This week's Picture of the Week is of the Beijing National Aquatics Center, better known as the Water Cube. It was the site of the aquatics (swimming and diving) competitions at the 2008 Olympics.
When I travel, there are a lot of things I try to look out for. But there's one particular travel goal that perhaps sets me apart from many other travelers. I love visiting Olympic stadiums.
This week's Picture of the Week is the Olympic Park and Olympic Tower in Munich, used during the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Picture of the Week: Bird’s Nest National Stadium (Beijing, China)
I’d previously come up with a list of things I wanted to do in Beijing. I’m happy to say that I did most of those things on the list, but with one notable exception.
On Wednesday morning, I’ll be flying to Beijing. This will be my first ever trip to China, so naturally I’m more than a little excited. It seems like there’s so much to do in Beijing. Here are some things I definitely want to do while I’m actually there.
2010 was a great year for me as far as travel was concerned. Apart from living the entire year in Singapore – which definitely still feels like one like big trip – I took quite a few trips of varying lengths. I took three trips to Thailand and got to see Bangkok, Koh Phangan, Koh...
This photo was taken as I was entering The Float @ Marina Bay for the opening ceremony. It’s a great photo op section on the helix bridge, as one can pose with the Youth Olympic Games mascots Merly and Lyo with a gorgeous view of the Singapore skyline.
The inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will officially begin tonight, 14 August 2010, right here in Singapore. 3,531 athletes from 204 countries and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) will be participating in the first ever Summer YOG. For the past month or so, all of Singapore has been decorated with all sorts of YOG stuff. Flags...
This is a big week for Singapore! Yesterday was National Day, which was celebrated with a parade and fireworks. And on Saturday, the inaugural Youth Olympic Games will be having its opening ceremonies (which I will be attending). All over Singapore, the Singapore flag, the Youth Olympic Games flag, and other related paraphernalia have been...