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...

Four simple items for a better flight

Preparing to take a flight? Besides the usual essentials you would take on-board, such as a book or kindle, ipod, noise-cancelling headphones, money, wallet and passport, there are a few simple things you may not...