An Night of Adventure in Singapore

May 21, 2009 / Culture, Daily Life / 4 Comments

It’s been a while since I wrote an entry on my daily life, probably because most of my days are just not worth writing about anymore – unfortunately. But I did do something worth writing about last weekend – and I have pictures too! Singapore Art Festival – Hélios 2 So a few friends and…


Which Part of the World Should I Live In?

March 29, 2009 / Culture, Internet Memes / 10 Comments

Found this mini quiz on the Twittersphere the other day. It shows you to which part of the world or rather, to which culture your personality is most suited. The quiz scores you according to 4 categories: America, England & Israel “You are often business oriented and enjoy status symbols. You are confident and impatient…


Stuff Singaporeans Like: #1 Acronyms

February 19, 2009 / Culture / 26 Comments

Tip: Hover your mouse over the acronyms to find out what they stand for. To survive in Singapore, you need to know your AYEs, BKEs and CTEs. Singaporeans have acronyms for just about everything – from government bodies like MOE and MOF, swear words like KNN and CCB, to even people like their Minister Mentor…


My Valentine’s Day in Singapore

February 18, 2009 / Culture, Daily Life, Reviews / 8 Comments

With my boyfriend still in Canada, I spent my Valentine’s day with a friend this year. We went to some nice places, bought some clothes, and had an mini adventure of sorts. Food For Thought Our first stop was the Food for Thought. It’s not everyday you can walk into a quaint IKEA-laden store that…


Sashimi Feast in Photos

October 26, 2008 / Culture, Photography, Reviews / 27 Comments

In an effort to get to know Singapore’s blogosphere, I went to a ping.sg (singaporean blogger community) dinner at a ritzy izakaya-style Japanese restaurant called En (えん). Met some pretty cool people like Brainy Bimbo, Claudia, Leonard and HisFoodBlog; and had some pretty fresh sashimi! For those unfamiliar with Japanese food, go eat some now!…


Singapore Files: The Tissue Culture

October 15, 2008 / Culture / 8 Comments

One of the strangest sights you’ll ever find in Singapore food courts is the rows upon rows of pocket tissues obnoxiously placed on empty desks or seats. If you’ve never been to Singapore, you’ll probably think these tissues are for your use. Not in a million years. These pocket tissues, occasionally replaced by umbrellas, are…


Life Lessons Learned from Sports

August 26, 2008 / Culture, Opinion / 6 Comments

Today, I finally realized why sports is so important in life. As an elementary school sprinting champion, I am now able to run fast, fast enough to run after the bus that seems to always want to escape me. As a basketball point guard, where I was a dwarf amongst giants, I gained the skill to…