Arrival in Ubud; an unplanned early dinner.

Bali, an island whose name is almost synonymous to "paradise" to a lot of Indonesians that I know. Also the most-visited destination in Indonesia by foreigners, Aussies mainly. I was really excited for my second "solo" trip. The apostrophes are there because, upon booking my flight to Bali, my cousin Christi, LINE'd me to inform … Continue reading Arrival in Ubud; an unplanned early dinner.

Climbing Juwangsan (주왕산), a mountain off the beaten track

Juwangsan (or Juwang mountain) is located in Gyeongsanbuk-do in the South East of S. Korea. It is not really popular as compared to Seoraksan which I climbed just a week before Juwangsan (Click here to read about my trip to Seoraksan). In fact, Hyunwoo (my high school classmate who is Korean) hasn't even heard of … Continue reading Climbing Juwangsan (주왕산), a mountain off the beaten track

Climbing Ulsanbawi (울산바외) of Seoraksan (설악산) in South Korea

On my 4th Day in South Korea, I climbed Seoraksan, Korea's most popular mountain. I was supposed to climb it on Monday (My 3rd day) day with Hongwei and Hyunwoo, but the weather was bad then, so we decided to move it to Tuesday. But Hyunwoo had something on on Tuesday until 4pm, so he … Continue reading Climbing Ulsanbawi (울산바외) of Seoraksan (설악산) in South Korea

My first Jimjilbang (찜질방) experience

So here is my first post on the trip to South Korea I embarked on on 17 April 2015. Yay. Here goes. When I was plannig my Korea trip, I read a lot of people advising to go to Jimjilbangs. A Jimjilbang is a Korean traditional bath-house/sauna that can be found widely across Seoul and … Continue reading My first Jimjilbang (찜질방) experience

Red Passport, Green Flag

So, since October last year, I have become a Singapore citizen and has obtained a Singaporean Passport (Yay!) I am elated about this, because according to the "Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index", Singaporeans can travel to 170 countries (Out of 192 countries in the UN, If I recall correctly) without the need to apply … Continue reading Red Passport, Green Flag