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Road Trip: Sleepy Town of Gopeng

  Unassuming yet charming.   This little town of Gopeng was one of our stop as we drove back from the bustling Ipoh town. We had a few hours to kill and felt curious about this town which was known for ...

AirAsia Free Seats!

  Another FREE SEATS Promo! My goodness, every time AirAsia sends me an email on a free seats promo, I’d get excited and scroll through the list of possible destinations. I remember taking advantage of this promo and booked tickets ...

Contributing to Pink Pangea

A Travel Website for Womenkind. Sharon from Pink Pangea emailed me some time ago on contributing articles on this website that is dedicated to women travelling around the world. It also a community for women travellers who wish to seek ...

Places for Good Coffee in Phnom Penh.

  For the love of coffee in Phnom Penh.  A year has gone by so quickly in this Kingdom of Wonder and it’s time I share with you good spots for coffee if you’re ever here for a visit. Of ...

Contest by Generator Hostels : Travel & Cover Europe’s Greatest Festivals

  Why I should be a #SummerFestival Reporter for Generator Hostels. This is going to be one of those double-blog-posting day because of this special announcement from Generator Hostels, a website for their 9-design led hostels in 8 of Europe’s ...

The People You Don’t Mind Sitting with at 4,000ft Above.

  A recent article on how airline passengers have been misbehaving was circulated worldwide, due to the express news network that is the internet. One particular article titled ‘Dear Passenger 15A’ was written by a Singaporean girl who flew to ...

Stories from the Road: Month April

  Another busy month has gone by, bringing along with it the summer heat. It’s been that hot, really. Despite this situation, I’ve had a chance to go on a family trip to Europe which turned out to be a memorable ...

Wearing the Same Outfit When Traveling. Guilty.

  Same same but different.  A recent article about Matilda, an Art Director who wears the same outfit everyday to work, sparked this particular blog post. She cited, that the reason she chose to do so is because she felt ...

Travel Photos Gone : What To Do Next.

  Yes, they are gone.  This is a major bummer and it’s the worst thing that could happen to anyone who’s in love with traveling. Well, it happened to me and this is probably one of the reasons why I ...

Tini Tinou International Circus Festival 2015

  The Tini Tinou Circus is in town! When Bart saw the event post online that the circus would be in town, we jumped at the chance to see their performance. We’ve heard of the Cambodian circus troupe who was mostly ...

Royal Buildings: Kensington Palace

  A Royal Palace in our neighborhood. When my parents told us that we would be heading to London, I was excited as I would be going back to explore the city at a slower pace. I also bugged them to ...

Cambodia Urban Art Festival

  Bringing Urban Art To Phnom Penh. Oh no, not another Urban Art post! It seems April is a month of murals and graffiti discovery including the ones featured at the recent Cambodia Urban Art Festival. I had missed out ...

Khmer New Year in Kep (14-16 April)

  Suosdey Chnam Thmey! A very Happy Khmer New Year to everyone whether in the Kingdom of Cambodia or abroad. This is my first time celebrating the New Year with friends visiting from Malaysia. During this time, the whole country ...

Stories from the Road: Month March

First and foremost I have not been penning much travel stories only because we’ve been staying put in Phnom Penh, saving up for upcoming destinations. I’ve also been putting hours in work at the new place and I’m soaking it ...

Obsessed: Street Art in Phnom Penh.

  Boeng Kak Lake used to be a beautiful fishing village place in the heart of Phnom Penh. I’ve come to know about this because I often cross the area during my ride to the old office. It was then ...

Phnom Penh Photo Festival 2015

  Attending the opening ceremony of Phnom Penh Photo Festival 2015.  I saw the Phnom Penh Photo Festival 2015 announcement in the Expat FB page and was happy that I was able to attend it this year. The festival was hosted ...

Stories from the Road: Month Feb

  Some changes took place in February, mostly good things of course. But there were also some things that will set me back (finance wise) for the next few months, which meant less travel time for this year. That’s ok ...

Amsterdam: A Scenic Tour Of The City.

  From Zaandam to Amsterdam.  It was a free and easy day so we went on a city tour, on our own of course, stopping at any places that attracted us. The train from Zandam to Amsterdam Central station cost ...

Inntel Hotel Amsterdam Zaandam: Uniquely Dutch

  Colorful Stacked Houses. This hotel looked so strange and unique in the way it was built. For a moment I thought I was in some kind of wonderland when I saw the colorful houses stacked on top of each other, ...

What it costs to live in Cambodia.

We’ve been thinking a lot about moving on to another country, putting into consideration what and how much it would take to get us there. Moving here took some time to plan, but because I’ve traveled here before, I somehow ...

The Hague: My Second Visit to Madurodam.

In my previous post I wrote about Feeling Tall in Madurodam, a miniature theme park in The Hague, which had iconic buildings and infrastructure of Netherlands along with mini clogs, Snickers for souvenirs. Even then it was so much fun ...

My Favorite Part of Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans.

When in Rome see the Colloseum and when in the Netherlands, see the windmills! This was our main destination when returning to Amsterdam and we made sure we had a lot more time for sightseeing in this city as well ...