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What if you could take away the noise of driving a go-kart and the inconvenience of travelling to the end of Singapore to do so? The Karting Arena might just be the answer. Don’t confuse it with KF1 at the Arena Country Club, though. This track, for one, is located at The Grandstand along Bukit […]
I have no trouble admitting that the purpose of my first trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was to visit Saigon craft breweries. With a large expatriate community, it’s no surprise that craft beer has taken off there and the city boasts some cutting edge breweries. I had only one weekend, however, so I […]
Think Asian craft beer and South Korea is probably not the first country you’d think of. After all, Hite, Cass and makgeolli dominate the scene there. However, since brewing regulations were relaxed in 2014, more than 200 Korean craft breweries have sprung up! I haven’t tried all of them—how could I, with only a week […]
They said my Istanbul itinerary wasn’t going to be worth it. With just 100 hours between arriving and flying off, how was I going to enjoy everything Turkey had to offer? I would miss out the fairy chimneys and other things to do in Cappadocia, the travertine terraces of Pamukkale, the ruins of Ephesus (Efes) […]
While most of the ornamental cherry trees (beotkkot/벚꽃 in Korean) in South Korea were planted during Japan‘s rule, they have remained and cherry blossoms have become a big part of spring in Korea. I’ll make the case for viewing cherry blossoms in Busan, South Korea rather than, say, in Seoul or on Jeju Island: The blooming […]