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From Karachi, With Love | Part II

— Amidst a Pandemic (Part II: March – May 2020)  By the end of February, countries around the world had become aware of the coronavirus as it had widely affected most parts of Asia, especially China and its neighbouring cities including Hong Kong, Singapore, etc. It hadn’t reached Pakistan at this point, so we were all still going about our daily lives as usual; without … Continue reading From Karachi, With Love | Part II

From Karachi, With Love | Part I

— New Beginnings (Part I: December 2019 – February 2020)  Sometime towards the end of summer 2019, I entertained the idea of moving to Pakistan for 6 months. Little did I think that an unlikely plan would translate into reality. So in November 2019, I quit my full-time job at DFS Group in Hong Kong, packed up my apartment and left. I spent the month … Continue reading From Karachi, With Love | Part I

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Seoul-Searching | Korea

— Seoul, South Korea A belated visual diary of my holiday in Seoul this June, a spectacular city with so much positive energy and tons to see, do, eat & enjoy! Would definitely revisit. Dining Significant Sights Gyeongbokgung Palace Local Temple Bukchon Hanok Village Starfield Library Shopping & Street Food 감사합니다, kamsahamnida, thank you Seoul! (Featured image by Saveliy Bobov via Unsplash) Continue reading Seoul-Searching | Korea

Un-pho-gettable | Vietnam

— Hanoi, Vietnam This February, the Lunar New Year holiday that is predominantly celebrated in China, Japan and Vietnam gave me the perfect excuse to leave town and spend a full week in the bustling city of Vietnam, Hanoi – somewhere I’ve always wanted to explore in the Southeast! The city is known for its centuries-old architecture and rich blend of Sino-Vietnamese, French & Russian … Continue reading Un-pho-gettable | Vietnam