Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Train to Chiang Mai from Bangkok


Northern Thailand city of Chiang Mai is the 5th biggest city in Thailand. The city is remarkable greener and calmer than Bangkok and is one of the important culture and art center in Thailand. The city was once very difficult to access so this isolation created a very unique and interesting culture which can be seen in the city even today.

You can take a flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai (700 km distance) or take a bus but the most popular ways to travel between Bangkok and Chiang Mai is by train. You can buy your train tickets in Hua Lamphong train station ( beware of scammers who will try to direct you to some bogus ticket offices).

Getting from Chiang Mai train station to city center takes less than 10 minutes ride. There are at least 6 trains from Bangkok to Chiang Mai from 08:30 AM till 10:00 PM in the night. The journey takes 1w to 15 hours and a first class sleeper on the train costs 1,700 Thai Baht. The train is a very popular way to travel between Chiang Mai and Bangkok so if you are planning to take the train, book in advance.

There are 1st class sleepers, air-conditioned 2nd class sleepers, non-air conditioned 2nd class sleepers, 2nd class seats and 3rd class seats options on Chiang Mai - Bangkok trains. 1st class sleepers have 2 berths and your ticket will buy one bed so you will travel with strangers. You can have sole occupancy of a 2-berth sleeper for an extra 500 baht (£10 or $16). The most popular class is air-conditioned 2nd class sleeper.

The best would be getting a night train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in a first class sleeper and spend the night on the road. This will save you hotel money and effectively it will be less tiring and time consuming than taking flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Even if you want to see the Thailand country side, night train like this is still a very good option. The last one third of the train ride will be in the daylight and you will have a chance to watch the sunrise from the Chiang Mai train in the morning. The scenery in this section is in the mountains and is particularly good.

Train to Chiang Mai from Bangkok
Chiang Mai train offers a fantastic view of Northern Thailand's hills.
We recommend you to take 9/10 trains because the night travel will be very convenient and the new Chinese-built high-quality sleepers on trains at these hours are excellent. These new trains feature seat- mounted screens for watching TV and movies during your journey and aircraft -type toilets, not the old kind that drop straight onto the tracks. If you cannot find a ticket on this ultra popular trains, 13/14 is the second-best sleeper train using the next most modern cars. This train still passes the best scenery near Chiang Mai in daylight.

First class sleeping compartment in new Thailand trains. These trains serve the Bangkok - Chiang Mai services at 9 & 10. Photo - Bangkok Post

Hush Puppies Warehouse Sale 2017


Hush Puppies, American internationally marketed brand of contemporary, casual footwear for men, women and children, is sold by Redina Trading in Singapore. Now there will be a Hush Puppies Warehouse Sale between 20 June – 9 July 2017 where you can expect discounts up to 80% on Hush Puppies apparels and undergarments, bags and fashion accessories. Early bird specials will be available from now till 23 June where customers take home free bag and umbrella with minimum spending of $100 or more at the sale event.

Please note that shoes, will not be available in this round of sale, according to the company.

Hush Puppies Warehouse Sale 2017
Hush Puppies Warehouse Sale 2017
Hush Puppies Warehouse Sale 2017 will be at the Redina Trading HQ at Redina Trading Pte Ltd, 17 Bukit Batok St 22 S(659587) between 20 June – 9 July 2017 from 10.30am – 7pm daily.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

10 Reasons to Travel to Vietnam


Everyone who loves to explore should put Vietnam in the first place in their travel program. Vietnam is really an authentic country, with impressive landscapes, colorful and dynamic cities, warm and gentle people, and a good blend of old and new.

1. Vietnam is relatively unspoiled by tourism

After hundreds of years of struggle, under the invasion of foreign states and lived in poverty, Vietnam, today opened its doors to foreigners, tourists and investors, welcoming them with a glamorous face and hospitality.

Vietnam is a new country in terms of tourism. Unlike Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, you will see smaller number of tourists walking around the streets. Vietnam is not as spoiled as the countries with more tourists. Local people are genuinely interested in tourists. They want to chat to you with their little English.

2. Vietnam is safe

Vietnam is a pretty safe country to visit even for women traveling alone. Actually, I can say from my own perspective that I have not felt unsafe anywhere in South Asia. Usually the countries with majority Buddhist population are safe.

Most of the Vietnamese were farmers and most of them were born in the villages. The communist government seems to have done its utmost to make the premise a safe place. Considering the recent history of the country, there is a warm attitude to many tourists, especially Americans. They will wrap up the pain of the past, look into the future.

3. Vietnam is relatively cheap to travel

Vietnam, offering super luxurious travel comfort, offers the possibility to travel with a very low budget. It is possible to eat for 1 Dollar at a stall on the street, and even if you go to super luxurious restaurants, the prices are still reasonable.

It is possible to travel in Vietnam, a favorite country for backpack travelers, with a daily budget of $ 15. Almost everywhere in the country there are convenient hotels, guest houses and hostels. For example, the 4-star Sunway Hotel Hanoi in Hanoi costs $ 49 per night for 2 people.

4. Ha Long Bay

Imagine over 2,000 limestone cliffs rising from the emerald waters of Tonkin Gulf to the sky! This is Halong Bay, Vietnam's most popular tourist destination in the world. According to the, Vietnam remains in a difficult situation with the Chinese, and the gods send a dragon for help. This dragon spouts jade and jewels from its mouth and forms the limestone rocks that we see today, and through these obstacles the Chinese can not enter.

Cruise ship experience among these interesting limestone cliffs is a unique experience. Halong Bay is beautiful and charming and this place is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is located 4 hours from Hanoi, the beautiful capital city in the north of the country.

Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay
5. Unique Vietnam Culture

Vietnam has one of the oldest cultural heritage in South East Asia. History of Vietnam goes back to the Bronze Age, and the area was more than 1,000 years in Chinese domination. Therefore, the influence of Chinese culture on the culture of the country is great.

Following the independence from China, Vietnam was under the influence of the Khmer empire for a while. In the French colonial period, European culture interacted. In Vietnam, where the Latin alphabet is used, the values ​​of old, atelier, social and family values, handicrafts and labor are of great importance. Also in this exotic culture of Far East, where we are a stranger, dragons and turtles have an important place. In addition, the bamboo plant and lotus flower are considered sacred.

