I have taken ferry many times in Penang. Since I was born here, I remember we only stop taking ferry when the first bridge was built in 80s. However, we back to taking ferry, due to the nostalgic value. It is always an amazing time to spend, like 10 minutes on the ferry, from one […]
I have watched the Angels and Demons, a movie adaptation by Dan Brown, whom our family, majority not a fan. We read because it is entertaining, but I must say Mr. Brown is very creative and imaginative. You can not be a writer who makes money without having both. So when we arrived at the […]
Sunday in Rome, the best place to be, other than on bed, is the St Peter’s Square of which at 12noon, Pope Francis will bless the crowd. You need to understand Italian and Latin to enjoy the full blessing. Or, turn on the Google Translate with the voice recording to the effect. Just like the […]
According to Vatican City official website, Vatican City State was founded following the signing of the Lateran Pacts between the Holy See and Italy on February 11th 1929. These were ratified on June 7th 1929. Its nature as a sovereign State distinct from the Holy See is universally recognized under international law. In this tiny and world’s smallest state, it […]
The Rome trip has been fruitful and great. The Tan-Vijayans really enjoyed themselves, so do we, Retna and I. We took a flight from KLIA, and then transited in Dubai, before reaching Rome, or the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. The whole journey – about 14 hours of flight time. We were lucky to have a […]
Yes, we have been to Kuala Kubu Bharu many times. We were there the first time in 2013, you can check our visit here, here and here. All the times we were there, we did the same things – food, and then more food. Of course we also spent the time at the beautiful water […]
What app to launch? #Apple #AppleWatch A post shared by Samuel Tan (@hisamueltan) on Apr 19, 2016 at 10:03pm PDT After much considerations, I decided to separate my Instagram account from my regular Facebook and Twitter accounts. The pictures I have taken, I could tell more stories just through the pictorial. Without much explanation. Just […]
It is hot. I mean the weather in Malaysia at the moment. It was also hot when we were in Perth. It did not take us any preparation to get use to the weather when we were there. Why? Because Malaysia is generally hotter than most places in the world. Except Middle East, right?