Skip to content

Tag: traveler

WHEN THE TRAVELER TAKES TOURISTY PHOTOS AROUND THE WORLD

While the arguments, discussions and fora on being a traveler versus being a tourist go on, I continue to embrace my trips and adventures without prejudice, and with full acceptance of being a traveler and a tourist myself. And why not? Aren’t we all are a tourist? What’s wrong with being a tourist? I honestly…

10 Comments

CZECH REPUBLIC : 15 REASONS WHY I FOUND PRAGUE SO LOVELY

I departed CDG airport in Paris at 9:45AM, and arrived safely in Prague at 11:30AM via Smartwings last February 3, 2016. Two hours and 83-Euro-flight later, I found myself seduced by the underrated charm of the capital city of Czech Republic. Whether you call her Czech Republic, or begin to use her new short-form name, Czechia that was…

11 Comments

RUSSIA : WEEKLONG BREAK IN MOSCOW AND SAINT PETERSBURG PART 1

I initially thought that my plan to set foot in the world’s largest country was too ambitious. From the very strict guidelines of tourist visa application (with atypical requirement of visa invitation / visa voucher), to the fact that when tourist visa is granted, it will only be limited to the specific dates of travel; with…

9 Comments

BOLIVIA : A DAY IN LA PAZ AND A TASTE OF EMIRATES’ BUSINESS CLASS

Following a fun-filled day tour at the world’s largest salt flat, Salar de Uyuni, I left Uyuni with a huge smile on my face, and took a less-than-an-hour-plane-ride to La Paz, Bolivia. The sleepy town of Uyuni, Bolivia. Salt flat with all other mineral deposits seen from my window seat. Clouds and snow-capped mountains. Bolivia,…

3 Comments

2015 : 10 COUNTRIES, 4 CONTINENTS, A COUNTLESS MEMORIES

Words aren’t enough to express my gratitude for the chances to travel to 10 countries in 4 continents in 2015.  Apparently, the wanderlust in me was actively at work the entire year! And despite the inevitable hassles and problems, I’m certainly grateful for all the blessings – big and small, that have been pouring in. More than…

38 Comments

BOLIVIA : SALAR DE UYUNI, THE WORLD’S LARGEST SALT FLAT

Uyuni in Bolivia is the most isolated and most quiet town I’ve been to. Is it worth the travel? My breakfast in Cusco, Peru before leaving for Uyuni via La Paz, Bolivia. WHAT ?  My main game plan in visiting Uyuni in Bolivia was to experience Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat.  After booking…

17 Comments

ISTANBUL : LATE AFTERNOON AT GALATA TOWER

The Galata Tower dominates the Beyoglu skyline, viewed from the streets in Karakoy, Istanbul. What do you do when you only have limited time, like three days and two nights to spend in one of your dream destinations? Do you ever plan to maximize your stay and enjoy the experience in a city, where even a month-long trip isn’t enough? What…

14 Comments

CRAB CRAZE AT BENJARONG ROYAL THAI CUISINE, DUSIT THANI DUBAI

Indulge in authentic, fancy yet affordable Thai crab dishes in an elegant Asian ambiance in Dubai. If you’re craving for crab and authentic Thai dishes while you’re in the United Arab Emirates, bring your appetite and troop with your family and friends to Benjarong Restaurant located at the 24th floor of Dusit Thani Dubai! Benjarong Royal Thai Cuisine…

10 Comments

#TRAVELMEMORIES x BEYOND TOXICITY

Grateful. Ecstatic. Overwhelmed. Excited. Hopeful. Despite my pineal gland is fighting a good battle with Insomnia, because I need to stay awake for my responsibilities as I work on perpetual night shifts in an Award-winning-International-medical-insurance-company based in Dubai with branches worldwide, I cannot put into a single word the mixed emotions I’m currently experiencing as…

10 Comments

OUR AMAZING QUINCY EXPERIENCE

Hainanese Chicken Rice… Fried Hokkien Mee.. Iced cold water chestnut… One-dollar-ice cream bar… Sri Mariamman Temple… Perhaps, the cleanest Chinatown… Orchard Road… Esplanade… Sentosa… Merlion Park… These and more can obviously describe the city where we spent our Hari Raya holiday this year. Now, if you’re still clueless of the place, you may have left your brain cells somewhere, haha!…

46 Comments