Travelling on public holidays has its downsides. Most of the museums were closed, and I basically spent the afternoon walking the streets and popping into one church after another. My original plan was The Yap-Sandiego House, Casa Gorordo, Jesuit House, Cathedral Museum, and maybe other sights along the way.… Read more
It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on this blog. Mainly because it’s been a while since I’ve travelled on my own, with time to spare post-travel. So I’m going to post something on the fly, in the hopes of getting into the habit of documenting my trips more consistently.… Read more
When I started travelling independently eight years ago, I thought I would never stop. From exploring the castle in Arundel to skiing across the Black Forest all the way to drinking snowmelt in Lake Geneve – I knew I wanted to see the world. … Read more
As I’ve said before, I rarely visit a place more than once within a ten-year time period. But as fate would have it, I was sent to Bali for business two years after my first encounter. (There were some benefits to being me in the corporate world, I have to admit.) Even then, there is still a lot of Bali that I have to see and experience – from the western shore to the central plains.… Read more
Or – what I should have done when I visited five years ago.
The lure of Cambodia will always be the City of Angkor, a UNESCO Heritage Site. For those who are travelling on a tight schedule and an equally tight budget, five to six days would be enough. … Read more
I know, I should have written, I should have called, I should have texted. I’m sorry. My life just caught up with me and I didn’t have time to blog. I also did not feel inspired or motivated to blog. But there’s good news.… Read more
Most people I know have a list of places they’d like to visit. Mine just seems to grow every year. To avoid holiday-planning stress and vacation envy, I set about deciding which places to visit every year.
No such luck this year.… Read more
My first trip for the year is coming up on Friday, and I can barely keep my shoes on. I booked this trip knowing that frenzied activity over the Christmas holidays will just about wear me out, as it often does. … Read more