The Korean DMZ: Touring the Truce


“The visit to the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom will entail entry into a hostile area and possibility of injury or death as a direct result of enemy action.”

These words were part of a document we had to sign prior to entering the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Although you can’t help but feel a bit of the jitters while reading it, the sucker for history and politics in me wasn’t gonna chicken out and let our trip to South Korea pass without swinging by the DMZ.

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Pasarbella Food Market, Singapore

Pasarbella-19 Fresh fruits and veggies, delicatessens, meat and seafood markets, wines and craft beers, desserts of all shapes and sizes, food stalls offering treats from various parts of the globe, and a fancy cheese shop– Pasarbella would definitely make anybody who has an appetite go bonkers.

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The Istana: Singapore’s Palace Opens Its Gates

Istana-15Infrequent in most Singapore travel guides is perhaps one of the city-state’s most prized possessions. The Istana, Malay for “palace,” is the official residence and office of the country’s president.

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Blog giveaway: Win an iPhone 5 from foodpanda & Carmudi!


E-commerce is becoming huge in the Philippines! The company which brought Zalora, Lazada and Easytaxi has launched two new ventures – Carmudi and foodpanda. The websites are both really easy to use and of really high quality. Carmudi is the fastest way to look for your dream car while foodpanda brings all your favorite restaurants to your doorstep. It’s perfect! So if you wanna win an iPhone 5, just follow the 4 easy steps below!

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