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How to Top Up Skype Credit on iPhone

You can’t do it directly from your iPhone. Got the note below from Skype’s web page:

You can’t currently purchase Skype Credit directly from the Skype application on your iPhone. However, you can purchase Skype Credit using your iPhone’s internet browser, in the same way that you would from your desktop.

So, fire up your Safari on your iPhone, login to Skype and buy the credits.


Best Affordable Local Restaurants in Hangzhou, China

Local food in Hangzhou is also known as Hang-bang-chai and there are plenty of stores where you can get your local servings.   In this post, I will share with you the 3 very affordable restaurants for your daily Hangbangchai fix.

Grandma’s Kitchen also known as Waipojia
At this restaurant, the huge list of dishes listed in the menu was the first thing that caught my attention.   Ask the waiter or waitress for their signature dishes and you cannot go wrong.  There are many branches located all over Hangzhou but my favourite was the one next to Xihu (West Lake); simply for its proximity to the lake and the many tables that they had.  Be warned of long queues during lunch and dinner hours.  Be early or late at the restaurant if you dislike queuing. Food are served quick even though the restaurant is full.

Green Tea Restaurant
The concept is similar to Waipojia and so are their queues during rush hours.  I dined at the branch located next to Xihu and food was served quickly too.  Do indulge in their Green Tea Beer.

I patroned this restaurant in the morning for breakfast.  You will have to buy vouchers to be exchanged for food at the counter.  Unused vouchers can be returned at the same counter for cash returns.  The food here feels like Hangbangchai unchanged since the restaurant opened.  I did observe locals thoroughly enjoying their food but some servings are not to my liking.



Air Asia Promo Codes

Air Asia has indeed touched many lives by allowing us to travel afford-ably around the region. Air Asia from time to time releases promotion or coupon codes giving us better deals and savings. Below is the list of current promotion codes. Feel free to add on more codes in the comment section.

Indeed, now everyone can fly.

Last updated: 11th January 2012.

AirAsiaGo Promotion
Enjoy 20% when you travel with AirAsia and get a 10% discount on our hotels.
Code: AAGO1101
Book from 11 – 13 January 2012.
Travel from 30 January till 26 April 2012.

AirAsia Fabulous Fly-day
Save 10% on hotels. Key in this promo code for additional 10% savings on hotels.
Code: FFD1706. Get this promo at
Every Friday is a FABULOUS FLY-DAY!
From 11am – 4pm, enjoy deals you won’t find on any other day of the week!
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American Express Selects
Save 10% on holidays from Kuala Lumpur when you book from 1 December 2011 until 29 February 2012.
Promo code: “AAGAmex2012”


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