Mini Retirement Project

Category - Travel

Travel

The First Day of Our Adventure

With no short of eventful dramas along the way Guten Tag from Berlin! (this is about one of the 3 German words I knew at the start of my stay in Germany). What a physically and mentally exhausting journey it’s been for us so far. From Penang — Kuala Lumpur — Abu Dhabi — Berlin, it took us a total of 18.5 hours between airports to finally arrive in Tegel Airport, Berlin. By then, I was too exhausted, to feel any excitement only to be greeted with every travellers worst nightmare upon arrival – our luggages did not land...

The Penang Withdrawal Syndrome

After effects of living in Penang for 5 weeks After spending 5 weeks in Penang, I have to admit, it was difficult to pack up and leave again no matter how exciting my upcoming journey appears to be. I guess after staying put in the same place for while, my mind and body have unconsciously got sucked in to the routine that is Penang. My 5 weeks in Malaysia and Singapore have been a blast! I had so much fun attending weddings with friends almost every weekends and spending time with our families and friends. And the food, oh the food! They’re...

Facing the Cynics

Note to self when dealing with naysayers, pessimists, and cynics I guess it is to be expected that when you stray from the conventional path, you will soon encounter people that will attempt to discourage and bring you down. It is alright though, as they don’t mean to offend. They just don’t understand you and definitely do not share the same beliefs as you. And because they don’t, they will try to impose upon you their ways instead. After all, if we are not doing things according to their beliefs, then surely we are doing it...