Discovering the wonders of wander

Inspiration

The Type Of Friends You Make When Travelling Solo

What kind of friends do I make when I travel solo?

Good ones. Real ones. Beautiful ones.

Egypt Is An Onion And Other Backpacking Surprises

Egypt is an onion. My biggest takeaway from backpacking Egypt twice in 5 years is that Egypt is an onion.

The Unexpected Reason David Wu Cycled 4,000km From Kedah To China

When I first heard about David Wu’s 4,000km cycling expedition from Kedah to China, I thought it would be a story of a man discovering his home. ‘This would be an article of a lost man finding where he truly belonged’, I thought as I get ready to meet him.

How Did Nine Months Travelling New Zealand Change Me?

Dear Mum,

This was never meant to be a journey of self-discovery.

Conversations With Strangers In New Zealand – Part 2

My mom always told me never to talk to strangers. I’m glad I didn’t listen to her. They have so much to share, and so much to teach. Just like these random guys that I met on my wander in New Zealand.

Conversations With Strangers In New Zealand – Part 1

One of the sweetest parts about travelling is meeting the locals, having a chat with them, and learning about their lives.

Putting My Resting Bitch Face To Good Use

“Mei, are you okay? You look sad.”
“Mei, why are you angry?”
“Mei, my intern is scared of you. She says you look fierce.” 

A Super Intense Family Trip: Stuck In A Van Together For 6 Days

I don’t know what my second brother was thinking when he decided that it would be a good idea to put mum, dad, and the both of us in a confined space together for six days.

Why I Quit My Job And Flew To New Zealand For Half A Year

Here I am writing under a red-headed tree, enjoying the perfect winter weather – sunny with a crisp, cooling breeze.