Dakar, Senegal

First Day: Wrong Hotel and Still No Cash… Revamping some old stories from West Africa, with a hint of nostalgia and wanderlust. The African adventure happened in 2010/2011, after my Asia and Indochina tour.  Africa is expensive and now I am relying on a volunteer nurse for one week-long trip to Dakar, Senegal, after spending, Read More

Banjul, The Gambia

Revamping some old stories from West Africa, with a hint of nostalgia and wanderlust. The African adventure happened in 2010/2011, after my Asia and Indochina tour.  After a short break in Bangkok coming from Cambodia, I started my long trip to West Africa: 40 hours! The Flight Bangkok to Cairo: 10 hours, Cairo to Lagos, Read More

TBEX Bangkok 2015

The Future of Travel Media More than 600 travel bloggers, writers, podcasters, videographers and photographers from around the world attended the TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) conference in Bangkok at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, 15 – 17 October 2015. “The best blogging community are the travel bloggers because they’re very, very happy.” –, Read More

Singapore Weird Laws

“The Fine City” The nickname for Singapore, “The Fine City”, has double meaning. In order to maintain the “public order” and to protect the “fine state” of Singapore, the Government has imposed a multitude of strict laws and hefty fines. Don’t risk being fined or worst, caned and jailed in Singapore. Besides the usual “No, Read More

Sake barrels

October 1st is the World Sake Day and we are celebrating! Made from fermented rice, sake is the national beverage of Japan. Sake can be served at the room temperature, hot or cold – depending on the type of sake. With 18% – 20% alcohol, sake is not a strong drink. Easy to drink,, Read More

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple Singapore

The Arab Quarter, Chinatown and Little India Singapore is a diverse melting pot of cultures and races, with four official languages: English, Malay, Tamil and Mandarin. Find Singapore’s traditional roots and enjoy the exotic sights and sounds of the Arab Quarter, Chinatown and Little India. The Arab Quarter Also known as Kampong Glam, the Arab Quarter is one of the most, Read More

Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, Art Science Museum, the Esplanade, Ion Orchard

Geylang Singapore

Geylang is part two from the “Let’s Go to Singapore!” series, after a short introduction to the Lion City. The Red Light District From Changi airport I took the MRT train to the “Aljunied” station where I was welcomed by 14 CCTV cameras! My two stars “Fragrance Hotel Ruby” is located in the middle, Read More

Japan Good Manners Guide

Going to Japan? Learn the etiquette! A Japan good manners guide for travelers comes handy and the City of Kyoto has has just released the “Akimahen of Kyoto” using smart graphics and an emoji scale of severity for misbehaving. “In Japan, I was immensely impressed by the politeness, industrious nature and conscientiousness of the Japanese people.” – J. Paul, Read More

Kathmandu, Nepal

Namaste! I visited Nepal in 2010 and I felt in love right away with this beautiful country. It is very sad to see the destructions of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake, not only on the human scale (8,800 people dead and more than 23,000 injured), but also in the destruction of UNESCO World Heritage, Read More