berjaya langkawi

Langkawi: The Best Place to Stay + Things to Do

Our trip to Malaysia came about quite spontaneously (have I already said this?). This meant that my usual destination research process that can last up to a month (um, I can be a little obsessive *insert darting eyes*), had to be cut short drastically. I did manage to squeeze in an intense week of reading…

PIA 777

Dear PIA, I Really Wanted to Like You But You Suck, Bye

Quick note before I regale you with a colourful account of my worst travel experience ever (and trust me, I’ve had some pretty bad ones): When I started the blog I made a secret pact with myself – it would be a happy place for me and everyone else who came across it. There’s enough negativity…

5 Things You May Not Know About The Vatican

No, this isn’t one of those “I know more than you and I shall now proceed to rub it in” posts. Come on, you know me better than that. You don’t? Well then. That’s awkward. Perhaps this post can help. Like any serious traveller, I showed up to the Vatican knowing all of two things: That it…

Roma Colosseum

3 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Travelling to Rome

Have you ever returned from a trip and, upon reflection, found yourself thinking, “If only I had known some of this stuff BEFORE I went!”? At this point, you probably just shake your head and then convince yourself to move on without any regrets ’cause YOLO. Along with a timely reminder about the value of real-life…

Florence – The Heart Thief

All it took was one day. Firenze sneaked its way in and made a clever getaway with my heart. It’s funny really, I had planned out the itinerary for every city to a T. Except Florence. And perhaps, that was the reason I fell in love with it. There were no trains to catch, no tickets booked…

piazza dei miracoli

Pisa – A Comedy of Errors

We almost didn’t make it to Pisa. In retrospect, I can label it a comedy of errors and laugh about it. But at the time, it seemed less like an adventure and more like the universe was conspiring against us *cue panic attack*. Though short on time and money, the crazed tourist in me was insistent upon…