Archives for Travel – China

Goodbye 2012… Hello 2013…

Once again, we have reached that moment in time where we sit back and reflect on our life at large… … and then perhaps set some New Year resolutions that we will forget all about in just a week or two πŸ™‚ Anyway… what I can say that this year end, I could at least […]

It’s been over six months and two vacations since…

As I write this post and reflect, it’s been over six months and two vacations since my last post… Well, certainly modern lifestyle is super busy and hectic for most of us what with the increasing popularity of social media like Facebook that ‘rob’ us of a lot of personal time, I would say πŸ™‚ […]

Beijing/Tianjin 2011: From cold to cool…

Once again, I’m visiting Beijing — and taking a couple of days to visit Tianjin — again since my last visit in December last year in 2010. Ordinarily, just the thought of a temperature of 5 deg C isΒ  downright scary to a person like me who spent several decades in Singapore with temperatures around […]

A *COLD* Winter in Beijing…

Traveling for the last time in 2010, we went to Beijing for a weeklong holiday. To the locals, it was probably not so cold, but to me — a Singaporean who is exposed to an all year round warm temperature of about 30 deg C — it was a harsh cold winter! When we landed […]

Which do you like best? World Expo 2010 nite pics…

Two nights ago, I visited the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China… … the place is just HUGE!!! I wish I have an entire month to visit each and every pavilion leisurely but that obviously is not the case. With what little time we have, we breezed through Portugal, Denmark, Finland and Turkey… And since […]

In Shanghai, China for the World Expo 2010 (and sharing a fascinating ‘coincidence’)

Now that I’m in Shanghai, China for the World Expo 2010, it looks like I’m updating this blog only when I travel… … but it’s NEVER intended to be this way. Things just got too much and over my head. Before I share a fascinating ‘coincidence’ Well –