Expectation Of Japan (Part 2 Of 9)

Tourists at Narita Airport

Previously, I shared how we planned our trip to Japan. In the Internet age, you can find information at the tip of your fingers on just about anything. As Japan is one of the most popular countries for tourism, glowing Continue reading Expectation Of Japan (Part 2 Of 9)

Planning For Japan Trip: L’entrée (Part 1 Of 9)

writing a travel plan in notebook with laptop and coffee

Social media makes travelling seems like a piece of cake. You choose a destination, book the flight tickets and hotels, and boom! You’re set to go! Well, if only travelling was that easy to begin with. To have a smooth Continue reading Planning For Japan Trip: L’entrée (Part 1 Of 9)

Is Monogamy An Illusion In Modern Relationships? (Part 1 Of 3)

Traditionally, monogamy has always been considered the norm or the standard for all relationships. It has also been placed on a pedestal for the longest time which sprung the idea of ‘one person for life’. Whilst monogamy is seemingly the Continue reading Is Monogamy An Illusion In Modern Relationships? (Part 1 Of 3)

Learning To Adapt In Boarding School (Part 2 Of 2)

dormitory room with bunk bed and roommates

Previously, I shared how I made the decision to continue my studies in a boarding school. I was attending an international school in Saudi Arabia as my father’s an expat in an oil company there. And the school only offered Continue reading Learning To Adapt In Boarding School (Part 2 Of 2)

Zainab: An Architectural Adventure (Part 8 Of 10)

Previously, we shared an eye-opening story from Clara Lee, highlighting her architecture student days. Today, I am introducing Habeebah Zainab Sayed Hossen, who hails from the beautiful island of Mauritius. Everyone around her calls her Zainab (Arabic for fragrant flower). Continue reading Zainab: An Architectural Adventure (Part 8 Of 10)

Newsflash: Extroverts Can Hate Small Talk Too!

I’m an extrovert… but I loathe small talk. I naturally prefer to get to know someone beyond who they are. Plus, it only gets to wherever the social script of the topic goes, making it mentally draining to engage in. Continue reading Newsflash: Extroverts Can Hate Small Talk Too!

Boarding School: Should I Go? (Part 1 Of 2)

The moment I turned fifteen, people began to ask me, “Where are you going for secondary school?” I didn’t want to answer it because the thing was, I didn’t know where I wanted to go. Should I go to a Continue reading Boarding School: Should I Go? (Part 1 Of 2)

Did You Know Myopia Is The Single Largest Vision Impairment?

With the digital age in full swing, and the COVID-19 pandemic causing many inconveniences and troubles, we use our electronic devices for many things nowadays. We use our mobile phones to text, to make calls, to pay for things, to Continue reading Did You Know Myopia Is The Single Largest Vision Impairment?

Clara: Confessions Of An Inquisitive Student (Part 7 Of 10)

Previously, we shared about Alice Wansa’s architecture school journey. Today, we let Clara Lee share her own reflections. Clara is the second child out of seven children in her family. She hails from Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Coming from such a Continue reading Clara: Confessions Of An Inquisitive Student (Part 7 Of 10)

Do You Have Attachment Issues? I Know I Do…

Do you also overthink and get anxious when your partner doesn’t text back fast enough? Oops… Did I call you out? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. It’s just part of your attachment style in relationships. Figuring out your relationship patterns Continue reading Do You Have Attachment Issues? I Know I Do…