Staycation Singapore – A Review of Club Lounge Rooms at Oasia Downtown Hotel

It’s been a busy couple of months! I’ve been setting up a new hobby-turned-venture, which I’ll talk about a little more in future! So a weekend away was what I desperately needed to unwind. We packed our bags and headed to Oasia Hotel Downtown, a fairly new hotel that opened last year. Located at Tanjong Pagar, in the heart of the Central Business District, it’s … Continue reading Staycation Singapore – A Review of Club Lounge Rooms at Oasia Downtown Hotel

Melbourne Day Trip #2 – Gourmet Food Tour in Yarra Valley

24 hours earlier, we spent the day with Australia’s wildlife. Today, it’s time to indulge. We’ve heard only good things about Yarra Valley, known to many as Victoria’s premier wine region and weekend getaway destination. Besides wine and cheese, they’ve got lush, vibrant scenery. A feast for both your tummy and eyes! We decided to book a day tour this time, the Yarra Valley Gourmet Food Tour with Changi Recommends. … Continue reading Melbourne Day Trip #2 – Gourmet Food Tour in Yarra Valley

Victoria, Australia Road Trip: Halls Gap & The Grampians (Part 2 of the Great Southern Touring Route) – May 2017

It’s a long morning drive to Halls Gap from Warrnambool, approx. 3-4hours. We headed to the Tower Hill Reserve first, a drive-through reserve, though you’re free to park at the carpark and go for a stroll. Tower Hill Reserve Emus are common at the reserve,and this one got close to us, looking for handouts, but don’t feed them! To scare an emu away, we were … Continue reading Victoria, Australia Road Trip: Halls Gap & The Grampians (Part 2 of the Great Southern Touring Route) – May 2017

Victoria, Australia Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road (Part 1 of the Great Southern Touring Route) – May 2017

So we decided on Melbourne this time around because of the Great Ocean Road drive, plain and simple. I’ve heard it’s one of the best drives in the world and I love road trips – exploring a region, driving, getting lost, the works! We expanded the drive to take on the Great Southern Touring route, starting from Melbourne and basically driving in a loop around attractions … Continue reading Victoria, Australia Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road (Part 1 of the Great Southern Touring Route) – May 2017

Xi’an Food Guide – Muslim Quarters

The final part of my China trip is beckoning, and this time it’s a photolog about food! If you’re in Xi’an, the Muslim quarters is the place to go for food and souvenirs. Everyone knows it, and the crowds get tremendous during dinner time. As the name imples, the Muslim quarter is the core of the Muslim community in Xi’an. I’m 100% confident they serve the best … Continue reading Xi’an Food Guide – Muslim Quarters

Visiting Xi’an – The Terracotta Army Mausoleum of Emperor Qin

As promised last week, this week I’ll be talking about what we were up to when we got back to Xi’an. For those unsure, Xi’an’s most popular attraction is the Terracotta Army Museum, sculptures depicting the armies of the Qin Dynasty’s Emperor, Qin Shi Huang. We left bright and early and headed towards the museum. It’s about 60-90mins’ drive away from Xi’an, and the easiest way to … Continue reading Visiting Xi’an – The Terracotta Army Mausoleum of Emperor Qin

Conquering Huashan in Winter (Hua Mountain)

Over the Chinese New Year holidays, we headed to China for some mountain climbing/sight-seeing action! More specifically, we went to Mount Hua and Xi’an! The first few days were spent in the Mount Hua area, also known as Huashan/ Flower Mountain/ Hua Mountain. To get here, most people take the direct bullet train from Xi’an, a half hour ride. It’s believed that climbing a mountain over … Continue reading Conquering Huashan in Winter (Hua Mountain)