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My one-night stand with Tokyo

As I was making my way to France with a stopover in Atlanta to visit family and attend Erin’s wedding, my flight from Singapore to Tokyo was delayed. This made me miss my flight from Tokyo to the States.  An ordeal such as this usual comes with a great amount of frustration, instead I was […]

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I have waited 3 years for you…

I put on my nice short black skirt, gold heels, a bright blue top that I purchased from Düsseldorf. I curled my hair, slap on some dangly earrings. I was ready for my date tonight! I first saw him on Anthony Bourdain or some other travel show about Singapore on the Travel Channel and that’s […]

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DON’T look both ways before crossing the street!

Instead, close your eyes and just walk when crossing the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam. Yes, my friends warned me many times that the traffic in Vietnam is terrible and no one stops for pedestrians.  I was told (and I read) to just slowing start walking across the street (DO NOT RUN) and everything will be alright.  […]

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Ubud, Bali: Part 1

Ubud, is probably hands down my most favorite region in Bali. The town is full of art and culture, and you can really see how the Balinese live. I stayed in the  most unusual open air bungalow just 5 minutes south of the city.  I will write more on the bungalow as part of my design […]

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It tastes like a pile of Kopi Luwak!

While visiting a coffee plantation in Bali, I had the wonderful pleasure of tasting the world’s most expensive “shit” coffee.  No seriously!  Kopi Luwak as it’s called is made from fermented coffee berries… how?  Well a weird cat/fox looking animal eats the coffee bean thinking that it is a berry.  The bean then gets fermented […]

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Raclette for 30 please

I was hoping to blog about my life and travels while taking a few months off, but this blog is turning more and more into a diary of what I eat. I guess it is a bit difficult in Singapore since I am constantly surrounded by food. So last week, I had one of the […]

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Welcome to Singapore

So I have been here for close to 2 weeks now.  How shall I describe it… warm, humid, super clean, tropical rain, lush greenery, very nice people, international, modern architecture and FOOD FOOD FOOD everywhere!!!!!!!!!  Malaysian, Indonesian, Thai, Indian, Korean, Chinese, Italian, French, spicy crab, black pepper crab, egg tart, ipoh hor fun, ban mian, […]

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