Usually, when I book annual leave the objective is to relax and recharge.  But on more occasions than one, this time included -  itinerary planning turns into itinerary cramming. I'm dubbing Hong Kong in 48 hours as the ‘Amazing Race’ experience, here’s what happened as we scrambled through this busy city. Day one Landed at… Continue reading

This year, I traveled to Japan. Based on what people told me about their own experiences, I felt confident in my expectations...sushi, bullet trains and very very polite people. But what about that feeling you get when you think you know the whole story?  Let's say Japan's story in this case.  It's actually something that's… Continue reading

Italy on a whim is always a good idea post exams, so I packed my bags and took a flight out to Rome. As my first solo trip, I didn’t know really what to expect or who I was going to meet but it was comforting to know that there was a ridiculous number of… Continue reading