Honestly, I was a little scared to travel in the US as an Asian because of the aftermath of Covid. But, I received nothing but kindness and compassion from the people of Los Angeles and I am very appreciative of the help that they have given me! I could possibly meet people who are not … Continue reading I love the people of Los Angeles!
The 10th of Oct 2021 was my last day in Singapore and it was a crazy one. These were the events that lead up to my one way flight to Los Angeles. 9:30am I had a Covid booster appointment early in the morning at 9:30am. This was actually a surprise because I did not think … Continue reading How I spent my last day in Singapore before I embarked on a one way flight to Los Angeles.
Even though I have been contemplating for over a year on whether I should leave normal life and start travelling full time, it was only in July which was 3 months ago that I decided to do so. Is it possible to prepare for an indefinite motorcycle trip in such a short amount of time? … Continue reading How I prepared for an indefinite motorcycle trip in 3 months and was it enough?
Have you ever wanted to be in a fairy tale? Well here is your chance because Cappadocia is a Have you ever wanted to be in a fairy tale? Well here is your chance because Cappadocia is a whimsical magical place you have never seen before. From admiring unique land formations to exploring valleys to … Continue reading The Top 5 Things to do in Turkey’s Magical Cappadocia
Taking the Yangon Circular train is not only a means of transportation but also an experience in itself. The easiest place to start your journey is from Yangon Central Railway Station. The reason being that most tourists start here and thus the people working there have enough experience engaging with tourists to be able to … Continue reading Yangon Circular Railway – A Great Way to Experience Local Life
From pastas to pizzas to delectable desserts, here are the top 7 places to eat in Rome. 1) Trattoria Dell’OMO This family-owned trattoria is located very conveniently near Termini Station. I almost walked past it at night as I couldn’t see the sign and it seemed pretty quiet outside. But surprisingly, there were a lot … Continue reading The Top 7 Places to Eat in Rome
People and Places is a cafe tucked away in the industrial area of Taman Mount Austin. When you are about to reach this cafe, don’t be deceived by the industrial buildings and think that you have come to the wrong place – just follow the signs and you will get there. I It is also … Continue reading People and Places – Industrial Chic Cafe @ Taman Mount Austin Johor
If you search for the best places to eat in Johor, Kam Long Curry Fish Head will definitely appear on any list. Even though we were there after lunch hours at around 2:30 pm, we still had to queue to get in. But fortunately, I think we only waited about 15 mins or so as … Continue reading Johor’s Kam Long Curry Fish Head – is it worth queuing up for?
Tasik Biru is located in a construction/quarry area near Gunung Pulai Recreational Forest. In order to find it, you have to use the satellite view option on Google Maps. But even with that, we still got lost. Google Maps brought us to the entrance of the site. However, when we reached, there was a warning … Continue reading Tasik Biru, Kangkar Pulai – Johor’s Hidden Beautiful Blue Lake
After reading great reviews and seeing really beautiful pictures, I finally decided to visit Bloom by mok mok. The cafe is located just a mere 18 mins drive from Woodlands checkpoint in the area of Taman Mount Austin. While the outside of the cafe seemed pretty ordinary, the design of it’s interior is impressive and … Continue reading Bloom by Mok Mok @ Mount Austin Johor
Image credit: https://zugspitze.de The plan for the day was to visit both Zugspitze and Eibsee Lake. The perfect round trip started by taking the cogwheel train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station to Eibsee station, after which, the cable car up to the peak of Zugspitze. To get down, I took the cable car again but you can … Continue reading Visiting Zugspitze – the highest mountain in Germany and Eibsee Lake
Wank Mountain is a mountain situated at the southern part of Germany in the beautiful region of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It stands at 1,780 m with 700 m being below sea level. Out of all the climbing routes in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, I chose this mountain to hike because of these various reasons. First, it was easily accessible being … Continue reading Climbing Wank Mountain in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
With 19 ActiveSG gyms island-wide, it is easily accessible no matter where you live. To top the icing on the cake, when you sign up for a free ActiveSG membership, $100 in credit will be credited into your account upon verification. That equates to 40 free visits to the gym – isn’t this awesome? You … Continue reading At $2.50, ActiveSG is Singapore’s cheapest pay-per-use GYM!
KFC Malaysia While in Johor, I’ve passed by this advertisement numerous times and have always wanted to buy it but the timings were just not right. Finally, while we were in Capital City (because we had nothing much to do lol), we decided that trying it had been long overdue. What attracted us to this … Continue reading Is KFC Malaysia’s Zinger Waffle Burger really worth your calories?
