If you ask a Singaporean exchange student which countries he/she has travelled to in Europe, you will rarely hear “Ireland” as one of the answers. It is really unfortunate that Ireland is less popular than her EU counterparts despite having some of the most beautiful sights in the region. During my four-month stay in Ireland, I … More The wonders of Ireland
Overview During the 4 months I spent in Europe, I visited a number of highly popular cities including the likes of Rome, Amsterdam, London, Berlin, etc. While these cities are undoubtedly beautiful and eye-opening, they are unfortunately almost always clogged with throngs of tourists. Sad to say, many of the attractions have turned into tourist … More Lisbon and Porto – hidden jewels of Europe?
The following is a detailed account and photo log of my experience on the Mont Blanc Circuit. DAY 1: 19/8/2016 As the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) is a circular route, it can be walked in both the clockwise and anti-clockwise direction. For the same reason, hikers can choose to start from any point of the circuit, with … More Tour du Mont Blanc (the hike)
Two Saturdays ago, Bertrand and I raced in the open category of NUS Biathlon 2016. This was the second consecutive year that we had taken part in the NUS Biathlon. Last year’s edition of the race was held at Siloso Beach; if you’re familiar with Sentosa you would know that there’s an artificial island a couple of hundred metres offshore … More NUS Biathlon 2016