Singapore Sights: Jurong Bird Park

By Shem B / December 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Birds, Birds, and more Birds Singapore maybe a small red dot in the map but don’t let others tell you there’s nothing to see here. If you like bird-watching, you can find them here. The Jurong Bird Park is part of the Wildlife Reserves of Singapore. There are four parks under their banner: Night Safari, […]

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Nature Spots in Singapore

By Shem B / October 16, 2017 / 1 Comment

Singapore is not all about the efficient trains (some would object), air-conditioned malls, and the wide array of food choices. The city-state is also a huge garden. There are trees, flowers, and interesting animals. One of the things I missed in Melbourne was the proximity to nature. We lived in a suburb surrounded by trees. […]

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Treetops, Monkeys, and Wet Trails

By Shem B / October 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

Traversing the MacRitchie Reservoir  “It rained,” H said, peeking out of the window. I had stumbled out of bed to I rush to the study to turn off the blaring music of my alarm. Darn, I thought. That meant muddy and probably slippery paths. H and I had been looking forward to this outing. Not […]

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Get Upgraded when Flying

By Shem B / September 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

I’m not rolling in dough and I’m not very savvy when it comes to accumulating credit cards to get points. I’m just your average traveler. I book months ahead and compare prices before purchasing my plane tickets to have a bit of saving. I look for apartments instead of booking at hotels so I could […]

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Kefalonia & Athens – Dream Fulfilled

By Shem B / August 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

August 2015 Greek Gods and Goddesses. Tragic love stories. Once I read Edith Hamilton’s Mythology in grade school, I was a goner for Greece. I wrote short stories about my version of some of the stories I read or came up with entirely made up stories of my own. I fashioned myself after Artemis, the […]

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