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…

Sick while Traveling Alone

On account that I have been sick for the past few days, I thought that it was quite appropriate to put this up. And well, because I am a bit tired from coughing my lungs out so this is to distract me from being cranky and doped up with medicine. I have been pretty fortunate…

Solo Travel is not always Lonely

Surrounded by more than 10 other people on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, I have never felt more awkward and lonely than that 3 hour climb up the bridge. I was alone among couples and families, even the solo travelers had paired up with each other, except for me. I plodded on, determined to…

Tips for Solo Beach Travel

I’m heading out to a beach soon!!! I’m super excited for this because March and April are just crazy at work. I am in desperate need of rejuvenation but I will need to wait for May. As this will be a solo trip for me again, I thought to share my tips on traveling alone…