Bali: Beach. Falls. Terraces.

  Do you ever wish to wake up hearing the birds humming  outside your window? or just drive around the corner and you can see infinite fields of green? I do! Living in the busy city of London just makes me miss my nature trip in Bali. Sharing with you some of Bali's natural wonders.   … Continue reading Bali: Beach. Falls. Terraces.

Temple Tour in Bali

  Aside from its Balinese architecture and landscapes, emerald rice terraces and white sandy beaches, Bali is also famous for its spiritual beliefs. Here are some of  the stunning temples we saw during our stay in Ubud.   PURA ULUN DANU BRATAN   ***Entrance fee: 10,000 IDR No sarong required*** It is a water temple famous for … Continue reading Temple Tour in Bali

UBUD, Bali: Royal Villa Jepun, Ubud Palace & Sacred Monkey Forest

Do you know a place that is just an oasis of  nature and a sea of culture? Yes, Bali. Beach, falls, lakes, mountains, rice fields, temples and so forth. A week stay was definitely not enough to see and learn everything. We opted to stay in the peaceful side of Bali: Ubud. We landed past … Continue reading UBUD, Bali: Royal Villa Jepun, Ubud Palace & Sacred Monkey Forest

Exploring El Nido Town

If you are on a budget and cannot afford to purchase all the island tours, do not fret! Here are some things you might find interesting around El Nido. Las Cabanas Beach With a tuktuk or tricycle, you can easily locate this powdery white sand beach in 15 minutes.  There is also a resort here … Continue reading Exploring El Nido Town

El Nido, Philippines: Private Island Tour

"Five Thousand Five Hundred Pesos" said the seller.  "Three Thousand Five Hundred Pesos" my reply.  "Okay, Four Thousand Pesos,  last price," he said.  Bargaining was one of the things I learned in the Philippines. It honestly felt good when I purchased something lower than the asking price. I paid extra  (max. capacity of the boat) … Continue reading El Nido, Philippines: Private Island Tour

El Nido, Philippines: Group Island Tour A

The beach in El Nido Town Proper was a typical yellow sand  and aqua blue water. It was good for swimming  but not for snorkeling.  I traveled during off season but it can still get crowded especially in the late afternoon once all the tourists came back from their island tour.  There were  four island … Continue reading El Nido, Philippines: Group Island Tour A

PHILIPPINES: El Nido, Palawan 2015

​"It is more fun in the Philippines! " Indeed. I never thought I would say this myself. I have seen a lot of reviews and vlogs about the exotic islands of the Philippines  but one has caught my eye; El Nido, Palawan. After  the 13-hour flight from London to Hong Kong to Manila, I got … Continue reading PHILIPPINES: El Nido, Palawan 2015

Phuket, Thailand: Big Buddha and Wat Chalong Temple

 "What we think, we become." -Buddha Faithful & respecful. That's just how I would describe Thai people. After staying here in Phuket for a week, I greatly admired the way they value life and their beliefs. It was just an amazing feeling  to be standing in front of this white marble statue of Buddha … Continue reading Phuket, Thailand: Big Buddha and Wat Chalong Temple

​Phuket, Thailand: Tiger Kingdom 

For years, people have been debating about the welfare of the tigers in one of the most visited attractions in Phuket, Tiger Kingdom. I was dubious about it, but, as the saying goes, "to see is to believe." You can purchase your ticket from any tour agency or directly from them when you arrive. Prices … Continue reading ​Phuket, Thailand: Tiger Kingdom 

​Phuket, Thailand: Phang Nga Bay Tour

Wat Suwan Kuha aka Buddha Cave Temple By mini bus, we went to our first destination. Others also call it  Monkey Cave Temple. Based on the reviews I read about this place, I should expect a warm welcome from the monkeys waiting to be fed. I was really  looking forward to this day as my … Continue reading ​Phuket, Thailand: Phang Nga Bay Tour