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My Favourite Salon: Govin Hair @ KSL City Mall

Do you have the same problem as me? Want to dye, perm, rebond or do treatment for your hair but after looking at the price of the established hair salon in Singapore you just wanna shake head and walk away from the salon.

Lucky for me, I found a good, cheaper hair salon with excellent service and experience just across the Straits! At KSL City Mall at JB!

I had gone thrice and I was very happy with my every experience there!

My first and third time there was for hair and scalp treatment and they were really good! The scalp massage was so comfortable, I literally could fell asleep while they worked on my hair! The most special experience was during the wait at the hair wash area. They provided aroma therapy there by dripping some lavender essential oil into the hot water and I nearly slept.

My second time there was to colour and cut my hair. Oh my! Their hair colour has no ammonia smell at all and I love it! Previously, whenever I colour my hair at other hair salons, the colouring has …

Jiufen and Shifen in one day!

Getting to Jiu Fen / Jin Gua Shi:
From Taipei Main Station, take the train and alight at Ruifang Station.
Express train journey time: 35mins, NT 76 per person.
Normal train journey time: 55mins, NT 49 per person.
Do note that if you are taking the normal train, you can tap your EasyCard at the gantry to pay for the train. However, if you are taking the Express Train, you cannot use EasyCard, you need to buy the ticket at the counter at Train station. This information is not clearly shown at the train station nor in the website and we learnt the hard way. We tapped our EasyCard as we thought it can be used for Express Train as well and we were fined when the conductor was doing his check in the Express Train. The fine was 50% extra on top of the Express Train ticket price.
Refer to this link for timing and other information of the train service.

Alight at Ruifang, follow the signs in Ruifang station which show you where to exit to take the bus for Jin Gua Shi and Jiu Fen.
Take the bus…

Taiwan: Taipei - Travel information and foodie!

This is my 4th time back in Taiwan. Love the shopping, foodie here and that explains why I kept coming back.

It is very easy to stay connected with internet access in Taiwan. You can either rent a Taiwan WIFI router at Changi Airport, or buy a Taiwan Sim Card from one of the Telecom counters located at the airport when you arrived at Taiwan (usually is Chung Hwa or 台湾大哥大).

If you decided to rent a Taiwan WIFI router which allows you to connect up to a maximum of 5 devices, do remember to reserve online at least 3 days before departure to ensure that there is stock for you. We forgot to reserve online beforehand and on the day when we reached Changi Airport, the lady at the counter told us that it was out of stock. For more information and promotion for the WIFI router, check out Changi Recommends Website.

The other alternative is to buy a Taiwan Sim Card when you touch down at the airport in Taiwan. The Data packages provided by the 2 major Telecoms in Taiwan, i.e. Chung Hwa and 台湾大哥大 …