{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…

Christmas getaway in Bangkok: In my bag

What is so good about shopping trip? One of the best thing is to pack lesser than other usual trips. This is the key to minimal packing. If you do not mind wearing unwashed new clothes, you can just tuck it in and go. Here is what I packed: 1 Gray tee (for Airport outfit)…

PLANNING AHEAD

Throughout our lives, we plan almost everything. Our family, our education, our careers, our home, our meals, our spending, our retirement, even our vacations. Weeks of planning or even months of preparation. However, there will be some unforeseen circumstances even when the process of planning goes well. Three weeks of vacation neither too long nor…