First Observations of Vagabonding (and The Philippines)


I’ve only been doing this for around a week now, but it feels as though I have been away for months. When I first boarded the plane and spent the first couple of nights adjusting in Manila, a lot of things went though my mind. Here are the first random observations, impressions and musings of … Continue reading First Observations of Vagabonding (and The Philippines)

Travelling Asia: The Post Where It’s Actually Going to Happen and I Tell You About Everything I’m Going to Bring


I have successfully burned all my bridges behind me and people tell me it’s really going to happen: I am going to travel around Asia. I’m just a day away, all thought, aside from not being to sleep anymore, it doesn’t actually feel as if anything particularly exciting is going to happen. Moreover, I have … Continue reading Travelling Asia: The Post Where It’s Actually Going to Happen and I Tell You About Everything I’m Going to Bring

The Time I Went to Los Angeles and Took the Local Bus


The most exciting thing about LA is those disillusioned dreams, those unreachable dreams and desires that are forever left to the grasping mind, forever unfulfilled. You can smell it in the air. The extreme desire for success and the shameful self hatred of not succeeding in getting it. I remember spending a few days days … Continue reading The Time I Went to Los Angeles and Took the Local Bus

The debacle of packing light for an undetermined travel time in Asia: The preliminary edition


Never in my life could I have known how much (seemingly endless) enjoyment I get out of packing lists. And luckily for me, many people feel the same, as they are a very popular and recurring theme on many travel blogs. Not only are other travellers’ packing lists a great resource, they are also pretty … Continue reading The debacle of packing light for an undetermined travel time in Asia: The preliminary edition