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Singapore botanic gardens a star visitor attraction.
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Singapore botanic gardens a star visitor attraction.

Situated just five minutes away from bustling #orchardroad , the Singapore Botanic Gardens is a lush sanctuary in the heart of the city.   The Gardens has been developed along a Four-Core Concept. The four cores are #tanglin , which is the heritage core retaining the old favourites and charms of the historic Gardens; #central is the tourist belt of the...

Singapore Skyline
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Singapore Skyline

The last few nights in the Lion City… The last few nights were spent with family, site seeing, chitter chatter, laughter, reflections and so much love and appreciation, so many mixed emotions. #expatlife #expatemotions leaving family behind. An unplanned visit, a blessing from my Creator, #myheartisfull of #gratitute. Allah SWT fills your heart with what...

Arab Street – Kampong Glam
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Arab Street – Kampong Glam

Arab Street#kampongglamRather than just one road, Arab Street actually refers to the area including Bussorah Street, Haji and Bali Lanes and Muscat Street. Part of the culturally rich Kampong Glam heritage trail, Arab Street — surrounded by brightly colored fabrics and textiles, hand-knotted Persian rugs and aromatic Arab teas — is Singapore’s Muslim quarter. Its...

Shopping in Singapore
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Shopping in Singapore

Exploring #orchardroad#spoiltforchoiceGet yourself a good pair of walking shoes, because you will be walking Orchard Road for days! (I kid you not) Something has to be said for the MRT in Singapore.Clean, Efficient and user friendly and safe. AC and Wi-fi available.Best mass transportation ever. #orchardroad The list is endless however I am listing my top...

500 Solar Light Modules At The Rainbow Connection II
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500 Solar Light Modules At The Rainbow Connection II

These light modules made from upcycled cookie containers and solar lights are co-created by local artist @LeeYunQin and underserved communities. The units are designed and individually painted by beneficiaries from social service agency Brighton Connection based on two themes: “In the Woods” and “In the Deep”. The installation reflects a collective hope for a better future for...

#travelisthebestgift
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#travelisthebestgift

It was a cold wintry morning.  It was still dark as we made our way to the meeting point at Al Saad.  The stillness of the morning did not prepare us for what was to come.  As we arrived , the headlights of a vehicle beckon us and lo and behold, we started to make...

44 on Stanley
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44 on Stanley

This is a regular spot of ours whenever we are in Johannesburg. Perfect Saturday venue where you can relax at one of the many coffee shops and restaurants. Chill with a cappuccino under the trees on a couch or a lounger sipping your warm cappuccino. This little precinct, tucked away between high rise buildings, offers...

Journey of a thousand miles……                        (part 3)
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Journey of a thousand miles…… (part 3)

The sound of the gong chime announcing that breakfast was ready. We both sat silently, admiring the view and so grateful for the experience. We arrived at this beautiful Pretoria station, happy to be home but sad to leave @rovosrail . For the better part, I was lost for words to describe the amazing experience we...

Journey of a thousand miles….                            (part 2…)
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Journey of a thousand miles…. (part 2…)

Breakfast with a view… Gliding graciously across the plains of Africa on @rovosrail , you’ll be treated to a medley of magnificent views . Meals on @rovosrail are a grand affair. Breakfast being the least formal unlike lunch and dinner which is a four-course menu. Soon after the train was set in motion, my main activity was staring out...

Journey of a thousand miles…                         (part 1)
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Journey of a thousand miles… (part 1)

we arrived at the station to yet another warm welcome by the Rovos Rail Team. This was our family for the duration of our journey with @rovosrail . The most amazing team, caring, kind, gentle and so attentive. Check in… While we waited to board the train, we were treated to freshly made snacks and beverages...