Caramoan Island Hopping: The Long Trip

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 Caramoan in the Philippines is one of the favourite shooting location of the tv reality show Survivor. Because of the exposure it gets from the show, Caramoan became a holiday destination for both locals and overseas tourists.  Caramoan is famous for its island hopping. The several islands that scattered around the Caramoan peninsula has its own characteristics and attraction worth exploring. Some of them were close to the mainland while others were quite far away. That is why the island hopping tours are group into two trips, the short trip which is half-day tours covers the nearby islands, and the long trip that will take whole day covers the farther islands.

The Standard Chartered Marathon 2016


This year Standard Chartered marathon was held this weekend here in Singapore. The starting point is in Orchard Road and culminated in Padang area fronting the National Gallery building.

This is a yearly event and one of the most participated marathon being organized here in Singapore. This year there were about 46,000 runners took part. The half and full marathons were flagged off simultaneously in Orchard Road and later joined by the 10K racers at Esplanade Drive.

Palawan Beach at Sentosa Island, Singapore



Among the attraction of Sentosa Island is the stretch of sheltered beach on its southern coast. Some parts were artificially built, reclaimed using sand from Indonesia and Malaysia to make it attractive for swimming recreation. The entire stretch is separated into three and named Tanjong beach, Palawan beach, and Siloso beach.

The Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay Singapore


The Flower Dome is the twin cooled conservatory of the Cloud Forest. The main attraction at this cooled conservatory  is of course flowers and plants from Mediterranean regions, South Africa, California, Australia, and South America. It is also home to a collection of plants from deserts all over the world and showcases the adaptations of plants to arid environments.