Postcards from Nice, France

Nice is a great transit point in the South of France, with easy access to the Nice Côte d’Azur Airport by tram (from the Jean Médicin station) and its comprehensive train network. It was my stopover city before venturing further west to Aix-en-Provence and Cassis, and again before my flight home from Nice. The views […]

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Postcards from Florence, Italy

Too many postcards from 4 days in Florence back in August? Not at all! The millennial version of these postcards can be found in my Instagram Stories (includes a painting of Keanu Reeves). Florence, or Firenze in Italian, just oozes with history at every corner. The heart of the Renaissance era is still remarkably preserved, […]

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Pura Tirta Empul

Pura Tirta Empul is one of the most beautiful temples in Bali, hands down. Located in Tampaksiring, about an hour’s drive from Ubud (blog post here), this Balinese Hindu temple is a must-visit. After my flight booking was confirmed, Pura Tirta Empul was the first destination that I researched. After a couple of hours in […]

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Postcards from Ubud

Last week, Yen and I embarked on a 5-day getaway to Bali for a much-needed break. We headed to Ubud, the cultural heart of the Hindu-majority island. The people are warm and friendly, not to mention there are rice fields aplenty! Located about an hour’s drive from the airport, I highly recommend visiting Ubud for […]

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