6. Vietnamese people are warm and friendly

Like many neighboring countries in Southeast Asia, Vietnamese people are friendly, gentle and friendly. When you look at your eyes, a smile appears in their faces, they are very elegant and sweet. I have not encountered anyone who is trying to attract people and to sell something in shopping places and markets. The same is true when you walk around the historic district of Hanoi's tradesmen. Everyone is busy engaging in performing arts and taking care of incoming customers.

When visiting historical sites and temples, everyone respects and respects the rules without loud noise. You can easily start chatting with whatever you want in almost everywhere. The farmers living around the Mekong Delta are very impressive with their productivity and hard work. It's also amazing to play crafts and instruments.



7. Mekong

The Mekong River is a river that is the lifeblood of Southeast Asia with a length of about 4350 km. The adventure of a dive starts from Tibet in the eastern Himalayan Mountains at an altitude of 5,224 meters and flows into the South China Sea beyond 6 Southeast Asian countries like Yunnan (China), Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

The Mekong Delta, which the Mekong River meets with the sea on Vietnam soil, makes this geographical region of more than 7 million people unique. With white sandy beaches, tropical forests, small villages and towns scattered among the waterfalls, this is a very interesting and rich geography.

8.Vietnamese Coffee

If you're a coffee lover like me, I'm sure you'll love Vietnam's coffee culture. Vietnam is the second largest coffee producer in the world, though not very well known. So it has an important place in the culture of the country. Although I usually drink milk and sugar, I prefer the simple one (ca phe den).

It is possible to have delicious coffee and sit in a tree shade or park even on street benches. Try the ice-cold cup. Take care of the addresses Café Mai (79 Le Van Huu, Hanoi) or Highland Coffee (26 Le Loi, Ho Chi Minh City).

9. Extraordinary caves

I like caves, and in every country I go, I like to visit immediately when I hear that you are a cave. Vietnam is one of the largest and most impressive caves in the world. Think of a geography, you are discovering the world's greatest cave more recently. This is Vietnam. Sơn Đong Cave was discovered in 2009 yet.

After Phong Nha Cave, 44.5 km long, which is the other famous cave of the country, Sơn Đong Cave was located in the world press. The width of some rooms of Sơn Đòng Cave is 5 km. Imagine how many airplanes you can imagine! Those who go to Ha Long Bay know the beauty of Surprise Cave cave.

10. Vietnamese cuisine and tropical fruits

Whether you like to eat fruit or not, Everybody gets to know the tropical fruits that make a different sensation other than a taste that is known before. This is my testimony. Mangosten, dragon fruit, rambutan are my favorites.

Today it is possible to see Vietnamese restaurants in many cities of the world. The development of the culinary culture and the diversity of delicacies. Seafood, chicken and meat have an important place in the Vietnamese cuisine where fresh vegetables are often used. If you love Hele seafood, South East Asia is already in heaven itself! Although we are very conservative in taste, coming to taste without local tastes makes the trip incomplete. At least enjoy a Pho soup.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Patio Pacific Resort Boracay Island


Boracay Island is one of the world's and South East Asia's most beautiful and famous islands. White Beach in Boracay is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and its stunning 4 kms of whiteness is absolutely gorgeous. This beach is also one of the most happening places on the island with most of the colorful Boracay night life, entertainment, boat tours, sports activities and shopping opportunities are here.

Patio Pacific Resort is located on Station 1, the most vibrant and popular area of ​​White Beach. Opened in 1990, the Patio Pacific started with only 8 rooms and was called the Pink Patio then. Although it does not have a sea view, it now has 65 rooms, but it has a very good location only a 1-2 minute walk to White Beach.

Resort has the Ecology and Economy Specialist Award from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Tourism. The hotel has three floors, deluxe, premiere deluxe, family rooms and suites.

Spacious and all-inclusive, Patio Pacific Resort rooms feature wifi, cable television, mini bar, complimentary tea and coffee, water, table, coffee table and comfortable bed. The Deluxe rooms overlook the Garden Cafe, which is open all day and overlooks the Garden Cafe, which is located in the hotel's own garden, while the other rooms overlook the pool where hotel guests are free to use. Deluxe rooms have a double bed and a sofa that can turn into a bed. Premier Deluxe rooms have the same bed option plus bathtub.



Patio Pacific Resort offers guests a buffet breakfast. There is plenty of choice in the buffet breakfast, where you can also enjoy the Philippine breakfast. Refreshed breakfast in the Garden Cafe or in the hotel garden is included in room rates starting from 4000 pesos with taxes.

There is a small bar next to the hotel's pool and a climbing wall where guests can use again free of charge. There are a lot of tropical plants and flowers in the garden, and the ambiance that I created reminds me of Bali. A carefully crafted camellia in this garden is intended for romantic couples.

The pool is huge enough, but there may be a problem with the number of sunbeds. Lovely pool with scrumptious sea and fine sandy beach whatever you do! But maybe some people like it from the pool.

For more information on Boracay accomodation, you can check our where to stay in Boracay page.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

AirAsia flights departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport


Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia currently operates scheduled domestic and international flights to more than 165 destinations around 25 countries. Its main hub is Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Here is the list of these destinations offered by AirAsia from Kuala Lumpur:

From Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Bali- 3 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Balikpapan- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Banda Aceh- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Bandung- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok - Don Mueang - 7 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Bangalore- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Bintulu- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Brunei- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Cebu- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Chennai- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Mai- 4 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Clark- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Da Nang- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Guilin- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Hat Yai- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City- 5 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong- 5 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta- 3 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru- 3 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Kalibo- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Kochi- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Kolkata- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu- 8 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu- 14 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Krabi- 3 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu- 3 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Kuching- 12 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Kunming- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Labuan- 3 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi- 11 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Lombok- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Macau- 4 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Makassar- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Medan - Kualanamu - 3 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Miri- 5 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Nanning- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Padang- 3 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Palembang- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Penang- 10 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Phuket- 4 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan- 4 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Semarang- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Sibu- 6 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Singapore- 13 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Solo- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Surabaya- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Tawau- 5 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirappalli- 3 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Vientiane- 1 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Yangon- 2 x DailyDirect
From Kuala Lumpur to Yogyakarta- 2 x DailyDirect

Cheap Flights from Bangkok to Maldives by Thai AirAsia


Thai AirAsia, Thailand's largest low cost carrier, is launching daily direct flights from Bangkok to Maldives starting from August 11 2017. Currently, only available direct flight from Bangkok to Maldives is operated by Bangkok Airways and costs 13,500 Thai Baht (397 USD) plus tax one way. ThaiAirAsia announced promotional 1,990 THB (58 USD) one-way, inclusive of taxes and fees. The Maldives flight promotion will be available until June 25th.

