Asia · Hong Kong · Travel

Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

Friends, I can finally say that I've been to Hong Kong. Cannot believe that for the past 4 - 5 times I've been here for work / holiday, I've never made it up to the highest mountain (1,811 ft) on Hong Kong island!! It was close to 9 p.m. when we dropped Samantha back at our… Continue reading Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

Asia · Maldives · Travel

Island Life: Maldives

Blogging from the island of Samet, Thailand, and I'm dying show y'all pictures of the sun, sand and sea! This would have to wait till I'm back in civilisation. For the moment, my Maldives pictures would have to suffice. Cheers everybody and have a great week ahead! ❤ xoxo, Viktoria Jean

Australia · Perth · Travel

Swan Bells at Sunset

18 bells hanging in a 82.5m high campanile; The Bell Tower is breathtaking at sunset! Whoever says Perth is boring needs to visit these mind-blowing places. Based on the number of times I've been here this year, it's almost my second home.

Europe · London · Silhouettekiss · Travel

London Lovin’: 10 Gorgeous Photos

In the recent Anholt-GFK City Brands Index, London was voted the best city in the world, knocking Paris off the top spot. The champion city is then followed by Sydney, Paris, New York and Rome. I've managed to snap these 10 gorgeous pictures as timeless evidence of London's brilliance! ❤

Adventure · Asia · Maldives · Travel

Photo-diary: I’m in love…with Kurumba Maldives!

Unbolt your main door and this is what you see This world is all kinds of amazingIt's positively exhilarating to know that the beauty of Maldives is right at your doorstep Complete with sea breeze and utter, remote peace. I'll always be in love with the skies and the sea. One of my favourite spots:… Continue reading Photo-diary: I’m in love…with Kurumba Maldives!

Adventure · Asia · Maldives · Pictures · Travel

Photo-diary: Island Life, Maldives

The beauty of Maldives never fails to take my breath away Honestly would love to stay on this island and work for peanuts, if it means that I get to see this every day of my life. Also, Kurumba Maldives is a crazy good place for getaways! It has 2 outdoor freshwater pools, 3 tennis… Continue reading Photo-diary: Island Life, Maldives

Adventure · Europe · Salzburg · Silhouettekiss · Travel

Travel-diary: Salzach River, Salzburg Austria

Along Makartsteg, a bridge over the Salzach River: It is the 'Pont Neuf' of Salzburg's city centre, where lovers lock down physical embodiments that signify the fidelity of their love. Makartsteg Bridge was named after the 19th century Historicist painter Hans Makart, born and raised in Salzburg, who became famous as a painter of the Viennese… Continue reading Travel-diary: Salzach River, Salzburg Austria

Adventure · My life

a different sky

I can't fight the sentiments flooding back alongside memories -- simply by hearing a song, when my iPod's on shuffle, it's completely out of the blue -- to think that out of 12-hundred songs, the one song that makes your heart clench has to play just as your mind's too clear to be distracted. I… Continue reading a different sky

Europe · Landscape · Moscow · Pictures · Travel

Travel-diary: Red Square, Moscow

Hello from Moscow! It's been raining a lot when we arrived, unfortunately we chose a damp, drizzly and cold summer day to go to Red Square at the heart of the city. BUT it was pretty much worth it. 80% of the architecture here have that Turkish/Middle Eastern influence, or perhaps it is the other… Continue reading Travel-diary: Red Square, Moscow

Adventure · Europe · Milan · Pictures · Travel

Travel-diary: Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio

Built circa 1080 Milan, Northern Italy The walls of the Basilica The confession chamber. Speak the truth, even if your voice quivers. There's something about churches that illuminate the unspeakable calm One does not need to be of a certain religion to appreciate the beautiful monotony of rites The Basilica also houses the tomb of… Continue reading Travel-diary: Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio

Adventure · Bucket list · Europe · Milan · My life · Travel

Travel-diary: Naviglio grande Milano

Traveling is indeed a discovery of the self - I've learnt that shopping is no fun when there's so much sightseeing and exploration to do! While everyone else was at Serravalle (designer outlet), I took to exploring on my own. Armed with a fedora, and a city map and my batman suit, I was determined to… Continue reading Travel-diary: Naviglio grande Milano

Adventure · Bucket list · Europe · Landscape · Milan · My life · Pictures · Travel · Venice

From Milan to Venice

Fresh off a 12-hour flight to Milan, we hopped onto a three-hour railway tram into Venice. Grabbed lunch at the train station And off we go Our stop: Santa Lucia Buon Giornata, Venezia One of their prime, very beautifully hand-crafted, tourist rip-offs which are too elegant and gorgeous to look at to be of much… Continue reading From Milan to Venice

Books · Quote of the Day

A Hat Full of Sky

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” ― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

Adventure · Bucket list · Copenhagen · Europe · Musing · My life · Silhouettekiss · Travel

A slice of Copenhagen

Officially am the mad Asian girl snapping away with her iPhone, at architecture that citizens of Denmark would have seen all their lives. Here's a slice of Copenhagen: the streets of Vester Farimagsgade 9 as seen through my eyes. Taking shelter underneath my umbrella in the drizzle proves to be a disadvantage, for my hands were… Continue reading A slice of Copenhagen

Adventure · Bucket list · Indulgences · Landscape · My life · Pictures · Travel

Maldives – Bandos Island Resort

Sun, sand, sky, sea - recipe for indulgences. And thus the three of us decided to go chasing dolphins in the setting sun! Maldives is indeed the perfect getaway. Self-shot with Jocelyn, Brenda and He-Cui. My hair was especially yummy that day, with a tinge of sea-salt. The awesome crew! And thus our journey to… Continue reading Maldives – Bandos Island Resort

Adventure · Café · Indulgences · Musing · My life · Pictures · Silhouettekiss · Travel

Perth – May’13

Aye aye captain, mission accomplished over the South Atlantic Ocean. Agent Yujin reporting, Over and out! Out in the city of Perth aiming my camera at random and snapping the most mundane shots while sourcing out cafes in the area. A very mind-clearing journey on foot, I have to say. Australia has got some hidden… Continue reading Perth – May’13

Adventure · My life · Pictures · Silhouettekiss · Travel

another world, another lifetime

“Thomas Edison's last words were  'It's very beautiful over there'. I don't know where there is, but I believe it's somewhere, and I hope it's beautiful.” ― John Green, Looking for Alaska What you regard as beautiful is bizarre to some, perhaps your world doesn't belong in their lifetime. xoxo