This was my first time in Thailand. The trip had one sole singular purpose – diving. I’m embarrassed to say that there was absolutely zero cultural exploration, other than eating my body weight in pad thai
I’m a ridiculously lucky girl, I know this, there’s no denying it. In the space of just three months this year, I had two sun-tastic stays on Gili Air, a small Indonesian island between Bali and Lombok. Keep on reading
Earlier this year, my parents travelled from the UK to visit me in Singapore. Unaccustomed to the tropical heat, I planned a road trip into the cooler climes of Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands. Keep on reading
My first three months as an expat have passed in a blur of new experiences, places and faces. I honestly haven’t really stopped to think about missing home. There has, of course, been regular facetime’s with family and friends, and whilst I’ve loved catching up on their news, things have been exciting enough in Singapore to stop me missing home too much.
But last night marked the end of a three week visit from my parents and sister. And it hit me suprisingly hard, I’m a long way from home! Keep on reading
When we left the UK, two good friends bought us an extremely generous and thoughtful leaving (good riddance?) gift; a cooking lesson in Singapore. There’s no denying that we both love our food, so this was the perfect present. Keep on reading
How good does it feel to have a really good clear out? Whether it’s going through the kitchen cupboards and throwing the out-of-date-by-decades tins and spices away. Or going through the closet and donating the clothes you ‘might wear one day’ to charity. It’s refreshing to not get that guilty feeling when you see unloved belongings lurking in the corners of your home.
I moved abroad a little over a month ago, and that, my blogging friends, taught me a very valuable lesson in minimalism. Keep on reading