Category: Wildlife & Nature

  • Surprise! It’s Langkawi.

    Surprise! It’s Langkawi.

    In April 2014 the long Easter weekend and my partner’s birthday came together and made an excellent recipe for a surprise getaway. I had secretly organized flight tickets, a rental car and three nights in a hotel in beautiful Langkawi. And we both packed our bags and left very excited… […]

  • Back to the roots

    Back to the roots

    After two years abroad we finally made it back to our families for this Christmas 2013. The week in Berne and Liechtenstein was packed with festive lunches and dinners with family and friends. We very much enjoyed to spend time with our loved ones …. and to breath fresh and […]

  • Australia – on the road again

    Australia – on the road again

    January 2013 brought us two weeks of holidays in Australia and a whole lot of diversification from Singapore. We started in Sydney and headed down along the coast before taking the Great Alpine Road to reach Melbourne. The second half of our trip was along the coast from Melbourne to […]

  • Sunrise at Mount Bromo

    Sunrise at Mount Bromo

    Sometimes it is good to leave the city life behind and indulge in some nature and outdoor activities. That’s why in August 2012, I spent a weekend with friends in East Java. On our program was a volcano (yes, again… there are so many!), Mount Bromo. It is beautifully situated […]

  • Sweet home, Singapore

    Sweet home, Singapore

    Some fascinating (and controversial) impressions about my Sweet home, Singapore. Bukit Brown is all about heritage, habitat and history. It is an old Chinese Cemetery used at the beginning of the 20th century. By now it is mostly abandoned and nature has taken over… think rare bird species and rainforest! […]

  • Pulau Ubin or Back to Nature

    Pulau Ubin or Back to Nature

    7am on a Sunday morning, I find it hard to get up! It is however one of the most rewarding things to do. Especially if heading to Pulau Ubin. This small island is a mere 10 minutes off from Singapore but feels like very far away… laid-back village life reminiscent […]