Must Do in Hualien, Taiwan

Hualien (花蓮) is a county situated on the east coast of Taiwan. It faces the Pacific Ocean to the east, Central Mountain Range to the west. It is the largest county by area yet with the lowest population in the country due to its mountainous terrain. Hualien is known for its natural and scenic environment … Continue reading Must Do in Hualien, Taiwan

Singapore F1 Track

Exploring Kallang River

Another 12 km Walk along Kallang River The weather was good and I went for my 12 km walk to the Sports Hub. I decided to take a different route to explore the Kallang River, capturing what I saw along the way digitally using my iPhone. Started my walk on a sunny morning, checked out … Continue reading Exploring Kallang River

Chye Tow Kueh

Weekend of Sinful Local Food in Singapore

I have this craving for some sinful local food this weekend. To satisfy my craving and avoid over indulgence, I took a balance approach. Had sinful local food for lunch and salad for dinner and 8km brisk walk in the morning.   Fried Carrot Cake (Chye Thow Kway) On Saturday, I had lunch at my … Continue reading Weekend of Sinful Local Food in Singapore

Singapore Chinese Garden

Visiting Singapore Japanese Garden as a Local Tourist

After visiting the Chinese Garden, I crossed the bridge connecting to the Japanese Garden, continuing my Local Tourist experience. The Japanese Garden is a strolling garden showcasing a landscape style originating from the Muromachi and Momoyama periods of Japanese history. I explored the place, walked past the Guesthouse along Garyuchi pond.   After walking around for two … Continue reading Visiting Singapore Japanese Garden as a Local Tourist

Singapore Chinese Garden

Visiting Singapore Chinese Garden as a Local Tourist

On Sunday morning, I visited the Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden which are situated next to each other on two little islands connected via a bridge with both islands connected to the main island. The last I visited the Singapore Chinese Garden was when I was a little girl. On the way to the Chinese Garden, … Continue reading Visiting Singapore Chinese Garden as a Local Tourist

Singapore Local Food

Local Food in Singapore

Further to my last post on the Local Food in Singapore, in response to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge theme - Local, I am sharing more local food that are available at the hawker centres, coffee shops and food courts in Singapore. These pictures were also taken by my friend, Michael Lee. Following is a typical local breakfast set … Continue reading Local Food in Singapore

Singapore Local Food

Local Food in Singapore

If you ask any Singaporean what they miss most about home when they are overseas, they will tell you - Local Food. Sharing on my favourite local food, in response to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge theme - Local. Singapore is a multi-racial nation and a metropolitan city, we are spoil in terms of choice of food. … Continue reading Local Food in Singapore

Sengkang Riverside Park

Morning Walk at Sengkang Riverside Park

I was greeted by the clear blue sky when I got up from bed, so we took a drive to the north eastern part of Singapore to explore Sengkang Riverside Park, my first visit to the Park.   Sengkang Riverside Park Sengkang Riverside Park is one of the four parks located on the North Eastern … Continue reading Morning Walk at Sengkang Riverside Park

Welcome to Taiwan – Day 1 at Taipei

My first visit to Taiwan was in Spring 2012, was there for a 8-day vacation.  Stayed at Sheraton Taipei located at ZhongXiao East Road,  redeemed using my points from Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) membership.  The hotel is a block away from the Taipei ShanDaoShi MRT Station.  On day four, I took the High Speed Rail … Continue reading Welcome to Taiwan – Day 1 at Taipei