Tokyo: My Airbnb Stay in Shinjuku

  Why we chose Airbnb for Tokyo Anyone who’s ever been to Tokyo would agree how expensive the hotels can be in this city. We did plenty of search to satisfy our assumptions, ...More »

Kampot: An Eco Outdoor Trip

  Starting the day to Kampot before dawn This would have been my second trip to Kampot, except that it was with a different group of friends. We were connected with Adam, ...More »

Guest Post : Countries’ Characterized By Their Clothing

  One of the most visible characteristics of a nation’s identity is its traditional costumes. We would know a Scotsman anywhere by his kilt, a German by his lederhosen, or an Austrian ...More »

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 ...More »

What Living Abroad Taught Me

  It’s been 3 years since I left Malaysia.  It’s been almost 3 years since I made Cambodia my home, where I have grown to love and live like the locals do. ...More »

Enjoying Tokyo DisneySea as an Adult

  Oh how fun it is to be a kid again. I’ve been to 2 Disneyland theme parks so far as a child and a teenager. The first Disneyland was in California ...More »

Tokyo in Seven Days: A City Guide

Konichiwa Japan. It’s been five years since I last visited this metropolitan and all I could think about was those fresh sushi and Japanese desserts. We chose autumn for this trip since ...More »

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 ...More »

 

UNESCO Hunt #12 : Prambanan Temple, Indonesia

  UNESCO #642 Says:  “This is the largest temple compound dedicated to Shiva in Indonesia. Rising above the centre of the last of these concentric squares are the 3 temples decorated with reliefs illustrating the epic Ramayana, dedicated to the ...

15 Ways To Celebrate Malaysia Day

Two Celebrations for Independence. Not to be confused with the recent Malaysia Independence Day celebration (31st August), the Malaysia Day marks the establishment of the Malaysian federation in 1963. It was when Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore joined together ...

Travelling Tips every First Time Traveller Should Know

Traveling­ for some people it’s their life, for some it’s part of a job and for some it’s a dream. Most people relish traveling while others save money for months to go on that perfect holiday they’ve always dreamed of taking to ...

Cambodia Bus Trip Wish List

  More that meets the eye. Whenever anyone mentions Cambodia, the first two things that come to mind are Phnom Penh and Angkor Wat which is located in Siem Reap. These are the well known spots to tourists and travelers ...

Common Malaysian Phrases Every Traveler Should Know

  Getting acquainted with a few common Malaysian phrases.  Malaysia is home to many ethnic and race which makes most of multi-lingual in our own country. This means that majority of us speak Bahasa Malaysia (Malaysian language) and English. Visitors to ...

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 ...

Bassac Lane Phnom Penh: A Hidden Alley of Nightlife

  What a surprise.  I can’t believe that I’ve been living here for a year and not know about this place. I guess that’s what being comfortable does to you after awhile, you stick to the same routine day in ...

London Market Hop : Borough Market

  My all time favorite, the markets.  During the trip to London this year, my parents had asked us where we wanted to go so that we can plan to cover all the places together. While my siblings chose Harry ...

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 ...

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 ...