PENANG – The PLACE to be

This is short post on Penang, the little island state to the northwest of Malaysia. This little treasure chest of a place has too much for me to cover in just 3 short days. Hence, I will pick out the highlights and share them here. Culture, history, food, beaches, nature, this awesome place has it…

Oh my…Manado

After one week of restful holidaying, it is time to turn on the brain cells again. For one week, surrounded by the idyllic beauty of Manado, my mind just shuts off – it wanted to admire the surrounding paradise-like charm and did not want to dwell on more earthly matters like work. Enjoy the pictures,…

Buying a Camera in Taipei Jan 2013

Ok, this is something I tried to find as much information as I could before I went to Taipei, and now that I have actually done it, it is time to give a report. Overall, 1. Prices of camera bodies can be really cheap. Bargaining is not as easy, as the margins are already quite…

A Day at the farm!

  Spending a nice, lazy afternoon at the farm with my daughter, a rare place in urban Singapore. All pics shot with the Nikon 5100, Nikon 55-200mm lens.  

Delicious Taiwan – Ginger Duck in a pot!

Ginger Duck in a Pot! One of Taiwan’s loveliest dish – best eaten in winter. My business associate took me to this place at Banqiao, a suburb of Taipei. Business is so good people queue in winter to eat here. A place not to be missed. Other must-try dishes are the rice noodles. Never eaten…

Tai O – Another Face of Hong Kong

  A short business trip to Hong Kong allowed a 2 hour trip to historic and quaint Tai O while waiting for the evening flight. ┬áTai O is on Lantau island, very near to the airport. Along the way there, there are cows on the road. You won’t feel like you are in Hong Kong…

Buying a Camera in Hong Kong: My recent Experience

  Hong Kong is a great place to buy cameras. Prominent photography blogger Roland Lim has shared extensively about this and I want to credit him for the information he has put up, which helped me a lot. To add value and continue the discussion so that all photographers will benefit, I will share my…

The Colorful World of Birds

This post was not pressed to Facebook. Pressing again to see if it is rectified. A visit to the Jurong Birdpark with my daughter before her holiday ends! All photos taken with Nikon 5100D. The Colorful…. The Ugly…. The Ducks… The spectacular… The Majestic….

Koi beautiful Koi…

A visit to my sister-in-law‘s place. It has a nice koi pond. Enjoy! All photos shot with the Nikon 5100D