A Visit to National Library of Singapore

Recently visited the National Library of Singapore as I happened to be running an errand nearby and boy oh boy, what a pleasant surprise for myself. It is my first visit to the national library, apart from visiting the community library nearby Mei Feng’s house back in April. I was taken aback back then (in…

Bon odori in a small Japanese neighborhood

Anyone who’s a fan of Japan would heard of the word – Bon Odori (in Japanese, 盆踊り) which usually take place in the summer in conjunction of Obon. Obon is similar to Day of the Dead in Mexico or Hungry Ghost Festival for the Chinese, where Japanese people will return to their hometown to clean…

A short discovery of Petaling Street through photos

On my recent visit to leaf & co. cafe with Daphne (read the post here), I decided to take the MRT instead of driving (driving around this area wouldn’t be my top choice of transportation) and I am happy that I did that. Because within a short 400 meters walk to the cafe,  I discovered a…

How To Tip in NYC

Tipping is not a big thing in most part of Asia and I am not a big fan of it because I find it confusing and also it’s quite a pain to think about how much is the right amount that doesn’t send the wrong message? My recent trip to New York forced me to…