Tagged: Hiking


How to get to Jinshanling (Great Wall) from Beijing

Seeing the Great Wall is epic, but not as epic if you’re on a crowded tour group with hoards of chinese tourists, or if you’re walking on sections of the wall that are overcrowded...


Trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake

This was one of the recommended short hikes to take on every other guide book and it was indeed something special! I was lucky to have met two fellas, Mike & Alex after I...


The Annapurna Journey

Nepal has so many stunning treks to do, and I chose none other than the famous Annapurna Circuit after hearing tons of recommendations from fellow travelers. The beautiful thing about the Annapurna Circuit is...


Things to know before doing the Annapurna Circuit

In November 2014, I finally did the trek of my dreams. Nepal has always been so close yet so far, and it never occurred to me that I could actually make it there for...


Hiking around Bernese Oberland

Being on a 4 month long trip in Europe, I was trying to save as much money as possible and even though many backpackers skip Switzerland, it was one of those places I’ve been...


Sungei Lembing, the place that time forgot

I got woken up by Anida at 5am in the morning. One by one we slowly emerged from the dorm room without making too much noise and hopped in a car to drive towards...


Journey through Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka was one of the places I didn’t think about going and the only reason I did was because it was on the way home from Dubai. I spent a whole month there...


Ella, Ella, Ella

Ella was my favourite place in Sri Lanka, just because it’s a lazy small town nestled in the mountains. Apart from the fact that Ella is extremely popular with tourists, here is also where...


Chasing Temples & Volcanoes (Video)

A short video I made during my 1 month trip in beautiful Indonesia Java > Bali > Lombok Chasing temples & volcanoes from Dara on Vimeo.


Journey to Mount Rinjani

Standing at 3,726m, Mount Rinjani is the second highest volcano in indonesia. Found in the north of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara, i’ve been excited for this hike since the start of my trip...