Category: Travel & Food

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 […]

Chicago: Battle of the Pizzas
Chicago: Battle of the Pizzas

Since the beginning of time, New Yorkers have been making enemies. We pride ourselves at being the best for many things. We think we have the best baseball and football team, looking at New England with disgust. Then there is the delis, the bagels, the cupcakes, our building architectures, EVERYTHING. And ever since I took […]

Chicago!
Chicago!

The windy city. Oprah’s head quarters in her quest for world domination. Land of the stubborn people who refuse to give in to New York’s classic slice of pizza. I have been wanting to visit this city for the longest time. I’ve talked about it for a year. And finally I am here. For no […]

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