South Korea Travel : Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁)

After an exciting day exploring Gyeonggi-do area where we covered Namiseom Island (남이섬) and The Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원) , the next day, we decided to spend the day exploring in Seoul. We started the day with exploration of Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁). Also known as Gyeongbok Palace, Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁) was the main royal palace back in the Joseon dynasty. It serve … More South Korea Travel : Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁)

South Korea Travel : The Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원)

After our memorable exploration of Namiseom Island (남이섬) we head off to our next destination, The Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원). We had originally planned to explore Petite France as well as the stop is along the way to The Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원). Unfortunately, as we had spent too much time enjoying our exploration of Namiseom Island (남이섬), … More South Korea Travel : The Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원)

South Korea Travel : Namiseom Island (남이섬)

Spring is here! I finally managed to re-visit one of my favourite Asian Country, South Korea to experience Spring Love! I could still remember my 1st visit to South Korea 17 years ago, it was the start of the k-drama hype where Namiseon Island (남이섬) was made popular by the popular korean drama, Winter Sonata (겨울연가). … More South Korea Travel : Namiseom Island (남이섬)

Happy Lunar New Year

Today is the first day of the Lunar New Year, marking the start of Spring. Here wishing everyone a great year of the Dog. May the year ahead be a prosperous year filled with wealth, happiness and health.

Beautiful Vietnam : 2 Days 1 Night Eco-Tour of Ninh Bihn

Ending our memorable 2 Days 1 Night exploration of the UNESCO Heritage Site of Vietnam : Halong Bay, we returned to Hanoi Boutique Hotel for 1 night stopover before we head off for our next exciting adventure. The warm feeling as we step into the hotel to be warmly welcome back by the associate of the … More Beautiful Vietnam : 2 Days 1 Night Eco-Tour of Ninh Bihn

Christmas Baking : Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookiesi

Christmas is my family and my favourite time of the year! And this year, this ‘Santarina’ decided to spend some time in the kitchen testing out some new cookies for Christmas. Recently discovered this wonderful recipe Chocolate Mint Kiss Cookies where I adapted the recipe a little and also replacing the Chocolate Mint Kisses with the Candy … More Christmas Baking : Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookiesi

UNESCO Heritage Site of Vietnam : 2 Days 1 Night Cruise along Halong Bay

Our exploration in Sapa ended with our overnight train back to Hanoi. Our train actually arrived in Hanoi at 430 am. Oh no… what are we going to do? To our surprised, we were met at the station by the friendly associate of  Hanoi Boutique Hotel and added to the surprised, we arrived at the hotel only … More UNESCO Heritage Site of Vietnam : 2 Days 1 Night Cruise along Halong Bay