That Fast Boat to Sydney

(Johnny Cash? Really?) It’s interesting how, based off where you live, some places feel nearer to you than others — both physically, but also non-physically. While growing up in Kenya, Europe and the Middle East seemed only a stone throw away; the farthest our travel vision seemed to go was (maybe) North America. Naturally, then,…

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Given that I’m in Singapore for quite some time this summer, I thought it would be fun to write a series detailing a few of my adventures around this sunny city-state. Some of my ongoing missions include a hunt to find all 7 Merlion Statues (I’ve only seen the 2 main ones), visiting the gardens…

Amsterdam: My First Solo Trip!

So, Kabi…is this – is this some sort of “symbolic” way to welcome your twenties? You’ve done airports alone, sure, you’ve walked around a bunch of cities alone, sure, but not –  I didn’t plan for this one. It’s happened so quickly: one click and I’ve booked my bus ride, another click and voilà –…