Thai AirAsia is a joint venture of Malaysian low-fare airline AirAsia and Thailand's Asia Aviation. It serves AirAsia's regularly scheduled domestic and international flights from Bangkok and other cities in Thailand.

The competitive prices Thai AirAsia offering will change the face of air travel to the Maldives. Travel to Maldives has long been regarded as a highly expensive and luxurious.

Thai AirAsia will operate Airbus A320 aircraft on Bangkok - Maldives route. The aircraft will depart from Bangkok's Bangkok Don Mueang Airport :

FD177 will depart from Bangkok daily at 09:30 AM and will arrive to Maldives (Male) at 11:40 AM. FD178 will depart fromMaldives (Male) at 12:30 PM and arrive at Bangkok at 19:00.

Thai AirAsia Air Stewardess

AirAsia currently flies from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to the Maldives (Flight AK, seven times weekly).

Friday, June 16, 2017

Principles of Accounts Tuition in Singapore


If you are looking for Principles of Accounts (POA) Tuition in Singapore and a good POA tutor, it is important to choose a good one who does not simply teach accounting but also teaches how to think via accounting. POA tutor Kok Peng Chong is one of them. He is specialized in providing POA Tuition and POA Crash Courses for students studying Principles of Accounts in exams like GCE N / O Level, IGCSE, GCE A Level, WACE, Polytechnics, diplomas and universities.

Principles of Accounts is simply a course teaching students Our Financial Literacy 101. The POA is designed to provide students with a meaningful basic introduction to financial accounting and to develop an appreciation of the discipline of accounting.The POA builds the basic foundation of how financial records are recorded and processed to create financial statements and thus informed decisions. Accounting is the language of businesses so POA teaches the language spoken by numbers.

There are many POA tutors in Singapore, so why POA tutor? POA tutor should be prepared. A tutor should not merely follow through schoolwork or Ten Year Series (a red flag : no lesson plan!). POA Tutor for example has special worksheets to help the students to identify their mistakes. On top of this, POA Tutor uses diagrams and flowcharts to simplify difficult accounting concepts.

POA tutor also provides progressive learning to help weaker students apply accounting concepts progressively. On top of this, POA tutor provides online resources because students may forget what was taught and not much can be done outside the classroom.

Principles of Accounts (POA) Tuition in Singapore
POA tutor Kok Peng Chong offers one of the most innovative Principles of Accounts (POA) Tuition in Singapore. He does not simply teach accounting but also teaches how to think via accounting.
Principles of Accounts Tuition offers POA tuition classes, POA crash courses and  POA online courses.

Principles Of Accounts can sometimes be confusing. Some accounting jargon, especially the new ones, are quite difficult for beginners to grasp. Mr. Chong's lessons are designed to simplify and breakdown the jargon using simple Flow Charts. Mr. Chong supplements the POA lessons with online videos, which are useful for many students who have difficulty following a lesson. Online POA videos enable them to replay and learn the missing pieces.

POA Crash Courses are designed for those whose accounting exam is approaching but he or she has no clue what his / her teacher is teaching.Mr Chong’s individual (1-1) POA crash course  is designed for those who need a concise, comprehensive and thorough overview of their accounting syllabus within a short time. Overall, the crash course is about 10 - 15 hours and tailored to programs like UOL POA, GCE N / O Level POA and IGCSE POA.

Other than standard programs, POA tutor also provides special programs such as Sec 3 Mid Year POA Revision Course (designed for children who did not do well in their 1st POA exam), Private Candidates Course (designed for individuals who wants to take up Principles of Accounts (POA) to boost their chances to enter their preferred course in higher institutions) and Normal Academic students (one of two subjects at ‘O’ Level when they sit for their GCE N Level Exams).

You can visit poatutor.com.sg to find out more. You can also email info@poatutor.com.sg or call 6100 2407. The venue for POA tuition is in the North Eastern Part of Singapore. You can see the POA tutor rates here : POA Tutor Fees and FAQ. Mr. Chong offers trial lessons for students to judge the suitability of the lesson. Fees are chargeable as per normal.

POA prepares Singaporean students to financial landscape of the 21st century. POA tutor is there to help.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Japan Tomei Expressway Accident Video


The video of a horrific car accident in Japan's Tomei Expressway is released, showing the horror lived in a bus on which a car flew and crashed.

In the 37 second video recording, a car is seen swerving and flipping from the opposite direction across a Japanese highway and crashing into a bus in the oncoming lane. The video is taken by a camera mounted on the bus.

The driver of the car, a 62 years old man, died in the crash while 45 people on the bus were injured. The driver was the only passenger in the car.

dramatic footage of the car soaring from the other side of the highway and 
slamming against a buses windshield

Below is the aftermath of the accident.

Japan Tomei Expressway Accident - Car crashed bus windscreen

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Karaoke World Championship Singapore 2017 Auditions


What's up guys! Guest blogger Ash at your service. So I was given the privilege to work with KWC (Karaoke World Championship) in Singapore, and I must say it is a mind blowing experience.

KWC is an amateur singing competition that originated in Finland and has been around for 15 years. It brings amateur singers from around the world to the global stage. It is considered a great social experience, meeting and interacting with new people and amateur singers.

World's biggest amateur singing competition is back.
Don't miss this awesome opportunity of going for the Singapore KWC auditions. If you win in the national championship, you will receive a prize package WORTH OVER SGD 3000$, recording contract and ROUND-TRIP AIRFARE & ACCOMMODATION to Finland to compete for the title of KARAOKE World Champion & WIN TOTAL CASH prize of USD 10,000$ and an all expense paid trip to KWC World Finals in 2018.

Karaoke World Championship Singapore 2017 Auditions
Karaoke World Championship Singapore 2017 Auditions
For more information on the KWC and our past world champions, check out

 http://www.karaokeworldchampionships.com/


WE HAVE SEVERAL AUDITION DATES AND VENUES SCHEDULED. REGISTER NOW FOR THE AUDITIONS

http://www.kwcsingapore.com/Register-Now.php



Friday, June 9, 2017

Barteli - The Ultimate Book Exchange App in Singapore


Carousell and qoo10 are some of the very familiar online markets we use in Singapore. However, these sites are cluttered with everything and anything. We seldom find sites/apps that are catered to a single type of item.

