unexpected wanderlust: the 9 travel instagrammers you NEED to be following

unexpected wanderlust: the 9 travel instagrammers you NEED to be following

Instagram is my favourite source of travel inspiration. Bright colours, great images, and inspiring captions can all be found here. Over my hours on social media, I found 8 accounts that never fail to inspire me. Here they are! Annapurna Mellor I came across Annapurna's Instagram about two years ago and have been in love [...]

unexpected wanderlust: 4 trips to take with your best friend(s)!

unexpected wanderlust: 4 trips to take with your best friend(s)!

Whether your weeks off just happen to coincide or if you're looking to show your appreciation, a holiday is a great way to get away and spend some time with someone important to you. When thinking about the lovely ladies in my life, I think about all of the amazing trips we should go on (or [...]

unexpected holidays: the best places to spend christmas

unexpected holidays: the best places to spend christmas

I know, I know, Christmas?! It’s barely October! I’m fully aware that the holiday posts are coming a little early, but I also know that many of you are starting to plan your December trips! I’m a lover of the holiday season. There’s nothing like the cheery music, lights lining the streets, and general “magic” [...]

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (4)

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (4)

Hello hello! Another month, another wanderlust watchlist! For those of you new to Unexpected Occurrence, Wanderlust Watchlist is a monthly series I do, in which I share three different destinations that have caught my eye! Sometimes it features places you guys have shared with me, so leave a comment with where you're lusting after. Maybe [...]

unexpected eats: making hainanese chicken rice

unexpected eats: making hainanese chicken rice

When away from home, there's nothing better than comfort food. Though we aren't exactly away from home, we're settling into a new one. Singapore is the kind of place that charms you, and well, despite being incredibly excited about relocating to Europe, we miss our Singapore home! So I decided to make some good old [...]

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (3)

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (3)

Miss the first two posts in this series? Here's Wanderlust Watchlist One and Two. It's that time again! Welcome to September's Wanderlust Watchlist, where I'm showing you three destinations that are on my radar! There are so many beautiful places in the world, and I'm dying to share where I've been lusting after. Koh Rong, [...]

unexpected basel: soaking up summer in ruby moon swimwear

unexpected basel: soaking up summer in ruby moon swimwear

My current address is located in Basel, Switzerland. Saying goodbye to summery days in Singapore was tough... no more beach days, endless sunshine, or tropical weather. Much to my surprise, Basel does Summer in its own way. During the summertime, Basel residents flock down to the river to go for a swim. All along the [...]

unexpected tips: the 10 kinds of people you’ll meet in hostels

unexpected tips: the 10 kinds of people you’ll meet in hostels

Hostels. Whether you love them or hate them, if you stay in them, you're bound to meet these ten types. The Partier One of the more common kinds of hostel guests, this is the guy (or gal) that only talks about wild nights and pregaming. They come home at 4 or 5 am every night (or not [...]

unexpected quotes: 10 quotes to inspire you to travel (also our 2nd birthday!)

unexpected quotes: 10 quotes to inspire you to travel (also our 2nd birthday!)

Unexpected Occurrence is celebrating it's 2nd birthday tomorrow! I don't even know what to say. It's still shocking and humbling and heartwarming that people want to follow my adventures. Every email, comment, and interaction that happens on this blog excites me just as much as it did the first day of blogging, if not more. [...]

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (2)

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (2)

Welcome back to Wanderlust Watchlist, where I'm showing you THREE destinations on my radar! Summer is in full swing, so I've been feeling beautiful beaches and easy living. It's been a stressful couple of weeks here at Unexpected Occurrence, so these are places I'd love to relax in! Tuscany, Italy This is a region of [...]