Reflection in Gardens @ Kansai (post pandemic) : Travel Ideas

Japan is famous for its well-curated gardens, combining nature, plants & water to give us a zen-like reprieve from the daily stress. Hence, visiting the various gardens and parks around Kansai area is relaxing and peaceful. Sorakuen Garden is a little uphill on Kobe city, making you huff and puff a little before getting to … More Reflection in Gardens @ Kansai (post pandemic) : Travel Ideas

Walkabouts @ Osaka (post pandemic) : Travel Ideas

When Japan finally announced the opening of the border, the first thing I did is to book a return ticket to the country. Just in time for an autumn experience in Osaka. Arriving at the very quiet and almost deserted Kansai International Airport early morning, the process is straight forward. Pre-Travel Requirements Some pre-planning is … More Walkabouts @ Osaka (post pandemic) : Travel Ideas

Unwinding @ Langkawi (post pandemic) : Travel Ideas

Langkawi island is located at the northeast of Peninsular Malaysia, with lots of interesting attractions to offer. In 2007, Langkawi is awarded as UNESCO global geopark to celebrate the natural landscape. As at August 2022, Malaysia has opened its border with easy access to local and international tourists. Setting with the Sun A slow & … More Unwinding @ Langkawi (post pandemic) : Travel Ideas

The Rebellion (1993) Green Green Grass by the River 青青河边草 : Theme Song

An old song of Taiwanese TV series of the same name, first broadcast in 1992. A romance story based on Chiung Yao 瓊瑤, the queen of love stories. Although I don’t think I watched the series, the song is obviously etched in my memory (somewhere in the brain :D). A simple arrangement for your enjoyment. … More The Rebellion (1993) Green Green Grass by the River 青青河边草 : Theme Song

Alchemy of Souls S1 (2022) 환혼: K-Drama Series Review

The 19-episode Korean series an interesting series which is based in magical kingdom of Daeho with mages. The route to be a mage commences with the opening of energy flow, and enlightened mages train to achieve the various levels – jipsu, ryusu, chisu and hwansu whereby the highest hwansu links to the alchemy of souls. … More Alchemy of Souls S1 (2022) 환혼: K-Drama Series Review

Take Two (2021) 换命真相 : HK-Drama Series Review

A 25-episode TVB series which explores the old adage of time-travel for a second chance in life. The male lead Sze Kwong dies while trying to save his sister while on the run from the the evil-doer property developer Hong Wing-yan. He wakes up a few months earlier, realises his second chance in life and … More Take Two (2021) 换命真相 : HK-Drama Series Review

Be My Wife I, II, III (2019, 2020, 2021) 邪王追妻: C-Anime Series Review

The Chinese title is actually Lord of Xie chasing for a wife. Hence, I would have thought the novel’s English title is more appropriate ie The Demonic King who Chases His Wife. The original novel is authored by Su Xiao Nan and is an ongoing novel which is already in its 1,700++ chapters as a … More Be My Wife I, II, III (2019, 2020, 2021) 邪王追妻: C-Anime Series Review

Love & Passion (1982) 万水千山总是情 : Classic TVB Theme Song

The original song accompanying the TVB Love & Passion is sung by Lisa Wang. The tune is etched in memory somewhere in the brain, but catchy and nice. Tse Yin is so young-looking, and with an extremely pretty Lisa Wang too. One of the reason why the older theme songs for TVB series are so … More Love & Passion (1982) 万水千山总是情 : Classic TVB Theme Song

Call Me By Fire S2 (2022) 披荆斩棘的哥哥: Reality Show Review (Episode 1 – 5)

When S2 comes a-knocking a few weeks ago, I was all excited as I was totally blown away with S1. S2 starts off a little more muted, with the brothers coming on board in a big hall. The list of brothers participating in Season 2 is really impressive with a mixture of singers, rappers, composers … More Call Me By Fire S2 (2022) 披荆斩棘的哥哥: Reality Show Review (Episode 1 – 5)