Shanghai in 9 Hours

Over my last trip, I learned how to make the most of long layovers. I totally understand how long layover could feel like a schlep to most, especially after a long vacation and all you want to do is to get back home. We made sure that this would be a cheap stopover so we […]

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What Can We Do in Cebu?

After a glorious short holiday, I thought it would be useful to share a list of things you could possibly get up to if and when you decide to head on over to Cebu! It took forever for us to plan this trip because there wasn’t much information available online. This is my “help a […]

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Singapore in 15 Hours

Fifteen hours sound plentiful when you are talking about layovers but let me tell you, this was the shortest 15 hours yet! We purposefully picked a flight with the longest layover in Singapore so we could leave the airport. Yas! This happened to be with a budget airline Scoot, where you have to pay for everything; […]

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Blissful in Bali

There was a calm air that circulated when I landed in Denpasar. It was an early Sunday morning and that is the perfect time to really wake up with the place; get to know it a little. With Bali being the final destination, it was my let go, let flow time. I was there for […]

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Temples and Pad Thai in Bangkok

Again, an early morning start. I had booked a tuk-tuk to pick me up at 07:00 at the hostel, how fancy! A sense of relief blanketed me; I was leaving Siem Reap without another bad experience! Phew! Bus time. I arrived in Bangkok in the early evening and the rest of my time in the […]

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Take Some Notes Before You Head to Siem Reap, Cambodia

After a fun night out singing Fatoumata Diawara and walking the streets of Saigon, I woke up bright and early so to catch the bus to Siem Reap. At this moment, I felt comfortable with the backpacking lifestyle – waiting, trekking, waiting, eating cheap food, getting lost. The bus was surprisingly comfortable with reclining seats, […]

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My Spring Festival in Harbin

Happy New Year!! (again) If you are in Asia and you’re using the Lunar calendar then, finally, welcome to the new year. I feel like January was a fantastic trial run…I tried bullet journaling, reading every day, compiling lists, 10-minute morning meditation routines, etc. So, I now know what works for me and what doesn’t. […]

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How Long Does It Take To Get Frostbite?

Okay, hear me out! I am not even exaggerating, that question was in my mind when I couldn’t feel my fingers at the Harbin Ice & Snow Festival! Yes, it is worth a go but you NEED to be prepared! There is a short video of the whole experience – from taking the bus and […]

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