Travellogue – New Caledonia

Day 01 (14 Dec 2015 – Monday) We arrived around 2pm at the youth Hostel. Got our key and went to our room on the top level. Room D6. Basic room, clean with a fantastic view from its verandah.Can’t complain. We were real hungry at this point. So was trying to find something to eat….

An Introvert’s Travel Survival Guide

You will know if you are an introvert when interacting with people constantly feels more like a chore than fun. It overwhelms and tires you out and you will feel that you need to take a good amount of time to yourself to recharge in solitude. Often the misconception is that introverted people don’t like…

When you are stuck in the airport

Ever got stuck in the airport. I have and I hated it but what choice do I have but making the most of it. What would you usually do when you are stuck at the airport? My usual are as below: 1. People Watching – it’s really interesting to be able to observe travellers from…

Where I’ve Stayed: Verandahs Backpacker Lodge, Auckland

This review is of my opinion based on my 1 night experience at Verandahs Backpacker Lodge and in no way represent the opinion of others. Date stayed: 16 Nov 2013 – 17 Nov 2013 Type of Room: 5 beds mixed-share dormitory Paid: $28 a night (with BBH card the price is $25) Location:  4-6 Hopetoun Street, Auckland…

CROWD-FUNDED TRAVELS

I recently found this on Facebook which my fellow friend/traveler shared. Of course I was intrigued. It’s about travelling. I am always up to anything that got to do with travel. From its website it says that – “Trevolta.com is a global crowd-funded travels website. They enable travellers to submit their extraordinary ideas for expeditions…

The Introverted Traveller

I am an introvert and I don’t think it is a secret anymore. Or is it? Yes, I am an introvert. And, I think I travel differently from an extrovert. What does it mean to be an introvert? There is a lot of misconception around introvert. Some says introvert are shy and socially awkward people…

How to pack?

I found this really awesome website about women’s Functional and Fashion Packing Lists for all sort of travel style from minimalist to essential to classic and maximista. The website also provide the Round the World Travel Packing List.   AWESOME! http://travelfashiongirl.com/functional-and-fashion-packing-list/ I hope that you will find it helpful. I know I will.    

Who To Travel With

Right, you have decided to go travel but now the big question is do you want to travel alone? Travel with a mate? Travel with a bunch of friends? or Travel with your loved one? Travel with the family? or Travel with stranger(someone you just met or tour group)? It is a tough question but…

Siem Reap Visual Overview #9 – Preah Khan

Visited on the 26th December 2012 (Wednesday) Day 03 Summary from Ancient Angkor Books Guide (Michael Freeman & Claude Jacques) Date: Late 12th century (1191) Style: Bayon Reign: Jayavarman VII, alterations by Jayavarman VIII   According to the ancient Angkor guide, Preah Khan was more than a temple. It was a buddhist temple with over 1000 teachers. Imagine…

Siem Reap Visual Overview #8 – Angkor Wat & Angkor Thom

Visited on the 26th December 2012 (Wednesday) Day 03 Summary from Ancient Angkor Books Guide (Michael Freeman & Claude Jacques) Date: Early 12th (Between 1113 and 1150) with later additions Style: Angkor Wat Reign: Suryavarman II Highlights: World largest religious monument A complete realised microcosm of the Hindu universe, culminating in the 5 peaks of Mount Meru Rich in details…

Siem Reap Visual Overview #7 – Kampong Pluk and hanging out in Pub Street

Visited on the 25th December 2012 (Tuesday) Evening of Day 02 From Beng Mealea, we visited Kampong Pluk, the floating village.  At first we were undecided to do either Kampong Pluk or Chong Kneas Floating Village because we had heard different comments/opinions on these. We finally decided on doing Kampong Pluk because of what we heard from…

Siem Reap Visual Overview #6 – Out and About!

Visited on the 25th December 2012 (Tuesday) Temple Visit Day 02 Merry Christmas everyone! We didn’t wanted to get Wat-out (temple fatigue) thus we decided to only do temples on alternate day.  In saying that, we are still visiting a temple but it on the out skirt of Siem Reap. We had to travel in the tuk…