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 »

 

Visiting Derwent Valley Vineyard in Tasmania

  It was such a nice weather to begin with this morning and we took advantage of that by driving around Tasmania and ended up in a local vineyard in Derwent Valley. The journey was peaceful with lush greeneries and ...

Eating at Cadbury Chocolate Factory, Tasmania

  This was one of the best part of being in Tasmania besides enjoying the outdoors.The Cadbury Chocolate Factory is a working chocolate factory belonging to Kraft Foods family in Claremont, Tasmania. John Cadbury first opened his shop in 1824 selling ...

Shopping in Salamanca Square, Tasmania

Every Saturday from 8:30am to 3:00pm you will be able to find the sights, sounds, flavours of Australia’s best outdoor market here in Salamanca Square. This place attracts thousands of locals and visitors each year as they come to visit ...

Strolling along Elizabeth Street Pier, Tasmania

  The Elizabeth Street Pier is a few walks away from Salamanca Place, Battery Point and it has a nice view of yachts owned by the rich & famous. It’s a nice place to enjoy the sunset or take a ...

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 ...

London Chameleon: Arriving in London

We are finally in London! The flight from Malaysia took 12 hours and it was seriously weird traveling in the daytime throughout the whole journey! There was no night time even as we reached Heathrow, so you can imagine how ...

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 ...