What does Paris look like from the Seine? Still beautiful. Continue reading Sightsee Paris by boat
A walk in the park. Oh… It’s a cemetery. Continue reading A walk among the dead in Montparnasse cemetery
Second hand bookstores are treasure troves of cheap pre-loved reading materials. Continue reading Hidden treasures on the road: Second hand bookstores
Follow me into the Catacombs of Paris where skulls and bones are decorations. Continue reading My visit to the Empire of Death
I’ve been known to be a penny pincher during my regular days. While I don’t become worse when travelling, I do keep an eye on my budget. Fortunately, I am not too sporty so I do not spend my extra budget on anything that requires me to move my arms or legs too much. (Cycling does not really count as exercise as it is considered … Continue reading Splurging on musicals and performances
How’s everyone’s week been? Mine was busy covering an annually tradeshow. Luckily, they keep us journalists pretty well-fed in the press hall so I’m a happy camper. Today’s #FoodFri is a picnic lunch I had in the grounds of Fontainebleu Castel in France. As you can see, it’s not quite as scandalous as Manet’s <<Le déjeuner sur l’herbe>> but it was a peaceful lunch. I … Continue reading #FoodFri A picnic in castle grounds @ Fontainebleau, France
Defining street art in Singapore and overseas Continue reading Can art be a crime? #freestickerlady
Nellie Bly was the person who reinspired my round-the-world ambition.
I learnt of her during my visit to the Jules Verne museum in Nantes.
In the three-storeyed house, there was a little corner about Around the World in 80 Days book. At that corner, and there was a yellow A4 poster of a vintage-wearing lady.
The little description that accompanied the photo told me that she was a journalist (like me!) and had went on a round-the-world trip in only 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes. How impressive!
Recently we asked our Twitter followers the question: which destinations have you (or will you) visit primarily for the food? As you would expect, hundreds of foodies replied with their favourite places to get their fill. The clear winner? Italy.
Guess what, I’ve been to 7 out of the Top 10. I’ll head over to Italy, Thailand and India soon (fingers crossed).
I love food and I live to eat.
Here are some of my favorite food I’ve nommed during my trips.
2011 has been a very eventful year in terms of travelling. I was formally afflicted by dromomania.
I’ve also started on my Visit Malaysia project, visited Europe for the first time and went back to China and Japan since the last time I went as a student.
Here are the locations I went and the photos I took. Yes, I am also using this as my bragging wall. Thanks!
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia [HOME]