My Travel Summary

(still under construction. Bits and pieces updated to include travels up to December 2013)

As my blog gets older, and more blog entries are added to it, I find it difficult to trace back my blog entries of the travels that I had the opportunity to make. Hence I’ve decided to have a summary of my travels so far.




7 February: Arriving at Izmir, Turkiye 

8th February: Hieropolis of Phrygia (Part I)Hieropolis of Phrygia (Part II)  ; Hieropolis of Phrygia (Part I)  ; Pamukkale (The Cotton Castle) Part IPamukkale (The Cotton Castle) Part II


9th February: Epheseus ;

10th February: Breath-taking Cappadocia I ;

11th February: Breath-taking Cappadocia II ;

12th February: Angkara Museum ;

13th February : Magnificent Urfa

14th February:

15th February: Istanbul

16th February: Haja Sofia, Topkapi Palace, Sulayman Mosque


South Africa

12th May: Apartheid Museum ;

13th May: Joburg to Kruger National Park ; Our Safari Lodge – Africa on Foot ; Our First Game – We Spotted The Lions & Elephants 

14th May: Afternoon Game Outing – We Spotted Some Leopards 


1st – 5th July: Taipei, Taiwan 


29th September – 11th October: France & italy


29th October: Cameron Highlands


16th Nov – 9th Dec : United States of America


6th April : On The Way To St Petersburg, Russia ;

7th April : Good Morning, Piter! ; Inside The Hermitage ; More Inside The Hermitage ; The Church of The Savior on The Spilled Blood (St Petersburg) ; The Walk Back to The Hotel ;

8th April: The Walk to the Blue Mosque Peter and Paul FortressThe Last Part of a Long WalkGetting To Talinn, Estonia ;


9th April : Good Morning From Talinn Old City ;


10th April: Day Trip To HelsinkiSuomenlinna Sea Fortress – Part ISuomenlinna Sea Fortress – Part II ;   Down Town Helsinki ;


11th April:  Riga, Latvia An Evening in Riga ;

12th April : Day 2 in Old Riga (Part I)Day 2 in Old Riga (Part II) ;


13th April : Vilnius (Lithuania) , Here I Come ;

14th April :  Day 2 in Vilnius (Morning Walk) ; Trakai Castle ; Trakai Walkabout and Back to Vilnius ;


15th April : Vilnius to Moscow ; Moscow in An Afternoon ;

16th April : Goodbye, Moscow ;

17th April : St Petersburg Again (Last Day in Russia) ;



2nd June : Sydney to Port Stephens ;

3rd June : Port Stephens ;

4th June : Port Macquarie ;

5th June : Coffs HarbourMuttonbird Island, Coffs HarbourSydney – Coolangatta, The Final Leg ;

6th June: Port Stephens ;


13th June : Clark, Here I Come! ;

14th June : Clark to Davao ;

15th June : The Philippine EaglesButterfly Sanctuary, Davao, The Philippines ; More of Davao ;

16th June : A Day in Manila – Part I ; A Day in Manila – Part II ;


31st August : Shire of York, Western Australia ;

December: Japan


20th December: Off To Kyoto ;  Kyoto at Night ;

21st December: Kyoto Imperial Palace ;  Fushumi Inari Shrine, Kyoto




4th February: KL -> Solo -> Jogja ; Prambanan Temple ; Merapi Slope ; Borobudur ; Dieng Plateau ;


11th March 2011: Raptor Watch 2011




Mystical Myanmar – On The Way To Bagan ; Bagan Part I ; Bagan Part II ; Bagan Part III ; Mandalay Part I ; Mandalay Part II ;


MayThe Unblogged Trip Down Under




On The Way To Toronto

Down Town Toronto

Niagara Falls (Canada Side)

Self-Drive Canada :Day 1 (Hamilton to Ottawa) ; Day 2 (Ottawa-Montreal-Quebec City) ; Day 3 (Quebec City) ; Day 3 (Quebec City To Rimouski) ; Day 5 (Prince Edward Island) ; Day 6 (Bathurst, NB to Halifax, Nova Scotia) ; Day 6 (Joggis Fossils Centre) ; Day 7 (Halifax & Peggy’s Cove) ; Day 7 (Peggy’s Cove & Lunernberg) ; Day 8 (Halifax to Sydney) ; Day 9 (Cape Breton National Park) Day 9 (Whale-Watching off Pleasant Bay, Cape Breton National Park) ; Day 10 (Marconi’s Historic Site) ; Day 10 (Alexander G Bell Historic Site)



En Route To Oslo

Norway in a Nutshell -Catching The Morning Train

Norway in a Nutshell -The Beginning of a Train Ride

Norway in a Nutshell -Reaching The Highest Station

Norway in a Nutshell -Flam Railway

Norway in a Nutshell -Aulandsfjord

Norway in a Nutshell -Naeroyfjord

Norway in a Nutshell – The Final Leg

Bergen – A Morning Walk to The Fish Market

Bryggen, Bergen

The Floibanen, Bergen

Goodbye, Bergen


The Polar Museum, Tromsø

Fjellheisen, Tromsø

Universitetet i Tromsø

Tromsø Museum

Finally The Northern Lights

Tromsø to Oslo




LCCT to Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)

Visiting Nikko

Toshogu Shrine (Nikko)

Three Trains and a Lady

The Biggest Christmas Tree in Hakodate

The White Hakodate (Part I)

The White Hakodate (Part II)

Hakodate – Sapporo

Sapporo White Illumination (Part I)

Sapporo White Illumination (Part II)

Sapporo White Illumination (Part III)

The White Otaru (Part I)

The White Otaru (Part II)

Kushiro Here I Come!

