Think fresh cool air, tea tasting, mountain trekking, picturesque train journeys. Sri Lanka's Hill Country is truly a beautiful part of the world.
Best of South Bali: Bingin, Uluwatu and Nusa Lembongan
This is the beautiful, laid back, sunset and ocean views, Bali.
Mountains & Coffee in Chiang Mai, Thailand
There is so much to like about Chiang Mai: lush national parks, history, trendy street art, awesome food and coffee.
Exploring Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat is a truly impressive sight. Constructed in early 12th Century, it is the largest religious monument in the world. This was one of the most memorable travel experiences I have ever had!
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Much more than a brief stop on the way to visiting the temples of Angkor Wat; Phnom Penh provides an excellent introduction to Cambodia. Providing insight into the devastating history but also showcasing the beauty and resilience of its people, it's well worth adding the capital to your itinerary.
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
Exploring Ubud, Bali
Ubud had been high on my travel list for some time - drawn in by the bright green rice terraces and the promise of zen.
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.
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!