Thailand. Party Paradise.

Paradise. Would you trust the opinion of a 33-year-old girl who has been to over 33 countries? When I traveled the world for a year in 2008, Thailand won my heart as one of the best countries I visited on that trip. But more than just sunbathing, I was also brainbaking. Partying hard! We started…

Unique Karma: India

One thing I always enjoyed doing when on a bus is people watching. What are they thinking? Where are they going? How is their life? I had one of these reflection moments while in a van, at a city tour in Mumbai, India. The scene I saw from the window was an almost chaotic city,…

Travel Match​: China X Japan

I finished my world trip in 2008 being unfair to China, saying I wasn’t interested in going back there. It was unreasonable and wrong. However, the complete opposite happened to its archrival Asian country: I absolutely loved Japan! We, on the west, often mistake Chinese for Japanese and vice-versa. Big mistake. Besides the similar facial…

Making up with China

I was unfair to China. Now I see. After I traveled the world in 2008, people would often ask: what’s your least favorite country? I used to say China was a country I wouldn’t urge going back to, but now I recognize its value and would actually love to visit it again. Tobogganing down the…