Common Grill by Collins serves quality western food at relatively affordable prices. Situated at a coffee shop in Hougang, the stall even has its own cordoned off area just for the stall which makes you feel like you are eating at a restaurant. The menu is beautifully put together and the information is compiled nicely … Continue reading Quality Western Food by Common Grill @ Hougang
1) Visit the Abandoned Airplane Graveyard When will you ever have a chance to explore an abandoned Boeing airplane ever in your life? Well now you get to have your chance. It is not a place where you have to secretly crawl through a fence or climb over one. It is as simple as giving … Continue reading 10 Unique things to do in Bangkok Thailand
Khao Yai is often dubbed as the Switzerland of Thailand. Reasons being the cooler weather and picturesque surroundings. Here are the top 10 things to do in Khao Yai. 1) Khao Yai National Park Go trekking in the jungles of Khao Yai national park and have an adventure you will never forget. Meet wildlife such … Continue reading Top 9 things to do in Khao Yai Thailand
Ban Mai Chay Nam is a restaurant, a museum and a hotel all rolled into one. Located in Khao yai which is just a 3 hour drive from Bangkok, this unique restaurant is one that you cannot miss. Just a few steps into the restaurant and we knew this place was really special. The restaurant … Continue reading Ban Mai Chay Nam Novelty Restaurant by the river in Khao Yai
Image credit: Abang Gemuk Abang Gemuk opened on the 1st of October and when we visited it just 2 weeks after the opening, the coffee shop was packed with people waiting for their food! So many choices to choose from and at such an affordable price! After thinking for a long time we settled on … Continue reading Abang Gemuk serves yummy western food at Ang Mo Kio
Soi Dog Foundation is a shelter that houses both cats and dogs. It’s mission is to improve the welfare of stray dogs in Thailand by addressing the problem of over-population. The foundation is also working in several countries to end the inhumane and barbaric dog meat trade in Asia. Road traffic accidents, poisonings, serious wounds … Continue reading Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket
Located just 5 mins across the Singapore-Malaysia border lies this hidden gem. On a typical weekday, there would be a queue outside this restaurant. While you wait, you can get yourself a free drink outside, a massage in a massage chair or just browsing through their menu deciding on what you want to order later. … Continue reading Warakuya Japanese Restaurant: Delicious sashimi in Johor Bahru
Image Credit: paradigmmall Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, the largest regional mall in Johor Bahru, has been open for almost a year now and it has never stopped providing avenues for entertainment. It is located at the heart of the Skudai district just about 15.5km from woodlands checkpoint. There are over 500 outlets in the mall … Continue reading Top 10 things to do in Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru
Walking into Chinatown Complex, you will be greeted with a wide selection of hawker food. If you were already having a hard time choosing what to eat, it will still be a difficult choice to make even when you narrow it down to that specific dish. Take “Steam Fish Head” for instance, one of Chinatown … Continue reading Seng Kee 119 Steam Fish Head @ Chinatown
I’ll be writing about how to get to Khao Yai National Park, getting around in the park, accommodation, food and activities to do there ACCOMMODATION There are two types of accommodations in the park. You can either camp in tents or book rooms or whole lodges. You don’t have to book in advance if you … Continue reading Complete guide to Khao Yai National park
I always had a penchant for trying weird foods and on my wish list was Goong ten. Goong ten (กุ้งเต้น) is a Thai dish that literally translates to dancing shrimps. Although Goong Ten is a street dish that is normally sold by hawkers, it proved to be very difficult to find in Bangkok! And interestingly … Continue reading Dancing Shrimps “Goong Ten” in Bangkok
Walking towards Sri Subramaniar Temple, we were greeted by the impressive statue of Lord Murugan. As we got closer, we realized how big the statue really is. Lord Murugan is the God of war and a popular Hindu deity among Tamil Hindus predominantly in areas with Tamil influences such as Sri Lanka, Malaysia and southern … Continue reading Sri Subramaniar Temple and the Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur
I love to explore abandoned places and when I planned a road trip from Singapore to Phuket, I found out about the desolated abandoned Hyatt Hotel. I tried to search for information on this hotel on the internet but I couldn’t find anything concrete on why it was abandoned. Some claimed that the hotel was … Continue reading Abandoned Hyatt Hotel in Phuket
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