country is approximately 800,000 and people in Fiji speak Fijian and also speak English language very well. Currency is Fijian dollars and if you are curious about the exchange rate, as of now, SGD1 = FJD1.53.

Our flight to Fiji was long. We took a flight to Hong Kong for 4 hours, had a 5-hour transit and followed by a 10-hour flight to Fiji, Nadi International Airport. So all in, we took about 20 hours to arrive in Fiji but I must say we were very well-taken care of during the transits (thanks Tourism Fiji!).

And part of the reason why I'm excited to share the travel posts of Fiji is because Fiji Airways has just been launched (on April 6) in Singapore! You will be happy to know that going to Fiji from Singapore is a breeze now – it's a direct 8-hour flight.  

I'm very glad to know of this because after being in Fiji, I really think Fiji has a lot to offer. Shan't go on too much in words and will let the pictures do the talking ;)

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'Rosie Holidays' is one of the best travel agencies to contact if you would like someone to plan your trips for you. I've to say their service was amazing and for each car ride, wifi was available too.

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Our first stop was breakfast at 'Taste Fiji'. Gotta love freshly baked breads and always love having eggs + toast for breakfast. Service was great – people we met were absolutely friendly. And if you take a closer look at the above picture, what is uniquely Fiji are the crunchy chips. They seem like Yam chips but they aren't – they are sliced and fried breadfruit (do try this if you are there!). Breadfruit is a species of flowering tree in the mulberry family (Moraceae) originating in the South Pacific and is as a staple food in Fiji as well asmany cultures. From my understanding, boiled breadfruit is a famous main meal in Fiji.


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Wearing Klarra's Asymmetrical T-back dress. I do like the high neck cut in front and I always think Asymmetrical dresses help to give the illusion of longer legs ;)

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Tourism Fiji had arranged an itinerary which allowed us to experience different stays during our trip and so we had our first stay at Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa.

Sofitel Fiji is located beachfront on Denarau Island with all rooms overlooking the South Pacific sea. True enough, we had a room with an unblocked view of the sea and a great view of one of the main (gorgeous) pools. We also had a pampering spa session arranged by the hotel at So SPA right after check in. Our stay at Sofitel was just one night and it was a pity that we couldn't experience the pool because it was pouring shortly after our Spa session. But the good thing was the resort has restaurants and bars for us to enjoy as we explore the compound. They had seats in the lobby by the bookshelves with books for you to read as well.

In anycase, we had a lovely dinner hosted by Michael Bell from Sofitel Fiji. Dinner was at V Restaurant, the fine-dining restaurant located in the hotel compound. The quality of our meal and the service were great, and if were to look at the last picture above, that's Mahi Mahi -  a surface-dwelling ray-finned fish found in off-shore temperate, tropical and subtropical waters worldwide (source: Wikipedia) and is a popular fish in Fiji.

It was definitely our pleasure to have met Michael on our first day of the trip because he shared so much with us on the interesting things of Fiji – especially the culture. Looking forward to share more in this space, and for now, I'll end it off here x