Weekend Getaway: BINTAN, Indonesia

Aside from Johor Bahru, Malacca and Genting in Malaysia, another perfect getaway close to Singapore is the lovely Riau Islands of Indonesia. Bintan is one of the major cities in Riau Islands. The province’s capital, Tanjung Pinang, is located in Bintan. Travel time to Bintan is less than an hour by ferry, plus few minutes…

My Phuket Retreat

I wanted to unwind, to distress, to free myself from all the clutter occupying my mind. So one fine day of August, I asked permission from my daughter and husband to allow me to have some mommy time. Mommy time turned out to be traveling solo for the first time. There were understandable apprehensions initially,…