Category Archives: Travel

FOTO FRIDAY: MARINA BAY SANDS, SINGAPORE

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels. This week’s photo is from Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The Marina Bay Sands has become an icon for Singapore since it opened in 2010. It is the 3rd international Sands property, after the two resorts in Macau. Most of this resorts fame came from its infinity […]

Countdown to Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Hong Kong. And with the official celebration kicking off tomorrow, today has been quite the busy day for many as they prepare for this important event. That’s right– before you can receive your lai see, watch fancy parades and throw oranges into ancient trees, there is a lot of preparing that […]

FOTO FRIDAY: KINKAKU-JI, KYOTO, JAPAN

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels. This week’s photo is from Kinkakuji in Kyoto, Japan. Kyoto is filled with beautiful shrines and temples, but in my opinion, none can be compared to the beauty of Kinkakuji (“Golden Pavilion”). Officially called Rokuon-ji, this Buddhist temple has acquired a lot of fame recently […]

WHAT’S IN MY BACKPACK? SINGAPORE EDITION

People are traveling more, for less thanks to the existence of budget airlines such as Tiger, Ryanair, and AirAsia. Although it’s great to be traveling while on a tight budget, these carriers are called “no-frills” for a reason. Tickets on low-cost airlines are cheap because they are able to cut out all other services and […]