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Viet Nam

Viet Nam

I had some trepidation about visiting Vietnam. I was warned that it would be similar to China in terms of hawking, touts, impatience and aggression, and considering the hard time I had in China, I wasn’t sure about subjecting myself to all that stress again. […]

Down under in Sydney

Down under in Sydney

I arrived in Australia exhausted from the near non-sleep I got at Christchurch airport. After checking into my hotel, I decided to go for a short walk which turned into a 5 hour walk. I first took the path set along the harbour which takes […]

The South Island – East Coast

The South Island – East Coast

The East Coast of the South Island was by far my favourite area of New Zealand. First stop was Dunedin, also called the Edinburgh of the South beacause it was founded by Scottish settlers. The city is largely a student town since it has one […]

The South Island – West Coast

The South Island – West Coast

When I arrived on the South Island, the poor weather persisted. I started in Nelson, the sunniest place in New Zealand, but it was still raining. In fact, New Zealand was experiencing its worst winter in years. Consequently, crops were adversely affected and the prices […]

Japan – the land of geeks

Japan – the land of geeks

Ever since a grade five cultural unit on Japan, I’ve wanted to visit the country. Sumo wrestlers, sushi, haikus – the country seemed so far and exotic. There were also elements of Japanese culture that were a part of my childhood: Pocky, Hello Kitty, Twinstar, […]

Korea – my first post

Korea – my first post

I spent the first 6 weeks of my trip in Korea. The country today is far different than the one in which my parents were born and raised. I spent the bulk of my time in Seoul: the busting, energetic economic engine of Korea. However, […]