Another view of Mudskipper Pod, further down the path as the path heads into the trees. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore.

[Singapore] Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve – Coastal Trail and Migratory Bird Trail

Looking for an easy walk in nature with lots of wildlife spotting opportunities? Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is probably one of the best places in Singapore for the job. For a place teeming with local and migratory wildlife in a range of natural habitats, Sungei Buloh has got to be one of the most accessible …

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medicine, mask, coronavirus


And who would have guessed that things could get even crazier than 2020! Increasing waves of infections, more lockdowns around the world, business scrambling to stay afloat, families struggling to make ends meet, and deadly conflicts that seem to be getting worse by the day. It’s probably going to be a really long time, if …

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Exactly a year ago, I came back from my last overseas trip. Much has happened since then. I started a new job, had a trip cancelled (due to protests in HK), started my masters, had another trip cancelled (you know who). It’s a strange, unfamiliar feeling, being home for over a year, something I hadn’t …

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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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