Tag: Asia

Pura Luhur Uluwatu

Pura Luhur Uluwatu

Southeast Asia is a place which has a profusion of temples and Buddha statues. Bali, aptly called the Island of the Gods, is home to magnificent temples but I have to admit that the one which impressed me most was Pura Luhur Uluwatu. Also known as […]

Kecak and Fire Dance in Uluwatu

Kecak and Fire Dance in Uluwatu

“Cak cak cak”. On and on goes the chant from half-naked men sitting in a circle around a fire. They are in a trance, “cak cak cak”. Inebriated perhaps? No. Got a little hash-hish in their system? Wrong again. This is the most stunning of […]

Trekking at MacRitchie Nature Trail and Reservoir

Trekking at MacRitchie Nature Trail and Reservoir

Being stuck in Singapore during the Chinese New Year holidays can either be a bore or an adventure, depending on how you look at it and how you spend your time. Me, I chose to go out and explore the city which I have called home for the last 3 years. Why stay indoors and be sedentary all day long when there are many places to discover, right?

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Cong Ca Phe – Delectable Coffee in Hanoi, Vietnam

Cong Ca Phe – Delectable Coffee in Hanoi, Vietnam

When I travel I make it a point to do two things in the city where I’m in. One is to get a massage and the other is to try local cafes or at least one local café. When we were in Hanoi we were […]

Cruising in Halong Bay

Cruising in Halong Bay

Halong Bay in Hanoi, Vietnam has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Annually, tourists travel to Halong Bay to marvel at its beauty and swim in its waters. However, very few really know the mystery […]

Maison D’ Orient – Hanoi, Vietnam

Maison D’ Orient – Hanoi, Vietnam

If you are a traveler, whether seasoned or not, one of the first things you should do before booking a hotel, aside from looking at rates, is to check the reviews. Reading hotel reviews is a good way to find out if the hotel is worth the rate or not. However, first things first, what do you look for in a hotel?

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Vietnam Street Scene

Vietnam Street Scene

Hanoi is a bustling place. It is  vibrant modern city heading towards progress without forgetting its history. In this post, I would like to share with you some photos I took on its busy streets.

Cha Ca La Vong – The Verdict

Cha Ca La Vong – The Verdict

For me, one of the biggest attractions of traveling is being able to sample foods from different parts of the globe. Each nation, even each city, has its own way of cooking and use their own ingredients to lend uniqueness and a distinct flavor to […]

Trickeye Museum – A World of Optical Illusions

Trickeye Museum – A World of Optical Illusions

We live in a world of optical illusions. What you see is not always what you get and this could not apply more to any place than to the Trickeye Museum in Resorts World Sentosa.

Short for trick of the eye, Trickeye Museum is full of two-dimensional paintings which turn into three-dimensional images through the use of optical illusions. There are paintings on the museum floor, walls and ceilings.

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TRAVEL GUIDE TO KUALA LUMPUR

TRAVEL GUIDE TO KUALA LUMPUR

The capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is vibrant, modern and yet it retains its history. The iconic symbol of the country, Kuala Lumpur boasts of 8.9 million visitors every year. It is one of the most visited cities in the world today. The city […]