Vietnam Hanoi Hotel Review : May De Ville Old Quarter Hotel

There are plenty of hotels in Hanoi.  Most people would choose to stay in Old Quarter Hanoi and I too strongly recommend anyone to stay there.  It is easy access to many tourist spots if you stay in Old Quarter, such as the iconic Hoan Kiem Lake and water puppets show.  There are also a variety …

Singapore : Woodlands Waterfront Overseeing Johor Straits – Great for Sunrise & Sunset

Woodland Waterfront Park located near Admiralty Park, about 5 minutes drive. This place is very popular among residents and visitors from all age group. Total size of the park is about 11 hectare, you can explore with a rental bike which save you a lot energy & time from walking. When I arrived on a …

Most popular attraction among local Vietnamese : Bai Dinh Temple , Ninh Binh – Vietnam

Bai Dinh Mountain is about 2 hour drive from Hanoi. It is located behind a range of limestone mountain in northern Ninh Binh province. It is also 6km away from the ancient capital Hao Lu. The complex is very big, there is an option for you to choose when you purchase your ticket. With electric …

Vietnam : Hanoi Night Market & The 3 Unusual Vietnamese Traits I Discovered During My Stay In Hanoi!

Hanoi Night market happen on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7 pm till late. I was lucky to be there doing some cheap shopping during my Hanoi stay. You get to discover what local life is like during the night. The night market found in the Old Quarter, it sells plenty of things including street …

First University in Vietnam : Temple of Literature in Hanoi

After visiting Hoan Kiem Lake in the Old Quarter, we took a taxi from Old Quarter to Temple of Literature.  It is only about 2 km but we paid 100,000 dong for a very short distance.  The meter runs super fast and you know there is something wrong with the meter.  We knew we got …

Lesson Learnt from Hanoi City Vietnam

The first time I visited Vietnam was 10 years ago to Ho Chi Minh City, that time there were not many tourists doing free and easy and more would prefer to book package tour from the tour agent in Singapore. I did free and easy in Ho Chi Minh City, went to the local travel …

Vietnam : Halong Bay ~ The “Descending Dragon”!

Halong Bay is not unfamiliar for most people and many rushed there for the scenic view.  This Unseco site consisting of 1,600 islands and islets.  The word Ha Long means descending dragon.  The “long” mean “dragon” sound similar to Chinese pronunciation. It took 3.5 hours on the road to reach Halong Bay from Hanoi.  Once we were …

Mediterranean-style Holiday Getaway at Kukup Malaysia – Family Bonding Time!

You don’t have to fly all the way to Greece to experience Santorini. There is a luxury mansion at Kukup Johor which adopt the Santorini theme, blue and white color building called Sweet Home Holiday Resort. Where is Kukup? Kukup is a fishing village in South Malaysia’s Johor State at Pontian district, about 2 hours …

Summary Itinerary for Xi’an, Shaanxi province China

Xi’an is the old capital of China and also one of the oldest cities in China. People rush to Xi’an to check out the most famous Terracotta Army, the food at Muslim Quarter, Hanyang Mousoleum, City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda and many more.  If you visit a bit further away from Xi’an city, you can …

India Summary Itinerary – Golden Triangle & Kashmir

India is such an unique place to visit! It has about over 30 UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites across the country. Majestic Forts and Palaces are simply stunning and eye opening! I have explored Kashmir & Indian Golden Triangle which include Delhi, Agra & Jaipur during winter time. I think the best time to visit India …