Recap of my travels in 2016

Just to refresh my ailing memory, let me admire my Facebook pictures to get a sense of the places that I’ve been in 2016.

Alright. Here it goes…

21 European Cities in 2 months plus…

Maldives, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

And I had a major 3 weeks adventure in China which I will blog about in future.

Most of the time, I don’t plan my trip. I prefer it to be raw and spontaneous. And yes. I travel alone most of the time. It makes things less complicated…but that being said, I tend to ‘pick up’ friends along the way.

Here’s my top 3 favorite photos from these countries. I hope you like them too!

Maldives (4 days, Lovely Sunsets and Watersports)

-Rode a Jet ski for the 1st time

-Snorkeled for the 1st time; saw turtles, sharks, Nemo and many exotic fishes

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Souvenir from the Immigration Authority
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Lovely Sunset
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View from the top

 

Sri Lanka (2 days, Nice beaches, cheap food and accommodation)

-Motorbiked all around town, finding beaches with awesome sunsets

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Huge waves crashing
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Met a fellow traveler, HJ

 

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Crazy traffic

 

Cambodia (6 days, Ancient temples, cheap food & nightlife)

-Hotel stay was worth spending cos it was so affordable

-Overdosed on watermelon and coconut juice

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Sunrise at Angkor Wat
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Royal Palace in Phnom Penh
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Private pool in Sihanoukville

 

Malaysia (Penang for the Street Art and Air tix was freaking cheap, yummy food as well)

-Went Street Art hunting and gorged on local cuisine. Quite similar to Singapore’s but 3 times less expensive

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Typical Shophouses in George Town
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Newer Street Comic Art
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The Iconic work by Ernest Zacharevic – ‘Little Children on a Bicycle’

 

Phuket (Beach town, yummy & cheap street food, exotic nightlife)

-Finally got to experience ‘what the hype’ is about Phuket.

-Saw stuff that I shouldn’t talk about

-Went island hopping and got to snorkel abit

-Got a little seasick and threw up for the very first time in ages

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Chillin with a Chang
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Crab on a stick
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View from Nakkerd Hills

 

Indonesia (Awesome Gili Islands, beautiful beaches, lovely Ubud and Yummy Bali)

-Learnt to ride a motorbike in 15min and d*mn proud of it

-Tour of the Padi fields (Rice Terraces) and Amazing Waterfalls

-Ate at countless Warungs (small local eateries) and totally loved it

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Scaling a Waterfall
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Monkey Temple in Ubud
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Iconic swing at Gili Trawangan

 

I’ll blog more about each individual trip when I have the time.

xoxo,

AT.

 

 

 

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