Photos of the Temples of Cambodia

July 31, 2010 / Photography / 18 Comments

I went to Cambodia a couple weeks ago. It’s my first vacation in over a year. Honestly, I don’t fancy vacations; there’s just something infuriating about not having enough time to fully immerse oneself in a foreign culture. Nevertheless, I got to take some breathtaking shots of the Cambodian temples with my brand new dSLR,…

How to Brew Tea – Properly

August 13, 2009 / Daily Life / 13 Comments

As a child, my mother would tell me that I would learn to appreciate coffee once I became a grown-up, and that I would slowly move away from drinking tea. I’m now 23 – and that didn’t happen. I became a tea nazi, instead. I need to have my tea brewed a certain way to…

Japanese Jazz: Informel 8

August 8, 2009 / Daily Life / 3 Comments

There was this one guy I really, really admired in middle school. I have always wished be at least half as talented as he is. He’s extremely talented and dedicated to everything he does. Whenever he has a goal, he would relentlessly pursue it and is always confident of its success. In school, he had…

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…

Goodbye Toronto, Hello Singapore!

May 29, 2008 / Daily Life, Opinion / 10 Comments

Hello Nanyaters! I meant to update earlier but I’ve been sick, thus bedridden since I arrived at Singapore. Looks like a 20 degree Celsius change is just too much for my body to handle. Anyway, my fever is going down, so I thought I’d blog a little. Truth be told, I don’t really know what…

Goodbye Toronto

The fact that I’m leaving Toronto for good hadn’t quite sunk until today. May has finally arrived. By the end of this month, I will be returning to Singapore, after spending 4 years out of my 22-year life here. I came to Toronto to pursue a Bachelor’s after I graduated from high school in Asia….

Agitated: Mindset of an Adult Third Culture Kid

January 28, 2008 / Culture, Opinion / 9 Comments

Disclaimer: This entry is going to be emotional, political and rebellious teenager-esque. If you don’t like these sort of entries please visit the political one below or the pictorial one below that. 🙂 These past few days personality has become more abrasive since it happened. I was reading an article for my course, which cited…