Teen's online gripe about travelling sparks generational debate

Student Audrey Chong, 19, found travelling with friends, and the logistics around planning her trip, not as straightforward as she thought.
Student Audrey Chong, 19, found travelling with friends, and the logistics around planning her trip, not as straightforward as she thought.PHOTO: YOUTH.SG

An innocuous Facebook post by a 19-year-old girl on her travel experiences has fuelled discussion online and sparked a debate on whether her sentiments reflect those of her generation.

Student Audrey Chong shared with online content provider Youth.SG how a holiday with her friends did not turn out to be "all rainbows and sparkles" as she had expected.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 24, 2019, with the headline 'Teen's online gripe about travelling sparks generational debate'. Print Edition | Subscribe