Southeast Asia

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!

View of Kek Lok Si Temple from Air Itam

Air Itam, Kek Lok Si and Penang Hill Day Trip

Turns out the legendary food stalls of Air Itam, the sprawling Kek Lok Si Temple and scenic Penang Hill fit nicely in a day trip from the city center of George Town. A little for the stomach, for the soul, and for a sight to behold, all in a day in Penang.

Pasar Air Itam Laksa

What to eat in Penang

A trip to Penang isn’t complete without experiencing the amazing local food. It’s colorful history has brought in a myriad of cultures and traditions from around the region, and with that the creation of a unique cuisine, a blend of the flavors that reflect its past. Here are some ideas on where to get a …

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Pinang Peranakan Mansion/ Green Mansion.

George Town, Penang in 1 day

Been to Penang a couple of times before, but first time I’m attempting to write about it! George Town itself is worth a few days for the food, historical sights, street art and more. But if you’ve gotta squeeze the highlights into one day, here’s how it might be done. This itinerary can be completed …

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Angeles City, Philippines.

Angeles City/ Clark in 1 day

Rounding off my week long solo trip to the Philippines with a couple of days in Angeles City, right next to Clark International Airport. Not really a destination that comes to mind for most people, but the airport is rising in prominence as a gateway to the rest of the Philippines (including Coron). If you’ve …

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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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Coron Town in 1 Day

This is the remainder of my trip in Coron, after the Super Ultimate Tour, the Island Escapade Tour, and the Dugong and Calauit Tour. Arranging the bits and pieces in Coron Town to form a full day itinerary here. I had 5 full days in Coron but rain took away a good part of that. …

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Coron Island Escapade Tour, Palawan

After a fun-filled day with lots of snorkeling on the Super Ultimate Tour, I thought it was time to take a break from snorkeling and enjoy more of the beaches Coron had to offer. And so I booked the Island Escapade Tour on my second full day in Coron, Palawan.