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Free Wheelin’ with Mad Dogs #hktravels #hk #biking #travel #wow #ttot

Mad Dogs Cycling

Adrenaline junkies may want to check out Mad Dogs: a Hong Kong-based adventure company that organizes inter-country biking trips all over the region. (more…)

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Wishlist: Itching for Summer? #travel #adventure #travelgear

Para Kito Mosquito Repellent

Heading to the tropics? Taking off on a jungle adventure?Avoid coming home covered in bug bites with Hong Kong-based
Para’ Kito products, which use all-natural ingredients to shoo away pesky little buggers.

The brand’s brightly colored mosquito-repelling bracelets are one way to protect yourself, but you can also opt for the new roll-on gel, which uses essential oils that’ll protect you for up to…

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Spotlight: Inside Japan’s Minoh Brewery #craft #beer #osaka #japan #ttot #brews

Minoh Beer Bottles, Osaka, Japan

I chanced upon Minoh beer while in a whisky bar called Zoetrope in Tokyo, which stocks the best Japanese whiskies and craft beers.
And after the first sip, I was totally head over heels for this perfectly smooth stout. I promised myself I’d swing by the brewery when I got to Osaka. And I am so glad I did. This tiny little outfit pumps out perfection while fans can camp out at the adjacent bar to…

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Hot new beachwear from Juicy Couture. No velour here. #thankgod #travel #fashion #beach

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Forget all that monogrammed velour—Juicy Couture‘s latest beach collection is surprisingly pretty. And what’s a new bathing suit if it’s not a great excuse to plan a sandy escape sooner rather than later? I’m thinking Koh Samui… Langkawi… Puerto Princesa… how to choose? First things first, though. You’ve gotta be prepared! Start by stocking up on your resortwear with these brand new looks.

Juicy Couture Hat

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New Chiang Mai Resort, Sireeampan Boutique, looks might fine #ttot #travel #thailand

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Thailand’s northern gem Chiang Mai is full of fresh faces, including the recently opened Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa, which is home to an intimate 11 suites. Borrowing from the royal manors of 18th-century Thailand, the resort blends heritage Rattanakosin-style architecture with modern amenities: a piano lounge, wine cellar and a signature “Anytime, Anywhere Breakfast” that comes in a twee…

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Wishlist: Cath Kidston’s New #Travel Gear #ttot #shopping #fashion #luggage #style

Cath Kidston Travel

I’m not usually a fan of the girly girl looks from Cath Kidston
(www.cathkidston.com), but this line stole my heart. I love the vintage-looking florals, smart picnic backpacks and natural-hued safari prints. Here are a few of my faves. (more…)

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Aardvark Safaris sets its eye on Asia #travel #ttot #safari #africa

Aardvark Safaris - Living comfortably in a lodge in South Africa

Africa is fast becoming a bucket-list destination for adventurous travelers. Aardvark Safaris, a bespoke safari operator based in London, recently opened up an office in Hong Kong to keep up with demand from Asian travelers. The service operates in 14 countries, including Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. From star-spangled honeymoons to four-wheelin’ family excursions, Aardvark can plan…

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Princess Cruises Japanese cruiser gets a $30 million dry dock revamp #prettyprincess #cruise #japan #asia #ttot #travel

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Started in 1965 with a cruise to Mexico, Princess Cruiseslater became famous when the “Pacific Princess” starred as the titular “Love Boat” in the 70s sitcom. Today, the cruise line ships 1.7 million passengers annually—with plenty of sailings in Asia. In fact this spring, the company’s Diamond Princess is unveiling a double-hitter: a $30 million drydock revamp—which will add a Japanese-style…

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