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Getting the opportunity to travel out of Singapore, I spontaneously agreed to fly to India without any prior knowledge on what to expect.For a total of 8 days in India, I started out from Amritsar and explored the Dharamsala...
The home of the Dalai Lama might be the biggest draw for travellers to Upper Dharamshala (McLeod Ganj). But for us, the fresh air and post card perfect views in this little Tibetan-exile city was the exact recharge we...
Chennai being the first stop of our 12-day India adventure, we expected to be greeted by the full impact of India and were ready for a real culture shock. Yet there was an odd sense of familiarity and similarity as we...
The Taj Mahal has always been an attraction highly raved about in India. One of the wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal was erected as an ode to love. Not only does it tell the heart-wrenching love story...
As our skins shrivel and sweat drips from our foreheads, the Indian and Pakistani soldiers have it worse with their thick, pressed uniforms and ostentatiously colourful headgear. From where we are sitting, soldiers march and display strength via their...
Home to the holiest Sikh shrine (the Golden Temple), you can expect to be in midst of many pilgrims from all around the world. And with sikhism's open and inclusive nature, Amritsar is the perfect place to immerse yourself in a little...
Known for their local delicacies, Kaifeng is famed to have the best food in the Henan province of China. There is also a Chinese saying "Work in Zhengzhou, Live in Luoyang, Eat in Kaifeng", suggesting their popularity as a...
Stepping out of the airport in Jaipur, we were greeted with the same chaos that seems ubiquitous in India. Having flown from Chennai to Jaipur, we were relatively prepared for what’s to come in the city of Jaipur — So,...
Singapore may be small and we often complain there isn't much left to discover, but our recent Geocaching experience proved otherwise.Looking beyond the glamorous front of tourists attractions, there were indeed tons of places that even we (locals) never knew...
Since we were stuck in Singapore for a couple of weeks, we decided to try a little treasure hunting in our very own country — through Geocaching. Geocaching in Singapore led us on an adventure to places that we even didn't know...
Japan was incredible - from the delicious food in Osaka and kyoto to the lovable animals we met in cafes, I wanted to to keep every memory as vividly as I could. While some people do it through photography, journals or even vlogs, my...
Every year, millions of tourists flock to see the cherry blossoms in spring. Yet, in winter, autumn or summer, Japan still continues to be one of the most beautiful countries in Asia, promising you an experience that leaves you enchanted.In our recent...
Day Trip to NaraWhen people talk about Nara, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the free roaming deers. Indeed, we loved the interactions with the deers, especially how polite they were when scoring deer crackers from us. However, it's important...
Was it worth waking up early to watch the 415am tuna auction? After just 3 hours of sleep, we stumbled groggily out of the cab at 4am. No buses or trains were running at that time and light had only...
3 Days and 2 Nights in KyotoStepping out of the train onto the platform at Kyoto Station, everything seemed pretty much the same as the rest of Japan; Yet, Kyoto is a...
Allow me to jump on the bandwagon of the highly raved animal cafes in Japan. I mean, they're just too cute not to write about. How can you not head to animal cafes in Osaka while you're there?
3 Days in Osaka without bursting your budgetJapan is one of those places that everyone who's visited raves about — the friendly and polite locals, the clean streets, a gastronomic heaven but... not so...
We give ourselves two weeks to make a difference, and we expect ourselves to change someone's life. Walking through the sandy beaches of Sihanoukville, I was swarmed by tiny hands and big eyes with every step I took. They patted my thighs, pulled...
I disembarked from the plane, alone and disoriented, and shuffled my way out of Yogyakarta’s small airport, following the throngs of people streaming out into a sleepy Indonesian afternoon. Straight ahead were the taxi touts, men who were fast approaching,...
 We arrived in chilly Hangzhou in the late hours of the evening. Immediately after exiting the airport terminal, my throat was ambushed and became slightly irritated by the choking smog.Thankfully, after a few minutes waiting for a cab, my...