Exploring Paris in 3 days

It was easier than I expected it to be, being alone in Paris. I explored Paris mostly by foot and metro because that was the cheapest option. I also decided to be a cheapskate and go without data because I was confident I could navigate the meandering streets of Paris alone with just a plain…

Snow is No Fun Alone

Coming from a tropical country, conversations with my friends run the range between “Hey, it’s hotter than usual today” or “The rain never stopped today, what a bummer” or to put it in the local slang, “Wah seh, today the weather damn hot sia”. Snow is never part of this daily ruminations over the weather…

solo travel

The dangers of solo travel

You will always remember your first. Your first trip, your first paycheck, your first day at work. For me, I remember my first solo trip quite clearly. Not that it was a huge adventure or a major breakdown of emotions. I remember it for the fear that it instilled in me and taught me to…

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…