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TRAVEL, LIFE & ROOFTOP

 
 
 

ROADTRIPWITHRAJ.COM


Your online weekly travelogue
featuring remarkable destinations,
made to inspire like-minded fellows
to travel the world  and
live their life to the fullest.

 
 
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OCTOBER’S CENTERFOLD


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DISCOVER TOKYO BY NIGHT

Where in the world would you ‘pause’ time? I invite you to discover the charming of Tokyo prefecture at night time and you will be amazed of what Tokyo is offering >>

SUMMER FLING IN SAPA

Road trip with raj and friends in Sapa, Malaysia. Find out why "Time" and "Silence" are the most luxurious thing today >>

12 APOSTLES & THOUGHTS AS I DROVE ALONG "THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD"

Here are 12 thoughts that crossed my mind and I’m writing it out loud.  >>

THE BEST WAY OUT IS ALWAYS THROUGH

We must do things that we fear until the fear of that thing becomes no more. Grab your bags and let's go to Bagan, Myanmar >>

CLOUD | STATE OF MIND

Not every day is a good day, live anyway. Not all you love will love you back, love anyway.  Not all deals are fair, play fair anyway >>

GREAT WALL OF CHINA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME

“The Great Wall of China is the world’s most unmissable travel destination and  it should be on everyone’s bucket list” Find out why The Great Wall is on top of my heart >>

TRAVELING IS NOT  ABOUT INSTAGRAMABLE PHOTOS

And it's not about being a jet-setter. It's way much more than that. Be in the moment and enjoy what's in front of you >>

5 REASONS WHY YOU MUST SEE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

Viewing The Northern Lights in person is arguably the most incredible experience you can have & here are why you should go see them before the end of 2017 >>

The 5 best spots to sit in sydney

Instead of roaming around the city like I always did. This time in Sydney, I sit still and couldn't take my eyes off of what Sydney got to offer >>

8 UNEXPECTED PERKS OF SOLO TRAVELING 

Perhaps it's time to pack your bag pack! Solo traveling equipped with a number of underrated perks you will surprise and here are 8 of them >>

STOCKHOLM SYNDROME

New to this syndrome? Get to understand what is this syndrome is all about, perhaps you have this syndrome for the longest time - but hey, don't worry it's a good thing >>


 
 

YOU'LL NEED COFFEE SHOPS

 
 

AND SUNSETS AND ROADTRIPS.
AIRPLANES AND PASSPORTS AND NEW SONGS
AND OLD SONGS,

 

BUT PEOPLE MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE.
YOU WILL NEED OTHER PEOPLE AND YOU
WILL NEED TO BE THAT OTHER PERSON
TO SOMEONE ELSE.
 

 

A LIVING BREATHING SCREAMING INVITATION
TO BELIEVE BETTER THINGS.

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ONE-NIGHT-STAY

Raj & his crew members are going to spend one-night at different stylish hotels;
photograph and CURATE untold stories to inspire your next staycation.

ANI VILLAS SRI LANKA

8 Hours in the air, 4 hours on the road and 12 unedited truths for why I need to revisit “Ani Villas” in SRI LANKA  >>

WALDORF ASTORIA BEIJING

“Serendipity” means luck or fate that takes the form of finding valuable or pleasant things that are not looked for. 

AMAN SUMMER PALACE

My one night sojourn at AMAN SUMMER PALACE after the check-in seemed ephemeral.

CHAO SANLITUN, BEIJING

 Find out why Chao Sanlitun, Beijing makes you forget about your phone.

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The first ever hotel I ever review my staying experience and publish online.


 
 
 
 

ON THE ROOF

Rooftopping is not just about getting stunning photos. I roof to meditate.

