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