Travel Resolutions: A Retrospective Look

As shared in my previous posts, it’s no secret that 2018-2020 have been exceptionally busy years that I had to revisit my December 2017 travel resolution post to see how far I’ve come since then. My resolution success rate has been a mixed bag, but I am still proud to have achieved some of them,…

1 Year, 4 Trips: My 2020 Travel in Review

14 days. 4 trips. 3 countries; well, 4 countries if you count Singapore (I do!) Looking at my January head-start and bazillion unconsumed leave from 2019, it looked like 2020 was shaping up to be my most memorable year in travelling. 20 Dec-5 Jan: India (17D) – 5D in 2020, of which 2 leave days…

1 Year, 13 Trips: My 2019 Travel in Review

In retrospect, it’s bizarre that the year I skipped posting my yearly travel review would turn out to be the last pre-COVID19 year. 2019 was an exceptionally busy year, but weirdly it’s also the year I squeezed in a record-high 73 days on the road. 73 days. 13 trips. 10 countries. ONLY 7 leave days…

Pulau Ubin: Highlights of Singapore’s Rural Island

It may sound oxymoronic, but there is such a thing as rural Singapore! If you are looking for a piece of kampong (village) lifestyle, Pulau Ubin is an easy escape which is every bit resembling more like a Malaysian countryside than the stereotypical glitzy skyscraper that the Lion City is known for. Pulau Ubin is…

Singapore Southern Islands: St. John’s, Lazarus & Kusu Islands

Do you know that Singapore comprises of 63 different islands? Most people have explored mainland Singapore and the ever-vibrant Sentosa, but off just slightly to the south, you will chance upon a peaceful world far from the craziness of city life. One of Singapore’s best kept secrets, I have visited Singapore’s Southern Islands numerous times…