Pulau Joyo, Indonesia – Private Island For Hire!

I have mentioned it before, but one of my favourite things about living in South East Asia is how cheap and easy it is to visit neighbouring countries for a weekend away. Whilst a weekend on Pulau Joyo, a beautiful private island in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago, just a short speedboat ride away from Bintan (which is…

Ramen Keisuke Tonkotsu King, Tanjong Pagar, Singapore

Trying to decide where to eat when I visit Singapore is always a nightmare as there is just SO much to choose from, I never know where to start. As I was visiting on a Monday, my friends were keen to meet straight after work so they didn’t have a crazy late night and so…

Raffles Hotel Singapore.

Here in Asia, there are few hotels as famous as Raffles Hotel Singapore and I could not pass up the opportunity to spend a night there on my recent visit. Named after the British “founder” of Singapore, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, the hotel, originally a simple 10 room beachside villa, was founded by the Armenian…