"Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability." - Ho Chi Minh Last week, I was at Ho Chi Minh City for work. As it was just an hour and a half flight time, I took the window seat that I may take … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City
The time of the year was here again for the Smart Cities Expo World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Being my second visit to Barcelona, I extended my stay to visit Madrid, the capital of Spain which I will cover in my subsequent posts. I took the red-eye flight direct to Barcelona and arrived in the … Continue reading Barcelona, I am back!
After spending a day checking out Gaudi's amazing architecture, I spent my last day in Barcelona at Picasso Museum and Camp Nou. To avoid the crowd, we got up early to visit Picasso Museum as it starts to get crowded by noon time. Another way to skip the queue is to get the Articket BCN Passport. With this single … Continue reading Autumn in Barcelona – Picasso & FC Barcelona
After four days of internal meeting and Congress, my two-day vacation has finally begun. Our first stop was La Sagrada Familia, the "Unfinished Church". La Sagrada Familia La Sagrada Familia is one of the most visited monuments in the world. It has become an unofficial emblem of Barcelona despite still being a work in progress. … Continue reading Autumn in Barcelona – Gaudi Day
My first trip to Barcelona was in November 2014 for the Smart Cities Expo World Congress, the annual worldwide event held in Barcelona. I was there for seven days of which four days for an internal meeting, followed by the Congress and I extended two days for sightseeing. I caught the red-eye flight to Barcelona. … Continue reading Autumn in Barcelona – La Rambla & La Pedrera
Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) Following from my last post on visit to the Independence Palace, next to visit would be to Saigon Opera House, Central Post Office and Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica Saigon. They are situated at District 1, within a short walk away from each other. The visit at each place should … Continue reading Sightseeing in Ho Chi Minh City (2)
Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) I have been to Ho Chi Minh City multiple times but only for business. I usually stay at Sheraton Saigon at District 1, the heart of the city. It is within walking distance to most of the tourist attractions like Independence Palace, Saigon Opera House, Central Post Office and … Continue reading Sightseeing in Ho Chi Minh City (1)
Central Vietnam, Hue (Former Capital of Vietnam) This is Part 2 of my visit to Hue which I will be sharing on our visit to The Imperial City and our River Cruise ride on the Perfume River. For Part 1, check out Visit to Hue, Vietnam – Part 1. After lunch, we were brought back to … Continue reading Visit to Hue, Vietnam – Part 2