30: Let Them Eat Cake!

30: Let Them Eat Cake!

My first foray with online journaling was possibly around 2003, Blogger/Blogspot era. I’ve attempted many a time to stick to a single platform. However, I kept wandering off to different domains, constantly reinventing, reframing, and evolving with my writing. My journey from LiveJournal, to Multiply, to Tumblr (or was it the other way around?), to [...]

Bangkok: Sühring

Bangkok: Sühring

Whenever I think of German food, I can never really tell if whatever I had was really it. I can’t quite remember anything else except for my Grandpa’s addiction to those deep-fried pork knuckles, my love for sauerkraut, an ex-boyfriend’s obsession with spätzle, and drunken evenings at Brotzeit, shoving down bratwurst and pints of radler [...]

Bangkok: 80/20 Eighty Twenty

Bangkok: 80/20 Eighty Twenty

While Andre and I were planning our Bangkok trip, he asked if I had any restaurant requests. Apart from Restaurant Sühring, there wasn’t really anything else because relishing the street food in Bangkok is quite the treat already. So I asked him to choose. My qualifications were that it had to be laid-back with an [...]

A Glossier Review: Wearing Glossier in Tropical Countries

A Glossier Review: Wearing Glossier in Tropical Countries

A girl like me couldn’t leave New York without going to Glossier, one of the few brands as of late that I’ve been geeking over, listening to every podcast with Emily Weiss and reading every article I could find about the business. I mean, what’s there to not love about an affordable beauty brand that [...]

Japan: Kyoto 京都

Japan: Kyoto 京都

Kyoto has easily become my favourite part of Japan so far. There’s something about the slowness of its pace, the calm air, the peace, the gentle demeanour of the locals, and the lightness of the city. I may be biased because Memoirs of a Geisha was one of the most impactful books that I’ve read [...]