Early 2020 feels so long ago and yet so raw. Since a birthday weekend getaway to Penang then, I’ve gone 18 months without travel, and that’s my longest stretch in 12 years. While I must acknowledge my fortune in not catching COVID-19 (so far), losing my income or being separated from loved ones, I’d be […]
A post by another Singaporean travel blogger went viral for the wrong reasons last week. The premise? ‘Singaporeans are are racist, ignorant, Instagram-obsessed sheep who are not maximising their freedom to visit 180 countries without getting a visa in advance.’ Unsurprisingly, the said blogger removed the post due to the backlash, despite writing about his […]
Have you heard of the Travelers’ Century Club? Only people who have been to 100 or more countries and territories can become members. According to the club’s criteria, as of July 2016, I’ve been to 29 such places. (You can check my ‘Where I’ve Been’ page for the updated list) There’s a long way to […]
I’m fortunate to have the means to travel abroad for leisure. While 20 countries in 4 continents isn’t anything to shout about, now that I have a few hours to kill in Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne, I can pen down the things that I actually miss when I’m away from Singapore.