Portugal'19: [SINTRA] Restaurante Metamorphosis – The Second Experience

So... it's only a few days later from our first experience at Restaurante Metamorphosis, and both my parents were already craving their Arroz De Tamboril. Which was why we decided to take another day trip to Sintra once again - but that fit nicely into our itinerary because there were simply too many attractions to…

Portugal'19: [SINTRA] Restaurante Metamorphosis – Our Family's Favourite Restaurant

This post marks the very first of my family travel series! This series is going to be slightly different from the solo travel series, in that it'll focus more on my food experiences and highlights of the family trip rather than every day's itinerary. Simply because my poor old brain is fizzling out, and certain…

Kyoto Solo Accommodation Review: Sotetsu Fresa Inn Hachijoguchi

I've mentioned in one of my Kyoto itinerary posts that I would be doing a more in depth review of the hotel that I stayed in during my solo trip, so without further ado...here goes~ The hotel that I chose to stay in is called Sotetsu Fresa Inn Hachijoguchi. I booked a double room for…

How To Stay Healthy Even When Travelling: Diet

In my previous post, I mentioned that the 2 key elements of keeping in shape while travelling are exercise and diet. Having shared my top tips regarding exercise, it is now time to dive into the second component: our diets. The most important thing to remember from this whole post is: Instead of agonising over…

How To Stay Healthy Even When Travelling: Exercise

Travelling is a time of indulgence, doing exciting and new things all day long and pampering oneself to the max. We gorge on the many different exotic delicacies that we encounter, tasting as much of the local flavours as we possibly can, paying little attention to the quantity and quality of food consumed. This often…

Kyoto Itinerary #5 (Part Two): [OSAKA] Shinsaibashi and Dotonbori

Tuesday 14 January 2020: Continuing from my previous post, after the mouth-watering journey at Kuromon Market, the next thing on my itinerary was to hunt for some good quality umbrellas! Buying umbrellas in Japan feels like a very tourist thing to do, isn't it? After all, their umbrellas are known for their sturdy quality, large…

Kyoto Itinerary #5 (Part One): [OSAKA] Sumiyoshi Taisha, Kuromon Market

Tuesday 14 January 2020: Today was the day I planned to take a quick trip from Kyoto to Osaka because the weather forecast promised clear skies and sunshine. I know many people will be curious as to why I chose to stay in Kyoto and then do a day trip to Osaka instead of the…