Category Archives: Activities

London: Portobello Street Market

  Enjoying the local market. We were torn between Borough Market & Portobello Street Market located in Notting Hill so in the end since we only had until 5pm to catch the plane back to Malaysia, we headed to Portbello Street ...

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Tasmania

The word Bonorong stands for injured and orphaned wildlife in Aboriginal meaning and these animals were brought here to shelter them from the wild. The sanctuary don’t call themselves a zoo by the way, but more of a shelter for these animals ...

London: Trafalgar Square & Eye of London

  Feeling artsy in Trafalgar Square. Time flies by so fast when you’re having fun and so we couldn’t wait to complete the sights we targeted since we got here. Today’s journey took us to the beautiful Trafalgar Square which you ...

London: Brainy British Science Museum

  That Geeky Building Since my geeky sister will be entering college next year studying biochemistry, she planned on visiting the British Science Museum while we were in London and made sure that we went first thing in the morning. I ...

Tasmania: Up Mount Wellington

Mount Wellington or Kunanyi as it’s fondly known here in Tasmania is a hill that looks over the city of Hobart. At 4,170 ft from the ground, Mount Wellington is accessible from Hobart, Glenorchy and other areas, connecting the city ...

London : Learning from The British Museum

Why Visit? The British Museum is located at Russel Square and was founded in 1753! The building reminds me of the Parthenon or the Colosseum. It has over 6 million artifacts spanning over 2 million years of human history. The ...

Hobart Town, Tasmania

  Tasmania or Tassie is an island state, part of the Commonwealth of Australia, located 240 kilometres to the south of the Australian continent, separated by Bass Strait. (Wikipedia) We made our way to Tasmania via JetStar. I was dozing ...

London: Visiting The Sherlock Holmes Museum

  Where is the Sherlock Holmes Museum? There really is  the Sherlock Holmes Museum London, right smack on Baker Street. It was our first outing spot and we didn’t make any specific 1-2-3 plans. So the first random thing to ...

Top 10 Tourist Things To See In London

#1 Hop on the London Big Bus Tour. Since my mum was free today and would only begin her seminar tomorrow, we decided to go on a London Big Bus Tour. These tours can be found on any street corner ...

Subang: Roller Skating Disco Birthday

My sister had invited me to her roller skating disco 70s themed birthday party yesterday because she said she didn’t have enough friends. Hehe yeah right. My sister is like the most popular person on earth (to me-lah) because she has so ...

Guest Post: Asia’s five most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage sites

If you’re planning to visit some of the world’s most diverse, rare and spectacular natural and manmade landmarks, you could do far worse than consult UNESCO’s World Heritage List.  From Peru’s incredible mountaintop citadel of Machu Picchu to the lost ...

The Melbourne Series: Victoria Market

  Visiting Victoria Market.  The last day of the Melbourne Series and I’m already starting to miss this colourful place. When we first arrived in Melbourne, this was one of the first few places that I spotted from our car. ...

The Melbourne Series: Mining for Gold

  Driving to Sovereign Hill.  It was quite tricky to find this place as it’s located in a housing area. We saw houses but couldn’t pin down the gold mine until we saw a signboard that said Gold Museum. Wow. ...

The Melbourne Series: The Great Ocean Road

  Road trip to the Great Ocean Road.  The day finally came! The drive to The Great Ocean Road which spans across 243km with views of the gorgeous sea. The drive from Melbourne City took us 2.5 hours thanks again ...

Kota Kinabalu: Last Day

Pasar Gaya. Our trip ends today but not without doing a last minute visit to Pasar Gaya which is 5 minutes away from our hotel. My aunt and I decided to be adventurous and take a walk at 730am.. which ...

Kota Kinabalu: Manukan Island

Jesselton Pier. Julius dropped us at the busy Jesselton Pier where we queued up for a boat ride to Manukan Island. It costs RM17 both ways to the island and back which was rather affordable. Manukan Island. The boat ride ...

Kota Kinabalu: End of Day 2

PHILIPPINE NIGHT MARKET The journey gets even better when night falls in Kota Kinabalu town. Opposite Le Meridien hotel is a big market which they call a Philippine Market selling all sorts of handicrafts & souvenirs. But the best mind you is ...

Kota Kinabalu: The Original Fish Spa!

Poring Hot Springs. First we were cold and now we’re hot. The Poring Hot Springs is located near Kundasang so your journey should include this place as well to save travel time. There is an admission fee to enter and ...

Kota Kinabalu: The Climb

Kundasang. Kundasang is about 2 hours drive from Kota Kinabalu and that’s why we woke up at 7am to get ready and have our breakfast before Julius picked us up for a long drive to Kundasang. Along the way the ...

I Heart Kota Kinabalu: Day I

Hey everyone (if there’s anyone reading this that is). I’m off for another Malaysia adventure and this time my feet is taking me across the South China Sea to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah together with my mum and blonde aunt who ...

Ramadan Buffet @ Sime Darby Convention Centre

Halia Restaurant in Sime Darby Convention Centre (SDCC) is one of my favourite places to break fast during Ramadan month. The food has always been good here as they serve mostly authentic local dishes just like in the ‘kampungs’. I ...

Bazaar Ramadan: Bangsar

Bangsar has also been one of my favourite spots for a good local food during the Ramadan month. It is also less congested compared to other Ramadan Bazaars that I have been to. Located just opposite the mosque, this area ...