Thanks to a certain running enthusiast, I had the privilege of attending the Standard Chartered Kuala Lumpur Marathon on 21 May 2017. We had to be at the starting point by 4am for the race. People from all walks of life, all sizes, shapes and ages were taking part in the 42km, 21km, 10km … Continue reading My first Marathon experience overseas!
Myanmar was once an attainable destination due to rampant ethnic strife and Burma's myriad ethnic groups have been involved in one of the world's longest-running ongoing civil wars. Closed to tourism till the early 2000s, it was a land of unknowns till in 2001, when the Myanmar Tourism Promotion Board issued an order for local … Continue reading 10 Days in Burma Adventure 2017
Capital and Major Cities: (updated as on April 2017) Capital: Beijing, population 21.5 million. Major Cities: Shanghai, population 24.15 million. Shenzhen, population 12 million. Guangzhou, population 14 million. Hong Kong, population 7.2 million. Tianjin, population 15.5 million China has the largest population of any country on Earth, with more than 1.357 billion people...and counting. Needless to say, a 3 … Continue reading How BIG is China exactly!?!
From Dec 2016- March 2017, I explored more of Southeast Asia, considering I'm living in one of the most strategic countries (Singapore) in this region where budget flights are readily available. Most of the trips were unplanned and I just went with an open heart and mind. In total, I covered Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos and Philippines. … Continue reading 6 Asian Countries in a nutshell
I've always wanted to revisit Bali when I was older and hopefully wiser. My dad brought us (a family of six) to camp at Hyatt Hotel when I was a little girl and to be honest, I've zero recollections of it. The best moments from this trip were riding a scooter in the pouring rain while … Continue reading Eat. Pray. Love
"How to play with death...Go climb the Great Wall of China"
My dad always says: "IF you fail to plan, you plan to fail." So, I've planned to tick these places off my bucketlist before 2017 ends. Taiwan (Flying to Kaoshiung on March 16th, 2017) Laos Vietnam Myanmar Jordan Israel Russia Portugal Morocco India Its a crazy but doable plan but I intend to travel till … Continue reading Here’s my TOP 10 Places to discover for 2017
Ever wondered how Greenland got its name? Did you know that Greenland is part of Denmark and technically, it is categorized under North America, not Europe. "It is an autonomous administrative division within the Danish Realm between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Though physiographically, a part of the … Continue reading Daytrip to Greenland? You gotta be kidding me…
Just to refresh my ailing memory, let me admire my Facebook pictures to get a sense of the places that I've been in 2016. Alright. Here it goes... 21 European Cities in 2 months plus... Maldives, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. And I had a major 3 weeks adventure in China which I will blog about in … Continue reading Recap of my travels in 2016