Singapore : Rows of Pastel-colored Peranakan Terrace House in Katong

About just 10 mins drive from the city center, you will find a vibrant neighborhood in Katong.  What make this place unique is the multi-color Peranakan houses and the scattering of colonial bungalows.  I had my first visit in this charming neighborhood, discovering eateries and old fashions stores. Peranakan Nyonya Batik Kebaya I passed by a …

Turkey 4 – Pamukkale – The Cotton Castle & Hierapolis Ancient City

House of Virgin Mary The House of Virgin Mary is located on the top of the “Bulbul” mountain 9 km ahead of Ephesus, we went there early in the morning before leaving Ephesus. The house of Virgin Mary is an example of Roman architectural building entirely made of stones back in the 4th AD.  The …

A Sunday morning stroll in “Little India” Singapore!

One of the most vibrant district in Singapore, the Little India.  It is located east of the Singapore River—across from Chinatown, located west of the river—and north of Kampong Glam. There is a huge beautiful peacock sit at the intersection before entering Little India District.  Peacocks are often used in Indian folks stories.  It symbolize grace, …

Turkey 3 : Pergamon vs Ephesus – You can do two in a day!

Aegean Sea/爱琴海 We departed very early in the morning and passed by Aegean Sea, truly beautiful.  Aegean Sea is located in eastern Mediterranean, a very comfortable climate which is an ideal destination for cruises and holidays.  The Aegean Sea lies between the coast of Greece and Turkey. Sunrise at Aegean Sea The Aegean sea hold …

Life is like a rainbow in Kampong Glam & Malay Heritage Center in Singapore!

It was a wonderful discoveries on the Malay quarter in Singapore few weeks ago.  Places of interests are Kampong Glam, Malay Heritage Center/Museum, Masjid Sultan mosque and few colorful alleys around the neighborhood. Masjid Sultan – Oldest Mosque in Singapore Masjid Sultan is the landmark in Kampong Glam and also one of the most important mosque …