RÀ RESIDENCE – JAKARTA

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in FOOD, TRAVEL | No Comments

During my visit to Jakarta, I was invited to stay and check out the popular serviced apartment, Rà Residence. Located in one of Jakarta’s busiest business districts, Simatupang in South Jakarta, Rà Residence is located at a prime spot, attracting both local and international guests. Rà Residence offers everything you want and need from a serviced ...

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VILLAGE JOY RIDE – VIETNAM

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in TRAVEL | No Comments

Having done 2 days of hiking for the past couple of days, The Boy and I decided to change things up and opted for a day of cycling on our third day in Sa Pa. With a guide, we set off from Topas Ecolodge after brekkie and cycled all the way down to Ban Ho valley. ...

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VILLAGE HIKE TAKE 2 – VIETNAM

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in TRAVEL | No Comments

Day 2 called for more hiking adventure! This one started with an interesting experience. Walking out from the our safe Topas Ecolodge compound with our guide, we were surrounded (more like chased) by some of the Red Dao women waiting outside the lodge. They were trying to sell their handicrafts to us and when our guide told ...

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NAM CANG VILLAGE – VIETNAM

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in TRAVEL | No Comments

After a deliciously long and uninterrupted sleep, I was up early and raring to go for our first hiking adventure in Sa Pa. The Boy and I were picked up from our accommodation at Topas Ecolodge and then driven to the start of the hike near Nam Nhiu village. We were surrounded by glorious views of mountains and rice terraces the ...

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SWITCHING OFF AT TOPAS ECOLODGE – VIETNAM

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in TRAVEL | No Comments

After spending a full day in Hanoi (read the story here), I was excited for the next part of our adventure in Vietnam. The Boy and I woke up at the crack of dawn the following morning and were picked up at the hotel to start our long journey to the north. Five hours into the drive, we arrived ...

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