Category Archives: Travel

[France] – River Seine

  The Paris that I knew before I stepped foot on it was a place I associated with the Enlightenment, with Romance, with Beauty, and with the legacy of endless stories told and filmed. I didn’t know what to expect, … Continue reading

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[Myanmar] Hpa An

Hpa An was a reminder of a Myanmar that I missed. Peaceful, quiet, and small town feel. The food could have been better, but trip was as good as it gets. Mountain climbing, caves hiking, traversing through paddy fields and beneath … Continue reading

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[Finland] Chasing the lights in Ivalo

This is how it feels to capture the lights. We did it. It was truly amazing. The funny thing was that the aurora chase tour out of town to the viewing site was in fact cancelled for the two consecutive … Continue reading

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[Finland] Ready Get Go

So here I am, waiting at Heathrow. Having set off from Cambridge at 4.20 a.m., I am finally settling in for a leisurely breakfast with my £3.79 Meal Deal from Boots and hanging around in the waiting area with Bill … Continue reading

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[Myanmar] Road Trip

The traffic can be unexpected. But the view is always awesome. As is the journey. The bike was driven by my Uncle, whom I had not seen in over 14 years. He was both as charming and awesome as I … Continue reading

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[Myanmar] Taukkyan War Cemetery

28 November 2014. It wasn’t a planned trip. We were driving out from Yangon to Pyay to Kyangin Town (Irrawady Delta Region) on Pyay Road, and I happened to pass by it. Dad pointed it out to me that this was … Continue reading

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[Myanmar] On the way back… home.

21 November 2014. It was a trip that waited 14 years to come about. And the Obligatory wings in the sky shot. Which I did not take. I prefer to sleep/read/eat/people-watch on plane. In that order. You will probably realise … Continue reading

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[Shanghai]: My Goodbyes

I got back to Singapore on the 29th April. This is the last post to conclude my Shanghai Diary. I really loved Shanghai. It was a vibrant city, and you could feel the life in it. The weather was perfect, … Continue reading

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[Shanghai] Day 5: And so work starts

Not much time today since formal activities started. Had a nice lunch and then went to stroll the Bund during both lunch and after dinner. For the different feel. Walked down Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street and ate street foods as usual. … Continue reading

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[Shanghai] Day 4: All by Myself

20 April 2011 I was going to go down to ZhuJiaJiao (朱家角) today but it ended up that CL could make it. I didn’t want to be that daring and wander off alone to the suburbs, so in the end, … Continue reading

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