I left to meet myself, in Asia.

You know that feeling when you don’t feel at home anymore? It’s because your home is where your heart is. And mine left me to go and travel. So I had to follow her.

Why Asia? Why not? I’ve never been there. I had to experience it, to see it with my own eyes.

I had an exciting trip to get there and some really funny first impressions.

I love it here and once again I understood that when I go outside of my comfort zone, magic happens. I met great people, I learned so many things about a new culture and I made so many great memories. And this is just the beginning!

 

That time when I got pregnant on the beach, in Malaysia

That time when I got pregnant on the beach, in Malaysia

On my first visit to Asia, during my first week in Malaysia and on my first trip on an island there, I got pregnant on the beach, with a baby sand fly. I never got to know the father, it was more of ...
Another Type Of Tourism

Another Type Of Tourism

Why do you travel? What motivates you to do it? But, more importantly, have you ever thought of the impact that you make on the people and places that you visit, just by going there? Tourism has ...
White Power

White Power

There are several types of social power: money, who do you know and perhaps more combinations of these two, but called differently. When you travel, you learn another type of power, the one given by ...
Weird Things in Asia

Weird Things in Asia

There are plenty of weird things in Asia that never stop to amaze me, every single day. I never know what to expect each time I open a menu or what I’ll find on the next shelf in the ...
Ramadhan – the fasting month

Ramadhan – the fasting month

Ramadhan is a fast in the Islamic culture that lasts a month and is held once a year in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar to commemorate Muhammad’s revelation to write the Qur’an, ...
Malaysia – last impressions

Malaysia – last impressions

It’s been nearly a year since I’ve been living here and I’ve got a better idea of what and how things work around here, in Malaysia. I got used eating with the spoon and fork ...
The hijab – a healthy lifestyle?

The hijab – a healthy lifestyle?

Life gives you lessons exactly where you need and I’ve received one … where I needed. My first contact with hijabs and Islamic culture I had when I went to Dubai 2 years ago. I was very ...
Zen…all the way to Asia

Zen…all the way to Asia

Zen…all the way? It was a looong and tedious journey, in which my Xanax zen was tested in many ways. Of course, the over weighted luggage anxiety always present when I travel, was one of them. ...
Malaysia – first impressions

Malaysia – first impressions

I arrived a couple of days ago in Kuala Lumpur and I’m still trying to get used to everything; to eat with the spoon and the fork (they don’t use knife, strange, I know), the hot weather ...