Saturday, March 19, 2011

back to the city...

It's a boring Saturday. I haven't had a good weekend break for a long time, and now I actually get to sit in a cafe, blogging away after having lunch here, right after a gym session late morning.

Wouldn't it be great if I get to have the same routine every weekend? Ah, wishful thinking.

Anyway, I'm back from Kani, Maldives. It was a wonderful getaway from the busy city of Kuala Lumpur.

Wait. Wonderful isn't good enough a term. Awesome? Orgasmic?

Heck, nevermind. I couldn't find a good enough word to describe the holiday.

Anyway, we were at Maldives' Club Med in Kani Island earlier this month, celebrating our honeymoon two months after our wedding. I hate to repeat myself, but it's a very wonderful place to be. You always hear people talking about finding that 'heaven' on earth, well, we practically found it. It's located northeast of Maldives' capital city of Male.

We spent 6 days there, doing practically nothing other than enjoying the sun. Okay, we did some things. Sailing, snorkelling, took a scenic flight and had an aerial tour of the islands around Kani, kayaking, etc. The point is, never had I went to a holiday where I really got disconnected from the world.

I don't want to write a bloody essay on our honeymoon, I'll leave the rest of the pictures in my Facebook page sometime soon, but this is probably the best ever vacation one can experience. I guess when the pictures are uploaded people will figure out what I was trying to say.

Perhaps I can consider having more holidays like this in the future.


On another note, finally got back into the game, the Mrs and I have managed to secure another property (provided the vendor doesn't try anything funny). Comparatively I might've paid a little over the market value, but it doesn't matter when it comes with a secured tenancy which brings me positive cashflow for at least a year while I wait for it to appreciate further.

Came across plenty of discussions with different people of different backgrounds lately, and apparently real estate investment can be quite a difficult issue to discuss. There are people who want to invest but expects the property price to come down to what he perceives as the worthy valuation. Then there are people who just whack whatever properties there are and hope for the best.

Then there are people who ask others, 'I am a real estate investor, can you tell me what are the developments I should invest in?'