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286. Dunguaire Castle, Ireland

After the memorable journey from Manchester, Allison and I arrived in Dublin early in the morning and headed to the tour office. We’d booked a local tour by Paddywagon to explore the Cliffs of Moher (ie the place Westlife shot ‘My Love’) because there was no way we could find it on our own within…

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285. Bussing to Ireland

Last week, I got off Skype with one of my dearest friends, Allison, and realised… I hadn’t touched our Ireland pictures ever since we got back. Way to go, Atikah. I guess it’s about time I start writing on my Europe adventures again. Ireland is magical, more so than I had expected. In fact, I…

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284. How do you deal with it?

I had a conversation with a fellow traveller last night, and it got to a point when he asked, “How do you deal with emotional attachment with the people you meet on your journey?” I have been mulling over the same question, especially after making a conscious decision to walk away from someone I’d developed…

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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…