Introducing Barterli!

 A new community app for all book lovers in Singapore. Have you bought too many books that your shelf is too full? Have you still yet to sell your books from the previous semester/year? Or just want to get some good reads? With Barterli, you can sell or barter your books for new ones. Barterli values the importance of having physical books because we disallow the book’s value to diminish by depreciation through no use.

So, what is so great about Barterli?

1. Barterli suggests books suited to you. By entering your location onto the app, it helps to locate books near you. You can also follow the Barterli blog for exciting news, book reviews and hacks.

Barteli - The Ultimate Book Exchange App in Singapore


2. Big reader? If you are finding any book of a specific genre, the genre page helps you sort out the collection of books on Barterli.

Barteli - The Ultimate Book Exchange App in Singapore

3. Barterli is easy to use! All you need to do is scan the ISBN and all the book’s synopsis is uploaded instantly. If you cannot find the specific book, you can manually upload your book onto the app. You can also track your books on the ‘My Books’ page.

Barteli - The Ultimate Book Exchange App in Singapore

Barterli allows for easy communications where users can negotiate and exchange their books personally. If you are still not convinced, click on the link below for quick tutorial video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar_j5aULVsk#action=share

The Barterli App is available to download on iOS and Android Store for free.
Download Barterli NOW by clicking on the link below!
https://barterli.com/download-barterli-app

You can follow Barterli on their social media platforms:
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/barterliapp/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/BarterliApp
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/barterliapp/?hl=en

Monday, May 22, 2017

Tableau 10 Data Visualization Software Webinar (with Step-by-step demo)




Singapore based Business Intelligence service provider Infolytics Global has just started a string of webinars to introduce Tableau data visualization software's latest edition in Singapore and South East Asia.

In this free event, you will have a chance to learn how a state of the art data visualization platform like Tableau can help you to explore and analyse your data. Thanks to Tableau’s intuitive GUI and drag-and-drop data visualization capabilities, everyone in your organization can easily create flexible, interactive visualizations and make meaningful decisions.

The event will also demonstrate a step-by-step Tableau demo which will show how you can create stunning interactive data analysis dashboards intuitively by just simple drag-and-drop interfaces. You will learn how to explore data with smart visualizations that automatically adapts to the parameters you set — no need for developers, data scientists or designers. We will also cover what are new functionalities in Tableau 10 and Tableau 10.2.

Tableau Software has just released its game changing subscription pricing model and in this webinar, you will also find out more information on this new Tableau pricing model.

Tableau 10 Data Visualization Software Webinar (with Step-by-step demo)
Tableau data visualization software


There are 3 date / time slots available for the event.

Tableau Event Information:
Venue  Webinar (details will be provided after registration)

Dates / Times : You can select any of the 4 time-slots below:
  • June 2nd 2017 09:00 – 10:00 Singapore Time
  • June 9th 2017 09:00 – 10:00 Singapore Time
  • June 9th 2017 14:00 – 15:00 Singapore Time
Agenda :
- Introduction to Tableau Data Visualization
- Tableau Data Visualization Features
- Tableau 10.2 Demo

This event is conducted by Infolytics Global. 

The founders of Infolytics Global Pte Ltd (Infolytics) have experience in providing Big Data Analytics and Data Visualization solutions for all sizes of companies for over 15 years. With our vast knowledge and experience in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence we have the capability for being the “go to” company for BI solutions. Our expertise is on delivering insights using data visualization and Big Data Analytics.

We have vast experience in end to end project management of leading BI software like QlikView, Qlik Sense and Tableau. Our team has been part of some of the largest QlikView and Tableau deployments in Asia. One such example is a large semiconductor manufacturing company with more than 3,000 BI users globally.

http://infolyticsglobal.com

DC Ceiling Fans in Singapore


In Singapore, cooling is needed the year around. Using an air-con is quite common but an expensive way to achieve the interior cooling. The best alternative to air-con is a ceiling fan which operates on a fraction of the cost of an air-con.
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Recently, a new technology of ceiling fans has emerged : DC Ceiling fans. The most widely used technology in ceiling fan is Alternating-Current (AC) whereas and Direct-Current (DC) are getting popular. What is the difference?

The currency in grid is Alternating-Current (AC). So an AC ceiling fan is directly connected to this currency. A DC ceiling fan on the other hand has an extra component called transformer to convert AC of the grid to DC. AC significantly reduces electricity transportation cost over long distances but when it comes to home appliances, DC power has several advantages, including ceiling fans.

A DC ceiling fan consumes significantly less energy (30-40 watts) compared to AC ceiling fan (60-120 watts). But electricity cost is not the main superiority of a DC fan. In the end, AC fans are still very energy efficient compared to an air-con unit which uses almost 900 - 1400 watts.

DC Ceiling fan Singapore


The main advantage of a DC ceiling fan over AC ceiling fan is that the DC fan provides better airflow and has no motor noise. Yes, none. This makes them ideal for areas like bedrooms. DC ceiling fans also offers more speed options. And their DC electric motors tend to be smaller which allows slimmer fan designs.

So when buying a ceiling, which one you should choose : a DC ceiling fan or an AC ceiling fan?

Although they are more expensive, you should choose a DC ceiling fan. They are the technology of the future and their no-noise motor, energy efficiency, better airflow quality and speed options worth the price.

Where can you buy a DC ceiling fan in Singapore? You can buy a DC ceiling fan in Singapore from a reputable seller. This is an expensive and bulky item. You would not want to buy it from an overseas online source to save on money. We recommend Hdblighting online shop which sells high quality DC ceiling fans as well as lighting. The reason we recommend HDBLighting is that they are a local online business which offers free shipping, lower prices, good quality, warranty and service when needed.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Bangkok Jazz Festival 2017 – 7 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss It


Bangkok Jazz Festival is one of the most popular music festivals held in Thailand each year. The festival was launched in the year 2003 in commemoration of the King of the country, who is known widely for his love for music, especially Jazz. The Bangkok Jazz Festival has held annually at Sanam Suea Pa, located in Dusit. The festival lasts for three days and takes place in the month of December each year.

