Starstruck in Cameron Highlands

Special moments create special memories, especially when we travel. I had one of this special memories on my trip to Cameron Highlands in Malaysia. Being a city girl, my concept of stars in the sky is pretty much limited to seeing the few scattered lights blinking in the sky. I would think them pretty and…

My Writing Process Blog Tour

  This post is meant for 26 May. I procrastinated…as always….it’s 27 May now. SORRY!! Anyway, a very big thank you and shout out to Farianti for inviting me to participate in the blog tour. I was very indecisive regarding her invitation because I felt that there are many more others out there who are more deserving.…

Getting to Bandung with the Locals

The ride from Jakarta to Bandung was pretty uneventful. In the three hours that it took for us to get there, we chatted, we laughed, we ate and we napped. Except, we were not in a car by ourselves but in a hired van with 6 other strange men who kept to themselves. The silence…

Self-Entertainment in the Dark

I’m in bed listening to the rain and thunder outside, with no sense of urgency to ever get out of bed on a Sunday. Isn’t that the best feeling in the world? It does brings me back to a time in Seoul when I had nothing to do or rather when I couldn’t do anything…

3 Simple Tips to Survive Solo Travel

I was going to write a whole long post on tips for solo travel. My sister is travelling alone for the first time and I wanted to give her some motivation. As I was writing out my list, it kept getting longer and longer. I thought – Why complicate matters? Will she even remember all…

Surviving Language Barriers with your Wits

When you travel to a foreign country, you can certainly expect to encounter language barriers. Or you just try to wing it and try to make your way through using sign language or basic English. So what happens when you encounter no favourable conditions? Well, you survive by whatever means you possibly can. For me,…