Blue Hour at Marina Bay

Dear friends, many of you should have heard of blue or golden hour photography. I like to touch on the blue hour, which arrives shortly after sunset when the sun's position is just below the horizon and produces those cooler tones. But it doesn't span an hour, it lasts only about 20-30min. In Singapore, our sunset is around 6.50 pm, so the blue hour lasts about 7 pm - 7.30 pm. In this article, like to share some pictures shot during the blue hour at Marina Bay....

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FPDA 2021 50th Anniversary

The Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) member-nations – Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom – commemorated the FPDA 50th anniversary this afternoon at Marina South, with a flypast and a naval vessel display put up by member-nations at the conclusion of Exercise Bersama Gold 2021.

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Singapore Red Lions Parachute Team

The Singapore Armed Forces Red Lions parachute team is certainly our national icon, especially during our nation's annual national day celebration. The parachutists free-falling, floating in the skies and precision landing at the parade venue always bring unspoken joy among the spectators while kickstarting the event celebratory mood.

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Kanchanaburi, one of Thailand’s most underrated destinations

Kanchanaburi Thailand underrated destinations travel blog

Kanchanaburi offers something for everyone and in my honest opinion, is certainly one of Thailand's most underrated destinations. Blessed with natural and historical attractions, this laid-back town features many sightseeing opportunities that would please nature lovers and history buffs alike. World War II memories dominate a large portion of the town, with a number of museums and war memorials dedicated to the many lives lost during the Japanese occupation, while nature parks and its...

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Eight Reasons Why Eastern Hokkaido Should Be Your Next Photography Destination

Why Eastern Hokkaido Should Be Your Next Photography Destination

Eight Reasons Why Eastern Hokkaido Should Be Your Next Photography Destination

This visit to Hokkaido is my third over a four-year span but the beautiful island never fails to fascinate me each time. Perhaps the different season and travel theme conspired to maintain that novelty feel. Indeed, Hokkaido has been so successful in establishing herself as a winter holiday destination that the notion winter is the best time to visit sticks in the mind of most visitors. But I beg to...

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Borneo- the Ecotourism Hub of Southeast Asia

Borneo Ecotourism Libaran Turtle Sanctuary

Sabah - Ecotourism Hub of Southeast Asia

Having travelled a fair bit in my travel blogging assignments, it's my conviction that some of my best travel experiences are those that are least planned. I had the opportunity sometime back for a photography project for three nature lodges that are owned or co-owned by my former classmate, Alexander Yee, a socio-eco entrepreneur with a diverse portfolio of tourism-related business.

Borneo is the third-largest...

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Kompong Khleang – the only Fishing Village in Tonle Sap worth visiting

Kompong Khleang - the largest lakeside community on Tonle Sap

To most visitors in Siem Reap, after visiting the main temples in the Angkor heritage sites, the natural option is to check out the floating villages at the Tonle Sap. There are three main villages that travel guides will bring to your attention - Chong Kneas, Kompong Pluk and Kompong Khleang. My message in this short blog is to highlight why Kompong Khleang is the ONLY village that's worth your time and...

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The Most Photogenic Night Market In Bangkok – Rod Fai Train Market at Ratchada

Most Photogenic Night Market Bangkok Rod Fai Train Market Ratchada

The Rod Fai Market in the Ratchada area of Bangkok is an amazing venue for the avid photographer. This article is intended for shutterbugs looking to shoot the top view of the night market, which is making the rounds on the internet. The following photography and travel tips will be helpful for all who may be thinking of capturing that angle, visit the place or both.

Photographing Bangkok New Rod Fai Night Market at Ratchada

To shoot this top view of the market, take the lift to...

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U Inchantree Resort – Most Romantic Resort by River Kwai Bridge

U Inchantree Resort Best Boutique Resort beside River Kwai Bridge

The U Inchantree Resort Kanchanaburi is definitely one of the best option for visitors looking for a cosy resort conveniently located near the River Kwai Bridge should they planned a vacation in this beautiful town. This is my 2nd stay at the resort which I visited five years ago and the resort have since gained a new wing making it a 50 rooms set up. Service is still as commendable, brisk and the resort retains a peaceful ambience. Incidentally, you might be pleased to know it garnered...

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X2 Kwai Resort – The most “Instagrammable” Resort in Kanchanaburi

X2 River Kwai Best Instagrammable Resort Kanchanaburi

X2 (pronounced Cross Two) chain of resorts are fast gaining a reputation as a high-design, boutique range of holiday destination properties across Asia and Australia.  Since their introduction to the market they have risen to be among the most famous of boutique resorts in Thailand and across South East Asia, winning numerous awards and accolades.

I was especially impressed by the resort's chain mantra - "to have a very unique and unequivocal persona that is embraced by all elements of the...

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