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”

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”

The Glenveagh Castle and National Park

A summer holiday in Donegal will never be complete without visiting Glenveagh National Park. It’s one of the highlights and most visited places in the county. And it didn’t disappoint me. In the middle of wilderness with stunning lakeside and surrounded by the Derryveagh Mountains you’ll find an 18th century Glenveagh Castle built by CaptainContinue reading “The Glenveagh Castle and National Park”

The Giant’s Causeway

Legend has it that the giant, Fionn MacCumhail (also known as Finn McCool) was having problems with a Scottish giant called Bennadonner on the other side of the ocean. In a fit of rage, Finn throws parts of the Antrim coast into the sea so he can walk across the path and teach Bennadonner aContinue reading “The Giant’s Causeway”

A Beautiful Day in Kinsale

It was bright and sunny day. White, fluffy clouds drifted across the clear, blue sky. To make the most of the good weather and the time off, we took advantage of the glorious Irish weather and decided to undertake a road trip to Kinsale. Kinsale (Cionn tSáile, meaning “Tide Head”), is undeniably one of theContinue reading “A Beautiful Day in Kinsale”

That Winter in Malin Head

Malin Head, renowned for its rugged coastal landscape and attractive beaches. It is located on the Inishowen Peninsula, County Donegal, and is the most northerly point of the island of Ireland and the start/end point of the Wild Atlantic Way coastal touring route. Initially we headed to Londonderry. But there was an intermittent rain. SoContinue reading “That Winter in Malin Head”

Taking a Vacation Can Make You Healthier

Vacations aren’t just a time to escape reality, it’s a priority indeed. The essence of a vacation is to take a break from your habits, the monotony and your everyday routine. Escaping your everyday life strengthens all the pillars your well-being is built upon. Many positives await when you leave your frustrations at home and immerseContinue reading “Taking a Vacation Can Make You Healthier”

Top 5 Must-See Attractions in Legazpi City

Legazpi City known as the “City of Fun & Adventure” is the capital of the province of Albay in the Philippines. It is also considered as the largest city in Bicol Region in terms of population too. While hubby was running at the Mayon 360-Degree 80K Ultramarathon Race I was also busy hopping around the city of Legazpi; ticking my topContinue reading “Top 5 Must-See Attractions in Legazpi City”

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”

A Quick Stopover in Malacca

Malacca or Melaka is the top state to visit in Malaysia, in its best location – a mere 2 hour-ride from Kuala Lumpur and 3 hours from Singapore. We had a quick stopover in Malacca for about 3 hours before going back to Singapore from Port Dickson. How to Maximise 3 hours in Malacca? A smallContinue reading “A Quick Stopover in Malacca”

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”

A Sweet Experience at TrueLove Café

If you think you already know all there is to know about Bangkok, think again! Especially if you think Bangkok is more for fun shopping trips to stock up on a year’s worth of clothes and more – you’ll find that there’s more to Bangkok than you know. A private house in Soi Ari SamphanContinue reading “A Sweet Experience at TrueLove Café”