Category Archives: Travelogue

How My Passport Was Stolen In Phnom Penh

  It all went down on a tuk tuk ride.  It’s taken me awhile to write this story of how our passports were stolen on the second day of New Year, in this city where I call my home. Losing ...

Happy Independence Day Cambodia

  Celebrating 63 years of Independence From France.  Cambodia has gone through many historical events which led to its’ independence from France on 9 November 1953. I’ve heard many different sides to this day, one of which was how the ...

#10DBC [Day 10] – Celebrating Freedom

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...

#10DBC [Day 9] – Location Independence

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...

#10DBC [Day 8] – Choosing Your Adventure

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...

#10DBC [Day 7] – Beating Procrastination & Overwhelm

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...

#10DBC [Day 6] – Finding Your Tribe

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...

#10DBC [Day 5] – Setting Yourself Up for Success

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...

#10DBC [Day 4] – Unlocking Your Super Powers

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...

#10DBC [Day 3] – Creating a Vision for the Future

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...

#10DBC [Day 2] – Discovering Your WHY

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge is about taking small actions and moving forward on a path that to building the momentum towards living life on my own terms. In other ...

#10DBC [Day 1] – Finding Your Focus

  The 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. I know I haven’t been updating this blog consistently therefore taking on this challenge is a big commitment for me. I found this challenge by accident while browsing an article which pointed ...

A Long Bus Ride To Saigon.

  Another long holiday.  The Water Festival (or Bon Om Touk) was a three days celebration to mark the end of the rainy season in Tonle Sap. It also meant a long weekend for everyone here and the city would ...

The Kingdom of Fast Internet Speed

  A developing country with fast internet speed.  If there’s one thing that’s good in Cambodia (besides the heritage and cultural value), is that the internet is super fast compared to what we have back home in Malaysia. Being a ...

Stories from the Road: Month September

  Anticipating what the weather would be like for this month is tricky. Sometimes the weather report tells us that it’s sunny in the morning and right before we step out of the door to work, it starts to pour. ...

Stories from the Road: Month August

  Rainy days will arrive soon in the Kingdom and I know this because my parents visited us exactly a year ago during the flash floods. We weren’t able to go out in the evening because the main road was flooded ...

Stories from the Road: Month July

  It’s a month of celebration namely Hari Raya Aidilfitri and my 35th birthday. Yes that’s the halfway mark to 40 right there and it’s not bothering me at the moment. In fact, I am grateful and thankful to have ...

5 Things I Think About When Not Traveling

A whole month of not blogging makes a girl wonder to herself “Should I still continue?” or “Should I take a break permanently?” The reason for the disappearance lies in my work schedule which got busy and slightly crazy this ...

Stories from the Road: Month June

  Half of the year is gone now and when I’ve reflected on the past travel round-up months, it’s been good with many learnings on slow traveling. The weather in June was still sunny as hell and I’ve had to ...

This 4th of July: Memories of America

  First and foremost, Happy Independence Day to all American readers! I’ve never had a chance to properly remember this day when we were living in Pennsylvania. But I did remember singing the National Anthem and reciting the pledge when ...

Stories from the Road: Month May

  Cambodia has many public holidays in the first half of the year and this month, May, is no exception. This is one of the things I love about this country. They celebrate religious occasions, international ones, and celebration for ...

Living Abroad : Spending Ramadhan in Cambodia.

Second Ramadhan in Phnom Penh.  I remembered the first time we arrived in Phnom Penh, a few months before Ramadhan took place. We had to adjust ourselves to a number of things including completing our ‘fast’ for the first time ...