MY THOUGHTS

See the Good in Goodbye

See the Good in Goodbye

As you read the last chapter of the book and close its covers, you know that it is time to start a new one. Yes, the memories of that book, the adventures, the laughter and the sorrows make it very difficult to put it down […]

Why Travel the World

Why Travel the World

Why leave the comforts of your own home and venture into the unknown? Why leave the familiar and marvel at the strange but amazing things this world has to offer? Why indeed? In a world where materialism is slowly taking over, it is indeed a […]

My 50 Books for 2016 Challenge

My 50 Books for 2016 Challenge

The smell of the pages as you turn them, the printed words on the paper and the thought of closing one book only to start a new one; I love all these things. I have always been a voracious reader and I can easily finish […]

The Caveat of Being a Bookworm

The Caveat of Being a Bookworm

I am a bookworm, always have and always will be. I delight in the discovery of literary gems that impart lessons in life or even those which just let you indulge in a few hours of fantasy, true love or happiness. Books give me great […]

Food and Eating from an Asian Perspective

Food and Eating from an Asian Perspective

The consumption of food is a personal and communal experience in Asia, whether in expensive 5-Michelin star restaurants in Tokyo; hawker centers in Singapore; food stalls in Manila; and side road eating places in Hanoi. In this side of the world, food is what binds […]

Away From Toxicity

Away From Toxicity

Every now and then I look for a place to clear my mind, a place for solace and a place for calm. Life in the office can be too much sometimes. All the demands and all the deadlines can send you spiralling to toxicity beyond […]

Coping in Between Travels

Coping in Between Travels

If I had unlimited budget and off days, there is only thing I want to do: TRAVEL! However, I am not gifted with a huge bank account and I have only a dozen paid leaves from work so I try to balance both. Yes, it […]

Movies That Inspired My Wanderlust

Movies That Inspired My Wanderlust

Movies are like magic, they transport us to a bygone era so that we may learn lessons in history; they take us to the future so that we may see the promise of what is to come; and they make everything impossible seem possible. These […]

Books That Inspired My Wanderlust

Books That Inspired My Wanderlust

As an avid reader, oftentimes I come across books, which give me a call to action and inspire to get off my butt and do things, some of which are to travel the world, meet people and learn new things. In this post I am […]

My Bucketlist

My Bucketlist

So much to do, so little time. Make everyday count! This is my bucketlist, what’s yours? Witness cherry blossoms in Japan Roam the temples of Angkor Wat SeeĀ Cappadocia on a hot air balloon Sip coffee on the European side of Istanbul while overlooking the Asian […]