Top Six: My Favourite Contributions As A Freelance Writer

Covid-19 has forced people around the world to remain indoors for prolonged periods and this physical retreat inwards naturally leads into a mental/ emotional/ spiritual retreat inwards. While I have much to share in relation to the lessons I learned during my quarantined contemplations, I’ll save that for another article. In this article, I’m highlighting…

Top Three: My Favourite (Easy) Vegan and Gluten-free Recipes

Living with a family that is not vegan or gluten-free equates into endless questions about my diet – such as, Why can’t you eat this? What can you eat? Why is cooking for you so hard? And on and on and on, particularly when the Movement Control Order (MCO) in Malaysia initially started and we…

Tips and Tricks: How Backpacking Can Change Your Life

It may sound cliche but I have to agree that travelling can change your life – and now I have to admit that after returning from my three month solo backpacking journey around Southeast Asia I don’t feel the same, and definitely don’t see the same. Naturally, as is the human condition, I evolved – embracing…

Travel Review: Everything You Need To Know About Wat Pa Tam Wua Forest Monastery

I believe that expanding your consciousness is important for not only personal growth, but also spiritual growth; I even wrote an article on documentaries related to consciousness. So obviously during my three-month solo backpacking journey around Southeast Asia I had to visit a meditation centre. After some research, and tuning into my gut, I decided…

Tips and Tricks: How To Visit The Only Free Hot Spring in Pai

Pai, located in Northern Thailand, is surrounded by mountains and the natural wonders that come with it, such as hot springs. Prior to arriving I had already set an intention to visit the ‘secret’ hot spring made infamous by budget backpackers – but luckily the owner of the guesthouse I chose, Baan Mai Sak, informed…

Tips and Tricks: Cruising Hà Long Bay for 12$ (45MYR)

A slowly spreading secret amongst backpackers, Cat Ba Island is the smarter choice if you want to experience Hà Long Bay cheaply – not to mention, not be surrounded by hoards of tourists. Although Cat Ba Island has its own national park, I mainly visited for the tours. Along the main street facing the pier,…

Tips and Tricks: Expanding Consciousness Through Documentaries

If you have been following my website, you might have known that the first post I published under the ‘tips and tricks’ segment was about becoming a sustainable consumer. The reason being that ever since I can remember, I have always asked these two questions: why and how; due to this innate curiosity, I have…

Tips and Tricks: How To Experience Perth City For Under 20$

Whether you’re a budget backpacker or just looking to cut costs, I got you covered – or as the cool kids say these days: I got you fam! (Side note: do they still say that?) Australia is an expensive tourist destination – even more so for foreigners from Asia due to the currency exchange rate. …