Year: 2010

Argentina: The World of Tango
Argentina: The World of Tango

Then there is tango. Oh tango. The result of different cultures coming together speaking the one universal language that unifies us all, music. Tango is known for the passionate dance, but surprisingly the music is usually about sorrow, sadness and anger. Music of the poor during times of hardship. Definitely a music about expression of […]

Buenos Aires. Finally.
Buenos Aires. Finally.

I’m here!!! Yay!!! First I want to talk about how I love to eat at airports. Isn’t that weird? I actually find pleasure eating generic foods at airport. Like mcdonalds and panda express. Nothing is more satisfying/disgusting than a nice plate of fried rice with orange chicken while you wait your flight to depart. Yum… […]

Flight cancelled
Flight cancelled

Thanks to the history making “white christmas”, I got stuck in New York City because all flights out of Laguardia, JFK and Newark were cancelled. FML. So instead of being in Buenos Aires sipping Malbec and eating large pieces of steak, I found myself lying on my sofa bed, under my covers, with chinese food, […]

The world is my playground
The world is my playground

I have decided to be a global citizen. I am starting to lose my definition of the word “home.” When I was back in Singapore, everything seemed so foreign. The people seemed weird. The landscape looked different. And I thought to myself, maybe because New York is my new home. But when I got back, […]

Chicago: Swedish Breakfast
Chicago: Swedish Breakfast

Did I mention how loud Chicago is? The CTA trains are so ridiculously loud, I feel like my ears have been permanently damaged further (from New York’s MTA subways) just from being here for a week. Not to mention the parking garage sirens. Those things are freaking obnoxious. Even more obnoxious than our fire truck. […]

Chicago: Garrett’s Popcorn
Chicago: Garrett’s Popcorn

When I asked Judith, my city tour guide, what was true chicago cuisine, her answer was “junk food.” Not surprising, since it is located in the midwest with the abundance of corn. And with all this corn, what can be more iconic to Chicago than Garrett’s? The famous chicago mix. Oprah loves it. And if […]

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