Kushiro and The Dancing Cranes

Sapporo to Nagano

Jigokudani National Park

The Snow Monkeys of Nagano




JanuaryDay 1 in Chengdu ; Day 2 in Chengdu- Part I ; Day 2 in Chengdu – Part II ; Day 3 in Chengdu ; Day 4 in Chengdu ;


May: A 3D2N Retail Therapy in Jakarta ; Sg Klah Hot Springs ;


June: Hangzhou ; Shanghai Day 1 ; Shanghai Day 2 ; Shanghai Day 3 ;



17th July: An Overdue Visit to Fraser’s Hills ;

18th July: Morning Walk to Fraser’s Hills ;

2th July: Another Leman Dawi Cendol Visit ;



26th Aug: Hello From Haikou ;

27th & 28th Aug: Day 2 and Day 3 in Haikou ;



12th October:  Good Morning From The Land of The Hornbills ; Big Makan at Top Spot, Kuching ;

13th October:  Meals and etc, Kuching ;

15th October:  Sunny Serikin ;

19th, 20th & 21st October: A working Week in Alor Setar ;



11th December: Seoul-Searching Trip, Day 1 Part 1; Seoul-Searching Trip, Day1 Part 2 ;

12th December: Seoul-Searching Trip, Day 2

13th December: Seoul-Searching Trip, Day3 Part 1 ; Seoul-Searching Trip, Day3 Part 2 ;

14th December: Seoul-Searching Trip, Day 4 ; Seoul-Searching Trip, Day 4 Part 2 ;

15th December: Seoul-Searching Trip, Day 6 ;





21st January: Hello From Aonang Beach, Krabi

22nd January: Day Trip Krabi-Phuket;

23rd January:  Downtown Krabi;


18th February: Air Itam Revisited

14th March: Raptor Watch 2009

11th April: Cendol Leman Dawi, finally!!



1st May: An Evening at Pantai Remis, Jeram

13th May: Greetings From Keukenhof ; The Complete Keukenhof Album ; Tulips ; More Blooms ; More Flowers ; Even More Flowers ; What? More Flowers? ;   Yes, More BloomsWhat About Lilies? ;

14th May:  A Day in Bruges ;

15th May: Europe in a Few Hours

Greetings From Andalucia I (Cartajima) ; Greetings From Andalucia II(Serville) ; Greetings From Andalucia III (Cordoba)Greetings From Andalucia IV(Al-Hambra, Granada) ; Greetings From Andalucia V (Inside Al-Hambra) ; An Oxbridge Day ; Oh, I Forgot The Poppies! ; Oxbridge Day Part II;


June: Ronda-Ronda Penang On Foot ;



Jalan-jalan Cari Makan Weekend I (Ipoh, Port Weld, Penang)Jalan-jalan Cari Makan Weekend II (Durian Balik Pulau, Nuni’s Graduation) ;



Guilin in Guangxi Province ; Guilin to Yangshou (River Cruise) ; Beautiful Yangshou ;



Vientienne or Vientiane? ; Luang Prabang Finally! ; Day 2 Luang Prabang ; Day 3 Luang Prabang ;

Luang Prabang Part 1 ; Luang Prabang Part 2 ; Luang Prabang Part 3 ; Luang Prabang Part 4 ; Luang Prabang Part 5 ;

Darwin & Kakadu National Park;





9th-13th Mar Another Padang-Bukit Tinggi Outing

27-29 March : 3D2N Swiss Garden Resort, Lumut


4th April: The Weekend in Phnom Penh


1st May :  Brunei Day 1  ; Meeting My Favourite Teacher;


June :

My First Saigon Dinner ; The Grand Opening of Global Cybersoft Saigon- Dinner on the Roof Top ; Ben Thanh Market ; Almost Goodbye to Saigon ; A Saturday Morning in Ho Chin Minh City (HCMC);



Hello From Mount Cook; Magical Milford Sound; NZ Day 1 – Christchurch to Twizel; NZ Day 2 – Twizel to Queenstown; NZ Day 3 – Te Anau, Milford Sound, Etc.. ; Magical Milford Sound Day 4 – Queenstown to Fox GlacierDay 5 – Fox Glacier to ChristchurchNZ Day 6 – Christchurch, Wellington & Lake Taupo; NZ Day 7 – Lake Taupo-Auckland; Day 8 – Auckland-Gold Coast; Day 8 – Coolangatta


September: We’re Back From Makasar


November: A Short and Sweet Singapore Stay;


December: Chiangmai Pix; Chiangmai Revisited ;


For earlier travels, please visit Naim’s Travel Directory  (though I was not in some of his trips)

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