331. 6 Intentions to keep for 2016

“I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.” – Maya Angelou The new year made its grand entrance at the stroke of midnight earlier, and however it is we’d welcomed it – either with our loved ones in merry-making or quietly in our…

289. Cliffs of Moher: My Journey of Faith

This was a difficult post to write. I have been dragging my feet on it for a while now, still unsure if the story should be told. I wasn’t sure if I should just post pictures of the place, but that isn’t what TheTudungTraveller.com is about. I wanted to keep my integrity intact. Then this…

275. Graduation – finally!

On the 8th of July 2014, I finally donned the graduation robe and mortarboard, and walked across the stage to collect my degree certificate. It’s been a long time coming. For those who know of my undergraduate journey, they will understand why this commencement ceremony took on a very special significance. It wasn’t an easy…

246. Sevilla, 2013

I have much to share, much to write, much to remember. But not yet. The time isn’t right. They say it gets easier. Not really. Not quite. So for now, let me just indulge in my memories. Sevilla, 2013. “Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.” – Haruki Murakami,…

238. The stranger to Sevilla.

It’s been a while since I wrote about my travels, hasn’t it? Woops, I guess that happens when so many things start happening simultaneously in your life. You lose focus, you restrategise, you pump in effort into different things. But anyhoos, I realised I needed to get back to writing about my travels… Cos well,…

220. 23 years + 1 day

When I first set the intention to spend 16 Nov with the children in Batam, it was meant to be a personal, near-spiritual trip, and was to be with just my brother & mother. But when the idea of the charity bake sale & donation drive came to light, things changed and took on a…