Thursday, December 22, 2016

Beijing Airpocalypse: Video of Beijing Smog and after the winds blow it away

This is how Beijing looked like during the worst smog of 2016. Video taken yeasterday at 3pm on 21 December 2016 when the AQI hit 440 and the PM2.5 was at 410. The few days of hazardous toxic air has put China on red alert. Red alerts are issued when an air quality index (AQI) is forecast to exceed 200 for more than four days in succession, 300 for more than two days or 500 for at least 24 hours.

Today strong winds started to blow in Beijing and like magic, the smog has disappeared. I can breathe again!

Friday, December 16, 2016

Japan Food Adventure: Tokyo x Kyoto

Konichiwa from the land of the rising sun! Here's a video of all the delicious Japanese food I ate while filming in Tokyo and Kyoto.

Sunday, December 04, 2016

Walk with me as I climb up Baiwang Mountain

Baiwang Mountain is a lush, heavily forested park in Beijing. It covers an area of roughly 133 hectares and its peak is 210 meters above the sea level. Baiwang Mountain is often regarded as the oxygen source of Beijing because of its 95% lush vegetation coverage. There is plenty of historical culture in Baiwang Mountain such as its collection of steles with themes of protecting nature and promoting a green environment. The steles include inscriptions, poems, verses, paintings and calligraphy by country leaders, celebrities, painters and calligraphers.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Beppu City Spamusement Park Project combines Spa & Amusement Park

Going to the amusement park in winter and freezing your ass off will be a thing of the past. Beppu City Spamusement Park Project is an amusement onsen city concept that brings together the natural hot springs that are abundant in the city and an amusement park to form a “spamusement park.” You can watch the concept video above. It claims that if it reaches one million views, a plan to develop the park will be carrried out. The video has now been viewed more than 2 million times.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Batmobile in action in Batman V Superman

The new Batmobile for Batman V Superman movie is a 8,800-pound vehicle that took over a year to build. It has an electrified skin, ballistic missile defense system, smoke grenades and a high-powered Gatling gun on its exterior. 3 Batmobile versions were built for Batman V Superman.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Saying Goodbye to Autumn and Hello to Winter at Baiwang Mountain

Take a look inside Iron Man Mark VII Armor

Hot Toys 1/6th scale Iron Man Mark VII Open Armor Version collectible figure gives us an amazing look inside the armour that Tony Stark wears in The Avengers movie. The armor has a unique feature that involves forming itself into a large red pod, and when opened, has mechanical arms, that can extend and reach into Tony's arms, grabbing them and slowly wrapping itself around his entire body.

Hot Toys Iron Man Mark XXVII Disco

Iron Man Mark XXVII Disco (the Chameleon Suit) 1/6th Sixth Scale Figure from Hot Toys features detailed armor design, specially applied metallic blue and orange colored painting on armor and LED light-up function. The Disco armor from Tony Stark's House Party Protocol is a chameleon suit with a special blue and orange color combination with an ability to camouflage in the surrounding environment.

Hot Toys Iron Man Mark VII Sub-Zero Version

This Hot Toys 1/6th scale Mark VII (Sub-Zero Version) Collectible Figure's design is inspired by the concept of Tony Stark creating a specialized armor for carrying out missions in cold snowy regions, with its white color scheme acting as camouflage in the snow.

The figure features multiple layers and various shades of white and light gray colors on armor with white carbon-fiber like designs, Stark Industries decals at various parts of the armor, LED light-up functions and interchangeable armor parts.

Hot Toys Kylo Ren with burnt Darth Vader helmet

Hot Toys' first 1/4th scale collectible figure from Star Wars: The Force Awakens! This highly-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This collectible figure features Adam Driver's headsculpt with Kylo Ren’s helmet with weathering effects, meticulously crafted layers of outfit, the character’s signature crossguard lightsaber with LED light-up function and weathering effects and comes complete with a burnt and melted Darth Vader helmet!

