I visited St Stephen’s Basilica on foot as it’s not too far away from Wombats Hostel where I was staying. The church was named after Hungary’s first king, King Stephen and it took more than 50 years to build. It was a beautiful day and the church seemed even more stunning with a dazzling blue sky as the backdrop. The gilded interior too was opulent with red marbles and plenty of glimmering. Continue reading
The paddy processing factory (PLS Marketing) is located amidst a sea of lush green paddy field. The field is so uniform they are almost like a thick bush of carpet that you just feel like jumping on them and test the softness.
Pantai Redang Beach (热浪沙滩) at Sekinchan is especially lively during weekends and public holidays where the market dominates the scene. It is also where the TVB drama (单城双恋) took some of their scenes at.
**2015 Update on Sekin Fisherman Village Hotel & Resort : I stayed here in 2014 and found everything average. Not particularly wow, nor not particularly terrible; and not politically involved . But I am receiving a lot of negative feedbacks in 2015 about the place (read comments below), please rethink your choices.**
Sekin Fisherman Village Hotel & Resort is one of the largest accommodation establishments in Sekinchan with the beach right behind the hotel. With a theme of romantic white, the hotel rate is decent starting at RM 100 + and above, comparing to other hotels that are homestays or converted from commercial shoplots with rates from RM 50 and above. Continue reading
The First World Hotel has an impressive 6118 rooms, which makes it the world’s largest hotel in the period of 2005 – 2007 and it is listed in the Guinness World Records. If you are visiting Genting Highlands, there are high chances that you will be staying in this hotel because the other two hotels Genting Highlands and Maxims are reserved for high rollers. Continue reading
Colmar Tropicale is a highland resort inspired by the Alsace region of France. Located at 2700 ft above sea level, cobbled streets, timber-framed buildings, clock tower and pastel colors reminisce an European medieval village.
A trip to Bangkok promises a myriad of experiences – whether you just want to do retail therapy, indulge in spa and massages, see the cultural aspects of Bangkok, or a little bit of everything. Continue reading
The Flying Fox at Bukit Tinggi is the longest trail in South East Asia, located in Colmar Tropicale’s Adventure Park. I saw the advertisements for it as we were driving and just mentioned to Gary as-a-matter-of-factly “hey, there’s flying fox here !” Not knowing that my comment had ignited Gary’s childhood passion as a scout and he decided that we should have a go at it. Continue reading
The spectacular Heroes Square is located just right outside the city park of Budapest. The central monument featuring Gabriel the Guardian Angel is also known as the Millennium Monument, which was completed in 1900 to commemorate the 1000th year of Hungarian State founded by Stephen I. Continue reading
The New York Cafe in Budapest is one cafe extravaganza located on the ground floor of Boscolo Hotel. It is an epitome of opulence where dining is truly fit for a king. The cafe’s menu has a short description about the cafe, terming itself “The Most Beautiful Cafe in the World” – which would be hard to dispute.