Blaze of Glory – road trippin’ USA

2189 miles, 4 weeks, one driver, and a 107-song road trip playlist. This will be by far the greatest road trip I’ve undertaken to date. Its daring, its scenic, its epic. Bring it on!...

A sushi experience to remember

I couldn’t go all the way to Japan and not taste real sushi. In all honesty, I just wanted to know if the real deal in Japan would taste all that different from the...

Short but sweet in Kuala Lumpur

With a sigh, I plop myself on the cool grass to rest my feet after a full day of walking around. I’ve got a great view of the KLCC Simfoni fountains, under the famous...

A traveller’s heartfelt thanks

Dear Starbucks, You may not realise, but your omnipresence in almost every city of every country I’ve travelled to has probably been the cornerstone to my successful wanderings across the world. Your green and...

Five travel tips you never knew you needed

I was asked the other day what tricks I learned on my year abroad that I would use again this time around, as I prepare to go travelling again. It was a great question....

The first step is the hardest

The warm water patters my skin and drips off my body without me even noticing. I’m staring out at the light through the window, the soothing sound of falling water filling my ears. Why is...