Tag Archive: Experience

Connecting wires in Vietnam

I arrived Vietnam exactly one month and five countries after I left Bali. Time is a strange term when you’re travelling. You can trick it and trade it, steal it and stretch it,… Continue reading

Cambodia on a whim

My trip to Cambodia was a total whim. Not to my surprise, I leave in the same kind of unorganized manner… I have changed my plans so many times in the last two… Continue reading

Penang – Phuket – Phi Phi

I am in Patong Beach, Thailand. The only place I really didn’t want to go! I had heard stories for years about how commercialized this place is. And still, here I am, only… Continue reading

Ripples on the river

It is 5 o’clock in the morning here in Singapore, but still the city lights sparkle like stars in the river. I won’t be going for my morning run today but instead, I… Continue reading


Life: a soul’s chance to be stimulated by as many worldly things as one’s physical ability and mental inhibitions will allow. * I can’t remember where I read this, but it makes me… Continue reading

Empty suitcases, full of life

Carries a lot of suitcases but all of them are empty because she’s expecting to completely fill them with life by the end of this trip & then she’ll come home & sort… Continue reading

Euphoria and the return to Båstad

What did you do five years ago? What did your life look like? What were your dreams, or at least your plans? Me, I was 25 and was finishing a tourism and service… Continue reading

The “uncomfortable” truth

Saturday night and I’m sitting in my little kitchen eating spinach and coriander soup, listening to Leonard Cohen. The window is half open and it strikes me how green the trees have become,… Continue reading

Wherever you go, there you are

I’m at Café Laundromat. It’s cold and raining outside but inside the café is buzzing with people’s chatter, jazz music, porcelain, coffee machine and service bells. I’m on my second cup of double… Continue reading

A day in the life

Yesterday, my room mate Maria, having just come back from a 2 weeks vacation in Chile, asked me a question through the thin wall that separate our rooms: So, are you doing anything… Continue reading