Category Archives: In a Nutshell

Summary of travel spots and activities to do

September 18

Moving on to

Dear readers, In case you have not been added to my subscriber list, I wish to notify you that I have moved! to Some of you who may have been with me for a while would notice that this domain has since returned to as I have moved on to self-hosting. You will […]

August 18

Prague In a Nutshell

Around the time my boyfriend and I started dating, I had already planned a trip to Prague. “Go” he tells me, in his delicious French accent. And then proceeded to describe the great romance of the Charles Bridge, the winding alleyways. I was sold. I was excited to go. Until I found out I was […]

July 22

In a nutshell – Yogyakarta, Indonesia

  (Sunrise over Borobudur Temple) Yogyakarta (or pronounced Jogjakarta/ Jogja) sits in the middle of Java, to the south of Singapore. From a tourism perspective it is famous for its two landmarks and UNESCO sites, the amazing Borobudur and Prambanan temples. It is also home to the Javanese culture, and you will find a wonderful array […]

July 17

In a nutshell – Lisbon, Portugal

“Hey Li, do you want to come and visit me in Lisbon? My company has a training trip there, so I have a free hotel room” I jump at the opportunity, after all I was living in Amsterdam, and it wasn’t such a stretch to go. I’ve never been to Portugal after all, and I […]

April 03

Berlin in a Nutshell

As the weather slowly warms up (I think), it’s probably time for you to start thinking about travelling again. You may be looking for something that helps transition between the cold weather and the slowly warming up weather, so why not something that melded between the East and the West… why not head to Berlin! […]

March 27

New Zealand’s North Island – In a nutshell

Let’s start with the basics, I don’t know if you know this (I most certainly did not), but New Zealand is divided into the North and South Islands. The famous city of Auckland is located in the North Island, and the beautiful city of Christchurch in the South Island. A while ago, my family and […]

March 20

Turning werewolf – Surviving the Full Moon Party of Koh Phangan, Thailand

If you are a person who enjoys the thumping music, drinking party lifestyle, you may have heard of the (in)famous Full Moon Parties that are held in Koh Phangan, Thailand. A small island located north of its more famous sister, Koh Samui; Koh Phangan is known for the Full Moon Parties that are held at […]