Rainbow Flags, Coming Outs, and Sad Face Emojis

You’ve probably seen enough viral videos of people coming out to their parents and if that’s what you’re expecting from me today, then you must know that I never dared to do that because I’ve never been a brave kid growing up. I came out by just replying a sad face emoji to my dad…

Here’s Why You Have No Rights To ‘Out’ Someone

Growing up in a world where its people are non-stop imposing the ‘God only created Adam and Eve’ card is probably one of the hardest things a gay child could ever experience. Being labeled as stupid, not normal, and by just the treatment that they are somewhat different can cause serious scars to a child’s…

6 Best Extreme Rides of Universal Studios Singapore

My rich friends told me when we were still kids that a trip to Singapore will not be complete if you’re not going to experience the magic of being inside Universal Studios. I didn’t really pay much attention to it by then because as a kid, all I want is to go anywhere with a…

Dreams Do Come True at Madame Tussaud’s Singapore

I am going straight to the point where I never would have thought that I’ll be starstruck to see a wax figure. I mean, given the idea that it’s the almost perfect measurement of a famous person, never in my whole life that I see myself going inside something like Madamme Tussaud’s because of the…

Exploring Singapore: The weird joy of long walks in Orchard Road

I don’t know know how I developed my love for long distance walking. But I remember ditching the school bus a decade back to walk the chalky way to our high school which sits outside of our subdivision. I didn’t really mind that at all! It served as my escape from this world – free…

To Summer McSomething;

It’s like the summer of 1963, little doveThat’s when I met you under the shiny up aboveAll of a sudden everything has ethereal feelPretty lovely like the old December Christmas deal

Nusa Penida: The majestic paradise island southeast of Bali

First of all, save the best for last. That’s what I believed when I sat down to plan this trip. And for the first time after a little while, I followed what was in my itinerary. That’s because I embraced the detour of backpacking Indonesia for 2-weeks with an open mind for change of plans,…

Gili Air of the Gili Islands: What is there to do?

Going to the Gilis was a confirmation that I wasn’t following my original plan at all. I ditched my flight back to Bali, I stayed in Lombok longer than expected, and I pulled out from all the plans that I was supposed to do the coming weekend in the jungles of Ubud. I was already…