Travel Diaries #7: Tokyo, Japan

This entry about my Tokyo, Japan trip is suuuuper late considering it’s been 6 months since the trip (I really need to revive the blog) but it was one of the best impulse purchases I’ve ever made in my life. I bought the flight tickets 9 months before on Singapore Airlines — it was only around RM1,300, cheaper than some low-cost airlines. Our Airbnb was cute and just the right size for 2 people (if you didn’t know, places in Japan are rather small).

TL;DR – Check out the video below to see snippets of my trip.

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Travel Diaries #6: Medan, Indonesia

This post is long overdue but I’d like to share my recent trip to Medan as part of a ‘do-good programme’, in collaboration with AirAsia Foundation and APE Malaysia. It was a four-day trip, in which we volunteered to help build enrichments for Sumatran orangutans in captivity. I’d say our group was a diverse bunch. There were people from Thailand, India, Macao, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and more — all from different departments of our company. Despite the language barriers, it’s awesome to have met such lovely people during my time there, some of them I’m glad to call friends :)

The trip was great — I managed to do heavy work (for me it is lah haha) such as carrying around used fire hoses, drilling and screwing them together (they’re really thick so it was tough to do that). I think we managed to make all 4 hammocks (each team has to make 4 hammocks) in about 5 hours.

My team and our first hammock!
My team and our first hammock! (Photo credit: APE Malaysia)
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