Pattaya Floating Market 芭提雅四方水上市场 1

Pattaya Floating Market - Touristy Attraction For Time-Strapped Tourist

It’s ironic that I have never visited a Thai floating market even though I have been to Bangkok quite a few times. My travel companions were only interested in shopping.  I made it a point to visit at least one floating market on this…
Suriya Land 1

Suriya Land - Vintage Japanese Knick-Knacks and Second-Hand Goods

My girlfriend and I discovered Suriya Land by accident. We arrived too early at Pattaya Floating Market and it was not open yet. We decided to explore the surrounding area on our rented motorcycle and chanced upon Suriya Land. The quirkiness…
Chiang Rai Day Tour 清莱一日游 24

Chiang Rai Day Tour - Hot Spring, White Temple, Blue Temple and Black House Museum

Chiang Mai in northern Thailand is a nice place, but there are only so many temples you can see before everything becomes a golden blur.  After visiting all the must-visit tourist destinations such as Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Zoo and Sunday…
Chiang Mai Zoo 清迈动物园 8

Chiang Mai Zoo - Animal Feeding, Pandas Snow Dome and More

I am not a fan of zoos. I have always imagine zoos to be smelly and full of noisy schoolkids. But after I visited Taronga Zoo Sydney, I find that zoos are actually quite fun.  After being “templed-out” by the never-ending temples in…
London Free Walking Tour 伦敦免费步行团 1

London Free Walking Tour - Great Introduction to London with Local Guide

Free walking tour of London is one of the activities offered at Clink78. It sounds like a great way to get a feel of London so I signed up for it.  The free walking tour is offered by SANDEMANs NEW Europe and there are three timings - 10am,…
Horton Plains National Park 霍顿平原国家公园 9

Horton Plains National Park - Accommodation, Transportation, Entrance Fee & More

There are altogether 26 national parks in Sri Lanka and Horton Plains National Park is probably the most famous of them all. The most popular attraction in Horton Plains has to be the World’s End. My girlfriend and I planned to visit…
Kandy to Ella Scenic Train Ride 康提至埃勒风景火车之旅 8

Kandy to Ella Scenic Train Ride - Most Scenic Train Ride in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka offers two of the most scenic train rides in the world, the Galle-Colombo/Colombo-Galle costal trian and Kandy-Ella/Ella-Kandy mountain train.  Due to time constraint, I did not have time to try the Galle-Colombo/Colombo-Galle…
Dambulla Cave Temple 丹布拉石窟寺 8

Dambulla Cave Temple - UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka

The Dambulla Cave Temple is also known as Golden Temple of Dambulla. It was built in the first century BCE with 220 years of history.  The temple sits on a 160m-tall mountain, under a vast overhanging rock. It is carved with a drip line…
Sigiriya 锡吉里亚 6

Sigiriya - UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka

  Sigiriya or Sinhagiri (which means Lion Rock in Sinhalese), is an ancient rock fortress located in Matale District in central Sri Lanka.  History of Sigiriya  The area around Sigiriya may have been inhibited since prehistoric…
Batam Massage 巴淡岛按摩 10

Batam Massage - Two Massage Centres I Have Personally Tried

Batam is known for three things - cheap shopping, cheap food and cheap massage. Since I am not a shopping person, I will skip that part. I have written about Acia Ikan Bakar in my previous post, an outdoor place to have barbecue seafood.  There…