In the week or so since returning to Singapore, I’ve been keeping busy. Meeting up with friends, catching up on schoolwork, reorganizing my wardrobe – anything that will fill the hole Taiwan has left in my heart. Because how do you go from constantly meeting new people and creating your own epic adventures to studying … Continue reading 4 Things I Learned From 4 Months Away
How does the song go again? “I’ll send you the sunset I love the most when I’m in Tokyo?” Catching the sunset from the streets of Tokyo is hard; look up and you see a skyline of metal, glass and steel; keep looking up and you bump into someone hurrying along Tokyo’s busy bustling streets. … Continue reading Konnichiwa Tokyo!
Some people wake up in the middle of the night panting, pinned to their beds in fear of the monster underneath. Others wake up cold and annoyed, their half of the blanket tugged away from them. And then there’s me, awake at 4 am after a particularly vivid dream involving crispy hash browns squirting forth … Continue reading The Breakfast Club
JEN AND JUSTIN SECRETLY MARRIED! KHLOE AND KOURTNEY DOUBLE WEDDING! CHRIS HEMSWORTH SEXIEST MAN ALIVE!
Pardon the all caps but I’ve a confession to make. I love reading tabloids; the trashier the better. Yes, I know there’s more truth in a McDonald’s advertisement than what’s reported between those covers, but I can’t help it. As embarrassing as it is to admit, the lives of celebrities and the famous-for-being-famous make for a more compelling read than say, Obama’s immigration policies.
Baby, it’s cold outside. I don’t know about you but when icy winds are blowing and the sky seems perpetually grey, all I want to do is snuggle under my blankets, scarf down a big bowl of pasta and watch reruns of Friends. But sometimes, even that is not enough for days when you’re seriously craving … Continue reading Mamma Mia!
To step into the warm orange glow of Wu Pao Chun is to surrender yourself to the smell of freshly baked bread, to throw off all self-restraint, and to yield to the seductive promise of great mornings, made greater by good bread. The usual suspects abound. Croissants – crisp, golden, a perfect spiral of butter … Continue reading Loaf Me, Knead Me
I watch as a dour looking waitress places the bowl of beef noodles in front of me. This is the best beef noodles in Taipei?! For beef noodles that supposedly had Jacky Chan floored, the noodles in front of me looked remarkably ordinary and – dare I say it?- a little unappetizing. I lifted the noodles … Continue reading Beefy Business