Tag Archives: adventure

happily lost in valparaiso

i have no plan, no agenda, no idea what to see there, no idea how to get there. i just know valparaiso is a colourful city by the port, over an hour away from santiago. so, a subway, a bus, few walking detours, many direction pointing and an empanada later… i finally reached ascensor concepcion, the […]

the lone adventure of the montreal bagel and the royal hike

first of all, i never like bagels. i always find them too dense and heavy, i like my bread fluffy and soft. but somehow i convinced myself that i should give it a second chance since i’m in montreal and it’s famous for its bagels, supposedly. so i googled ‘best bagel in montreal’ and a […]

in love with eiffel

it’s hard not to fall in love with a city like paris. as cliché as it sounds, you can almost feel the romance in the air. maybe it’s the french architecture, maybe it’s the cafes with seats facing the streets, the trees that lined up in the lovely jardins, the hommes who dress well, the femmes who look effortlessly […]

keep calm and ‘lim teh’ in sri lanka.

SRI LANKA is nothing like what I’ve imagined it to be. It has pleasantly surprised me in many ways. Colombo is clean and organised (well, during my half day there!). Roads are generally good tho many are under construction (we were caught in many slow one-lane traffic due to road works). The national parks are […]

aint no mountain higher (for now)

MT RINJANI. By far the most challenging trek I’ve done. Standing at 3,726m high in Lombok, Indonesia, it is an active volcano with varied landscapes and terrains – savanna, rainforest, rockies, sandies, loose gravels… Training before the trip is absolutely necessary. Build up your stamina and fitness so that you suffer less during the journey. […]