Asia Destination Postcard Singapore Singapore

Sir Stamford Raffles (Postcard Singapore #14)

Here is a statue of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles standing tall and mighty against the backdrop of our Central Business District (CBD). He signed the treaty with the Sultan (King) of Singapore on 6 February 1819. The treaty allowed the British to set up a trading post where he declared Singapore a free port. That …

Colombia, Mompox
Colombia Destination Guide to South America

Guide to Colombia’s Mompox – Everything you need to know

In the Bolívar department of Colombia lies Mompox. A town that not many ventures to despite it being a UNESCO Heritage site. While this place is not as popular as other towns like Villa de Leva, Guatalupe and Salento, it played a significant role in shaping the history of Colombia. Today, this town attracts the …

Grilled Satay
Asia Destination Postcard Singapore Singapore

Grilled Satay (Postcard Singapore #11)

Grilled satay is one of my favourite food to have while dining with family or friends because they are easy bites and so tasty!  This amazing delicacy is popular in South East Asia, with the origin tracing back to Java, Indonesia. In the past, there were no clear borders between Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore hence it …

Mompox, the colonial architectural town
Colombia Destination South America

A Weekend Getaway to Mompox, The Forgotten UNESCO Town

Before I left for Colombia in July 2017, I read a travel memoir by Michael Jacobs, Robber of Memories. He travelled along River Magdalena during the turbulence of civil war where he traced the memories of Gabriel García Márquez, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease, just like his mother. In his captivating tale, while I cannot …