Your Italian Doorway to a Whole New World

I always suffer greatly in summer. I know it is weird. I was born in Indonesia, a tropical country but I can’t stand the heat there. So, when I finally moved to a four-season country, Italy, it was kind of relief as extremely hot temperature lasts only two to three months max, peaking in JulyContinue reading “Your Italian Doorway to a Whole New World”

Pompeii Ruins: The Prominent Heritage of Ancient Roman Lifestyle

The first time I saw the horrifying scene of Pompeii ruins was in the Singapore National Museum at the end of 2010 when they held an exhibition dedicated to this terrible event that occurred a long time ago. The ruins are part of UNESCO’s world heritage site, located in Pompei Municipality, a city in Naples,Continue reading “Pompeii Ruins: The Prominent Heritage of Ancient Roman Lifestyle”

Brussels: Your European Metropolis

As I mentioned earlier in a previous post, I went to Belgium in summer 2018 and managed to visit four cities: Brussels, Ghent, Bruges and Antwerp. Certainly, I stayed in Brussels and did some day trips to the other three cities. It was really a wonderful week for me as Brussels took a piece ofContinue reading “Brussels: Your European Metropolis”

Why Bruges Is Unskippable If You Come to Europe

I visited Belgium in summer 2018 and managed to make day trips to several cities there. It is a shame that I just have the will to write about them one by one at the moment, after 3 months of pause. Sometimes, even bloggers also have this period when they seem unable to compose goodContinue reading “Why Bruges Is Unskippable If You Come to Europe”

Ten Courts of Hell: Not for The Faint-Hearted

Have you ever heard about the Haw Par Villa in Singapore? This is a themed park created in the 1930s by the brothers who made Tiger Balm, one of the most famous balms worldwide, known for its powerful benefits for aches and pains. The park can be reached easily by Singapore MRT and it hasContinue reading “Ten Courts of Hell: Not for The Faint-Hearted”