Each year over 30,000 people from across the world visit Bangkok to enjoy this truly magical event, and many of the top Jazz artists and musicians are known to participate in the event. If you are in love with the music genre of Jazz, then visiting the Bangkok Jazz Festival is a must for you. There are many reasons why attending this festival is a good idea, and here we would narrow down 7 top reasons as to why you should be visiting Bangkok Jazz Festival 2017 –

Love For Music

If you love music, then visiting Bangkok Jazz Festival is a natural choice for you. The vibes of this festival need to be seen to be believed. The entire arena is filled with music loving people from across the globe, and it is crowded yet happy and loud yet friendly. The kind of experience you have during the Bangkok Jazz Festival is hard to match with any other experience you ever have. You would also discover some of the most talented musicians in this festival you never heard about before, and if you are a musician yourself, rest assured you would learn a lot from this musical experience.

Love For Jazz

For people who love Jazz, visiting Bangkok Jazz Festival is like a pilgrimage. The festival would be attended by Jazz lovers from across the globe, and you would get to listen to some of the top performers in the music industry. The festival attracts a lot of new Jazz artists as well. If you love Jazz music, then this festival would ensure that you fall in love with this genre all over again. The live performance by different artists and in a different form would give your ears something new and exciting to enjoy after long.

Bangkok Jazz Festival 2017
For people who love Jazz, visiting Bangkok Jazz Festival is like a pilgrimage
Network With Jazz Musicians

As mentioned above, the Bangkok Jazz Festival is attended by over 30,000 people each year, and in 2017, this number is speculated to increase drastically. It means that you would get a chance to meet a lot of individuals from different countries, backgrounds, and culture. It is truly an international experience in a setup that is based on love for music and jazz. So, get ready to meet some of the interesting musicians as well as music fanatics when you visit this festival and rest assured, the experience would be worth it.

Watch Top Performers Live

Each year many top Jazz artists from across the globe perform live at Bangkok Jazz Festival, and the scale and the grandeur of this festival in 2017 are only going to be bigger than the previous year. So, get ready for some extravagant surprises and see some of the largest names in the music industry and top jazz performers live in action at the festival. You might even get a chance to meet some of these artists and musicians as the festival happens in a very friendly atmosphere.

Bangkok Jazz Festival 2017
Get ready to see some of the top jazz performers live in action at Bangkok Jazz Festival 2017
International Crowd Of Music Lovers

The Bangkok Jazz Festival, as mentioned above, is one of the biggest events for the genre of Jazz and people who love Jazz music flock into the festival from across the globe. Whether you simply love Jazz music or a professional Jazz trained musician, you would get to know many musicians and people from different country, which would be an exciting as well as a learning experience for you. It won’t be another event where people look bored while the artist continues to carry on singing with little to no interest. Everyone you see at the event has a love for music and jazz, and that is the reason they are present there. It means that you would find many like-minded people there, and it would be lovely interacting with them and sharing your taste in music and jazz playlist with them.

Make New Friends With Similar Music Taste

When you visit Bangkok Jazz Festival, you would invariably end up making a lot of friends who has similar taste in music and love jazz equally. It is an excellent platform for the jazz lovers from across the globe, and you would love witnessing the event as well as meeting new people with similar taste in music. Many of the connections you make here can also help you with your profession if you are a musician.

Discover New Jazz Artists

Even if you are one of the biggest fans of Jazz, it is entirely possible that you don’t know about all the talent out there in the world of Jazz music. As each year, more and more Jazz artist participate in the event, it helps you get introduced to some of the most talented and budding Jazz artists from across the globe. You would be able to know more about the Jazz music as a whole too. Many of the artists who participate in the event can also be found at the Jazz themed Gastropub named Apoteka in the Sukhumvit Soi 11. It is one of the most popular and lively gastropubs in town with a lot to offer regarding food, drinks and fantastic music to its customers.

Bangkok Jazz Festival 2017

These are the few reasons why visiting Bangkok Jazz Festival is a must for you, especially if you love Jazz.  It would help you indulge in the kind of music you love like never before, and most of all, the festival is an all-inclusive experience, and music is just a part of it. It ensures that you have a lovely time listening to some of the best jazz live music, meeting new people, networking with musicians from across the globe, and get to learn a lot more about Jazz than what you knew before.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

How to save your hard earned money in the Forex market?


The forex market is a huge market and making money out of it takes an extreme level of patience. Most of the novice traders in the forex market fails to achieve success in the forex market since they don’t exhibit enough patience in the market. They simply consider forex trading as a get rich quick scheme. If you look at the professional traders in Singapore then you will notice that all of them are trading the live assets after learning the market basic with a great level of precision. And every single one of them trades with the reputed brokers like Saxo since in order to execute high-quality trades in the market the traders must need a robust trading platform. In this article, we will discuss how to save your hard earned money in the forex market.

Learn the market dynamics

Most of the novice traders in the forex market fails to achieve success in the online trading world since they don’t know how to trade the live assets by following all the trading parameters. But if you truly want to become a professional trader in the forex market then make sure that learn the basic trading skills from the forex trading Singapore community. It’s true that if you trade the live assets for the very first time then it will be a little bit difficult for you to understand the market basics. But once decide to become a professional trader make sure that you learn the market dynamics very precisely or else you will have a tough time to save your trading capital in the market.

Use price action trading strategy

Price action trading strategy is considered to be one of the most profitable trading systems in the forex trading Singapore community. The professional traders use the raw price movement and trade the key support and resistance level in the market by using the price action confirmation signal. Most of the novice traders in the financial market trade use price action signal in the smaller time frame and thus execute low-quality trades in the market. As a professional trader, you must always trade the higher time frame in the market to reduce the risk exposure. It’s true that if you trade the higher time frame then you will have to wait for long period of time for the perfect trading signal. But there is saying that patience has its own reward. So if trade the higher time frame then you can easily save the trading capital in the market.

How to save your hard earned money in the Forex market?
How to save your hard earned money in the Forex market?
Don’t use indicators
The novice traders in the forex market load their trading charts with tons of indicators. They simply think that the more indicator they will use the more money they will make. But using too many indicators will mess your trading chart and thus you won’t be able to execute high-quality trades in the market. Forex trading Singapore is now very much popular and even the novice traders are not using more than two indicators in their trading chart. Most of them simply use the price action trading signal since it allows them to trade with proper risk management factors.

