A weekend trip to Hong Kong

Last January I paid a visit to Hong Kong, which was a long desired destination as I heard many great stories about the world's most vertical city - 311 skyscrapers to be precise. Although HK and Singapore are often being compared amongst expats, I got to experience in person that both cities are completely different and…

5 green outdoor activities in Singapore

While many people visit Singapore only for a few days as a stopover for another destination, most visitors head straight to hotspots like Marina Bay Sands, Chinatown and Little India. However, as Singapore aims to be a city in a park, your stay is not complete without a visit to one of the many lush greeneries. I wrote about Pulau Ubin…

A stay in Bangkok’s historic district

In the heart of Bangkok's historical district Pra Nakhon, you will find the unique colonial-style boutique hotel Baan Noppawong. It is located at a quid road that is parallel to the busy Ratchadamnoen Klang Road. Baan Noppawong is a small hotel with only seven rooms, guaranteeing a big amount of personalised service. While I had to leave at 06.30…

Sydney’s conscious suburb

When it comes to eco-consciousness, there is no doubt you can get around in Sydney as this city is way ahead of it’s time. But there is one suburb in particular that seems to have it all. Meet Newtown! Newtown is a vibrant neighbourhood located approximately four kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district and…

An eco-conscious city trip to Bangkok

How to make eco–conscious choices within one of Southeast Asia’s most popular tourist destinations? Start with choosing a colonial style bed & breakfast over big hotel chains. Baan Pra Nond is a family run bed & breakfast, keen on being an home away from home. The friendly staff welcomes you with a traditional Thai tea…