Posts Tagged ‘Experiences’

All hotel rooms start looking the same at the 5th hotel mark. All cities look the same too. No matter whether it is Singapore or Kuala Lumpur. You get into easy conversations with taxi drivers. And learn more about them than the person next to you on a 12 hour flight. Meals become a memory. […]


We are currently in Tokyo and taking in the sights and sounds of this beautiful ancient city. Yesterday, we went to stopped in time Asakusa, a place with little hawker stores and much charm. We bought some fruit at this tiny fruit store, plums, the tiniest grapes bursting with flavor and some apples. What I […]


The past couple weeks rushed by. In between celebrating birthdays for beloved colleagues and friends, spending three days on a gorgeous ship for a work off site, fitting almost all of us in an elevator, complaining about the haze that enveloped Singapore today, I still found some seconds to apply some red lipstick. Have a […]


Living in Singapore has made the music lover in me very happy. I have watched some amazing concerts  where talent clearly shows (Richard Marx), some concerts for which I had high expectations but came away under whelmed (Lady Gaga), a wonderful Beatles homage band that made me dance with a thousand other people and transported […]


In the 2+ years I have been in Singapore, I haven’t been to a single Chinese wedding, or any wedding if you want to get pedantic. Which I usually get. Shaun and Sofie very kindly sent me this cute young invite to their wedding lunch: I was really excited to be invited and I could […]


Grateful.

31Jan13

I wanted my first post of 2013 to mean something, but like all best laid plans, that did not happen. Now it is Jan 31 and I did not want January to go by without saying something. Currently, life has taken on a simple quality – I am focused on work, I am trying to […]


Shaadi Saga

27Aug12

My well meaning parents decided to helpfully guide me along the path of finding a nice ‘life partner’ by signing up (read: cash transaction) for one of those popular matrimonial sites. Initially, I thought to myself, ah what the heck, I am smart, well read, self aware, well traveled, funny, I work for a great […]