As elegant as I feel when I pronounce the name “Jardin du Luxembourg”, this park is one of the best open space in any major city I been to so far. With a mixture of autumn foliage, flowers in bloom and the elegant rows of statues of former French queens, Luxembourg Gardens as they say […]Read more "Jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Gardens), Paris, France"
It was my first time in Paris. It was my first time in Europe. I promised myself I would make every moment count on this well deserved month long backpacking trip. I will be open minded, relish every moment whether they are good and not-so good, and when things turn to worst I will face […]Read more "The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France"
Woke up unusually early for a weekend and I have adventure in mind, I wanted to leave Singapore main island at least for a day. I took the train bound for Tanah Merah Station followed by a bus ride aboard Bus No. 2 terminating at Changi Village where the Changi Point Ferry Terminal is located. […]Read more "The Last “Kampung” Pulau Ubin, Singapore"
There were weekends I holed up inside my room binge watching TV series and there were days where I long for nothing but sunshine and when those days strike I knew exactly where to go in Singapore. The East Coast Park is synonymous to an active weekend and my personal favorite thing to do is […]Read more "Weekend By the Sea: East Coast Park, Labrador Nature Reserve and Sentosa Beach, Singapore"
Inspired by a deck of cards, Architect Moshe Safdie created if not the most iconic landmark in Singapore skyline, none other than the Marina Bay Sands. Standing tall and mighty at 679 feet, this iconic integrated resort building has transform the reclaimed area of Marina Bay into a tourism prime, something that even Lonely Planet […]Read more "Marina Bay and Orchard Road in Black & White, Singapore"
A view of the horizon of forest canopy is something I never imagined I would see in a country like Singapore. But standing atop the 250 meters long HSBC Treetop walk, this is exactly what I have in front of me and for once after a very long time I get to experience once again […]Read more "Take a Walk on HSBC Treetop Walk and MacRitchie Reservoir Hiking Trails, Singapore"
Perhaps one of the most frequented destination for souvenir shopping and good food is Singapore Chinatown. More than the food and the shopping, Chinatown is the perfect place to get acquainted with the pastel colored shophouses of baroque and Victoria architecture. Like most part of Singapore, these shophouses is what actually gives the city its […]Read more "Shophouses and Temples at Chinatown, Singapore"
Out of all the parks in Singapore, Fort Canning Park must be the most historically significant park. From the time where Malay Kings ruled the island to its transformation into 19th century premier trading port and the country military defense during World War II, to date Fort Canning Park is a combination of walking paths […]Read more "Historically Significant Fort Canning Park, Singapore"
A visit to Singapore Little India on a Sunday afternoon will surely make up for all the time spent quietly thinking of things to do. It is one of Singapore busiest place, a home away from home for many foreign workers, a place to ran errands or to meet with friends. It is a vibrant, […]Read more "The Neighborhood of Little India and Joo Chiat, Singapore"
One of the most beautiful park to visit in Singapore is the Chinese and Japanese Garden at Jurong East. Few meters walk from the Chinese Garden MRT, surrounded by Jurong Lake and the running path popular to joggers and runners any day of the week, the distant view of the high-rise pagoda and the entrance […]Read more "Harmony and Zen at Chinese and Japanese Garden, Singapore"