Worst Kind of People to Meet on Solo Travel

So, I have to say that this is simply my own opinion and I shall give the other party the benefit of doubt. The joy of travel is definitely enhanced by meeting all kinds of people with different personalities and characters. On solo travels, the people you meet can easily define your travel experience, making…

Don’t Forget…

This post is a shout out to a good friend of mine who is traveling to Hong Kong to spend her birthday there on Saturday. To survive Hong Kong, don’t forget…. Don’t forget to shop till you drop, Don’t forget to eat to your hearts contentΒ (just don’t send me the photos to tempt me, I’ll…

When Things don’t Go as Planned

I was supposed to fly to Jakarta on Friday. I woke up realising that I had instead missed my flight. I jumped out of bed and rushed around in a panic, trying to think of my next step to take. And then I woke up. It was all a dream. I can still remember the…

Importance of Managing Expectations

They say ignorance is bliss. I would say instead that my common sense failed me that day. That day, I embarked on one of my longest walks ever on a whim, walking from Bondi beach to Coogee beach in Sydney. Wonderful reviews were written, lavishing praises on the stunning views along the walk. Sure, I…

The Art of Eating Alone when Travelling

…is to pretend! Eating alone is all about pretending and ignoring everyone else! Pretend you are confident and not feeling self-conscious of eating alone. Don’t hide behind your book or phone, food is meant to be savored and enjoyed without any distractions. Look around, make up stories about the people around you. I do this…

Travel Backpacks in Singapore

Finding a Travel Backpack in Singapore

SO this weekend has been pretty busy for me. Although my Europe trip is still some time in the far distance, I have been fairly impatient to look for a travel backpack for myself. I think it’s because this whole intention is feeling a bit unreal at the moment and I’m constantly beset with worries…

My travel friends – GPS and Google Maps.

Directions. People give directions in different ways. Some uses landmarks and roads to provide you with some sense of guidance. Others rely on vague gestures and if you are lucky, that person will bring you there instead. Getting lost is fun and interesting when you discover new and awesome adventures. It’s less so when you…