Eye of the World

Once I have proven to myself that I am smart enough to get a degree I want to see the world and do what I really love; writing. I love being a fashion writer but I am also interested to write from a bigger picture. I recently went to Vietnam and realised that the world has so much to offer and all I have been doing is cooped up in my room with my books. Being exposed to other cultures and lifestyle enables us to see the world from a whole different lens. More importantly, I would like to share the experience of crossing a motorcycle war zone that is the Saigon roads, how the Thais cope with their massive traffic, how the French make perfumes and the Italians make pizzas!

Tengku Sofiah Aishah

About Me

I am 21 years old and I enjoy good food. Most of the times I am a second-year Accounting and Finance major. Other times I am a freelance fashion, beauty and health writer. I am still struggling to self-learn the ukulele. I am a varsity netball captain and occasionally I play futsal. I enjoy travelling, watching theatres and comedy shows. Desserts and Japanese food are my guilty pleasures. I probably spend a big chunk of my allowance on food.

How I Plan To Go Forth

The RM20,000 will help me get started with my first trip. I am thinking South America. They are rich with cultures and are home to exotic landscapes like the stunning Machu Picchu, the Amazon and the Angel Falls. There are so many things I can write about them. Needless to say, they have amazing cultures. It would be fantastic to get a tip or two about my latin dance skills at its place of origin. And while I am there, I can also explore the local fashion and styles! The prize money should cover the travelling and accommodation expenses and help me get by. Once I start submitting my articles, I will have an income that I can save up for my next trips!

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