I would always remember Hoi An as the lantern and tailor shops city. We arrived from Hue more than an hour late than expected due to technical problems on the bus that required us to stop and wait in Danang en route. The moment we stepped out of the bus, we were welcomed by the […]

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Summer in South East Asia is here! And with that, I suddenly missed the beach. Luckily, we were able to hit three beaches in Vietnam while backpacking from north to south. Here they are: CUA DAI BEACH, HOI AN Located 7 kilometres away from the historical town of Hoi An, Cua Dai Beach offers a […]

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We’re in Singapore! I can’t believe that my backpacking trip with my brother is coming to an end. Upon touchdown in Changi International Airport, I immediately felt the change in atmosphere and am slowly accepting the fact that I’m already back in the city jungle. Only that this city jungle is way more advanced than […]

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Empires, monarchies, kingdoms, warriors, knights. These all inspired fairy tales that captured our imaginations as kids, especially girls. As we grow up, we learn that these classical tales are indeed real. We read about castles in Prague, princes in Wales, royals in Jordan, and fantasize about prince charming. We watch movies like Red Cliff or […]

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Oh, Lao Bao and Hanoi. The moment we crossed the border from Laos via the Dansavanh-Lao Bao Border Crossing, I didn’t expect a rough start that continued until we arrived in Hue. I call it our series of unfortunate events. I’m spilling the beans, hoping everyone learns from our misadventures and try to avoid these. […]

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