Staycation at Adimulia Hotel Medan

Some splurge are worth it, some are not. This one belongs to the former.

It all started from a chat with a friend. My friend told me that if I ever want to stay in a hotel in Medan, I should go to Adimulia Hotel. He said, “It is very nice! Even Jokowi stayed there when he came to Medan!” (more…)

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Siem Reap International Airport: What You Need to Know

Siem Reap International Airport (REP) is the second busiest airport in Cambodia, after Phnom Penh International Airport.

Sieam Reap Airport is the nearest airport to Angkor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which includes famous remains of Khmer Kingdom, such as Angkor Wat temple. In fact, the distance between Siem Reap airport and Angkor Wat is only 6km!

If this is your first time visiting Siem Reap and you’re worried about what you need to do upon arriving at Siem Reap, don’t be! In this post, I will walk you through the process of arriving at Siem Reap airport, how to get from Siem Reap airport to the town as well as the process of flying out of Siem Reap. (more…)

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4-Year Blog Anniversary

“Be not afraid of going slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.”

It felt like just a couple of months ago that I wrote my third blog anniversary post, and now it’s August again! Time really flies. A lot of things have happened to my blog and my personal life during the past year. Some are good things and some are not. Since this post is about the blog anniversary, this post will be more about the blogging, rather than about my life.

If my 3-Year Blog Anniversary was about feeling amazed that my blog could actually help people, then my 4-Year Blog Anniversary is about feeling confident that I can run and grow a travel website for the long haul. (more…)

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Exploring Angkor Wat Temples on an E-Bike

Could E-Bike be the sustainable solution in Angkor Wat?

Years ago when I went to Siem Reap with my girl friends, we took tuk-tuk to explore the Angkor Wat complex. This time, I want to try something new. I thought a scooter would be a great idea. It’s cheap and we have the freedom to use it even at night or early in the morning without worrying about paying overtime charges to tuk-tuk drivers.

However, when I researched about how to rent a scooter in Siem Reap, I found conflicting information on the internet. Majority of the people said that foreigners are not allowed to ride a scooter inside Angkor Wat. Oh NO!

Some people suggested that foreigners rent an e-bike instead of scooter. Hmm, that sounds interesting! (more…)

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53 Things to Do in Changi Airport, Singapore

If you are that last-minute guy/gal who always arrive at the airport just in time before the check-in counter closes, I recommend that you arrive much earlier if you’re flying out from Changi Airport. I’ll tell you why.

There are SO many things to do in Changi Airport! And don’t worry if you’re on a tight budget, the most awesome places are free anyway. No wonder it’s the world’s best airport according to Skytrax in 2019!

Because I’m an ambitious traveller, I did what I should do. I spent a lot of time at the airport, trying to compile an enormous list of things to do in Changi Airport. The list is divided into 5 main categories according to their location: Jewel, Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3 and Terminal 4.

The list includes FREE things to do as well as things that require money. It also includes both Transit Area (i.e. inside departure gate where only flying passengers are allowed to enter) and Public Area (i.e. area where everyone can access, regardless whether they’re flying or not). (more…)

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The Complete Guide for Exploring Pulau Ubin, Singapore

Off the beaten path? Check. Non-touristy? Without a doubt. Cheap? Yes, yes, yes.

Pulau Ubin is a small island (about 10sqm in size) located at the north east of Singapore. Even though it is part of Singapore, Pulau Ubin doesn’t look a tiny bit like Singapore! It is said that Pulau Ubin is a reflection of Singapore in the 1960s. 

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30 Things To Do in Sentosa Island, Singapore

What’s there to do in Sentosa? Isn’t it just a small island?

Yes, it is. In fact, the island is just slightly under 5 square kilometers. If you’re a first-time visitor to Singapore, I couldn’t recommend visiting Sentosa highly enough. If have visited Sentosa before, well, it’s so hard to tell your friends you’ve seen it all because the island keeps adding new things all the time, it’s so annoying.

Is Sentosa worth visiting? Yes. Well, I’m obviously biased. I visited Sentosa the first time about 17 years ago and fell in love with it. To this day, I’m still loving it. They say love is blind and biased.

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