STORM EMMA took us by surprise last weekend. We had already purchased a flight to Edinburgh, rented a car and booked accommodations about a month ago. But the storm brought about nationwide travel disruptions amidst heavy snow and winds. What was supposedly a flight out on Thursday morning and a road trip to Fort William, […]

NETLEY ABBEY is thought to be one of the most haunted places in Southampton. Not that we were hunting down spirits, but my friends and I took a hike one Saturday morning. More so for some outdoor time amidst all the school assignments. To get to Netley train station was an hour’s train ride from […]

20km hike = 30,000 steps From Southampton Central → South Western Railway to Lymington via change at Brockenhurst (30mins) → Wightlink ferry to Yarmouth (40mins) SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave

THE LABOUR DAY weekend saw us heading to the offshore islands of Kusu and St John’s. It was a day spent in the sun, with colleagues of whom some brought their qtpie children along too. For me, it was my first time venturing out to these islands. Apart from a change in the scenery from […]

OUR HONEYMOON TRIP to Cape Town and Johannesburg was an absolute dream come true! After all the year’s worth of wedding planning, we wanted to go fuss-free for our holidays. So we signed up for a package with Chan Brothers Singapore at SGD3366/pax. Considering the hotel standards, the food, itinerary and a return flight with Singapore […]

AN UNFORGETTABLE roadtrip and one that we almost had to forgo given the difficulties liaising annual leaves for everyone. It started out as a casual talk about going on a Trans-Siberian railway – but we felt it was too pricey and we didn’t have enough leaves from work to spare. So a 16D15N trip to […]

TOOK A QUICK getaway at a kelong lodging last weekend with my co-workers.  It was an all-inclusive package via Megasix (on hindsight it was cheaper to have skipped the middleman) which paid for our return van Singapore-Malaysia, return boat ride and 2D1N stay with 4 meals.  Kelong Acheh is situated off the coast of Penyabong, which is North of […]