9 Best Things about Nusa Lebongan

Nusa Lembongan is located 20 minutes away from mainland Bali by speedboat. I finally made my way over on my recent trip to the island and had one hell of a time. It reminded me…

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8 Awesome Things to do in Penang, Malaysia

How to spend a perfect weekend in Penang, Malaysia. Penang, Malaysia was just an hour’s flight away from Singapore… yet, I’ve never visited this city. It has a lot of parallels to Singapore, and perhaps…

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Visiting Penang’s Eco Attraction: The Habitat

How to have an easy jungle experience at this new eco-tourism site in Penang, Malaysia. Upon entering The Habitat, I was immediately engulfed in deafeningly peaceful rainforest sounds. The Habitat is nestled right in Penang…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Tokyo

Some of the must-sees and dos for first-timers to the city of Tokyo, Japan See the Tokyo Tower If Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Tokyo has this monument. I arrived into Tokyo late at night,…

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Why Visit Japan’s Shibasakura Festival

I did the day trip to Kawaguchiko for the seasonal Shibasakura Festival. Although I just missed the Sakura season in Tokyo, I was right on time for the Shibasakura blooming at Kawaguchiko, near Mount Fuji. …

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Travel Beauty Kit: The Five Item Makeup Bag

I travelled with this kit for one of my recent work trips. I was able to get ready in less than 10 minutes, while still looking effortlessly polished and professionally. A Red Lipstick The star…

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Storytime: I Got Sniffed at in Istanbul

As a (mostly) solo female traveler, I’ve experienced my fair share of weird situations. When I travelled to Istanbul, Turkey a couple years ago, I experienced my absolute worst cases of female harassment. At the very…

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The Weekender’s Guide to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

12 Things to Do in the Borneo city of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. TLDR; it was a long holiday weekend and all flights to anywhere was mad expensive. So when I saw that there were promos…

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The Travel Guide to Istanbul, Turkey

How I spent two full days exploring the best of Istanbul. Istanbul was one of my favourite destinations to date. The city is beautiful, steeped in history and culture, has an amazing cuisine, and not…

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Minimalist Travel Skincare Hack: 7-Skin Hydrating Toner Method

How to get maximum hydration from just one skincare item. On a recent short work trip abroad, my skincare kit consists of only a vial of hydrating toner. Ok, I lied: the full kit was…

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