• Money,  Travel

    Why Being Low Maintenance Allows You to Travel

    In the previous blog post, I shared my experience having too many mini-retirements aka six holidays in a year. How could I possibly have the money? Well, basically I’m a low maintenance girl. I’m conscious of my spending so I can save enough money for travel. Here are some habits that help me travel often: I’m Staying with My Family What else do I need to say? I’m waived from house rental, electricity and water bills, and the food is provided. In Asian culture, children stay with their family before they get married, which is an advantage if you love travelling. If you’re working overseas you may need to pay…

  • Life,  Money,  Travel

    Why People Need to Stop Judging How Female Solo Travellers Fund Their Trips

    By this time, I guess you’ve read some news about female solo travellers get raped or killed while travelling. The worse part, some people blame the victims for travelling alone. An article published in 2016 by The Guardian “Why is Travelling Alone Still Considered a Risky, Frivolous Pursuit for Women?” discusses a very interesting topic about double standards on female solo travellers.  Besides of sexual violence and gender inequality, let me add one more double standards on female solo travellers: how we fund the trips. People often praise male solo travellers for their adventurous personalities. If they’re executives, the more countries they visit, they seem to be more successful in…

  • Money,  Travel

    To Travel or To Save? How to End the Dilemma

    To travel or to save? It’s a question many people have, especially when it’s holiday season and airlines are giving special prices for flight tickets. If you’re an office worker who wasn’t born with a silver spoon like me, it’s normal to think that it’s better to save for emergency and retirement than to travel. However, what if you’re born as a wanderlust and travelling is considered a need? I personally don’t want to live in resentment. Chasing my dream keeps me motivated and passionate in life. After all, what’s the purpose of saving all the money if (touch wood) I’m gonna die tomorrow? #dilemma When I decided to embark…

  • Health & Beauty,  Money

    Workout Tips for Dummies Who Don’t Want to Hire a Personal Trainer

    The title isn’t a click-bait because I practice what’s written here myself. I guess you know that there are many tips to tone up your body like YouTube videos, health magazines, and articles on the internet. But, what if even with the existence of those, you’re still lazy to do your own research? On top of that, you don’t want to hire a personal trainer because the fee is expensive? Yet, you still yearn to have a toned-up body! Don’t worry, I’ll show you how – in the easiest way. Remember that it’s easy but it’s not easy for everyone, especially if you don’t keep promises. If you want to have…

  • Money,  Travel

    How I Won a RM6,000+ Case Against an Airline

    l‘Tis the season to be jolly, are you ready for your next adventure? Since it’s a holiday season, I think it’s good to share a dispute memorable experience that I had with an international airline last year. How a simple mistake from the airline, combined with an inexperienced traveller and heartless customer service created a drama. And the most important thing, to know who you can turn to when a problem with airlines arises. Back in 2017, my passion for travel started to kick in so I booked a holiday package to The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland. It’s an 18 days trip, I was so…