Bolinao, Pangasinan has always been a name to a place that promises more than just leisure. When someone asks where to spend the day in Pangasinan under the sweltering heat of the proud sun, there is a good chance of instantly mentioning Bolinao. A third-class municipality, Bolinao can be a favorite direction of stressed-out, city [...]
The bumboat roared its engine as we approached the wharf. We queued up and carefully stepped on the edge of ...
Clarke Quay is known to ignite the evening with bright lights and sounds coming from the open, stylish restaurants, bars ...
Before noon, my camera was already aiming at Jurong Bird Park. It had been quite sometime before I finally got ...
The first choice of the day was Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. MacRitchie Reservoir was not in our mind. We took ...
It was a mere curiosity to see what a Gardens by the Bay would look like at night. I had ...
The month of April is summer until May, so everyday in these months, expect to have the rays of the sun scorch the skin unbearably. Also, it’s a school holiday here in the Philippines. For every student, this only means a break and time for vacation. Normally, if a Filipino family lives in cities like [...]
In Singapore, exploring the local food is never complete without the unforgettable tastes of noodles. Here are my ten picks of these cuisines. 1. Laksa The first thing I noticed when Laksa was placed on the tray was its color. Yellowish, brown, even orange, this dish displayed a trait that can spur the appetite. Upon [...]
Are you fascinated by the things around us? Do you, sometimes, find yourself trying to figure out how a thing can create a certain result? Then today, let me pique your curious mind a little bit more. No, no, I’m not going to make a thesis out of these queries nor do I give a [...]
Time for another break. Check your timepieces. No rush. For your convenience, I’ve already prepared a set of Singapore’s popular food delights for my second serving. 1. Kaya Toast At the coffee shops where I happen to get my order of Kaya Toast, the staff are always busy. Customers are swarming in and seem to [...]
Since ancient times, Southeast Asia has been a voyagers’ trade route. Merchants from the old world crossed borders in this region to barter their goods in exchange for the valuable wares found only in Southeast Asia. As the story goes, a number of these traders just came here to make business. Others never returned home [...]
In Singapore, the current population is five million plus. The majority of people are Chinese, followed by Malays, then Indians. The rest come from other countries. This makes Singapore a country of mixed cultures, races, religious beliefs and food. Singapore, in fact, is also known for diverse food. Tasty food. When I first came here, [...]
Looking for another nature reserve in Singapore? That destination will be at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. This sanctuary of bird and marine animals in a lush vegetation is a beautiful retreat for those who are seeking for a day to escape. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve sits snugly on the northern side of Singapore. It’s quite [...]
Ever since, I’ve been wondering if there is a farm in Singapore. This little island is known to import its commodities from other countries like Malaysia and Indonesia. In my search, there really are. One of these farms is the animal farm called Farmart. We waited until 11:30 in the morning for the shuttle bus [...]
I also find it interesting to spend some time in places that are part of a country’s history. Here, I am able to see the real sites where something important happened in the past. Labrador Nature Reserve is one of them. It contains some of the significant memories in Singapore. We went to Labrador Nature [...]
I went out to see if there was a live band performing on the stage by the bay at Esplanade. I knew they had something on like a free concert during holidays. Besides, I didn’t have a place in mind where I would spend my time on that afternoon. I’d been to Esplanade sightseeing and [...]
That day, Singapore Botanic Gardens was the second destination for us. So when we reached there, it was already midafternoon. Up close, the main gate I usually see from the expressway when I’m inside the bus is bigger than I thought. Huge gate only means large ground. Just right after we went in, we saw [...]
Are you a shopping enthusiast and looking for a place to shop at the lowest prices in Singapore? Well, I have something to share with you. It’s about the things we found when we dropped by at the most popular shopping hub at cheap prices — Bugis Street. We had to call our flatmate when [...]