Langkawi, Malaysia, lose yourself in natural wonders

There are only a handful of places left in the world that offer sumptuous and undisturbed beaches, captivating forest scenes and magnificent wildlife. Against all odds, Langkawi, a tiny island that kisses the northwest Malaysian coastline, is the travel destination for those who seek unexpected adventure. The hotels that have popped up recently on the … More Langkawi, Malaysia, lose yourself in natural wonders

24 hours in Myanmar – the journey awaits…

Not so long ago, Myanmar (formally known as Burma) was a completely different place politically. It was in a tight-shackled dictatorship but with all great historic events, the people demanded change. Usually with such stories, we expect a detailed account amassing to years worth of hard labour to transform an image and social norms. But … More 24 hours in Myanmar – the journey awaits…

Why the F$#% do we swear so much to explain ourselves?

There is nothing more satisfying than yelling the F-bomb at the top of your lungs in the middle of a bustling city midway through a really rubbish day. Ignoring the dagger stares that reflect off mothers’ faces as they walk their children home from school, it’s the best f-ing therapy ever! Some would argue that … More Why the F$#% do we swear so much to explain ourselves?

The confessions of a normal childhood

Ironically, some of the best authors in history lived pretty horrendous lives. Sylvia Plath and Oscar Wilde, for example, were probably angry when their quills first scarred the manuscript. The words that were crafted sparked emotion, satire and a clever dose of shaming the inequality that leaked in society around them. Grouped together in a … More The confessions of a normal childhood

The day after the night before in the newsroom

Yesterday’s news is tomorrow’s future… Today, we are making history. Working in the newsroom the night of the election sounds tough. No sleep, coffee overload and rumours coming from all directions. Luckily for me, I wasn’t on the graveyard shift on November 8, 2016. Instead, I was working the day after the night before, which … More The day after the night before in the newsroom