It is a sexy look! Archery (known as dha) is the national sport of Bhutan and practically every male Bhutanese learns the sport from young. We had a chance to watch a weekend archery competition in Thimphu and I was amazed how
Due to the iffy weather, we abandoned plans to go for an early morning walk at Hortpark and headed to Oriole Cafe and Bar at the Pan Pacific Serviced Suites for brunch. The cloudy weather today was perfect for an alfresco brunch. I love
When our local travel agent included an overnight trek in our itinerary, I didn’t think very hard about it. At that time, I thought trekking would be a great way of experiencing the mountains and enjoying what nature had to
The minute I read about this manga Oishinbo on the book blog, In Spring It Is The Dawn, I knew I would love it. Oishinbo is a long-running series in Japan – it has been around since 1983 and there are currently 100 volumes in the series.
^ From the Punakha Monastery in Bhutan. Azaleas are part of the Rhododendron family. Pretty!
Eversince we returned from Bhutan, we have been asked by a number of people if we would recommend Bhutan as a holiday destination. I get the sense that many people I know associate Bhutan with “the so-romantic wedding of Tony Leung and Carina Lau” because the
Growing up in a Hainanese home, we ate chicken rice very often for meals. It is family tradition for us to eat chicken rice balls instead of rice. I swear that chicken rice balls taste so much better than eating rice.
At the start of our trip, our Bhutan guide told us that there are some 50 rhododendron species in Bhutan and we would see plenty of them during the trip. Driving up and down the mountain roads, we did see
Looking back at the photos of our trip to Japan in 2006 makes me feel that I have to retrace the same route one day. But with the DSLR this time. Below are photos of some of the places which
I am in the process of re-organizing all my digital photos taken over the years which are stored in various external storage mediums. I haven’t been labelling the folders containing my photos diligently and they are now in a complete mess.
I felt like eating butter cookies today and decided to bake sablés, a French shortbread cookie. Butter. Shortbread. Cookie. Coffee. AWWWW. ^ Sablés are NOT supposed to look like that! My cookies turned out looking completely blah. Mis-shapened when they are supposed to
We had steamed pomfret for dinner last night. Today, I had Japanese sashimi and unagi for lunch followed by Korean hwe dup (a cold, spicy sashimi salad) and spicy pollack stew for dinner. Fish overload. Tonight, we had dinner at Bukang Tuna, a Japanese-style