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8 Ideas to Travel the World from Home

8 Ideas to Travel the World from Home

(Updated: 23 June 2020) For those whose feet love to wander, whose mind loves to learn, whose heart loves to be enthralled,staying at home is tough. Don’t even talk about taking flights, taking a step out to the streets is scarce precious time now. Running 

Travelogue of Europe (Part 1): First Long Voyage, May/Jun 2019

Travelogue of Europe (Part 1): First Long Voyage, May/Jun 2019

“Your flight to Amsterdam Schiphol airport has been changed to Terminal 1,” said the airline staff as she typed on her keyboard intently. She returned our passports and pointed towards a general direction, “Go pass the immigration and take the SkyTrain inside to transfer.” As 

Review: Is the trip to Kinderdijk Windmills worth it?

Review: Is the trip to Kinderdijk Windmills worth it?

The first time we saw a life-sized windmill was at Delft. Walking out of the train station with our luggage, the windmill was welcoming us from a distance. We agreed to go up close and admire the lonesome windmill soon. That happened only at the 

Review of Miffy Museum (Nijintje) in Utrecht, Netherlands

Review of Miffy Museum (Nijintje) in Utrecht, Netherlands

There are free parks and playgrounds for children to run around in Netherlands. To have a bit more of a tourist fun, you can consider Miffy Museum in Utrecht and Madurodam in Hague. More on Madurodam later. About Miffy Museum (Nijintje) Utrecht Centraal is the 

Cassia Bintan Review

Cassia Bintan Review

Almost five years back, we went to Bintan for our mini honeymoon. This time, we booked a spontaneous couple trip to Bintan in September. It was baby Ex’s very first night away from us, after more than 2 years. Because the trip was last minute, 

Travelogue: Seoul and Jeju (South Korea), Oct 2018

Travelogue: Seoul and Jeju (South Korea), Oct 2018

I was having my nails painted one week before the Korea trip. “Jeju 好像会有海啸,” the manicurist told me that Jeju might have Tsunami. She had checked the weather forecast and was planning to change her travel plans. That was one of the many things that 

14 Places to visit in Seoul (Autumn)

14 Places to visit in Seoul (Autumn)

Thankfully, our flight from Jeju to Gimpo airport was uneventful, unlike our flight from Singapore to Jeju. It was almost evening by the time we settled in our accommodation at Ever8 Residence (serviced apartments). So we had Nene Chicken for dinner and slept early for 

What to Eat in Seoul, South Korea? | 15 Food Choices

What to Eat in Seoul, South Korea? | 15 Food Choices

We spent a whole week in Seoul, and that meant lots of time to try out different restaurants! Click and jump to your preferred restaurant: MiGaBon 味加本 (Porridge) Bon-Juk (Porridge) Myeongdong Kyoja (Noodles and Dumplings) Tosokchon Samgyetang (Ginseng Chicken Soup) Jinwonjo Dak Hanmari (Chicken Soup) 

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Village and Tongin Market in a Day

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Village and Tongin Market in a Day

Out of the ample choices of palaces, hanbok villages, and traditional markets in Seoul, we shortlisted one of each “type” to visit. We covered them all in one day. Jump to your preferred attractions: Of Palaces in Seoul Gyeongbokgung Palace (Other attractions in and around 

Travelogue: Guide to Jeju (South Korea), Oct 2018

Travelogue: Guide to Jeju (South Korea), Oct 2018

Ten years later, I was back at the beautiful island of Jeju. Yet, travelling with a girlfriend is vastly different from travelling with a husband and a 16-month-old toddler. I breath in the crisp air. It was turning autumn this time too. The autumn weather 

What to Do in Jeju, South Korea? | 11 Places to Go

What to Do in Jeju, South Korea? | 11 Places to Go

In beautiful Jeju, there are many trails to hike and climb, sea breeze to feel against your face, and mountain top experience to revel in. The focus of our trip was nature and the pace was to go slow. Turns out, my itinerary was still 

What to Eat in Jeju, South Korea? | 21 Food Choices

What to Eat in Jeju, South Korea? | 21 Food Choices

You will have no lack of food options in Jeju. In any case, there’s McDonald’s to fall back on. Here’s a list of those food that we have tried, plus others that were on our list but our stomachs have no more space for them.