{ENGLAND} YORK MAY’16 (3D2N)

After 5 days in Edinburgh, it was time to travel to another city to stay for another 2 days. We had bought the Cross Country train ticket online when we were back in Singapore so that we were able to reserve seat, or else we had to keep on changing seat if the person who…

Timelapse: Sunrise at Arthur’s Seat

My first attempt of timelapse video during sunrise manually taken by using DSLR and Intervalometer and then to create timelapse in Adobe Lightroom. There is still more room for improvement. I had tried my best to climb up before the sunrise but the sky was starting to brighten. You can read more here.

{SCOTLAND} DAY TOUR MAY’16: Stirling Castle & Loch Lomond (Part 1)

Stirling Castle is my first stop to visit in this local tour booked via Viator. Just a brief introduction what this castle amazed me that was built in the 15th and 16th centuries and some buildings remained from the 14th century. Its strong defensive position surrounded by 3 sides of steep cliffs make the strong impression. TOUR INFORMATION…

{SCOTLAND} EDINBURGH MAY’16: St Giles’ Cathedral\

St Giles’ Cathedral is the principal place of worship for Church of Scotland in Edinburgh which located along the Royal Mile between the Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. This is one of the tourist attraction in Edinburgh of its religious focal point for approximately 900 years. WHEN Date of visiting: 28 Apr 16 Duration spent:…

{SCOTLAND} EDINBURGH MAY’16: Free By Foot

Nothing would beat the walking by foot for free. The most cheapest thing to do when you are abroad is to walk every single street that you can access. Let me tell you how did I do that. I had spent 5 days looking at the same street when I came out the house. Around…

{SCOTLAND} EDINBURGH MAY’16: Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is a number one paid-for tourist attraction to go if you ever come Edinburgh. This castle is a world-famous icon of Scotland. Once you are in, first thing to do is to buy ticket. WHEN Date of event: 28 Apr 16 Duration spent: 4 hours PRICE Adult: £16.50 per ticket (SGD 32.50) Child: £9.90 per ticket (SGD 19.40)…

{SCOTLAND} EDINBURGH MAY’16: The peak of Arthur’s Seat

One of the free thing to do when you are in Edinburgh is to walk up to the peak of the Arthur’s Seat. It is the main peak among of all other hills that looming over the City of Edinburgh. The best view at the peak is to face Edinburgh Castle, Old Town and New…

{SCOTLAND} EDINBURGH MAY’16: Calton Hill

CALTON HILL is a marvellous gem tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is easily assessable and only needs 5 mins walk from Waverley Station. This hill is resplendent with a panoramic view and has several iconic monuments and architecture. It is a popular place for tourist and…

{SCOTLAND} EDINBURGH MAY’16: Hello! Hello! Hello!

We had finally reached after the incident of missing connecting flight. Based on the Google weather, it is 4℃ to 5℃ during my period of stay here from 27 Apr 16 to 2 May 16. (Source: edinburgh weather) It is totally different climate from where I stay for the past 30 years. Back in Singapore,…

Miss the flight!

Cannot describe my feeling now. I didn’t expect we will miss our connecting flight to Edinburgh via London. I didn’t expect the security here is very strict and even stricter than Singapore. We have been through many rounds of custom and security check. It took us almost 2 hrs to clear all. (Our interval time…

Ready to go!

It has been a busy day at work and I have to finish all my stuff before I can head off to UK for 3 weeks. My flight to Edinburgh via transit at London is at 22:40pm. As per planned schedule, I must be in cab at 20:00pm but I am not able to leave…