the world in my eyes

Month: September 2017

The international situation

The international situation

Lately I notice many relevant international news, especially the ones on Southeast Asia. I both see entertaining and alarming news, and while I try to persuade myself not to read them, I continuously fail. I laughed a lot when reading, that an airport baggage handler is […]

Spontaneaus or planned?

Spontaneaus or planned?

Usually I’m really precise. I plan ahead, I research the area I’m visiting and read a lot to know as much as possible. I check the itineraries from A to B, double check the options and timings. I do the math based on all the […]

Who needs 10% discount?

Who needs 10% discount?

I was postponing it for a while, but finally I decided I need to book my accommodation, at least for the beginning of my trip. So, now I have my room – OK, it is rather a bed only – booked in Singapore. I still […]

Pre-travel depression

Pre-travel depression

Post-travel depression does exist. I went through its lighter versions a couple of times myself, as this won’t be the first time for me to travel. I witnessed its more severe versions when supporting friends who just returned from longer backpacking trips and fought to […]

Are you out of your mind?

Are you out of your mind?

Well, five months, uhmm, not really a short trip. My level of enthusiasm is rapidly changing. When I switch off the fact, that five months can feel reeeeally long, and I only envision the many adventures I’ll have, I simply forget to worry. Life appears […]