Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Other Corner of Sri Lanka – Resort Review 


Since my husband Michael visited in 2011 for a photography trip and told me about Sri Lanka,  I immediately wanted to come. When I was younger, visiting Sri Lanka was in the plans,  although it was with the hope of … Continue reading

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Sacred Sri Lanka : Polonnaruwa


Polonnaruwa is the second most ancient kingdom, dating back to 12th century.  It was the capital city of King Vijayabahu I and the second capital of Sri Lanka. (The first being Anuradhapura.) A World Heritage site,  the sprawling area is … Continue reading

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Ayubowan Sri Lanka : Sigiriya Rock Fortress 


Ayubowan is the greeting in Sri Lanka,  which means may you have a long life. We arrived yesterday from  Singapore and after a hearty Sri Lankan buffet lunch,  my guide/driver drove four hours to bring us to this World Heritage … Continue reading

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International Day of Yoga 


21 June 2017 is when Singapore celebrated its third International Day of Yoga (IDY), which started in India and observed globally. This date is chosen because it the summer solstice,  which has the longest daylight in the year.  I am … Continue reading

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Singapore Love Stories – Edited by Verena Tay


As a fan of the romantic genre, I grew up reading Mills and Boons and I rarely chance across Singapore love stories. OK, I found a chit lit written by a Filipina author which didn’t click. So I think it’s … Continue reading

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Love in Harvard – Korean Drama 


This is an encore telecast and judging from the tiny mobile phones the actors are using in the drama,  it looks like it was filmed in the early 2000s. Hyun Woo,  son of a prominent lawyer goes to Harvard law … Continue reading

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Zhingkham Resort,  Bhutan 


Zhingkham Resort sits high on a hill, overlooking the Punakha Valley, where from my room,  I finally get what my guide, Phuntsho, was describing – Punakha Dzong,  the religious and winter government administrative building, is built on a piece of … Continue reading

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