Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Inevitable Bad Vacation


Just a short 40-minute flight from Singapore, you’ll find the small island of Tioman off the east coast of mainland Malaysia. It’s been billed as a great little island for hiking, diving, and snorkeling, and I have no doubt that it probably is, unfortunately, we chose the wrong time to go and the wrong place to stay. Tropical storm Haiyan was raging towards the Philippines and the South China Sea was feeling her wrath…

Tips for Staying Safe When Hiring Local Tour Guides

Travel Guide

Traveling for a living isn’t a luxury that many of us have. As a result, our time is limited and seeing as many sights as possible in a short amount of time is a priority. Local guides are one of the best options for getting a feel and true representation of life in the country your visiting…

Faber Bistro Review

Entrance to Faber Bistro

One of the famous attractions here in Singapore is Mt. Faber. A lush, hill top tourist spot. Mt. Faber is accessible by public transportation, braving the very steep but scenic walk up 292 stairs, or riding over via the cable car attraction. If you haven’t tried the cable car, it’s definitely something to do. You can purchase tickets at the Jewel Box at Mount Faber OR HarbourFront Tower 2. We chose the cable car…