Hiking

Quarries of Singapore day hike – Beyond the City

There used to be a couple of granite quarries in the vicinity of Bukit Timah that have now been rehabilitated and transformed into beautiful nature spots. Most of these can be explored in a half day itinerary on foot. If you’re looking for something unique to do in Singapore, this could just be it!

Mount Pinatubo Day Trip

Literally one of the biggest attractions around Angeles City in Pampanga, Philippines, a day trip to Mount Pinatubo traces the second largest volcanic eruption in the 20th century, and ends at the beautiful crater lake of Mount Pinatubo, a stark contrast to the trail of destruction it left it the mammoth eruption in 1991. After …

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All you need to know to hike the Overland Track

A compilation of information I had found regarding completing the Overland Track, as well as nuggets from my experience on the trail in May 2019. If you’re considering the Overland Track or have decided to do it, hope this comes in useful!

Mt Ossa

Overland Track Day 4 to 6: Pelion Hut to Cynthia Bay

The second half of my Overland Track adventure in May 2019. Way better weather than the first half, and we were finally able to experience the stunning Tasmanian wilderness in its full glory.

All you need to know to visit Daocheng Yading Nature Reserve

A quick round up on the information you’ll need to plan a trip to Daocheng Yading Nature Reserve. Summarizing the points I’ve learnt from planning my trip there, hope it may be useful to someone else! For details on my experience at Yading, check out my previous post here!

Daocheng Yading hiking in 2 days

A 2 day (mis)adventure to Yading Nature Reserve in Sichuan, China. Might be one of the most beautiful places on Earth, and I’m glad to have came, but here’s how you should not do it.

Kangding/ Mugecuo in 1 day

Kangding, saddled between the mountains, and an important gateway between Sichuan and Tibet. Most people stop by here just for a day or 2, so here’s how to make the most of your short stop!