Sep 04 2011

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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