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“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

Travel Theme: WALLS

Walls evoke  a feeling of security in all of us. It is familiar. It’s what we see every day. At the same time, walls leave us at awe whenever something … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Macau: Colonial Buildings and Great Food

After a night of casinos and lights, we were ready for a day full of Macanese heritage and Portuguese architecture. The first stop that we had was A-Ma Temple. A … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: LOVE

January is flying by so fast. It’s almost love month! I wanted to put the Taj Mahal here, unfortunately I haven’t been to India yet so as to have the … Continue reading

January 26, 2013 · 6 Comments

Goodbye Hong Kong, Hello Macau!

I should tell you that spending just three days in Hong Kong was barely enough to scratch the surface of this vibrant city. It has so much more to offer … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

Victoria Peak

Continuing on our exploration of Hong Kong island, we were looking forward to visiting the Victoria Peak. We booked our tickets ahead while we were still in Manila, saving us … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: BEYOND

One of the places I loved the most in Beijing was the park behind the Forbidden City, Jingshan Park. Climbing on its hill gave me the spectacular view of the … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 13 Comments

Exploring Hong Kong Island

Our second day in Hong Kong was dedicated to seeing Hong Kong island. It’s the island south of the Kowloon peninsula, and it’s where the Central Business District is located. … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · 7 Comments

Travel Theme: GLASS

Sadly, I have never seen a collection of glass sculptures, nor have been so much intrigued to visit a museum for one. I like staring at sculptures, but I like … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: ILLUMINATION

It’s always great to find city skyscrapers light up in front of your eyes! We waited for sunset in Victoria Peak to see Hong Kong from a bird’s eye view … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 12 Comments

Travel Theme: MULTIPLES

An Oscars trophy, anyone? You can always buy a souvenir trophy from Universal Studios Singapore. Or opt to give to the Best Dad, Best Mom, Best Boyfriend, or anything else … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Ngong Ping 360

To tell you honestly, I’m not a fan a big cities. Sure, I like how efficient their transportation systems are and how pedestrian-friendly their sidewalks can get, but I don’t … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: RESOLVED

I simply wish to visit more places this year, without the breaking the bank. Sure, I love to travel. Reviewing my expenses for the last year, however, made me realize that … Continue reading

January 5, 2013 · 1 Comment