Category Archives: Travel

A Salsa massage @ Surabaya


I’m here waiting for my son as we spent the last hour pampering ourselves with Javanese massage after the arduous climb to the 2400ft Ijen Crater. The beauty centre caters everything beauty for a woman but provide back and foot … Continue reading

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Traveling budget in Surabaya


We were given a contact to a travel agent by my son’s friend who had visited Mt Bromo a few months before. So we contacted them, agreed on the itinerary and price (S$100pax/day) and here we are. My vacations are … Continue reading

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Behind the curtain of the falls – Madakaripura Waterfalls


I love waterfalls. Who doesn’t? The only problem is, you’d probably need to hike far and high through slippery muddy trails into ancient forest. The anticipation, to me, is part of the excitement. What falls would greet me at the … Continue reading

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Up close with a live volcano – Mt Bromo


With Mt Agung in Bali erupting last week, friends were concerned about our trip to Mt Bromo, despite their vast distance. True, they share the same ring of fire belt and one eruption could trigger the other, like a contagious … Continue reading

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Villa Lusy – Mt Bromo


I sit here at Villa Lusy at 7pm, after a packet dinner of rice, satay, beans and tempeh, enjoying the cool temperature, while recording of prayers compete with the calls of crickets. It’s cold enough to warrant a jacket. It’s … Continue reading

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Ayurveda Sri Lanka Рspa experience in Trincomalee 


Ayurveda is a holistic health treatment practised by Hindus for centuries.  Much like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it uses herbs for various treatments of illness and maintaining general well-being through medicines, massages,  steamed baths and many others I am not … Continue reading

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Ayurveda Sri Lanka Рspa experience in Trincomalee 


Ayurveda is a holistic health treatment practised by Hindus for centuries.  Much like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it uses herbs for various treatments of illness and maintaining general well-being through medicines, massages,  steamed baths and many others I am not … Continue reading

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