Hotel Review : Sleeping at The Palace Gate Hotel

  Ever since I’ve been consumed with my usual 9-5 day job (make that 9-8 job), I tend to spend my weekends being a hermit in my one-room apartment. This would happen ...More »

Five Beaches to Experience While in the Philippines

  The more you travel around the Philippines, the more you will realize that it is a piece of paradise on earth. Identified by Conservation International as one of 17 mega-diverse countries ...More »

48 Hours in Unique Thimpu Valley

  Getting to know Thimpu in 48 hours.  Bhutan is one the best places in the world to see natural green surroundings and mountains overlooking the valleys. It is also known to ...More »

Laos : Buddha Park In Pictures

  Stopping in Country #27  Vientiane is an administrative city for Laos with a very relaxing atmosphere. It reminded me a lot like Phnom Penh city, with a more organized and cleaner ...More »

Bhutan: A Tale Of Altitude Sickness

  Adjusting attitude to altitude.  Age is creeping up on me as I’ve come to realize that I cannot simply consume medicine without reading up on all the information. It all started ...More »

Bhutan: A 5D4N Itinerary For “The Last Shangrila”

  The trip to Bhutan took two years of saving and I can tell you personally that it was definitely worth every cent. Bhutan is a small Kingdom known as the Last ...More »

Guest Post: Things You Must Not Miss in Hong Kong

  There is simply no way you can experience all the interesting things of Hong Kong in just one visit, but there are some of them you just absolutely can’t miss 1. ...More »

Phnom Penh: Staycation in Aquarius Urban Hotel

  A weekend away, but still in the city.  It had been awhile since we left Phnom Penh to go anywhere, especially after the incident which left me passport-less for a bit. ...More »

 

Hotel Review : Sleeping at The Palace Gate Hotel

PalaceGate-PhnomPenh

  Ever since I’ve been consumed with my usual 9-5 day job (make that 9-8 job), I tend to spend my weekends being a hermit in my one-room apartment. This would happen until I feel restless and itchy to go ...

Five Beaches to Experience While in the Philippines

  The more you travel around the Philippines, the more you will realize that it is a piece of paradise on earth. Identified by Conservation International as one of 17 mega-diverse countries in 1998, the Philippines offers rich biodiversity, ranging ...

48 Hours in Unique Thimpu Valley

  Getting to know Thimpu in 48 hours.  Bhutan is one the best places in the world to see natural green surroundings and mountains overlooking the valleys. It is also known to implement the Gross National Happiness index which measures ...

Laos : Buddha Park In Pictures

  Stopping in Country #27  Vientiane is an administrative city for Laos with a very relaxing atmosphere. It reminded me a lot like Phnom Penh city, with a more organized and cleaner streets, as well as amazing architectural buildings. We ...

Bhutan: A Tale Of Altitude Sickness

  Adjusting attitude to altitude.  Age is creeping up on me as I’ve come to realize that I cannot simply consume medicine without reading up on all the information. It all started when we arrived in Bangkok, staying for a ...

Bhutan: A 5D4N Itinerary For “The Last Shangrila”

  The trip to Bhutan took two years of saving and I can tell you personally that it was definitely worth every cent. Bhutan is a small Kingdom known as the Last Shangrila due to its staunch Buddhism teaching and ...

Guest Post: Things You Must Not Miss in Hong Kong

  There is simply no way you can experience all the interesting things of Hong Kong in just one visit, but there are some of them you just absolutely can’t miss 1. Enjoy the view of Hong Kong in Victoria ...

Phnom Penh: Staycation in Aquarius Urban Hotel

  A weekend away, but still in the city.  It had been awhile since we left Phnom Penh to go anywhere, especially after the incident which left me passport-less for a bit.  I was restless, wanting to see or experience ...

How to Plan a Day Trip to Halong Bay?

  Halong Bay is situated in the northeast Vietnam and is quite popular for its beautiful and splendid emerald waters. Even you will find thousands of limestone towering islands covered by rainforests. This place is very beautiful and you should ...

Tokyo: My Airbnb Stay in Shinjuku

  Why we chose Airbnb for Tokyo Anyone who’s ever been to Tokyo would agree how expensive the hotels can be in this city. We did plenty of search to satisfy our assumptions, and therefore making a decision to instead try ...

Kampot: An Eco Outdoor Trip

  Starting the day to Kampot before dawn This would have been my second trip to Kampot, except that it was with a different group of friends. We were connected with Adam, a Cambodian-Muslim, through work and he had invited ...

Guest Post : Countries’ Characterized By Their Clothing

  One of the most visible characteristics of a nation’s identity is its traditional costumes. We would know a Scotsman anywhere by his kilt, a German by his lederhosen, or an Austrian woman by her dirndl. This diversity in dress ...

How My Passport Was Stolen In Phnom Penh

  It all went down on a tuk tuk ride.  It’s taken me awhile to write this story of how our passports were stolen on the second day of New Year, in this city where I call my home. Losing ...

What Living Abroad Taught Me

  It’s been 3 years since I left Malaysia.  It’s been almost 3 years since I made Cambodia my home, where I have grown to love and live like the locals do. This is possible given that we look similar ...

Enjoying Tokyo DisneySea as an Adult

  Oh how fun it is to be a kid again. I’ve been to 2 Disneyland theme parks so far as a child and a teenager. The first Disneyland was in California where I awed at the white castle in ...

Tokyo in Seven Days: A City Guide

Konichiwa Japan. It’s been five years since I last visited this metropolitan and all I could think about was those fresh sushi and Japanese desserts. We chose autumn for this trip since it’s my favorite season. The weather behaved during ...

Happy Independence Day Cambodia

  Celebrating 63 years of Independence From France.  Cambodia has gone through many historical events which led to its’ independence from France on 9 November 1953. I’ve heard many different sides to this day, one of which was how the ...

Top 5 things to do in Hanoi at night

  Sponsored Post by Vietnam-Visa.com Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam is not world famous for its nightlife, but it’s still an interesting one for those visiting the city.  There are still thousands of things to do and places to ...

Feeling Winter Sonata on Nami Island

  A confession about Winter Sonata.  I’ve never been a big fan of K-pop or its’ drama series. However since most of my friends were crazy in love with the ‘Winter Sonata’ episodes, I listened to their comments on how ...

The Things That Travelers Complain About

  We all have our good days and bad days.  After traveling in Asia in Europe, I’ve noticed that there a lot of things that we, as travelers tend to complain about. While we do try our best to keep ...

Visiting the Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio in London

  Watching Harry Potter movies since 2001.  I first watched a Harry Potter movie when it came out in 2001. The scenes were magical and felt so real. My favorite was when he ran through the wall at Platform 9 ...

#10DBC [Day 10] – Celebrating Freedom

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...