Summary: Everybody wants to be professional traders in today’s world. If you can truly master the art of forex trading then you easily secure your financial freedom. But mastering the art of forex trading is not at all easy rather it is one of the most complex tasks in the financial industry. So when start trading the financial instrument make sure that you follow the above-mentioned tips of this article to save your trading capital in the market.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Wayne Emcee Singapore - The best Emcee in Town


If you are looking for an Emcee a.k.a Master of Ceremony, with a WOW factor, read through. As the host and facilitator of the event (the event can be a wedding, a party, a seminar, a conference etc) a good and effective Emcee can engage your crowd, set the tone and bring fun to your special event.

Thus the importance of having an emcee should never be underestimated. This will make your even more memorable, and the guests will surely have a good time. Perfect venue, scrumptious food, and lively music will all be useless in the absence of an entertaining emcee.

And if you are looking for an emcee in Singapore, Wayne Emcee is the one that you are searching for ... Wayne Emcee Singapore has extensive experience in what we do which gives them an edge above all others. With Wayne Emcee Singapore expertise and able to provide bilingual emcee hosting, you can have someone who knows how to entertain the crowd while adding value to your event. Wayne Emcee how to host different types of events, whether it is formal or informal, big or small.

Unfortunately, most people think that hiring an emcee is very expensive so they end up asking a friend or relative to host the special event. Following this request, the host usually turns to internet to find a script to follow. Unfortunately, this may very well end up having an inferior master of ceremony experience. Luckily, the Wayne emcee offers affordable prices without compromising from high level of service.

Wayne Emcee Singapore as a Wedding emcee
Wayne Emcee Singapore as a Wedding emcee
Workshops and camps will be more fun and productive with an experienced facilitator and wedding and roadshows will be more memorable with a humorous host. An emcee can also be an energetic coach for young people and children.

Wayne Chew is proficient in English and Mandarin and is specialized in bilingual hosting, community events, company D&D, roadshows, Weddings, Youth Camps and ports-oriented events.

How can Wayne Emcee Singapore Can Help You?

Bringing Life To Any Events - Wayne can help transform any event into something that is memorable through the services that can be provided by our master of ceremonies.

Emcee Services You Can Afford - Wayne offer affordable services while making sure of the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Fun, Professional & Reliable - Wayne Emcee promise is to provide you with an emcee who is different from all other inferior hosts you have seen in the past.

Wayne Chew Emcee Singapore - The best Emcee in Town
Wayne is also an actor in Channel U television series and guest speaker on Channel U talkshow
Wayne emcee portfolio includes many wedding and public events as well as company events.

If you are looking for someone that can bring life , fun and memorable experience to your wedding or events, look no further. Wayne will be the person you are looking for that can turn your event into a lively, fun, entertaining and memorable event experiences to your crowd. You can access the best emcee in Singapore by clicking Wayne Emcee Singapore.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Orchard Central Video of teen fall leaked


A leaked security camera footage of the moments before 17-year-old Jonathan Chow fell to his death from the 4th floor of Orchard Central last Friday. The video shows him and her friend, Ruth (the girl in the video), standing together in a linkway between Orchard Central and Orchard Gateway before Jonathan jumped. According to TodayOnline, teenagers were window shopping for clothes (at the mall) and when they went to the bridge, Jonathan Chow came up with the idea of doing a stunt : "Help me take a Snapchat video and I’ll jump.” were the last words of him.

Jonathan leapt before she could say no :
“We both thought the parapet was made of concrete, but when he jumped, he fell straight through,” said Ruth, who is currently assisting the police with investigations. “I knew it was dangerous, but before I could stop him, he already jumped over. I swear I wanted to jump over too but I knew it was too late.”
Source : Teen who fell to death from Orchard Central wanted a video taken: First-hand witness
Earlier reports said that he went on the paraphet to retrieve his phone but the video (you can watch it here in The Star Online article) seems to confirm her story. He jumps over the barrier while the girl was filming in the security camera footage.

Orchard Central Video of teen fall leaked

Jonathan Chow was rushed to hospital but he died.


Monday, February 13, 2017

Where to stay in Langkawi?


An archipelago of 99 islands, Langkawi is the Malaysia’s most promoted tourist destination. Away from the main island’s developed areas, Langkawi is rural with mountainous interior, villages, rice paddies and jungle­covered hills. A duty­free location, Langkawi is also the perfect place to buy cheap luxuries and it’s recognized for its excellent dive sites and what some say are the most beautiful beaches in Malaysia. Besides all that, sightseeing attractions that range from the Underwater World and the Cable Car & Skybridge to natural draws such as Langkawi’s offshore islets and the Telaga Tujuh waterfalls make Langkawi Malaysia’s most popular tourist destination.

Featuring an equatorial climate, Langkawi is suited for year­round travel. Shielded from major winds and storms by the mainland on one side and Sumatra on the other, the island has two prevailing seasons – dry season (November to March) and wet season. Temperatures are fairly consistent during the day, ranging from 30°C to 35°C, while at night they drop to 28°C or 29°C; humidity levels remain high at about 80% throughout the year. The most rainfall occurs in September and October, as a result of the monsoon winds.

Where to stay in Langkawi? We will not answer this question by giving our recommended list of hotels and resorts in Langkawi but introduce major areas to stay and their attractions. There are many nice hotels and resorts in Langkawi and the real difficult part is to determine in which town or around which beach to stay.

Where to stay in Langkawi? - Langkawi Map
Langkawi Map - Source : Malaysia Maps
Pantai Cenang

Dubbed Langkawi’s main vein, Pantai Cenang is not as rowdy as Bangkok’s Khao San Road but it’s still the island’s most popular stretch. 25 km west of Kuah and 500 metres north of Pantai Tengah, the bay forms a white-sand beach strip, and the area is crammed with unobtrusive budget and mid-range beachfront accommodation. Mostly due to the burgeoning package tour clientele, Cenang has plenty of places that offer water sports and boat rentals. Good restaurants with an emphasis on Westernised local dishes, and the best
nightlife in Langkawi, results in an odd jumble of backpackers, expats, Asian tourists and families crowding the restaurants and bars come nightfall.

