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Best Places to Visit for a Sabbatical Break

So you’ve decided to take a career break (read What Nobody Tells You About Taking a Sabbatical Break), the next million dollar question is… where? The whole world is now your stage, but deciding where to start can be daunting.

Japan Day 2: Sashimi, Skytree & Sakura

Our second day in Tokyo is all about discovering what made Japan famous. Out of the three days I spent in Tokyo, this is my most memorable due to the breadth and depth of experience that the metropolis has to offer.

What Nobody Tells You About Taking a Sabbatical Break

Around a year ago, on March 2016, I embarked on a mini-career break and hopped around 43 European cities. Later that year, I pulled a September break to 25 Morocco destinations + 6 days in Jordan + Abu Dhabi layover. Having lived through a long and winding year, I feel I have finally let enough time to…

A Tribal Visit to Tana Toraja & Culinary Makassar

Funerals, sacrifice, and… buffaloes — in the tribal land of Tana Toraja, life revolves around death. With sophisticated rituals for the deceased and characteristic boat-shaped houses called tongkonan set in a lush evergreen landscape, the highland of Toraja offers an authentic cultural experience rarely found elsewhere in Southeast Asia.

Graffiti in Athens: Street Art or Trash?

There’s nowhere else on Earth where graffiti is more prevalent than Athens. It’s the very first thing you notice as soon as you step your feet on the city. It’s striking. It’s epidemic. It’s screaming for your attention. But is it art or vandalism?