Tag: wanderlust

Beaching in Bai Sao

Beaching in Bai Sao

Often referred to as one of the best beaches in Vietnam, Sao Beach or Bai Sao in the local language, does not disappoint at all. Beholding the swaying palm trees, azure waters, pristine and powdery white sands, and the picturesque island is very popular day […]

My Food Journey in Phu Quoc

My Food Journey in Phu Quoc

Partaking of local dishes is something which I always look forward to when traveling and my recent trip to Phu Quoc, Vietnam was no exception. I have always loved Vietnamese cuisine, it is one of my favorites and I always look forward to going to […]

Having Lunch at The Loft Cafe in Ho Chi Minh

Having Lunch at The Loft Cafe in Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh is a lovely and historical city with quirky, little cafes tucked in alleyways and nondescript dilapidated buildings. The unassuming facades of the buildings, where these cafes are located, do not warrant a second glance so I suggest you read up on them before traveling.

I did a little research before traveling, just like I always do, and looked for the city’s most popular cafes. During this particular trip we dined at two cafes; Ba cây chổi, the Harry Potter themed cafe, and The Loft.

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Coney Island on a Holiday

Coney Island on a Holiday

Singapore is a tiny city-state and admittedly there isn’t much to explore, especially if you are someone who has been living in the city for more than four years. However, I am a person who tries to see things with a new pair of eyes. […]

Enjoying Phuket’s Lovely Beaches

Enjoying Phuket’s Lovely Beaches

I haven’t always been a beach lover and there was a period when I absolutely abhorred being under the sun, although I grew up in the islands, so I find it a surprise that lately I have been craving for Vitamin sea. Fast forward to […]

A Night of Fun in Khao San

A Night of Fun in Khao San

After a long hiatus from blogging I am finally back with new content and raring to write about the wonderful city of Bangkok. I have put off going to Bangkok for a long time because I though it was just another metropolis with nothing much to offer.

My resolution not to go there was somehow made stronger by the fact that the city does not have a very good reputation. I have read of pedophiles traveling there to satisfy themselves. And no, this does not make a very good topic for travel writing.

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Palawan Amidst the Torrential Rains

Palawan Amidst the Torrential Rains

After quite some time on hiatus, I am now back in sunny Cebu after an unfortunate week of torrential rain spent in Palawan, stuck in the guesthouse and unable to go island hopping in El Nido. Timing does matter because instead of long shorelines and […]

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 going to share all the books that inspired my wanderlust.

Anatolian Days and Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey

By Angie Brenner and Joy E. Stocke

“Reality is framed within our memories. Maybe it happened, but then again”

My ultimate dream destination is Istanbul and I plan to go there in two years’ time. Anatolian Days and Nights is like a diary of two women who went to Turkey for the summer but ended up staying longer and forming relationships with the Turks in the process. The book paints a vivid picture of the beauty of Turkey; its verdant greens; its plains and plateaus; and of its warm people and sumptuous cuisine. Just reading it made me want to teleport myself to Istanbul right away. I can almost hear the muezzin calling people to prayer.

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Pura Luhur Uluwatu

Pura Luhur Uluwatu

Southeast Asia is a place which has a profusion of temples and Buddha statues. Bali, aptly called the Island of the Gods, is home to magnificent temples but I have to admit that the one which impressed me most was Pura Luhur Uluwatu. Also known as […]