Category Archives: culture

Animals/Nature

Tokyo was all about art and inspiration. I went to an exhibition at the Craft’s Gallery called “Animals, Animals, Animals” that showed how animal motifs are being used in Japanese art and craft and their respective meanings. At the Yokohama … Continue reading

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The Great Stroopwafels Hunt

Stroopwafels were a significant part of my recent travels in Java. It started when Erik the Dutchman, who I met at the hostel in Bandung and who became my travel buddy to/in Yogyakarta, talked about delicious Dutch food and that … Continue reading

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Nap@Borobudur Park

Most people would have been eager to explore the awe inspiring world heritage the minute they step into the gates, but we were more attracted to the vast green field and decided to just rest there for a bit. After … Continue reading

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Blessings

The good thing about being down with the virus is, you get some time to yourself, doing the things you enjoy. Actually, I am counting my blessings for the ability to be sick. It’s as much proof of “being alive” … Continue reading

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The Tourist

Recently, Guizhou has been heavily promoted in Chinese media. Of course, that was also how I came across these beautiful places and decided to spend this year’s Mid-Autumn break here. The 1,000 households Miao Village is much more commercialized than … Continue reading

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Waking Mountains

Do you hear my heart beat in tandem with my feet searching for a road up, out and in can’t seem to find any Do you hear my heart scream in tandem with my lofty dreams bursting out of your … Continue reading

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Be My Guest

The first evening, as dusk fell, I had had enough of aimless wandering through the town and in the fields. My feet were tired, albeit happily rejuvenated from a soak in the chilly, crystal clear water of a small creek … Continue reading

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