Monthly Archives: June 2016

Understanding Different Countries’ Cultures Through Cab Drivers

I just came back from a Taiwan trip and I was seriously scorched to death. It was so hot that I even lost my appetite for the mouth-watering food I was so looking forward to, and which was in actual … Continue reading

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First Day Back in Singapore From Chicago

After an 8-hour flight from Chicago to London, and then a layover of 8 hours at London, followed by a 12-hour flight from London to Singapore, I AM FINALLY BACK in Singapore! The 20+ hours of flying is really no joke. … Continue reading

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Pictures of Chicago Through The Eyes of An Expat

Surprised to see a lone musician playing guitar in the bustling Maxwell Street Market. Chicago is known for its impressive architecture and public art, but no one had ever mentioned about this sculpture between the roads near Grant Park. To … Continue reading

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射雕英雄传2008 The Legend Of The Condor Heroes

After watching Lan Ling Wang, I am no longer that unappealed by Ariel Lin and hence decided to give the 2008 version of The Legend of The Condor Heroes 射雕英雄传 a try where she starred as Huang Rong, the female lead. … Continue reading

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Ordinary Items in the U.S that make for great souvenirs to bring back to Asia

It is just one week before I fly 24 hours back to Singapore for a visit, and I have been racking my brains over what to buy back for friends and family. It has to be something unique to Chicago … Continue reading

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Confident and Entrepreneurial Beggars in the U.S.

When I first came to Chicago, I was pretty shocked at the sheer number of beggars lining the streets. Basically there is one beggar every 10 metre away. (in the downtown area where I stay) This is quite a drastic … Continue reading

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