Say A Little Prayer – A Glimpse of Abu Dhabi

When you see someone pray, do you wonder what that person prays for? When I travel, it’s thrilling to get the rare chance to have even just a tiny glimpse of various culture unfamiliar to me. Often, the difference with a certain culture is apparent through its spiritual belief and the deviation of its religious structure. While I’m always…

Mt. Pinatubo: Beauty Out of Catastrophe

This trip is part of our “Mission: Bring Back My Sunshine” The plan came about in the middle of a rant-jam-packed-dinner. See, no matter how yummy the pizza is, there’s nothing more of a downer than a night-long worth of stress talk, even if you have an ice-cold beer next to it. We kept on…

Sydney: My Home and Away

Do you ever get that feeling when you feel that you’re supposed to be doing something else, than how your day normally goes? That unsettling feeling when you feel you’re not supposed to be where you are, and you’re missing half of your life because you’re not where you’re supposed to be. I guess most…

Autumn in Seoul

I’m feeling a bit nostalgic with all the Sakura posts from Japan popping everywhere I look, and it makes me extra lonelier that it’s been months since my last adventure. So I thought of reminding myself of my autumn experience in Seoul. If you read my previous posts though, you may have figured out by now…

#myDubai

I booked my flight to Dubai a year ahead of time. It was one of those promotional airfares people like me get crazy about, but can never make plans in advance no matter how much lead time I have. Book a flight, procrastinate for 11 months and 2 weeks, and go on panic mode 2…

What happens in Bali…

When you hear “Bali”, these are the things that would instantly pop in your head: beach bumming, surfing, cheap drinks slash partying. During my two visits, I only got to do one and a quarter out of three (1 – beach bumming, ¼ – partying). That sounds a bit pitiful, I know. What I’m trying…