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!¬†ūüėú¬†Cable Ski Batam was a good consideration for a weekend trip away from Singapore […]

LOOK MA! I climbed an active volcano! My first time on an extended hiking trip. It was one¬†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 […]

THIS VESAK DAY saw us trekking a route less travelled. Known as the pipeline trail, the 10km route took us parallel to Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) on the outskirts of protected area – starting from Zhenghua Park in Bukit Panjang, via Mandai, to Woodlands. The water pipes are mostly covered beneath ground, but there are […]

Climbing? Climb on! Here are my favourite local haunts for climbing and bouldering: 1. Climb Asia¬†@¬†Civil Service Club http://climb-asia.com/home/news Best for its bouldering walls, I love lounging about its space with my friends mapping out routes and just cheering each other on. Climb Asia also features an indoor 9m wall (18 lanes) + outdoor 15m […]

UPON ARRIVAL in Narita Airport,¬†we headed straight to Shinjuku and caught the highway bus to Yamanashi prefecture on a 2-hour journey. The bus had us dropped off at Kawaguchiko station – a lovely sight with its trains and railway tracks. Kawaguchiko station The small town of Kawaguchiko Ramen anyone? The town of Kawaguchiko was quiet. […]

I HAVE ALWAYS wanted to try wakeboarding, and I have been told that it is an easier sport than cableskiing. So we spent our Sunday at Punggol-Marina. Amongst the three of us, myself and Olivia were first-timers and Yihui is a regular-wakeboarder for the past 5 years. Great that I had a buddy who was […]

IT STARTED OUT as a session rendering my therapy training to provide in-water assessments for children. Ten sessions later, these children have graduated from the paracanoeing development programme. The programme is an initiative by Canoeing Cares, supported by the Singapore Canoe Federation (SCF) and Asian Women Welfare Association (AWWA) TEACH ME Services. The young participants […]