It all started when a friend got me addicted to watching Japanese dramas in my first year at University. I got so addicted to the point that I found myself watching these shows on the morning of my final exams in the summer of 2006. I thought to myself that taking up Japanese as one … Continue reading My love affair with Japan
I love swimming. I love sea life. I love snorkelling. I love diving. Unfortunately, I am prone to seasickness. That did not help with my desire to see whales. My first attempt was in the autumn of 2007 in Cork, Ireland. I will forever remember how awful I felt during the 5 hours we were bobbing … Continue reading Whale Watching – 2 failed attempts, 3rd time lucky!
I finally dipped into the Blue Lagoon after years of dreaming I’d someday be lucky enough to go to Iceland. Continue reading The Blue Lagoon – the reason I’ve always wanted to visit Iceland
It was the 15th of June 2009 when our plane took off from Heathrow at 9.30pm just as the sun was about to set… yet we never really saw the sun setting for the next 3 hours as we headed for one of the 3 most populated cities above the Arctic Circle, Reykjavik. I forgot … Continue reading The Golden Circle in Iceland & more
I probably first knew of Petra’s existence thanks to the Indiana Jones movie. On the morning of the 20th of November 2009, after a 6am breakfast of bread with butter, cheese, marmalade and fried eggs, we were queuing to get tickets to enter Petra by 7am. Petra was breath taking. The massive gorges we had … Continue reading Petra – the reason I’ve always wanted to visit Jordan