I just realized that I haven’t exactly written detailed posts about the trips I’ve been to for the past two years. Either I’m that busy or I’m just lazy but never mind, I’m here to change that.

The upcoming posts will be about the following trips:

Hong Kong – January 2013
Macau – January 2013
Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh and Mui Ne) – April 2013
Cambodia (Siem Reap) – April 2013
Thailand (Bangkok) – April 2013
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur and Penang) – April 2013
Singapore – April 2013
Hong Kong – July 2013
Singapore – January 2014
Japan (Tokyo) – May 2014
Cagayan de Oro City – August 2014
Japan (Kyoto, Osaka and Nara) – January 2015

I know there’s a lot on my plate right now but I really want to share my adventures (and more often than not, misadventures) so I will try my best to complete this…within the year.

Wish me luck!


Singapore 2014 is a GO!

Based on experience, most of the trips I’ve been to were products of spur-of-the-moment decisions a few months prior. My upcoming trip to Singapore in January 2014 isn’t any different.

My girlfriends and I were just talking about how great it would be to go out-of-the-country together— we first discussed Hong Kong then Singapore. A friend will be getting married in February, and we thought perhaps we could travel one last time before she ties the knot. Plus, another friend is based in Singapore so we won’t have to think about accommodation anymore.

Everything was all talk until the Seat Sale happened.

So there, three days after the discussion, we’re booked and good to go. (Three of us, at least.)
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Five Countries in Twelve Days? Challenge Accepted.

Brace yourselves for a very long post (or for a lot of posts, rather) — because I finally got my camera from the boyfriend, so I have the photos with me now.

Just an overview, we went to the following countries: Viet Nam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore. My colleagues at work think that we spent a fortune for this trip, but honestly speaking, that’s not the case.

Here are two tables I made before the trip, hope this helps those who are interested in touring across Southeast Asia.

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To Indochina and Beyond!

My schedule for 2013 is quite jam-packed, with the Hong Kong and Macau trip coming up in January and another Hong Kong trip in July. A few days ago my friends and I had a spur-of-the-moment decision to explore Indochina, so we booked a flight going to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), Vietnam. We don’t have a return ticket yet, but we plan on exiting from Singapore.

We will be covering the following countries and cities:

1. Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City and Mui Ne)

2. Cambodia (Phnom Penh and Siem Reap)

3. Thailand (Bangkok)

4. Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Johor Bahru)

5. Singapore (Singapore City)

I have done my research and I know that it will be a very grueling journey: 6-hour bus and train rides, a bunch of plane rides, and a whole lot of walking. However, I am pretty sure that after this tour, I will experience a sense of fulfillment.

I am beyond excited. In fact, my friends and I are already working on our itinerary. This one needs careful planning.

Wish us luck! :)