Category: Travel

Hong Kong’s Big Buddha

Hong Kong’s Big Buddha

Hong Kong’s Tian Tan Big Buddha Statue, commonly referred to as the Big Buddha, sits 34 metres high, weighs 250 metric tons and is tucked away in the lush forests of Lantau Island. The easiest way to get to Big Buddha is to take the […]

Weekend in Bangkok

Weekend in Bangkok

What can you do in Bangkok in 2 days? Read on below to see our whirlwind adventure in Bangkok, Thailand. We booked a Jetstar flight from Singapore to Bangkok scheduled to depart Changi Airport on the afternoon of a Friday and our returning flight was […]

Insadong, Bukchon Hanok Village and Gyeongbokgung

Insadong, Bukchon Hanok Village and Gyeongbokgung

For our Korea trip, we stayed in a cozy guesthouse in Insa-dong, The Insa Guesthouse  (guesthouse is already closed now unfortunately). The area is very accessible, just behind the main street and believe it or not, we went through Insa-dong, Bukchon Hanok Village and the […]

Exploring South Korea: Petite France

Exploring South Korea: Petite France

“What is essential is invisible to the eye.” Can you guess what book this famous line is from? The Little Prince, of course! In Gyeonggi-do in South Korea, there is a theme park dedicated to this book and its author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry along with […]

Exploring South Korea: Nami Island

Exploring South Korea: Nami Island

If you are a fan of K-drama, specifically, Winter Sonata, then you are most likely familiar with Namiseom Island, also referred to as Nami Island or Naminara in South Korea. Nami Island is a man-made island located in Gangwon-do, roughly an hour from Insadong-gil. We […]

Half-Day Trip to Shirakawa-go

Half-Day Trip to Shirakawa-go

The village of Shirakawa-go, one of Japan’s numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1995, is situated in the north-western Gifu Prefecture. The historic village is famous for its 114 thatched roofs and the yearly Winter Light-up (usually held in end January to early February) where […]

Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the most famous icons of Sydney alongside with the Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour and Bondi Beach among others. With its arch spanning a length of 503 meters and reaching a height of 134 meters above sea level, […]

Borough Market Finds

Borough Market Finds

Warning: This post is image-heavy! I love markets and I love food! So, when I was planning my trip to London last Christmas, I made sure to include Borough Market in my itinerary. The market has limited opening times especially during Christmas (as with most […]

11 Tips to Prepare for an Epic Travel

11 Tips to Prepare for an Epic Travel

Planning for your next big trip? Here are some tips to help you prepare for that much awaited holiday. Prepare and research in advance For trips that would last more than a week, I would suggest to prepare months in advance. I get very excited […]

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