Phu Quoc

8 things to do in Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc is an island west of Saigon, it takes about 45 mins from Saigon on a plane or about 2 hours from Hà Tiên on a ferry. I do notice the international airport is underway and development is almost complete. This would make Phu Quoc more assessable and able to bring in more tourist. There […]

Watercress soup

Chinese watercress soup

Chinese watercress soup (西洋菜汤) helps to cool your body down according to Chinese medicine and has many health benefits such as lowering blood pressure and promotes vital fluids to lubricate the lungs and relieve a cough. Watercress origin from the West and I guess that why it called 西洋菜 in Chinese. It is used as a medicine for migraines, anemia, eczema, […]

Mei Yuen (美園) Restaurant

Mei Yuen (美園) restaurant has been around Katong area since I was young, this shop always gives me the nostalgic memories of my childhood days. Their roasts are authentic and have not changed over the years. Serving are generous and the price is reasonable. I always order their Wanton noodles which is very old school […]

Mount Rinjani

Pretty much inspired by a Mount Rinjani video, look challenging yet interesting. I decide to take up the challenge with my aunt and cousin. We took up a 2D1N package from Adi trekking and proceed with the trip. There’s a couple thing that needs to be prepared. 3/4 T-shirt Jacket Sweater Short/Long pants Small towel Sun hat […]

Macritchie reservoir

Macritchie reservoir was opened since 1993 and it has been a recreational place for everyone. Macritchie reservoir gets busy starting from 6 am during the weekend. The reservoir is good for jogging, hiking, Tai Chi or even kayaking. There are limited park lots at the Macritchie reservoir. I would suggest reaching there before 7 am to get a parking […]

Danang dragon bridge

Dragon bridge is one of the most spectacular attractions in Danang. It is a bridge over the river Han with a dragon on it. This huge long dragon spits fire and water at 9 pm on every weekend. There are plenty of bars and restaurants at the waterfront, you can enjoy a glass of beer while […]

Flower Dome

The garden festival featured the Orchid extravaganza and the Singapore Orchid show in the flower dome this year. There are tons of orchids from over the world exhibit in the dome, there are some which are grown by the locals and compete for the first prize. As predicted, there are huge crowds and long queue […]