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 […]

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 […]

TO HAVE a feel of surfing in Hawaii, you can try standup paddling. That was how I spent my recent Saturday with a fun-loving bunch. It was a pretty awesome deal on Groupon for a 2-hour introductory lesson in the waters of Changi. Yay to online deals! But no, kidding. The sea waters in Changi […]

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 […]

KRABI OFFERED a great kayaking experience – the sea, mangroves and exploring caves. It was a leisurely day experience on our SOT canoes with the occasional monkeys dropping by to say hello. My recommendations for a fantastic hotel-stay Ao Nang Cliff View ResortĀ http://www.aonangcliffviewresort.com 10/5 Soi 11, Moo 2, Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand