Entries by Emilee

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A Touch Of Luxury

Flowers, check. Venue decorations, check. Wedding cake, check. Any couple who has been through their big day will be no stranger to the long checklist of things it takes to pull off a beautiful wedding. Apart from the usual suspects, these days, some couples are opting to take things one step further with luxurious add-ons […]

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Go West (Part II)

Rothenburg “The most German of German towns”, Rothenburg is popular Medieval old town along South Germany’s Romantic Road. Dating back to the late 900s, this historical old town has provided inspiration for many films and was also featured in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. During World War II, the walled city would have perished […]

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Go West (Part I)

Frankfurt The fifth largest city in Germany, is also the biggest financial centre in continental Europe, as well as the home of famous 18th century literary figure Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Steeped in history yet rich in modern architecture, it is naturally one of the top choices for tourists. Clean, modern and safe, they city […]

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Memoirs Of Kyoto (Part II)

My next stop brings me to an even more escalated point, private lunch at an ochaya located in Gion where I would be entertained by geikos (In Kyoto district, geishas are knowns as geikos and maikos. The latter is an apprentice and that usually means working without a salary or very basic salary. However, most […]

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Memoirs Of Kyoto (Part I)

On arrival at the Kansai International Airport, I was swiftly picked up by a chauffeur in a private limousine. That was one of the main highlights of my trip and an indication of the extraordinary journey to come. The journey from the airport to Hyatt Kyoto was a scenic one and a half hour ride. […]