Travel: A Day in Strasbourg, France


I’d never really heard much about Strasbourg  before, but it turned out to be one of my favourite cities to visit during my trip to Europe. While it sits really close to the German border, it’s actually located in northeastern France, and is the formal seat of the European Parliament. What I found most fascinating […]

Travel: Exploring Khao Yai, Thailand


Khao Yai in Central Thailand is a true treasure trove of stunning natural beauty. It’s a popular tourist destination for its various man-made attractions and themed parks. But what really captured my heart was the quaint tranquility of its nature parks, amid all the commercial cafes and borrowed European architecture. Our first stop? A tropical […]

Musings: Of Monsters and Men


“The real world is where the monsters are.” ― Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief Singapore has got to be one of the safest places in the world. We don’t get much sordid crime here. So reading about a man raping his mistress’ 7-year-old daughter for more than 6 years in the same flat they all live in with […]

Musings: Chocolate Heart, Razor Mind


When it comes to finding our way around the world, wearing your heart on your sleeve can give you whiplash. I’m sure we’ve all run into our fair share of negativity and heartache, and learnt painful lessons. But ultimately, fear is the kiss of death when it comes to the spirit of love, discovery and adventure. A cold heart […]