• Sunset selfie with Kooling and Ottie at Fremantle Perth Australia.

    Perth: Day Trip to Fremantle

    We took a train to Fremantle on our second day in Perth. So many interesting sights! Here are some of my favourites: Train station where we boarded our train to Fremantle. View en route. Arrived at the Fremantle Railway Station. Loved this Star Wars parody. Love Wars FTW. I made sure not to miss out the sketches on the ground! Esplanade Hotel. Paper Bird Children’s Books & Arts bookstore. Left: ‘Duck Duck Bruce’ was put up on a new store that had yet to open for business. Right: I just really liked the blue on the outside of The Chart and Map Shop. St John’s Anglican Church. Inscribed: ‘Memorial erected…

  • Selfie upon arriving at Narita train station in Japan.

    Singapore to Tokyo: 9-hour Layover in Bangkok, Teppanyaki Ten

    Okay so here’s the beginning of Ottie’s and my trip to Tokyo last month. We flew on Thai Airways, which provided an ample 20kg check-in luggage for free. However, Ottie brought up the idea of traveling light, and it’s a concept I’ve been willing to try for a while now, not least because of this particular incident the last time I visited Japan. 😂 I even got a head start practising light-packing on my recent trip to Perth! Granted, Perth was only four days long while this Tokyo trip was about eleven days… but bringing only carry-on luggage and a haversack got me seriously considering what was truly needed, and just how…