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9 Questions About Solo Female Travel And Advice I Wished I Had

Hello friends! A few months ago, Expedia Singapore roped me in for an exciting International Women’s Day campaign called ‘Women with Capes’. It’s a series of interviews with intrepid female travellers in Asia about their adventures around the world, how it began, and how travelling helped them unlocked strengths to become strong, independent women.

Through ‘Women with Capes’, we want to girls to know that  the world is yours to explore too.

Why Egypt Should Be In Your 2019 Travel Plans

When Malaysia Airline’s inflight magazine Going Places asked me to recommend where their readers should travel to in 2019, I thought long and hard. Among all the countries I have backpacked, what is the one place I would recommend my friends and family to go? Where is the one travel destination that I would gladly return to?

Egypt. My heart is yearning for fascinating African nation of Egypt.

Journalling on the beach in China

All-You-Need-To-Know Guide To Starting A Great Travel Blog In 2019

You know what surprises me? In this age of worshipping insta-famous ‘influencers’, there is still interest in the art of blogging. Based on a highly unscientific survey of the number of questions about travel blogging in my inboxes, blogging is still in vogue.

Jordan: The Scariest Taxi Ride Of My Life

“STOP THE CAR!” I scream with all the air in my lungs. “STOP! LET ME OUT NOW!”

Turning My Resting Bitch Face Into A Secret Travelling Tool

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

HUALIEN Is The Wallflower Of Taiwanese Towns

DAY 3

Yesterday’s long walk in Taipei took a toll on me. Thankfully, I had time to take a long nap to recharge my batteries. Next stop: East Taiwan.

What To See And Do In TAIPEI, Taiwan

DAY 1

Woah, travelling, is really a waste of time. When you’re moving between miles, trying to get from one place to another, there’s not much you can do to be productive but sleep and make a futile attempt to read. We left Kuala Lumpur’s LCCT airport at 10am, boarded a four hour flight, and only checked in at a hotel in Taipei at 6pm.

6 Tips And A Great Itinerary You Need To Know Before Travelling To TAIWAN

For a small country, Taiwan has an INSANE amount of National Parks, National Scenic Areas, Lakes, Hot Springs and Night Markets to offer. The Taiwan Tourism Board REALLY love the word scenic and it gets rather overwhelming. You’ll know why later.

I Thought Backpacking In Taiwan Would Be Boring, I Was Wrong

I’ll be honest to tell you that I was a teeny bit skeptical about backpacking in Taiwan. Amazing shopping? The only shopping I do is picking through my sister-in-law’s hand me downs. Culture? Taiwan is as Chinese as my Grandfather’s extensive China teapot collection.