If I had read this before I went – no matter how great my first trip to South America was – it would have been a million times better knowing what I know now. ‘Hey Yeni, I saw you were in Peru a few weeks ago, how was it? I’m going June!’ I received this … More Peru Travel from Asia – FAQs
Do not go gentle into that good night Dylan Thomas, 1914 – 1953 Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no … More Do not go gentle into that good night
First seen on We Are Sole Sisters Unathletic and skinny-weak Sole Sister Julienne broke out of her sedentary lifestyle three years ago and threw herself into the wild outdoors By any means, I don’t consider myself a bonafide hiker or hardcore trekker. I don’t trail run. I can’t read coordinates. I don’t have a compass or … More How I Fell In Love With Hiking x The North Face
Answer is: yes! As long as you’re staying in the airport. The terminals in Sheremetyevo International Airport are connected. I just landed from Hong Kong en route to Berlin at Terminal F. From there I simply passed through the transit counter + security check and walked (10 minutes) to Terminal D. No visa needed, just a … More Can travellers transit through Moscow without a Russian visa?
I am now a published author (yay!). Who knew it would happen, that night I serendipitously met celebrity/photographer/producer/environmentalist Sean Lee-Davies during an emergency landing in Clark from a Hong Kong-Manila flight? But that’s another story for another time. Love is Wild is about wildlife and wild spaces, and how humans can still be a part of these … More Love Is Wild Book Launch: I am now officially published!
If you haven’t heard of it before, don’t worry, I never knew what it was until my friend got it for me as a birthday present. It’s called “floatation”, or REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique). Float On is the first “sensory deprivation centre” to open in Hong Kong, launched just three months ago (July/August 2015) on Caine Road in Mid-Levels, Central. … More My first floating experience
I’ve been dying to go on this trip since I first arrived in Hong Kong in 2011. But it had never come to fruition until this year, although the trip was much shorter than I was hoping it to be. If I were to do this again, I would give it at least 3-4 full … More Guilin/Yangshuo from Hong Kong via bullet train from Guangzhou/Shenzhen
As seen in Out and Abroad While the virtues of Hong Kong have often been extolled (See: Part I of my article), the city’s darker side has mostly been kept under wraps from outsiders. The truth is that living in Hong Kong and inhaling its infectious energy can also be lethally intoxicating. Almost four years … More Hong Kong: To Return or Not to Return? Part II
As seen in Out & Abroad I’ve always considered myself unbelievably lucky to have called Hong Kong my second home for the last four years. For all the good, bad, and ugly experiences, that city, which translates to “fragrant harbour” in Chinese, is where I spent the first half of my adulthood. It was my initiation … More Hong Kong: To return or not to return? Part I