Morocco held a very special place in my heart because it was the first of many for me. It was my first backpacking trip staying at hostels, sharing dorm rooms with other travellers and it was also my first trip to Africa. One could argue that Morocco is too French to be called part of… Read More Morocco, a land weaved with colours
“What does it like, visiting Bhutan? Are the people there as happy as they say?” Typical questions that people ask me when I told them that I went to Bhutan. Yes, that was my goal when I decided to go Bhutan, that I will find my own version or perhaps a glimpse into their happiness. Like everything… Read More Finding Happiness in Bhutan, the Last Shangri-la
Bhutan, the happiest country on earth or so they say, is a landlocked Himalayan country between India and Tibet-China. It is a very expensive country to travel to because of the only way for you to visit is to pay a hefty daily fee and go through a travel agency. So, the first question people… Read More Bhutan: Is it Worth Visiting?
One of the epic travel odysseys that one can take is the silk road, the once-perilous trade route to bring Silk from China to Europe, made a lot more accessible in the modern day with all the technologies we have these days; it is one big dream or goal if you like that any traveler… Read More Silk Road Travel
Over the recent months, I reflected a lot on what traveling means to me and some of my thoughts, Traveling is a Privilege: Contrary to what some might say that everyone can travel, I like to believe that traveling is a privilege. Not so often that travel takes the top of the list of priorities… Read More Traveling is a Privilege
I made it! I actually managed to trek to my destination – Everest Basecamp. It is a privilege to be able to set foot there and look up to the highest mountain in the world. In a certain way, I felt small and insignificant seeing Everest up close. The summit looks so near and yet far away… Read More Been and Back from Everest
Trekking to Everest Base Camp? Definitely not a trip that I would do, if 1-year younger I find out about it. But hey, that’s what I will be doing for my coming birthday. I decided that I want to do something meaningful or challenging for this coming birthday, so I was looking up for inspiration… Read More Trekking to Everest Base Camp
My next destination – Morocco and I am flying off in a week time or so. Very unprepared which is rather uncharacteristic of me who likes to plan in details. For once, I decided to go with the flow – an air ticket and visa, I will go into Morocco and figure my way around for… Read More First Backpacking Trip!
I realized that it was 7 months ago when I last posted about my travel experience. Time flied very fast! Many things happened over the last few months and my debts on travel posts kept filing up – I made a few trips since my last travel post about Burma and there are a few… Read More Hiatus
We escaped the crowd of Hoi An and arrived Hue, the former capital city of Vietnam during Nguyen dynasty. Central Vietnam is infamous for its unpredictable wet weather during winter months and as we have experienced that in Hoi An, we moved on while holding our breath. We took the train from Da Nang to… Read More Ancient Citadel of Hue