How to Get Anne Frank House Tickets

How to Get Anne Frank House Tickets

Anne Frank House (Anne Frank Huis) is one of the best museums in Amsterdam. Visited by 1.2 million annually, Anne Frank Museum tickets are one of the hottest items for Amsterdam visitors and often sold out. So what happens if the tickets are sold out on your desired day? I experienced just that; however, I was able to get two passes on the day itself in Amsterdam. Based on my experience, I will share strategies to visit Anne Frank House, including how to buy the tickets on a sold-out day.

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Amsterdam Itinerary 4 Days

Amsterdam Itinerary 4 Days

Spending only a few days in any city won’t be enough time to appreciate everything the city has to offer. There is no way four days will be enough to explore charming cities like Amsterdam. At the same time, it is a reasonable amount of time to check off your Amsterdam bucket list and get a feel for the city during your first visit. My Amsterdam itinerary for 4 days for first-time visitors is designed to help you see the best of Amsterdam with the limited vacation time. With this itinerary, I hope you can make the best four days in Amsterdam and lots of beautiful memories – as I did!

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The Ultimate Guide to Penghu Island, Taiwan

The Ultimate Guide to Penghu Island, Taiwan

Penghu (澎湖) is an archipelago of 90 islands and islets in the west of the Taiwan Strait. Although it is a popular vacation destination for Taiwanese, it is not much known to the outside world. Like many of Taiwan’s outlying islands, Penghu is not the most accessible place to explore as foreigners. We are lucky to have a local friend to guide us through this beautiful island and introduce local hot spots. And I’m sharing all of them with you! This article includes essential travel tips, top things to do in Penghu, where to stay, what to eat, best souvenirs from Penghu and everything else you need to know to explore Taiwan’s best-kept secret.

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Where to Stay in Tokyo First Time

Where to Stay in Tokyo First Time

Deciding where to stay in Tokyo for the first time can be overwhelming. Tokyo is a huge metropolitan city with 9.2 million populations spread over 23 wards. The best location to stay in Tokyo can vary; however, you can waste your precious time and money on the road if the accommodation doesn’t match up with your interests and needs. To find your best match, I will first explain what to consider before determining places to stay in Tokyo and various types of accommodation in Japan. I will also share nine best areas to stay in Tokyo for tourists (including two neighborhoods for the Tokyo Olympics), along with hotel recommendations for all budget from luxury to budget options. After reading this article, you will be able to find the first Tokyo accommodation best for YOU!

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Tokyo Places to Visit | Things to Do in Ginza

Tokyo Places to Visit | Things to Do in Ginza

Ginza (銀座) is an upscale shopping and entertainment district in Tokyo. The energy and livelihood in Ginza day and night make this area on top of Tokyo’s must-see list for everyone. Whatever is on your Tokyo bucket list, Ginza ticks every box. Watch a kabuki play at Japan’s most symbolic Kabukiza theater: Cultural experience (check). Shop ’til you drop at Japanese mega department stores and shopping malls: Japan souvenirs (check). Appreciate contemporary arts at the Hermes Tokyo flagship store then indulge yourself with gourmet desserts at Dior Cafe: Rub your shoulder with Japanese high class (check). Looking for the best sushi in Tokyo? Tsukiji jogai is at the stone throw away from Ginza (check). And the list goes on with so many things to do in Ginza.

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Tokyo Places to Visit | Things to Do in Omotesando & Aoyama

Tokyo Places to Visit | Things to Do in Omotesando & Aoyama

Omotesando (表参道) is a pedestrian-friendly street stretching from Harajuku to Aoyama in Tokyo. Dubbed Tokyo’s Champs-Élysées, this tree-lined boulevard is a luxury and boutique shopping destination, housed with major fashion brands’ flagship stores. The area’s unique and sophisticated restaurants and cafes also make Omotesando and Aoyama one of Tokyo’s hot spots for trendy and hip crowds. From glamorous shops to one-of-a-kind architecture to trendy restaurants and cafes, this neighborhood will surprise and delight you at every turn. In this article, I will introduce places worth your visit and things to do in Omotesando and Aoyama, Tokyo.

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How to Rent a Kimono in Asakusa, Tokyo

How to Rent a Kimono in Asakusa, Tokyo

What better ways are there to have an unforgettable cultural experience than exploring the historic Asakusa in kimono? Wearing a kimono has always been on my bucket list for Japan. On my visit to Tokyo, I finally had my kimono experience in the historic Asakusa. Read all about my experience and tips on how to select the best kimono and kimono rental shop for you, which can be overwhelming.

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Tokyo Places to Visit | Things to Do in Asakusa

Tokyo Places to Visit | Things to Do in Asakusa

Asakusa (浅草) is Tokyo’s oldest entertainment district from the Japanese Edo period. Although the area was bombed and heavily damaged during World War II, it was rebuilt to preserve its tradition, making it one of Tokyo’s must-see places. Asakusa is famous for Tokyo Skytree, Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street. But there are more things to do, see and eat in Asakusa beyond those three. Explore the historic district with this Asakusa Guide!  

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Pingxi Lantern Festival in Taiwan

Pingxi Lantern Festival in Taiwan

All You Need to Know about Pingxi Lantern Festival, Plus Other Lantern Festivals around Taiwan | Imagine the floating lantern scene from the Disney movie Tangled. Have you ever wondered how spectacular it would be if you could “see the light” yourself just like the movie? Good news! You CAN relive a magical moment in Taiwan – at the Pingxi Lantern Festival. The Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival is the most popular lantern festival in Taiwan. This annual event draws thousands of travelers across the globe to a small town in Taiwan to make their wishes on paper lanterns and release them into the night sky. In this post, I will share all you need to know about the Pingxi Lantern Festival and practical tips based on my experience, as well as other famous lantern festivals in Taiwan.

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Hello, I'm Chloe!

Hello, I'm Chloe!

Travel + Lifestyle Blogger

I'm an aspiring world traveler, who moved across the Pacific Ocean twice. After leaving my PR career, I'm currently exploring Asia from Taiwan and learning Chinese. Follow my journey as I will share my travel experiences, tips & tricks and cultural insights.

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