Some useful tips on safe gardening from AOTA to prevent unnecessary back aches and strains. Check it out here. Particularly like the tip sheet!
PARIS IS ALWAYS a good idea. Oh, Hepburn! To me, Paris will always be an iconic city and the world’s most romantic cliche. The Eiffel tower is probably one of the most recognisable landmarks of all-time. My photo spread simply says Bienvenue à Paris! __________________ My recommendations for a fantastic tour: Bike About Tours http://www.bikeabouttours.com Inside the Vinci […]
I FLEW INTO Brussels having little or close to zilch expectations of the city, other than the fact that we were going to stay in Molenbeek. Brussels surprised me. And I always like good surprises. I remembered standing in the middle of Grand Place in absolute awe, and arguably one of the most beautiful squares in […]
IT WAS A cold rainy Easter weekend when we arrived. It has been said that a visit to Germany’s most famous castle should not be missed when in Munich. So off we went! We caught the morning train from Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) to get to Füssen. From the train station in Füssen, a bus took us up through […]
THE RHEINGAU is a wine-region in the Hesse state of Germany. Travelling north from Wiesbaden (Hesse’s main capital), the River Rhine clearly demarcates the boundary of the Rheingau region. I had the pleasure of staying in Oestrich-Winkel, a small town of about 11,000 in Rheingau, while visiting Danial who was studying there at that time. Aside from taking evening […]
EASILY MY FAVOURITE city in Europe thus far. Barcelona was the second pitstop of our 19-day Eurotrip, flying in from Munich (visited my boyfriend Danial who was doing his exchange). The weather was welcoming having travelled from Germany – sunny Spanish skies yet just the right breezy cold. A fantastic way to travel through the alleys of […]
WHAT BETTER way to work your quadricep and hamstring muscles than a good cycling workout? Even better in the company of good friends. Yesterday, my fellow OT friends and myself (I love this group really, we have OTs in acute hospital, community, mental health and paediatrics practices) met up for a leisurely cycle. The haze […]
NOT ALL language barriers can be transcended with a translator. Sometimes, you miss out on rapport building with a patient. I find much difficulty when I occasionally come across the elderly who do not speak English or are not capable of understanding neither my Malay or my minimal Mandarin (you won’t believe the number of […]