Grey in Huế

Hue, pronounced ''H-way'', seems to have a micro climate of its own. Prior to our visit we  watched an Anthony Bourdain documentary on Hue which noted the vast number of rainy days this city receives per year. We visited late January during the dry season and the weather was cool with light rain drizzle each … Continue reading Grey in Huế

Kyoto: temples, history & food

We only had a mere two days, three nights, to see this historically beautiful and interesting city. In hindsight this was not enough as there is so much to do and see - our days were jam-packed with temple-hopping, geisha-hunting, katsu-eating, and tasting  the obligatory sake; which left us exhausted but wanting more.

Bangkok weekends

It was 4 years prior that I first visited Bangkok, and you know what they say, second time is a charm. My first visit was focused on seeing some of the key sights of the city, while trying to acclimatise to the heat and time zone after a long haul flight from London. This second visit, a weekend escape from Singapore, was all about soaking up the vibrancy of this cool city!