of firsts and seconds…

It was one of those waking moments when I thought I was still trapped in la-la land because the text message that woke me up read something like, "we are being invited to guest on a TV show. Get your ass online." So I staggered in the middle...

Singapore Hot Spots

We collect key chains. Not officially though. But since it’s the easiest thing to bring home after a trip, not to mention cheapest when you have a bunch load of friends from different circles, and the idea is shared by our friends, we found our...

Little India, Singapore

I have never been alone on a travel before prior to my Sagada trip. I have the faintest sense of direction and I always feel particularly stupid after flying, it’s as if my head is still caught up with the altitude change. It took me...

Singapore is a "Fine" City

With great power comes great responsibility. And like Singapore, greatness can mean a lot of restrictions. No wonder the place is spic and span! We Filipinos should learn a thing or two from them...

going chicken-crazy in singapore

In the first world island at the southern-most tip of the mainland Asia, life is busy and fast paced. People move faster, eat quicker and travel from point A to B in a break-neck speed. Even the escalators in public places runs faster than the...

backpacking in the lion city

The backpacking culture is peculiar to a small global community of people with common understanding and perception of traveling. I experienced the true blue backpacking niche first hand when Monette and I flew to Singapore. We booked a separate flight so she arrived 18 hours...

Singapore, Chinatown

Any country in the world would have a Chinatown. But the Singapore version of it is quite different. Studded with colonial Dutch shop houses, this tourist attraction also boasts a contemporary mix of pop culture and towering temples of the old. Large sections of it...

Getting in, around and out of Singapore

Arriving in Singapore may well be the most stress-free experience in traveling. After all, they have what is considered to be the best airport in the world. Changi Airport is easily accessible from the Budget terminal because of the free airport shuttle that goes back...