Japan bound! Or so we hoped…

September 2017 As I mentioned previous (in this post) my grandmother and I had booked our flights over on EVA airways, Vancouver-Taipei-Fukuoka.  Our departure date quickly approached and we were soon ready to start our trip. I had convinced my grandmother that we would only be taking carry-on this trip.  She didn’t have a proper … Continue reading Japan bound! Or so we hoped…

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Japan Preview (in photos)

If you've been following along on my Instagram or Facebook page, you know I've been running around Asia for the last two weeks.  I haven't had much time to update my blog, but I'll be getting back to that soon (once I recover from my jet-lag).  In the meantime, I though I'd share a few … Continue reading Japan Preview (in photos)

Flashback Friday: It’s Istanbul, not Constantinople

Istanbul - November 2015 Continuing on from Rome, I was off on another airplane.  After an amazing, albeit short, flight on Turkish Airways, I arrived in Istanbul. Istanbul has always seemed like such an impossible place to go. I’m not sure why it’s seemed so much further away than the rest of Europe, but it … Continue reading Flashback Friday: It’s Istanbul, not Constantinople

North to Kuala Lumpur

So after spending a few days in Singapore I had about 5 days to make it up to Kuala Lumpur for my flight to Sydney.  My original plan was to take the overnight train from Singapore to KL, but it turns out they had stopped the direct service about a month before my trip 😦 … Continue reading North to Kuala Lumpur

Singapore galore!

After getting through customs, I walked over to get my car into the city. I'm pretty sure I'm one of the only people who flies first class and then stays at a hostel! The driver had not heard of the place I was staying, but I think it's also fairly new. After stashing my bags … Continue reading Singapore galore!