For resorts and hotels in Pantai Cenang, their room prices, latest deals and discounts as well as customer reviews refer to Langkawi Pantai Cenang Hotels page.

Where to stay in Langkawi? - Pantai Cenang
Pantai Cenang in Langkawi is Langkawi's most popular beach.
Pantai Tengah

The first of Langkawi’s western beaches, Pantai Tengah is situated just around the southern bend of the Pantai Cenang road. A family-friendly strip, with some low-key chalets as well as a few all-inclusive resorts, Tengah has the longest stretch of beach on the main island. The bay’s out-of-the-way location means that the water isn’t renewed by the tides and as a result looks quite murky. There’s not much sightseeing here, but there are quite a few spas, and tour operators are abundant. Eating out used to be limited to the various restaurants attached to the motels and resorts along the strip, but lately local enterprise has begun to hit Tengah’s food scene. The nightlife isn’t as prolific as Cenang but it’s popular with the locals.

For resorts and hotels in Pantai Tengah, their room prices, latest deals and discounts as well as customer reviews refer to Langkawi Pantai Tengah Hotels page.

Kuah

With an estimated 11,000 inhabitants, Kuah is easily Langkawi’s largest town. The arrival point for most ferries, it features a strip of modern high-rise hotels and duty-free shops along the main road, which hugs what little beach there is. Sitting on reclaimed land, it’s more of a fishing beach than a recreational one. Kuah’s not an unattractive place – in fact, the whitewashed Al Hana Mosque, which dominates its waterfront, is one of Langkawi’s most popular sightseeing attractions. The town will probably be your first view of Langkawi and it’s the place to settle any business matters as it’s one of the only places on the island for banks, post office, police station, a hospital and fast food eateries.

For resorts and hotels in Kuah, their room prices, latest deals and discounts as well as customer reviews refer to Langkawi Kuah Hotels page.

Kuah and its famous eagle statue (Dataran Lang) in Langkawi Eagle Square.According to folklore Langkawi’s name came from two Malay words – ‘helang’ (eagle) and ‘kawi' (reddish brown): hence lang-kawi.  - Source : Langkawi Info
Padang Matsirat

Located towards the northern end of the island (skirting the airport), a right turn off the main road brings you to Padang Matsirat (The Field of Burnt Rice). It’s only a few kilometres off the road that leads to the west coast beaches, and it offers many sightseeing spots (Makam Mahsuri, Snake Sanctuary and more). You’re going to need to rent a car to get to them as most of these spots are located far from each other. That being said, it takes the top spot as one of the best places to stay, especially if you’d like a quieter atmosphere than
Pantai Cenang or Tengah. There are a few good restaurants and attractions in the vicinity but if you’re looking for nightlife then stick closer to less provincial areas of Langkawi.

For resorts and hotels in Padang Matsirat, their room prices, latest deals and discounts as well as customer reviews refer to Langkawi Padang Matsirat Hotels page.

Pantai Kok

Pantai Kok is on the far western stretch of Langkawi. Hands down it’s the best beach in Langkawi – it’s quieter and more secluded than Cenang or Tengah and enjoys a very intimate feel. Major sightseeing attractions include the popular Oriental Village plus its only 2 km from the Telaga Tujuh waterfalls. High-end resorts like the Sheraton and Tanjung Sanctuary dominate lodging options here, but there are also a number of attractive chalets along the beach. The beach itself is beautiful with clean sand and clear waters, a thoroughly modern marina (Telaga Harbour Park) with a string of good shops, bars and restaurants, plus a
petrol station, bank and post office.

For resorts and hotels in Pantai Kok, their room prices, latest deals and discounts as well as customer reviews refer to Langkawi Pantai Kok Hotels page.

Datai Bay

Halfway along Pantai Kok’s main road, there’s a right turn that takes you down a narrow stretch of road leading to the north coast. After 10km, a road to the left leads to Datai Bay – home to some of Langkawi’s most exclusive resorts. The site of Datai Bay Golf Course (one of Malaysia’s top-ten golf clubs), the area’s crowning glory is located at the end of the curving road that takes you past the headland, where a couple of secluded coves afford great views of several Thai islands in the distance. Back-tracking from Datai Bay, there are a couple of reasonable stretches of undeveloped beach; you’ll find Pantai Pasir Hitam (Black Sand
Beach) here – a strip of beach with sand that looks as if it has been sluiced with tar.

For resorts and hotels in Pantai Kok, their room prices, latest deals and discounts as well as customer reviews refer to Langkawi Datai Bay Hotels page.

Datai Bay (Facilities seen here are Datai Langkawi Resort) - Source : ewtc.com

Where to stay in Penang?


The northern gateway to Malaysia, Penang’s the oldest British settlement in the country. Also known as Pulau Pinang (Pulau means “island” in Malay), the state capital, Georgetown, is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site with a collection of over 12,000 surviving pre-war shop houses. Its best known as a giant beach resort with soft, sandy beaches and plenty of upscale hotels but locals will tell you that the island is the country’s unofficial food capital Georgetown.

Penang enjoys a warm equatorial climate. Average temperatures range between 29°C – 35 during the day and 26°C – 29°C during the night; however, being an island, temperatures here are often higher than the mainland and sometimes reaches as high as 35°C during the day. It’s best not to forget your sun block – the higher the SPF, the better. It’s mostly sunny throughout the day except during the monsoon seasons when the island experiences rainfall in the evenings.

So where to stay in Penang? Most of Penang’s fancier accommodation is in the form of beach resorts on the main tourist beach of Batu Feringghi. More backpacker-friendly options, as well as a few classical luxury hotels, can be found in Georgetown. You can find many budget hotels at Chulia Street, Muntri Street, and Love Lane area.

Penang Map. To view larger click here.
Georgetown

Named after the Prince of Wales, who later became King George IV, Georgetown has a long and illustrious history under its belt. On the northeast point of the island, the state capital, Georgetown (a World Heritage Site since 2008) is defined by four major streets: Lebuh Pantai, Lebuh Light, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling and Lebuh Chulia. Playing host to over 12,000 surviving pre-war shop houses built by Chinese craftsmen and a skyline pierced by the Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (KOMTAR) skyscraper, the city houses the island’s most popular sightseeing attractions as well as the best hawker fare in the state.

For hotels in Georgetown, room prices as well as customer reviews, you can visit Penang Georgetown hotels page.

