I had never hiked up a hill overseas, the start of a brand new 2019 was a good time to try. For this, we went on a full-day trip to Bukit Senaling and Malacca one Saturday. Bukit Senaling is located in the Malaysian state of Negri Sembilan. At a height of 394m, hikers are rewarded with beautiful views of sea of clouds in the horizon.
We had dinner at Rai Chan Raem Restaurant on our first night in Khao Kho after reading good reviews on it. It is ranked #3 out of 15 restaurants in Khao Kho and in Klook’s sample itinerary. Sounds like a good choice? It was. The food did not disappoint even though we had to travel […]
A family trip to Thailand in which we visited Khao Kho, a new hot destination. It had the excitement of a fresh new destination. But our experience fell short of expectations as we did not see the ‘sea of clouds’ Khao Kho is famous for. The peak season to see its ‘sea of clouds’ is […]
Kiri Pura Resort is a new resort in Khao Kho, a region in northern-central Thailand which is quickly gaining popularity among travellers. Location-wise, the resort is a few minutes’ drive away from the area’s no. 1 tourist attraction, Wat Pha Sorn Kaew. The 3-star resort has 2 types of accommodation: tent or cabin-style rooms. Each […]
Lotus Pond or Lianchi Lake (莲池潭) is an artificial lake in Zuoying District of Kaohsiung, which is popular with tourists. One of my favourite tourist attraction in Kaohsiung. There are more than 20 temples around Lotus Pond, worshipping different deities and each with its own unique characteristics. I visited 3 of the more representative temples […]
This is the place to be in Kaohsiung for art-lovers. Kaohsiung’s Pier II Art Center is housed in what used to be warehouses in Yancheng District. The warehouses were built in 1973 but were later abandoned, as Kaohsiung shifted from being an industrial city to a service city. They were later given a new lease […]
Kaohsiung is well-known for its harbour which is the largest in Taiwan. The busy Port of Kaohsiung is the 4th largest container port in the world and ranked 13th in 2016 in terms of cargo handled at a volume of 10.46 million twenty-foot equivalent (TEU). A view of the Port greeted us as our aircraft […]