Visiting Canggu in Bali? 10 Things You Shouldn’t Miss

Aaron/ April 23, 2017/ Southeast Asia/ 0 comments

Canggu’s definitely not for everyone. Being some distance from popular attractions (other than Tanah Lot), and without the most exciting nightlife, it is understandably an often overlooked region in Bali. Still, many who come swear by it, and end up staying for weeks or even months. There’re plenty of gems in this small space, well within walking distance, while at the same time without the crazy crowds of Ubud or

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Leave clearing season!

Aaron/ March 23, 2017/ Blog/ 0 comments

  Work travel balance is tough. So … after an awesome solo trip to Sweden in September last year, I was all hyped up and started coming up with ideas for the next solo trip. The ideas got me more hyped up and I was sure the next solo trip was gonna be just an epic one. October came and I made my 2nd futile attempt at summiting a mountain

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Stockholm – 15 things to do in 3 days

Aaron/ December 18, 2016/ Europe/ 0 comments

There’s no doubt that Stockholm is among the priciest capitals in the world to visit, but with a few smart choices, you can make each dollar last a little longer. 3 days in Stockholm did set a small hole in my pocket, but not big enough to keep me off my next trip! And most important of all, it was a enthralling and entertaining 3 days in this colorful capital of Sweden.

Abisko & Kiruna – Canyons, Mines and Northern Lights

Aaron/ November 27, 2016/ Europe/ 0 comments

4 days, 4 nights in Kiruna and Abisko, two of the best places on Earth to catch the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. And as I was about to discover, home to many lesser known but no less amazing wonders.

Kungsleden in autumn: From Tjaktja to Abisko

Aaron/ November 16, 2016/ Europe, Hiking/ 1 comments

The last of my week long hike in Swedish Lapland, and the second part of my adventure on the Kungsleden. Amazing panoramas, stunning lakes and reindeer herds in late summer/ early autumn.

Kungsleden in autumn: From Kebnekaise to Tjaktja

Aaron/ November 5, 2016/ Europe, Hiking/ 2 comments

Hiking the beautiful Kungsleden (King’s Trail) in northern Sweden, from Kebnekaise (from Nikkaluokta) to Abisko. A journey across dramatic mountain passes, vast open valleys and elegant lakes in the Arctic Circle in early autumn.

Tarfala: Hiking to the magical glacial valley

Aaron/ October 16, 2016/ Europe, Hiking/ 0 comments

Somewhere in Swedish Lapland, nestled among mountains and glaciers, lies the mysterious Tarfala Valley. The dramatic, dreamlike landscape, will forever be etched in my mind.

Kebnekaise: From office to top of Sweden in 72hrs

Aaron/ October 8, 2016/ Europe, Hiking/ 2 comments

Hiking (almost) solo in the Arctic Circle from Nikkaluokta to Kebnekaise, tallest mountain in Sweden, in late summer. A few bad decisions, a few good ones, a sufficient recipe for an adventure across deep grassy valleys and towering snow capped peaks.

Fresh posts coming soon!

Aaron/ September 20, 2016/ Blog/ 0 comments

Completed porting over the posts from my previous blog just in time before I left for a quick 2 week trip in Sweden that was truly breathtaking, a week hiking in the mountains and valleys in the Arctic Circle and another few days exploring the bustling city of Stockholm. And kinda refreshing, being my first solo trip in over a year, and first trip in 6 months. Just got back,

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Start of a new blog/ continuation of an old blog

Aaron/ May 15, 2016/ Blog/ 0 comments

Currently working on getting my posts from picturesandadventures.blogspot.sg here, hang on! I’m kinda slow with it. :/