Georgetown, Penang
Georgetown, Penang
Batu Feringghi

In the past, Penang’s main beach, Batu Ferringhi was best known as a hippie hangout. These days it’s a sprawling three km long white sand strip that plays host to scores of upmarket hotels. Also known as Foreigner’s Rock, the area is mostly frequented by package tourists and is especially in vogue with Middle Eastern visitors. Though the ocean waters of this palm-and-casuarina-tree lined coast aren’t crystal clear (holidaymakers just tend to stick close to the poolside of the plush resorts) it remains wildly popular. Batu Ferringhi’s night market is legendary and good food is ubiquitous along this strip.

For hotels in Batu Feringghi, room prices as well as customer reviews, you can visit Penang Batu Feringghi Beach hotels page.

Penang Batu Ferringhi beach
Penang Batu Ferringhi beach
Tanjung Bungah

A twenty-minute bus ride from Georgetown’s outskirts, Tanjung Bungah is a seaside suburb that was once a sleepy fishing village. It’s risen in popularity in recent years to become one of Penang’s most popular tourist destinations due to its close proximity to both Gurney Drive and Batu Ferringhi. Though the beaches here are not as pristine as those out further west, they’re still pleasant and hotels here are shipshape ventures and generally offer much cheaper rates. The Penang Water Sports Centre is based here.

For hotels in Tanjung Bungah, room prices as well as customer reviews, you can visit Penang Tanjung Bungah hotels page.

Tanjung Bungah
Gurney Drive

Though most people wouldn’t classify this as a separate area in and of itself, Gurney Drive is so wildly popular that you should spend some time exploring it. Otherwise known as Persiaran Gurney, it’s often referred to as ‘the new Esplanade’ (to differentiate it from the original Esplanade in Georgetown). There’s a deluge of hawker centres, seafood restaurants and a healthy nightlife scene that really kicks off the instant the sun goes down here. The waterfront strip also plays host to Gurney Plaza – one of the island’s best known shopping malls.

For hotels in Gurney Drive, room prices as well as customer reviews, you can visit Penang Gurney Drive hotels page.

Penang Gurney Drive
Penang Gurney Drive
Bayan Lepas

20 km south of Georgetown and 36 km from Batu Ferringhi, Bayan Lepas is Penang’s main industrial hub. Home to the Bayan Lepas International Airport, the area may not be the most aesthetically-pleasing spot on the island – there are a huge number of factories belonging to multinational companies centred here but it’s still moderately charming. Besides sightseeing attractions such as the Snake Museum, Batu Maung, Penang War Museum and the Bukit Jambul Orchid and Hibiscus Garden and Reptile Garden, the island’s biggest shopping mall, Queensbay Mall, calls this area home.

For hotels in Bayan Lepas, room prices as well as customer reviews, you can visit Penang Bayan Lepas hotels page.

Seberang Perai

Penang Island is connected to its 760sqkm peninsular province (Seberang Perai) via the 13km-long Penang Bridge as well as ferry services. Dubbed Province Wellesley by the British, its chief town is Butterworth, an industrial town that doubles as a transportation hub for the whole area. Generally used as a halfway stop between Bangkok and Singapore, Seberang Perai’s bus station, port complex, train station and taxi stand lie right on Butterworth’s quayside. Of Penang’s 1.4 million residents, 54% live on the mainland; rapidly expanding, its one of Penang’s only areas enthusiastically embracing the 21st century.

For hotels in Seberang Perai, room prices as well as customer reviews, you can visit Penang Seberang Perai hotels page.

Make professional animated explainer video


I like to explore Fiverr for new and interesting services from time to time. For those who do not know Fiverr, it is an online freelance service market place where you can buy and sell any micro-work for a fee. Most gigs (micro-works are called gig in Fiverr) start from 5 USD but there are many gigs more expensive than this basic price. I use Fiverr to buy services for my blogs as well as some professional services for my day job.

One of the most interesting and hugely successful gig is from this dude called Vince from Singapore. Vince uses his 13 years of experience in making animation to create awesome animated explainer videos starting from 100 USD. These videos usually cost much higher than that and Vince also gives some reasonable lead times like 10 days for a standard package which costs 170 USD.

If you want to make 2D animations for your business, service or products, this hugely popular gig is for you. Standard Explainer Video Animation package comes with up to 60 seconds full HD video, voice over, background music and option to add your logo.

Vince has completed 527 orders (I guess since 2012) and a Level 2 Seller in Fiverr. Level 2 Sellers maintain a a high star rating (4.7-5 star rating) and exceptional customer care. This means you can safely buy from a Level 2 Seller.

Make professional animated explainer video
Using this Fiverr gig, you can make professional animated explainer video for your business, services and products.
You can access the gig here : Make professional animated explainer video

Translate English to Chinese or Chinese to English


If you are looking for a cost effective or cheap English to Chinese and Chinese to English translation services, read on. One of the most popular places to do this now is Fiverr, a global online marketplace offering tasks and services, beginning at a cost of $5 per job performed, from which it gets its name.

Fiverr offers many language related services and here you can find many affordable and quality English - Chinese translation gigs to choose from.

For example this gig, "I will translate between English and Chinese" offers 15 USD for translating a 1000-word English document to Chinese. Aside from this standard package, you can choose a medium service which offers "Translating a 5000-word English document to Chinese for 70 dollars only" and advanced service "Translating a 10000-word English document to Chinese for 150 dollars only, 25% off!" 

This English - Chinese translation gig provides a human translation service for the following items:
  • All kinds of essay translation
  • Company introductions
  • Advertisements
  • Any forms of instruction and brochure translation
  • Product name translation
  • Business report and  letter translation
  • Invitations
  • Business card translation
  • All kinds of certificates
  • Website translation
The gig privider is a native Chinese speaker from Mainland China. She has studied Business English and Translation & Interpretation practice in college and graduated with a Bachelor Degree. Apart from her college education, she also obtained several certificates from Harvard University and UC Berkeley.

English to Chinese or Chinese to English Translation
Fiverr offers many translation gigs with various quality like this English - Chinese Translation service.
The price can be cheaper though. There are still a lot of gigs in Fiverr living up to its name and starting from 5 USD. For example this "I will translate between English and Chinese up to 500 words" gig.

Translation will be manually and professionally done and proofread the work before delivery. Up to a maximum of 2 rounds of changes are allowed.