Supermoon 2016 through the telescope

My Supermoon photo on Cathay Pacific's Instagram

A photo posted by Cathay Pacific Airways (@cathaypacific) on

My photo of the the 2016 supermoon onboard Cathay Pacific's A350 is on their Instagram page! Thanks to those who liked the photo and commented. Glad you loved it!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Pokemon Go Japan Lapras Event gives out lots of Lapras

Pokemon Go's special Japan Lapras event is live now until November 23. The event is only held at Iwate Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture and Fukushima Prefecture to boost tourism by giving out lots of Lapras. These areas were affected by the 2011 Tsunami.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Supermoon 2016

Watch drum performance at the Drum Tower of Beijing

The Drum Tower of Beijing also known as Gulou in Chinese, is located at the junction of Dongdajie and Di'anmen Street in Beijing. The Drum Tower was built in 1272 during the reign of Kublai Khan. It is a two-story building made of wood with a height of 47 metres. In ancient times the upper story of the building housed 24 drums, of which only one survives. In ancient times, the Drum Tower was the time keeping center for the whole city and was equipped with bronze clepsydras (water clocks) and drums that were beaten to mark the hours. Nowadays visitors can climb up to the top of the Drum Tower to watch the drum performance.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Experience Penang Hill train ride at night in 4K

Night time view from the front of Penang Hill train starting from the summit going downhill. The Penang Hill Railway is a one section funicular railway which climbs Penang Hill on the island of Penang in Malaysia. The funicular train takes just five minutes to reach the top in air conditioned coaches. Penang Hill also known as Bukit Bendera, is 830 meter high (2,750 foot) and it's much cooler than in the city below.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Prince Kung Mansion: Inside Beijing's largest imperial mansion

Take a walk inside Prince Kung Mansion (also known as Prince Gong Mansion), a museum and tourist attraction located in Xicheng District, Beijing, just north of the Shichahai Lake. The 60,000 square metres mansion is made up of large siheyuan-style mansions and gardens and is one of the most exquisite and best-preserved imperial mansions in Beijing.

Shot using DJI Osmo, Osmo Pro and Osmo Mobile.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Miss Singapore Reveals 2016 Final Episode Post Production

Here's a look at the edit timeline for episode 10 of Miss Singapore Reveals 2016, the companion reality TV series for Miss Singapore Beauty Pageant 2016. You can watch the first 8 episodes here.

Singapore Toy Game Comic Convention 2016 in slowmo goodness!

Singapore Toy Game Convention 2016 concluded a two-day visual extravaganza, delighting pop culture fans and creating record-breaking history for being the biggest edition since its inception! Held on the 10 to 11 September at Sands Expo & Convention Centre, STGCC surpassed expectations by hosting the most number of exhibitors over two days including the STGCC Championships of Cosplay, making this the largest convention in STGCC history. Watch the video shot and edited by me.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Hot Toys Luke Skywalker figure from Star Wars The Force Awakens

Hot Toys 1/6th scale figure of Mark Hamill's old and bearded Luke Skywalker character in Star Wars The Force Awakens. The legendary Jedi comes complete with his robotic right hand.

Who's your Pokemon Buddy?

Playing drums made of household items for Penang street band

Watch Miss Singapore Beauty Pageant 2016 contestants in Miss Singapore Reveals 2016

Watch Miss Singapore Reveals 2016 on ERM Singapore YouTube channel! Showing episode 8 of 10 now.

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Hot Toys Rey (Resistance Outfit) & Speeder - Star Wars The Force Awakens

Here's the Hot Toys 1/6th scale collectible figure of Rey in her new Resistance outfit as seen in the epic moment in Star Wars The Force Awakens where she meets Luke Skywalker. Also in this video is the 1/6th scale collectible figure of Rey and her powerful repulsorlift vehicle used for scavenging in desert planet Jakku’s Graveyard of Ships!

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