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 times.…
Batam Massage 巴淡岛按摩 11

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…
Vietnam Scams 越南诈骗 1

Vietnam Scams - My 2 Personal Experience with Scams in Vietnam

There are scams in every country, even Singapore is not spared. Telephone scams, sex scams, internet scams ... I am not surprised that there are scams in Vietnam, what amazes me is how rampant it is. When I told my family and friends that…
Halong Bay Cruise 下龙湾船宿 16

Halong Bay Cruise - How to Choose The Right Cruise for Any Budget

In Sino-Vietnamese language, “Ha” means “descending” and “Long” means the mythical creature “dragon”. Therefore, Halong Bay is also known as “Bay of the Descending Dragons”.  Legend has it that thousands of years ago,…
Blue Mountains 蓝山 6

Blue Mountains - How to Tour Blue Mountains for Just AU$2.70

Blue Mountains is a rugged region west of Syndey that is known for its breathtaking scenery. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site that encompassss steep cliffs, eucalyptus forests, waterfalls and villages.  Blue Mountains got its name from…
Taronga Zoo 塔龙加动物园 4

Taronga Zoo Sydney - Sydney Zoo with 350 Species of Animals

Besides being known for the Sydney Opera House and Great Barrier Reef, Australia is also home to many native animals such as koalas and kangeroos. The best way to see the animals is in their natural habitat in the wild Outback. If you don’t…
Bondi to Coogee Walk 邦迪至库吉海岸步道 1

Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk - Explore Sydney’s Eastern Beaches | Travel Kudos

After eating so much delicious foods at Hurricane’s Grill, Sydney Fish Market and Pancakes On The Rocks, it is time for some exercise.  Sydney is famous for its coastal walks, and the most famous has to be the Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk.…
Melaka Straits Mosque 马六甲海峡清真寺 1

Exploring The Melaka Straits Mosque - Dressing Up As A Muslim For One Day

The Melaka Straits Mosque is known as Masjid Silat Melaka in Malay. It is one of the most iconic mosque in Melaka, situated on a man-made island named Pulau Melaka (Melaka Island). The mosque cost MYR 10 million to build and it was officially…