International Travels, USA

USA Diaries: Grand Canyon South Rim Day Tour

Grand Canyon wasn't on my bucket list because I never imagined to be anywhere near Las Vegas or Arizona, until Fox Life Asia sent me and Mary there last month. There are different sides, or rims, to the Grand Canyon that can be visited depending on one's itinerary, interest and location. The most popular is… Continue reading USA Diaries: Grand Canyon South Rim Day Tour

International Travels, India, Others

Jaipur: The Pink City of India

I went to India for work, but underneath the paperwork, the footloose in me lay awake, thinking of adventures that I can do on weekends. It is a little challenging since I only have the weekends to go out, and more so because I have heard of warnings at home and in the bustling metropolitan… Continue reading Jaipur: The Pink City of India

International Travels, Japan, Museum and Theme Parks

Japan Ja-Fun! Osaka and the Universal Studios

Osaka is the largest city in western Japan, is the capital of the Osaka Prefecture and is very close to Kobe, Kyoto and Nara. If you have a plane ticket to Osaka, consider going to those places too. It is about 500 km from Tokyo, 2 something hours by Shinkansen and about 6-8 hours drive by car or public… Continue reading Japan Ja-Fun! Osaka and the Universal Studios

International Travels, China

Beijing Memoirs 1: Great Wall, Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square, Ming Tombs, Lama Temple and Beijing Zoo

Exploring Beijing is like traveling back in time to about 3000 BC. The temples and other infrastructures were preserved, and others, beautifully remade you wouldn't know the difference. True, it is difficult to communicate in English when you're just walking the street and asking for directions. It is also quite amusing to buy something from… Continue reading Beijing Memoirs 1: Great Wall, Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square, Ming Tombs, Lama Temple and Beijing Zoo