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283. Level up!

I’ve always been in love with beaches. Sun, sea, surf – what’s there not to love? That was why Mauritius was easily a dream destination. I remember heading to Langkawi (or Penang?) when I was in the awkward stages of teenhood and telling my mother to not pack my swimming costume. I mean, hey, I…

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281. What are you willing to give up?

September 2014. Common Balcony – Pandora After 80s, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. “The moment you realize that the person you care for has nothing intellectually or spiritually to offer you but a headache, you run. Away. Disengage. We’ve got a whole lot of other baggage to carry without a need to add on an unfulfilling…

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279. Foodie Adventure in Hong Kong

I don’t normally write about the food on my travels but oh well, I guess there’s a first time for everything! I’m not the biggest fan of Hong Kong (more on this later) so I guess this shall be my tribute to my latest adventure – yummy food was one of the saving graces of…

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278. 20 facts about me.

I just got back from Hong Kong and I’m still working on the pictures (of Europe/Mauritius/KL/HK… oh dear), so before I go on and post anything travel-related, here’s a light-hearted one! “I am many things, my dear. But I hope always a surprise.”  20 facts about me.  1) My name is Nur Atikah Amalina binte…

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277. Back!

Prior to the start of my practicum journey, I had the grandiose intention of keeping the blog on at least a weekly basis. I also entertained the thought of having a semblance of a work-life balance (a highly contentious term, even in my books). Ah, what a joke. It was far from viable. But as…