Ryokan hotel, Beppu, Oita, Kyushu

Overcoming Excessive Consumerism

"Wanting less is a better blessing than having more." - Mary Ellen Edmunds The last time I tidied my apartment was one and half years ago. Unfortunately, I started to accumulate stuff again or did I? As I packed my stuff to be given away, I realised that I bought new stuff like shoes, clothing … Continue reading Overcoming Excessive Consumerism

Marina Bay area by AudreySimplicity

Tourist Guide – An Ambassador

Recently I attended a Tourist Guide Course preview that I got to know through a friend who has been following my blog. He has been reading my posts on my experiences exploring Singapore and thought I should consider taking up the Tourist Guide Course. I took his suggestion and went for the course preview to … Continue reading Tourist Guide – An Ambassador

Bamboo Grove at Arashiyama

Go Green Travelling

Go green travelling? Doesn't that sound rather oxymoron? I know. Don't get me wrong, I am not saying not to fly because if we travel to places that are far, we have to catch a flight. But that doesn't stop us from looking at different ways to go green while we travel, even in small … Continue reading Go Green Travelling

At Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Do’s & Don’ts for Solo Female Traveller

If you have followed my blog, you probably know that safety is a top priority for me especially when come to travel. I have travelled solo for business most of the time for nine years and have no problem venturing new places on my own as long as I have assessed that the place of … Continue reading Do’s & Don’ts for Solo Female Traveller

In my travel handcarry

Travel Essentials in My Hand Carry

After jet setting for business for nine years, spending 70% of my time away from home to different parts of the world, I am ever ready to pick up my luggage to leave for a trip. Whether I am travelling for business or leisure, following are the essentials in my hand carry: Travel Wallet - I have … Continue reading Travel Essentials in My Hand Carry

Sensoji's Thunder Gate

Looking Back on My First Trip to Tokyo in Spring

If Japan is not on your list of countries to visit, perhaps is time to put it there. I have been transiting at the Narita Airport multiple times over the years on my way to the US and only stepped out of the airport into Tokyo in February 2016. It was my first visit to Tokyo … Continue reading Looking Back on My First Trip to Tokyo in Spring

Ninomaru Palace

5-Day Autumn Getaway to Kyoto, Osaka & Nara Itinerary

Kansai region (関西地方) lies in the southern-central region of Japan. It is the cultural and historical heart of Japan, the earliest beginnings of Japanese civilisation. It is where Kyoto, Nara and Osaka are situated.  Nara was Japan's first permanent capital (710-794) that saw the spread of Buddhism to Japan. During the Heian period (794-1185), the capital … Continue reading 5-Day Autumn Getaway to Kyoto, Osaka & Nara Itinerary

Da Nang Beach

5-Day Getaway to Central Vietnam – Day 5 and Parting Thoughts

Central Vietnam After spending 4 days at Central Vietnam, it was time for us to fly back to Singapore. We checked on the weather again in the morning as there was a likelihood that typhoon may hit Da Nang. Glad the weather was fine and we flew back safely as scheduled. Parting Thoughts on the Trip … Continue reading 5-Day Getaway to Central Vietnam – Day 5 and Parting Thoughts