THE RHEINGAU is a wine-region in the Hesse state of Germany. Travelling north from Wiesbaden (Hesse’s main capital), the River Rhine clearly demarcates the boundary of the Rheingau region. I had the pleasure of staying in Oestrich-Winkel, a small town of about 11,000 in Rheingau, while visiting Danial who was studying there at that time. Aside from taking evening […]

EASILY MY FAVOURITE city in Europe thus far. Barcelona was the second pitstop of our 19-day Eurotrip, flying in from Munich (visited my boyfriend Danial who was doing his exchange). The weather was welcoming having travelled from Germany – sunny Spanish skies yet just the right breezy cold.  A fantastic way to travel through the alleys of […]

IRISH LEGENDS has it that there was once a giant named Finn McCool who threw pieces of earth in the sea to make a causeway. This causeway was supposedly a route for him to meet his rival – a Scottish giant. Finn however decided to fool his rival instead of facing him in battle. So […]

IRELAND simply blew me away. Probably because it was the first European country I’ve set foot on in the 22 years of my life. And also because there was so much to see, so rich a culture to immerse in, and the lovely people I was so lucky to have met. As much as I […]

A WHOLE SEMESTER has passed by and my gosh… there’s so much I have learnt, so much to ponder upon, so much to share. But that’s a story for another day (will try!). 2013 has seen a blessed start with opportunities to take the next flight out. And there’s something about being in a foreign […]