• Thoughts

    Au revoir, 2017

    This time last year, i remember being at this precise spot, curled up in my bed, knowing deep in my heart that this year would be an onerous one. I remember telling my mom this, “Something tells me that i have to equip myself for funerals.” A part of me knew it was going to be filled with sadness and…

  • Japan,  Travel

    Tokyo 5-day Itinerary

    For those who have been asking for this, here is my itinerary. I hope this could help you plan a wonderful and amazing trip to Japan! TOKYO Day 1 – Asakusa, Ueno, Akihabara Start at Kaminarimon Gate early in the morning to avoid crowd. Stroll along 200 meter of Nakamise Dori for street food and souvenirs. You could easily see the…

  • Japan,  Travel

    My trip to Hakone.

    After a week of enduring the hustle and bustle of the fourth most expensive city in the world, i thought, it would be brilliant to opt for a place that brings us back to nature as our next destination. Thus, bringing us to Hakone…. We had hired a driver that came with a 22-seater mini bus just for the ten…

  • Japan,  Travel

    First Timers Tips (Tokyo)

    Tokyo is truly by far, the most hectic city i have ever been to. We always find ourselves in the train station, catching one train after another, and other times, we find ourselves in the midst of the crowd, feeling like a canned tuna. I find it rather difficult to keep up with the pace. It’s not to say that…

  • Japan,  Travel

    Tokyo

    Never in a million years would i have pictured myself writing this post with the Mount Fuji majestically standing right before me; peeking sheepishly from between the trees. The cold is creeping from the cracks of the window while the heater is roaring from the corner of the room. I’d like to imagine i am in the midst of the…

  • Australia,  Travel

    Solo travel – Sydney ’14

    Travelling alone can b­­e terrifying…. especially for women. Rape cases from all over the world have gradually becoming an everyday news just like the weather report. It is unfortunate that we have to live with fear of our own safety. Hoping that the world could be a better place seems far-fetched from where I stand. It is not to say…

  • Bali,  Travel

    Bali ’17 Ubud 

    In all truthfulness, I was a tad too excited about going to Ubud again. Something about Ubud that gives me a sense of tranquility; the thought of being encompassed by green and the breezy misty mornings give me an indefinite warm and wonderful feelings. However, i was down with fever and flu a day before we left for Ubud and…

  • Fashion

    Tropical fashion essentials

    If you are planning for a sweet getaway to a tropical paradise, it could be Indonesia or Thailand or Maldives or Port Dickson even, I would say linen clothes are truly it. Majority of the clothes i brought to Bali were linen and i reckon, it is one of the best decisions i made. I simply love the fabric. Something…

  • Bali,  Travel

    Bali ’17 [ Seminyak + Canggu]

    If you have read my blog, you would know that about eight months ago, i was in Bali. Eight months later, and yet again, Syaira and I found ourselves in the heart of the tropical paradise. This time, however, we came with a lengthy to-do list in the back of our head and it was an equal measure of work…