Island Hopping in Sabah

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Earlier this month I went on my first tropical vacation – crazy, I know. Because I can’t swim, I’ve always turned away from resort or beach vacations. Life’s too short not to try new things though, so I decided to book a short trip to Sabah in Malaysia. Sabah is the northernmost state of Eastern Malaysia. When i googled this destination I was drawn to so many photos of its clear blue waters and white sandy beaches.

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Unending Winter

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It seems that winter is just not going away in Hong Kong. It’s mid-March and I still find myself shivering every morning when I wake up. It’s a bit embarrassing how afraid of the cold I am, considering that I did grow up in Canada. But there’s a little something called ‘indoor heating’ that I really miss from back at home. Let’s hope that Spring is on its way here soon!

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Taipei

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When it comes to fashion, it’s always nice to get lots of bang for your buck. That’s definitely the case for this varsity jacket that I bought from Forever 21 in Las Vegas a couple years ago. I think it just cost me $70 but I can’t tell you how many times I’ve worn it. Despite being a wool blend, it has aged very well and hasn’t pilled at all. Here in these photos I’m wearing the jacket on a gloomy day in Taipei.

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