Yearly Archives: 2015

Luxurious Airbnb Places Around The World

Luxurious Airbnb Places Around The World

Got a bit of dough to throw around?  Want to impress your girlfriend/boyfriend?  Want some motivation in your life?  Look no further.  I've provided ten accommodations from Airbnb from around the world that will guarantee to make your wallet thinner.  I selected these accommodations based on pricing, uniqueness, and feel...…
Nara Deer, Kobe Beef

Nara Deer, Kobe Beef

Both Nara and Kobe are places convenient from either Kyoto and Osaka.  While Nara is famous for its deer, Kobe is famous for its beef.  Whereas I could spend a whole day in Nara, I would definitely spend less than half a day in Kobe... besides eating, there really isn't…
A Stranger In Kyoto

A Stranger In Kyoto

Kyoto is a mixture of both culture and urbanisation.  It retains history while integrating beauty and city elements within it.  It has everything that makes it the perfect place to visit in the world - amazing food, rich culture, cleanliness, friendliness, serenity, hustle, and more.  If there's one thing that…
A Vibrant Energy In Osaka

A Vibrant Energy In Osaka

Prior to this trip, people told me that a few days in Osaka would be sufficient.  As a tourist after visiting the city, I'd agree.  Osaka isn't really a boring city.  I am sure if I lived there, I would have fun there.  It also gives off a fun, youthful, and…
Celebrating Singapore’s 50th Anniversary

Celebrating Singapore’s 50th Anniversary

This was my third time in Singapore.  The first time when I was really young, so I have no recollection of it or whatever.  The second time was 8 years ago for my high school graduation, but that time I got really sick.  This time, I was able to enjoy…
Amazing Bali

Amazing Bali

My first impression of Bali - I'm in a taxi (taksi) and there's another taxi with no driver blocking our path.  My driver gets out and single handedly pushes the car away. This is going to be an interesting place. Within 10 minutes, I knew I was going to come…
Let’s Drive: Tokyo (Japan Part Four)

Let’s Drive: Tokyo (Japan Part Four)

Out of the four posts in this series of posts of Japan, this title is probably the most misleading as I didn't drive around Tokyo.  After Nagoya, I returned the car near Shibuya and took public transportation for the rest of my stay here.  As you may know, Tokyo boasts…
Let’s Drive: Nagoya (Japan Part Three)

Let’s Drive: Nagoya (Japan Part Three)

This is part three of a four part series blog post.  The first talked about my days in Izu Peninsula, Hakone, and Gotemba.  You can read it by clicking here. The second part talked about the climb to Mt. Fuji summit and Fuji Five Lakes.  You can read the second part…
Let’s Drive: Mt. Fuji and Fuji Five Lakes (Japan Part Two)

Let’s Drive: Mt. Fuji and Fuji Five Lakes (Japan Part Two)

This is a continuation of my Japan trip.  For more information on my climb to Mt. Fuji summit, read below.  For part one on Izu Peninsula, Hakone, and Gotemba, read here.  For part three on Nagoya, read here.  For part four on Tokyo, click here.   Accommodations Mt. Fuji Station…