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Wuzhen, China

16 May 2013 Wuzhen, an ancient water town, has a history of more than 1300 years. It is part of Tongxiang in northern Zhejiang Province, China, located in the centre of Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou. We didn’t have the time to fully explore Wuzhen as we only stayed there for a night. A two or...
Our first 3-generational family tour to China

Our first 3-generational family tour to China

It had been more than five year since I last visited China on my own and more than nine years since I last travelled together with my parents and siblings. Late last year, Jay and I decided that we should organize a family trip for our parents and packaged tour was the best option for...
Kukup, Malaysia - kelong, nature and life

Kukup, Malaysia – kelong, nature and life

Our family together with my parents, siblings and relatives went to Kukup, a small fishing village located in the district of Pontian, Johor, on the Strait of Malacca in Malaysia over one of the weekends. During the long journey by coach, we had to diaper-wear Dot. When we finally reached Kukup, we changed Dot’s diaper...
Legian beach and footprints on the sand

Legian beach and footprints on the sand

Legian, the coastal town in South Bali is located in between Seminyak and Kuta. Apart from the beach, there is not much to see except to shop, wine and dine. It is said that Legian Beach is one of the best in Bali for viewing the sunset. Day 5 / 6: It was an hour...
Our best experience in Bali - Bali Safari & Marine Park

Our best experience in Bali – Bali Safari & Marine Park

Initially, we planned to include Ubud, the centre of art and tourism, in our itinerary and but in the end we chose to stay one-night at Mara River Safari Lodge which was nestled inside Bali Safari and Marine Park. A destination that all of us, especially Dot, had been looking forward to during our Bali...
Kintamani, where Mount Batur is still active

Kintamani, where Mount Batur is still active

Kintamani is a highland area north of East Bali where the active volcano Mount Batur and Lake Batur are located. Usually tourists go for a day trip and unless you are planning to do mount trekking or the like in the wee hours then accommodation will be good. It can get chilly so it is...
Lovina, quiet and yet teeming with life

Lovina, quiet and yet teeming with life

Lovina is a quiet coastal town in the north Bali. It is not as busy as South Bali and we like the peace and quietness here. In this trip to Bali, we also learnt more about the Balinese culture and had a glimpse into the simple lives of the locals. Day 1: When we arrived...
Our 6-day family holiday in Bali

Our 6-day family holiday in Bali

We made a quick decision in late August to go for a 6-day getaway from Singapore to Bali, Indonesia with Dot and bought our airfares via Jetstar. These blog posts on Ubud, Manggis, Sanur and Nusa Dua got me more excited about our upcoming Bali trip. Tripadvisor has helped us a lot in planning for our trip to Bali....
Still a Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards 2011 finalist :)

Still a Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards 2011 finalist :)

We were away over the weekend to attend Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards 2011 at Marriott Putrajaya. We took a 4-hour (one way) coach to and fro Singapore and Putrajaya with one only stop in between. Dot was relatively good on the coach – not much crying and fussing. It made the journey easy for...