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ROOFTOPPING IS A LIFESTYLE:

The more I roof, the more I understand. Although work is extremely busy recently but my friends and I managed to find time to mediate up on the rooftop.  Check out the latest collection below or click to read my rooftopping notes and see how I interpret rooftopping activity >>

LUXURY IS PERSONAL

What's your luxury? For us, seeing the sunset on the rooftop is all that we want >>

ONE OF THOSE DAY

Here comes to the very end of the summer days. Did you manage to get this year's summer story? >>

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THE WAY WE ROOF

I hope you don't mind we put this photo under "on-the-roof" section. This is how we roof >>

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SYDNEY HIGH-RISE

I'm making my way back to Sydney. Perfect blend of Western and Asian world >>

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MID-NIGHT CRISIS

It's Friday after work and I don't want to be home yet. Rooftop seems to be the answer >>

LIFE'S AN ADVENTURE

Your fear change,
yet you forget that life is an adventure >>

IT DOESN'T MATTER

If it doesn't make you happy, the only thing you have to do is to "Let it go" >>

BEIJING CBD SUNSET

Me rooftopping after work watching sunset over Chang An avenue, the longest road in Beijing >>

SUMMER COLLAPSE

We are making the best of this summer-to-autumn transition period. @dc.520 >>

HELLO MELBOURNE!

Get to roof on top of Melbourne city. Sunday, music, sunset, cold drinks and friends >

COMFORT ZONE

Do something uncomfortable today. By stepping out of your box. You get to create who you want to be >>

THE YESTERDAY

It was taken a few years back with my iPhone. Winter day in Beijing that still vivid in my mind >>

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TO OUR FAV CITY

To our favorite city. There's nothing better than hangout with rooftop mate on the wknd >>

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EYES ON YOU

I literally can't stop starring at the beautifully designed CCTV building. The iconic of the capital >>

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EXPLORE THE NIGHT

I bet you don't actually have a chance to really discover Beijing at night? >>

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NEVER GET ENOUGH

Seriously I never get enough of Beijing city. The city that inspires and drive me forward >>

WABI-SABI

A way of living that focuses on finding beauty within the imperfections of life >>

I HAVE A QUESTION

And then I asked Daniel @danielllpeng : Are you really happy or just comfortable? >>

LOVE ON TOP

What I love the most in this life? Seeing the sky burning into a special colors and snap! >>

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WHEN THE SUN IS SETTING

Leave whatever you're doing and watch it. If you miss today, make sure you try again tomorrow >>

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FEAR NO MORE

The only person that can stop you from doing things is yourself... so don't let you stop yourself >>

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CITY VIEW

I don't know about your apartment but this is the view from my bedroom. Wake up fresh >>

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BEIJING'S CBD AT NIGHT

I find this view is priceless and seriously I'm not sure how to put it into words >>

PEAK OF THE CAPITAL

Taken from the-soon-to-open tallest building in Beijing - Zhong Guo Zun located in the CBD >>

FEET PADDLING

This is what I do over the weekend.
Stretch my legs, paddle, paddle and paddle >>

LIFE'S NO LIMIT

The fears we don't face become our limits. Let's just live the live we have always imagined >>

BEIJING's CBD

Park Hyatt Beijing hotel building is located in the quintessential location of Beijing mid-town. >>

SUNSET IN TOKYO

Are proof that no matter what happens, everyday can end beautifully >>

ONE FINE DAY

Simply find my self on the rooftop. Watching the world goes by and let things cross my mind >>

CHOOSE KIND

Precept: when given a choice between being right or being kind, choose kind >>

THE CAPITAL's ICONIC

Nothing is like rooftop with the iconic CCTV building as a background. Let's get on the roof with me >>

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THE CITY GROWS ON ME

 I told myself I'm gonna give it a year in Beijing  and today marks my 5th year in the capital >>

EUNEIROPHRENIA

The peace of mind that comes from having pleasant dreams. Roof before going to bed >>

YOUR FEAR IS BORING

Fear is boring, because fear only ever has one thing to say. It is called "Stop" >>

A MOMENT LIKE THIS

Nathan is one of the first Beijing's rooftopper. Follow him for more photos. @nathan_qi

THE BIGGER PICTURE

Follow Peihan to see how he curate his parkour and rooftop lifestyle @thepeihan  >>


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RAJ EIAMWORAKUL

Raj secretly wants to be a motivational speaker. His goal is to get on Ted Talk stage before he turns 35. He wants to inspire people, not necessarily have to be a big group of people. Just a few like-minded will make his day. Raj is a strong believer that it is not the length of life but the depth of life.

 

 

 

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