Christopher Lee

77 articles

When is The Best Time to Book a Flight?

There’s a perennial question that vexes every price-sensitive Singaporean when they’re thinking of travelling: how early should you book your flight for the best...

Meet Bai Tu Long Bay, Ha Long Bay’s Overshadowed Little Brother

Google 'Vietnam' or pick up any travel guidebook on the country and I guarantee you’ll more than likely come across 'Ha Long Bay' on...

A Guide to the Best Markets in Melbourne

Melbourne is a haven for the Arts, the hipster, and the creative, a stylish place bursting with endlessly good vibes. A dynamic city in every...

10 Amazing Things to See and Do in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is simply a gem of Central Asia; I wouldn’t necessarily call it undiscovered but it’s certainly one of the least explored travel destinations...

7 Useful Things to Know Before Travelling to China

China is truly a vast and impressive landmass, one that boasts the largest concentration of human beings in the world. With that comes a...

5 Unique Places in Singapore Seen from Google Earth

Google Maps and Google Earth have been a godsend for many of us who can’t tell left from right when navigating down the streets,...

5 Cool and Affordable Destinations Near Singapore for a Short Getaway

Public holidays that make up long weekends are a rare commodity in Singapore and there’s only one left coming up for the year of...

8 Lessons You Only Learn by Travelling

Travelling is often associated with a holiday, and holidays are usually recreational and fun, as they should be. For many, it’s an ideal way...

5 Places to Try Street Food in Bangkok

Thai street food is an essential part of the Bangkok experience, and there can really be no reason that you leave the Thai capital...

5 Hidden Speakeasy Bars in Singapore Perfect to Kick Back and Unwind

Downing a pint of beer or sipping on a glass of wine can often be a quick antidote for the stressful and tiring workdays...

5 Stylish Boutique Hotels in Bangkok

Bangkok’s allure to travellers is a no-brainer – chaotic markets, inexpensive (but supremely tasty) street food, incredibly exciting nightlife, enriched multi-cultural history – are...

Here’s How Many Days You Need for That Perfect Holiday, According to Science

“Ugh, I need a vacation,” seems to be the prevailing sentiment amongst many working Singaporeans today. In a recently published study, it was found...

5 Water Sports in Singapore to Beat That Notorious Heat

The equatorial heat is certainly no joke, with many Singaporeans attesting to the hot and humid nature as a bane of their existence. I...

A New Way to Explore – 5 Scenic Road Trips in Japan

I remember the rush of the wind blowing across my face as I lowered the side window of my rental car. It was a singular highway road that stretched...

5 September, Thursday

Image by felixindrawan via Instagram. INDONESIA, Komodo Island – The beach of Pantai Merah is something you’ll never believe until you lay your eyes upon...

6 Best Things to Do in Singapore on Rainy Days

Singapore is one of the poster boys when it comes year-round tropical heat. The humid and hot weather has come to encapsulate the quintessential...

Why Tong Xin Ru Yi Singapore Should Be Your New Hotpot Destination

Full disclosure: I’m not that big a fan of hotpot though it appears to be Singaporean foodies’ current food fad, the 'new salted egg...

10 Travel Essentials to Pack That Every Singaporean Can Relate To

The bedside digital clock beeped twice, signalling the proverbial clock striking midnight. An audible growl could be heard, and I groaned in frustration. I...

Why Uzbekistan Should Be Your Next Great Holiday Destination

Central Asia is a large landmass and destination that is rather unknown to travellers in the Southeast Asian region. The cities of Central Asia...

Things to do in Taman Mount Austin, Johor Bahru – 2D1N Itinerary

It took me 25 years before I ever explored Johor Bahru (JB). Now, I’ve all too often heard gasps of horror (or something close...

7 Common Travel Scams Seen Around the World

Some of us have been there, gullible enough to trust that friendly local who is going out of his/her way to help us, or...

The Past, The Present, and The Future of Kaitenzushi (Conveyor-belt Sushi)

“It’s amazing how you can speak right to my heart,” I sang as I took a small plate of succulent mekajiki (swordfish belly) off...

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