A Sunday morning walk has brought me closer to understanding that beyond classifying this place as a hiking and running route amongst the gravels, mud path and broadwalk, there’s more things to discover within the “silence” and “greenery” of this Nature Reserve. Thank you to the young BES Drongos Guides who are committed, knowledgeable and nature-loving.… Read More The Tale of Forest MacRitchie trail – by BES Drongos
Kampong is the Malay word for Village. That sounds really old and authentic. Find out more about this trail that would take you across two Nature Reserves and yes, with a fair bit of walking. … Read More Kampong Trail – Bukit Timah Hill to MacRitchie TreeTop Walk
The Fullerton building and the surrounding area stood at the mouth of Singapore river and witness her transformation from a colonial posts to a first-world metropolis. Here’s my first hand review on one of the Heritage Guided Tours hosted complimentary of the Fullerton Hotel. … Read More 10 things so “Fullerton” I didn’t know about
Raffles was a very smart man as we all know, though weak and feeble, he actually had long foresight and hanged on, very strongly and committed, to his belief that this little small fishing village will come a long way.
As I sit at the lawn just right here watching his aura of quiet assurance deep in thoughts, I wonder what questions would he be asking… … Read More My conversation with Raffles – “All U need to know about the Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall”
Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall are actually 2 buildings which is often mistaken as one, constructed about 45 years apart.
One of the remaining neo-classical building in Singapore, check out how these two buildings have come along in the History of Singapore. … Read More When two buildings unite as one: The Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall
On 13 February 1942, the factory was seized by Japanese forces and turned into the temporary headquarters of Lieutenant-General Tomoyuki Yamashita, the Japanese Commander of the 25th Army. Here, the British surrendered unconditionally to the Japanese, sealing the fate of Singapore and her people for the next three & a half years.… Read More WWII @ Former Ford Factory, Singapore
If you decided to go Gyeongju, don’t miss the UNESCO site of Bulguksa Temple. It was built on the 10th year (751) of the reign of King Gyeongdeok. It shows out the strong devotion of the Silla people with the development of science and technology,
excellent building techniques, and artistic sensibility. … Read More Bulguksa Temple 佛国寺 – UNESCO Heritage through my eyes
Touted to be the most tense border in the world, what is a visit to Korea without even seeing how the North looks like?… Read More My most tense situation in November – the DMZ and JSA