Hi, I’m Aaron. Grew up in sunny Singapore before discovering the joy of traveling, exploring unfamiliar places and being within nature. I still hold my day job but try to do a couple of trips a year. I hope to share some of these amazing destinations so that you can enjoy them, be it in person or through the posts, and that’s what this blog is about.
Follow me as I hike and camp around the world! From the Arctic circle to desert valleys and beyond.
Dedicated to this sunny island I call home. There’s more to Singapore than the glitzy skylines and fancy gardens, read on to find out more!
Singapore to Europe Overland
My longest trip yet, spanning 50 days from Singapore to Moscow. That’s done but I suspect there’ll be part 2.
All you need to know to hike the Kungsleden
Over a hundred kilometre through the Swedish wilderness, above the Arctic Circle.
How to Spend 2 days in Petra
Exploring the ancient city and uncovering its secrets.
Wadi Rum – Desert Camping
Scenes from Mars and nights under stars, with a hint of the Bedouin.
Tarfala: Hiking to the magical glacial valley
Spend a night next to a small lake surrounded by glaciers and mountains.
Wadi Dana/ Dana Biosphere Reserve – 2 hikes without a guide
A walk through a desert valley unlike any other.
All you need to know to visit Daocheng Yading Nature Reserve
A visit to the last Shangri-la.
[Australia] All You Need to Know About The Three Capes Track
A compilation of information that might be useful for anyone planning to do the Three Capes Track in Tasmania, Australia. Three Capes Track * Disclaimer: Most of the factual information is available on the Three Capes Track website, and should be considered more accurate and up to date than information here. I’ve compiled the details that I have found useful…
[Australia] The Three Capes Track Experience
It had been awhile since my last multi-day hike. One planned in 2019 was cancelled due to ongoing protests, then Covid 19 came and I had another cancelled. After the post-Covid acclimatization trip to Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road, I felt ready to resume hiking again, but knew I was pretty out of shape. Heading back for the familiarity…
[Australia] Melbourne 3-day itinerary for an awesome first visit
Here’s one almost a year late. A couple of days in Melbourne, from May 2022. Some ideas on how to spend 3 days in Melbourne, roughly how I did it (some slightly rearranged for better readability). (Hopefully) covering most of the top things to see in Melbourne on a first trip to the city. If you’re looking for somewhere easy…
[Australia] Great Ocean Road Rough Itineraries
Need some inspiration to plan your adventure on the Great Ocean Road? Here are one to four day Great Ocean Road road trip itineraries to help you get started! Road Trip Itineraries Driving is a great way to enjoy the Great Ocean Road as it provides the freedom to stop whenever and however long you’d like. My preference is usually…
[Australia] Great Ocean Road Part 2: Gibson Steps to Bay of Islands and Back to Melbourne
Last part of our road trip on the Great Ocean Road. Visiting the stunning coastal formations along the Great Ocean Road in Port Campbell National Park from Gibson Steps to Bay of Islands. Finally, ending with a couple of surprises on the way back to Melbourne. Previously on the Great Ocean Road … Continuing from the previous post, here are…
[Australia] Great Ocean Road Part 1: Queenscliff to Johanna and Great Otway National Park
First 2 days of our 4-day road trip on the Great Ocean Road. Queenscliff to Lavers Hill via Apollo Bay, with short hikes to the great forests and waterfalls of Great Otway National Park. Day 1 on the Great Ocean Road/ Day 3 on the road Continuing where we left off at Sorrento, we arrived at Queenscliff after about an…