THE HOLIDAYS didn’t end after our trip to South Africa. We stopped over in Singapore for a night, and headed for a 4-day trip to Bali! From the rainy Cape Town to sunny Seminyak. We spent the days lounging about and going for massages. My tan was undeniably noticeable! Grand La Villais Villa and Spa […]

THERE WAS ALOT more time spent on land than in water I must say. Was still unable to get pass a quarter of the pool at the end of the afternoon. Nevertheless, great fun and great company… and at least I tried!Ā šŸ˜œĀ Cable Ski Batam was a good consideration for a weekend trip away from Singapore […]

AFTER A 4-DAY climb of Mt Rinjani, we took to Gili Trawangan to unwind ourselves. Gili Trawangan is the largest of 3 GiliĀ islands off Lombok, and it felt like being on Bali’s Kuta beach just on a much smaller scale (the number of white tourists streaming in). The speedboat was a mere 15-minute ride fromĀ the […]

LOOK MA! I climbed an active volcano! My first time on an extended hiking trip. It was oneĀ that was planned 6 months prior, so we had time for lots of stairclimbing training. But no one can ever be truly prepared for what’s coming… the element of surprise! And that is what makes a trip so […]