Weekend Getaway: Ballycotton

A 25-minute (24km) drive from home to the hidden gem of East Cork is a perfect escape during weekends. This small picturesque fishing village sits on a rocky-ledge overlooking Ballycotton Bay and is surrounded by sandy beaches. It is about 40 km east of Cork City. There are plenty of things to do in thisContinue reading “Weekend Getaway: Ballycotton”

4D3N in Bali: Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua means two islands (nusa ‘island’, dua‘two’), because there are two islands in the bay of Bali. Known as an enclave of large five-star resorts, it covers 350 hectares of land and encloses more than 20 resorts. But don’t let the term resort area turn you off from visiting here. Taking a trip toContinue reading “4D3N in Bali: Nusa Dua”

Weekend Getaway: Youghal

Looking for a weekend getaway in Cork? You might want to consider Youghal (pronounced as Yawl), is a historic seaside town in East Cork that borders with West Waterford. The name Youghal comes from the Irish Eochaill meaning “yew woods”, which were once common in the area.  We enjoyed our weekend experienced here so we wanted to share the 3 bestContinue reading “Weekend Getaway: Youghal”

Sunset at Carrigart Boardwalk

It was breezy late summer afternoon, we decided to check out the boardwalk in Carrigart Donegal. Initial plan was supposed to be heading to Downing Beach and have some pizza for dinner by the beach. But only to find out that the restaurant was closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. It was a blessing in disguiseContinue reading “Sunset at Carrigart Boardwalk”

One Summer Day in Fanad Head Lighthouse

I love to stand before the majestic view of the ocean. The ocean exudes power; its shore is a gateway, a place where the aquatic and terrestrial worlds collide. The cliff we stood on seemed as old as Abraham. As I look at the vast infinite blue ocean I could only imagine that at theContinue reading “One Summer Day in Fanad Head Lighthouse”

Top 5 Must-See Attractions in Nusa Lembongan

Nusa Lembongan is a small holiday island destination 20km off the southeast coast of mainland Bali which you can reach within a 45-minute boat ride from Sanur Beach or Benoa Harbour. Often referred to as ‘Lembongan’ for short, the island is also popular destination among the group of three islands, the other two being NusaContinue reading “Top 5 Must-See Attractions in Nusa Lembongan”

A Must-Visit Attraction in Hong Kong

If there is only one thing you can do in Hong Kong, go to The Peak. If you have many things to do here, still go to The Peak. It is a must-visit attraction simply for its incredible views. Situated atop the highest point on west-side of Hong Kong Island, known as Mount Austin, andContinue reading “A Must-Visit Attraction in Hong Kong”

Day Trip in Lantau Island

Lantau Island, is the largest island in Hong Kong, lies at the mouth of the Pearl River. Its mountainous interior includes 934m-high Lantau Peak, known for its sunrises, and the area can be traversed by hikers on the 70km Lantau Trail from Mui Wo (Silver Mine Bay). It is a wonderful place to go to escapeContinue reading “Day Trip in Lantau Island”

Impromptu Weekend Getaway in Bintan

Routine can be attractive and certainly has its uses, but life is no fun without a little spontaneity. So, pack and go! Itching for a getaway and not worrying about your budget? Living in a fast-paced environment such as Singapore would mean that many of us crave a getaway for a good rest. Even so,Continue reading “Impromptu Weekend Getaway in Bintan”

It’s more than Surfing in Baler

Just 5 hours away from Manila, it offers a wide array of activities and interesting attractions that you will surely enjoy in Baler. Baler is well-known as a surfing spot to most tourists. But did you know that there is so much more to this beautiful town than just surfing?! A weekend getaway or aContinue reading “It’s more than Surfing in Baler”

Throwback: Boracay 2013

Whenever I mentioned I’ve been to Boracay, the first question was: ‘Did you party a lot?’. Apparently, Boracay is the Philippines’ party destination, but I was blissfully unaware of that (until I got there). As the saying goes, “What happens in Boracay stays in Boracay!”

Exploring Bohol For The First Time

In September 2015, we spent 3 days in Bohol. These three days were magical. We spent a day exploring the countryside and on a second day exploring the island and hanging around the white beaches. Apart from its many white sand beaches and world-class dive sites, Bohol is known for unique attractions that you can’tContinue reading “Exploring Bohol For The First Time”