A Year of Transitions

If 2015 was the year of travel, I hereby declare 2016 as the year of transitions. Finding peace in the chaos Back in July, my mother went out for her annual executive checkup and was later hospitalised for severe anemia. What we thought would be a maximum two day hospital stay turned out to be…

The Sunday Currently, Vol 2

March’s The Sunday Currently, where I talk about the books I’m reading, skin care products I’m obsessing over, and being mentally elsewhere.

The Sunday Currently, Vol 1

I love the little moments as much as I love the big ones. The way they slowly tug you, pulling you in unexpectedly. How simple and beautiful it is to be just be. I don’t know how we all got here, but we have the tendency to ignore the small details that make up the…

Moving Forward

We’re four weeks into the year and yes, I’ve been radio silent. Not because I don’t have anything to say, but more like I have a LOT to say. I’ve already mapped out content until April, maybe even until May, but I’ve found it hard to start writing. I came home more than a month…

What 2015 Taught Me

When I was younger, time felt very slow. I couldn’t wait to grow up and do things, daydreaming about the day I reach a certain age and achieve certain accomplishments. I thought being 25 meant a well-paying stable job, a long term relationship and maybe a condo unit or a car under my name. Now…

Change of Plans

When I initially set out to plan my Southeast Asia backpacking trip, I eyed two months of wandering six countries: Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Indonesia. I’ve been to three of the six, but I haven’t had the chance to fully explore them other than Siem Reap in Cambodia, Hanoi in Vietnam and Bangkok…

Piece by Piece

It’s been too long. The pen feels foreign in my right hand. Pages of unlined paper sit blank before me. I don’t know if I still know how to do this. I’m not sure if I can keep this going and be any better than how I used to be. But I’ve got to try.