Toyosu, Tokyo : An Inside Look Into The World’s Largest Seafood Market

When I initially received the assignment to check out what goes on behind-the-scenes at Toyosu (aka the world’s largest seafood market) – I wasn’t looking forward to it. The itinerary looked crazy (waking up at 2AM, tuna cutting at 3AM, tuna auction at 4!?) … and it wasn’t exactly the Maldives. But I also knew it wasn’t a privilege afforded to many, so what was … Continue reading Toyosu, Tokyo : An Inside Look Into The World’s Largest Seafood Market

Why You Shouldn’t Travel On The First Day Of A Long Weekend / Public Holiday

… because this: My gahd.  So it was a long weekend over the Hari Raya/Eid holidays in Malaysia, and I took the whole week off to go visit the Boy in Manila. I booked my flight for the first day of Eid itself (it was a Friday) thinking that most Malaysians would have gone back to their hometowns by then and the airport should be … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Travel On The First Day Of A Long Weekend / Public Holiday