Singapore : Kusu Island a short getaway!

Want a short getaway in the short weekend?  Here is where you can explore, the Kusu Island, situated at the south of Singapore.  The name in Chinese means turtle Island /Guiyu Dao (龟屿岛) and there are few legend behind it.  No passport needed to enter this island. About 45 min ferry ride and you will …

Western Europe 6 : Cologne Germany – 4711 Cologne

The first thing I heard about the word Cologne, I relate it to the perfume.  And in fact, yes!  It has a relation. Eau de Cologne a french word meaning “Cologne Water”or simply cologne, is a perfume originating from Cologne, Germany.  Yes, we were about to explore the Cologne city.  It is Germany fourth-largest city and …

Western Europe 5 : Germany – Romantic town of Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany Where is Heidelberg? It is located 78 km south from Frankfurt.  Heidelberg is famous for it Castle and the University. In fact, the most famous reputable and Germany’s oldest University is Heidelberg University. So you expect to see many students here. In fact, one in five Heidelberg residents is a student.  Heidelberg is …

Self Drive in UK : Cardiff in Wales

Bath to Cardiff City From Bath to Cardiff only need slightly one hour plus, but we were lost in Bath and GPS has brought us to some really countryside road, really narrow.  I believe the road is only for horses so we wasted one hour in Bath to get to another decent road. Severn Bridge …

Self Drive in UK : Bath in England

Have you heard of Bath in UK?  City of Bath is a popular tourist attraction in UK.  From Salisbury to Bath, take slightly more than an hour 40 miles.  If you are travelling from London to Bath, it take about 3 hours. On the way to city of Bath, we passed by some unique houses …

Self Drive in UK : Salisbury & Stonehenge in England

Self drive in UK Our 12 days self drive in UK, including England, Wales and Scotland, we did not cover Northern Ireland. We booked Malaysian Airline as it has a better deal but we have to transit at KL and fly from Singapore. Total of the whole journey is about 15 hours. We arrive at …

Singapore Bugis : EAT, SHOP, PRAY

Bugis is a shopping paradise not only for tourists but also for locals.  In the old days, Bugis was famous for it nightly gathering of trans women, that was back in the 50s to 80s!  No more such gathering these days. You can shop, eat and pray in Bugis.  Few famous temples, one is the …

Western Europe 4 : Multi color Buildings, Little Venice, a fairy-tale town in Colmar, France!

Lucerne, Switzerland to Colmar France How far it is from Lucerne to Colmar?  Only around 2 hours. Colmar is a small town in northeastern France, near the border with Germany.  So we departed early in the morning from Lucerne Switzerland to our first destination Colmar in France in the morning. Beautiful scenery on the way …

Western Europe 3 : Mount Titlis Switzerland

Lucerne to Mount Titlis  It took about 45 min to an hour to reach Mount Titlis from Lucerne.  Mount Titlis is one of Swiss highlight.  If you love nature, hiking, trekking, skiing, countryside lifestyle, this is the place for you. I took some beautiful picture on the way to Mount Titlis, the houses are quite …

Western Europe 2 : Lion Monument & Chapel Bridge in Lucerne Switzerland

Black Forest Germany to Lucerne Switzerland It is about 3 hours drive from Black Forest Germany to Lucerne Switzerland. The Lion Monument Lucerne, Switzerland Everyone rushed to check out the The Lion Monument in Lucerne. Once you reached the Lion Monument, you will see a giant sad dying lion carved out of a wall of sandstone rock …