Good evening, it’s been some time (almost 6 months) since I’ve written anything besides short updates on the welcome page of the blog. Never fear though, I can summarise 5 months of life into a single sentence, using the power of imagination and words, and long sentence structures: End 2016 my regional role became solely … More Pulau Pari, Jakarta, Indonesia & JET, TBC, Japan
So you have about 24 hours free in Yangon, a city you’ve never seen before, in a country you’re still puzzling the history of. With so much excitement and so little time, let me share with you what was my satisfying 1 day free in Yangon, Myanmar. The flight landed around 11am local time, in … More 1 day free in Yangon, Myanmar
When my colleague reminded me that there was a public holiday coming up this week, my first response was a wistful staring into the distance, plotting ways 1 day could turn into 3 weeks backpacking around Asia, but more on that later. What I wasn’t at all aware of was the cultural rabbit hole that lay ahead. … More 3 highlights, sharing Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Arriving in a new place fills many people with an overdose of excitement, there is so much to do and see. In fact, you aren’t even sure how much, but you’re going to find out! This normally leads to a whirlwind of activity and little recollection of what happened. Therefore, tonight I’m making some notes … More [Q]uickly learned facts, first 100h’s lessons
We passed the 24h mark a little while ago, curious what the first day in Singapore looks like for a new immigrant? Yesterday evening I heard this bizarre, yet welcome, announcement: “ladies & gentlemen, welcome to Singapore. We have just landed at Changi international airport, where the local time is 8pm and the outside temperature … More [O]mg lah!