Gardens by the Bay: Dahlia Dreams


Ring in the Year of the Monkey with Dahlia Dreams floral display inspired by the Chinese classical tale Journey to the West at the Gardens by the Bay, Flower Dome. In this first floral display of 2016, take a stroll through a stunning landscape of dahlias, begonias and other exquisite blooms against the backdrop of a 7-metre-tall mountain.

People born in the year of the monkey are quick witted, intelligent and playful.

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Chiang Mai: Hot Air Balloon Adventure


Is riding a hot air balloon on your bucket list? If yes, you don’t have to travel all the way to Turkey to ride one! There is no better way to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Chiang Mai than from the vantage point of a hot air balloon. I booked the flight with Balloon Adventure Thailand. Advanced booking is preferred especially during the Chiang Mai winter season in December. Transfer from hotel to the launch site at Horizon Village & Resort is included in the flight fees. So you don’t have to worry about transportation but please be prepared to wake up early for the pickup!

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Chiang Mai: Tweechol Botanic Garden


The Tweechol Botanical Garden is part of the Horizon Village & Resort property that I stayed in. If you are around Doi Saket district, the garden is worth to explore. It has one of the largest collections of plants in Thailand  collected over the years. I personally think that this is one of the well kept gardens I have ever seen.

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