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Sparkling Ribena

After all the holiday eating I was too bloated and didn’t feel like eating anything. I was hungry though so had a sparkling ribena instead (mixed perrier with ribena). After I posted this on instagram I learnt an interesting fact … Continue reading

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Yes, Obama Won!

I am not an American but I am so happy that Obama won the election. Feels like I’m watching history in the making. Restores my faith somehow. My whole family – all Obama supporters. Happy as well. Also thinking of … Continue reading

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Finally Tried Out Paris Baguette (French inspired Korean Cafe in Singapore)

Talked about Paris Baguette recently, but I’ve now finally checked it out for real. Had to, as it seems like the hottest place in town at the moment.  I’m always curious about new places. Although you can probably only truly … Continue reading

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Shaytard Vlogs Make me Feel Christmassy

Love the Shaytard Vlogs. This is the newest one, where the family returns to Idaho from LA. I am appreciative of what we have in Singapore, but videos like these make me long for cold crisp air, road trips where … Continue reading

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Very Funny American Comedian from China: Joe Wong

Joe Wong who looks more like a scientist than a comedian, is brilliant at the Radio Television Correspondents’ Association (RTCA) Dinner in Washington. I think this video is going viral already. My sister just sent it to me and I … Continue reading

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My Visit to Cold Stone Creamery (Orchard Central)

This was from way back in late March when Cold Stone Creamery first opened and I was so excited to try an authentic ice cream from the US, but somehow it slipped my mind and it’s taken me months to … Continue reading

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Todai: New International Seafood & Sushi Buffet Restaurant at Marina Bay Sands

It’s always exciting to see a brand new restaurant that looks authentic and not an imitation. Chain restaurants from the US, always have a certain standard and I am still awaiting the arrival of an Olive Garden or Red Lobster … Continue reading

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Beautiful People Get Away with Murder at Work

{Image: China Smack} My cousin just sent me this article. It’s about the old bias that everyone knows exists at work, but that’s never officially acknowledged. Better looking people who are less qualified can get away with lot of nonsense … Continue reading

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14 Moments of Culture Shock

In my life so far, Culture Shock ranges from mild to extreme.  Television and movies have  reduced the total strangeness and unfamiliarity element, but not everything is captured on screen.  Here are some of my Alice in Wonderland moments: 1. … Continue reading

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Turning 40: My List of 40 Travel Memories

I’ll be turning 40 in a few weeks, and all year long I have been anticipating going into a deep funk. So far it hasn’t quite happened yet and I think I have to thank my blogger friends on WordPress … Continue reading

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