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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 

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 

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 

Travelogue: Northern Kyushu (Japan), Feb 2018

Travelogue: Northern Kyushu (Japan), Feb 2018

“Why did you all choose Fukuoka? Why not Okinawa or Hokkaido?” The pretty air stewardess from Singapore Airlines asked hubby as he entertained the 8-month-old Baby E. I was drifting in and out of sleep at the side, catching up on the patchy sleep I 

Singapore Itinerary for 9 days

Singapore Itinerary for 9 days

A reader is coming to Singapore and emailed me her Singapore itinerary for 9 days to take a look and suggest improvements. I thought it would benefit more people if I replied to her in a post. So with her permission, here’s her itinerary and 

Food Review: Coastes

Sentosa Staycation Itinerary Overview (October 2015) After our visit to RWS SEA Aquarium and Fort Siloso, we took a cable ride to Siloso Beach for dinner! We had a “budget” lunch at RWS’ Malaysia Food Street. So we were going to pamper ourselves for the 

Cable Car at Sentosa, Singapore

Sentosa Staycation Itinerary Overview (October 2015) I remembered being scared during my first ride of cable car at Sentosa as a young girl. I was afraid of the leg-shaking heights. But after many years, I was excited to try it again! :) The iconic cable 

Malaysian Food Street at Resort World Sentosa

Sentosa Staycation Itinerary Overview (October 2015) There are Michelin star restaurants, fast food outlets and some popular food chains around Resorts World Sentosa (“RWS”). To get some affordable real food in RWS, we decided that the “local” hawker food at Malaysian Food Street (“Street”) was 

Fort Siloso & Sky Walk (Singapore Sentosa)

Fort Siloso is definitely for War buffs and history enthusiasts. It’s also good for Singaporeans to learn more about the history of our land. Also a place for nature lovers and introverts to take a respite from the bustling Sentosa that’s filled with tourists (almost)