AUSTRIA WAS OUR pitstop before heading into Hungary. We have heard much about its beauty from our fellow travelling friends, and so a 7D6N stay it was! 4D3N: Salzburg The city of Salzburg is divided by the Salzach river, with the Alstadt (Old Town) on one side and the Neustadt (New Town) on the other. […]

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 […]

I HAD NEVER thought of visiting Oman and not known any friends who have done so. But boy, was it a trip that was absolutely breathtaking. I travelled with my long-time friend Nazurah (Billabong-bag-buddies since 2003 haha!). After a pampering 5 days in Dubai, we took a 5-hour bus ride down from Deira to arrive in Muscat city […]

AW-KHUN, or simply thank you in the Khmer language of Cambodia.   Earlier this week, I went on a short five-day trip to Siem Reap with my (other) best friend. On our first day, like most other tourists, Angkor Wat was on our itinerary. Woke up at 4.30am and took the Tuk Tuk to catch […]

throwback, n.: A sudden reminder of the past. Was cleaning up my hard drive when I came across old photos of our 2009 trip across the causeway to Tioman. Tioman Village Young and carefree Newfound friends First-time snorkelling! Fishes galore A friendly dolphin encounter Jungle trekking Forest walk Adorable village kids Of late night firefly […]

throwback, n.: A sudden reminder of the past. I WAS CONDUCTING a reality orientation assessment with my elderly patient yesterday. When asked what the current year was, she was unable to tell me but added that she knew for sure the coming Chinese New Year would usher in the Year of the Horse according to […]