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…
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…
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…