When I told my friends I was going to Singapore in August, almost all of them said something along the lines of, “Just like in Crazy Rich Asians!”
…and we walked those roads. By golly, we walked everywhere. And it was glorious.
My last blog post was a bit depressing, and this past year has been wild, to say the least. But it hasn’t all been doom and gloom
After a few days in the English fog and books at Oxford, we took a train ride to Paris. The journey itself was a bit of an adventure.
Between my birthday and Christmas December has always been a festive month. But Thanksgiving was always my favorite holiday, since I saw it as the “opening” to the holiday season. We always built up to Christmas with decorations, planning a nice dinner, and seeing the lights in the city.
My love for the Met is no secret. It is one of my favorite places — not museums; places — in the world, and I go many times a year.
We last left off with temples, teas, gardens, and bright lights in Shanghai. But we had another stop while we were in China. We were determined to make sure that our first trip to China would be well worth it. And so, we popped over to Hangzhou. It started with a train ride.
My parents and I spent a week in China this past August. It was the first time to Mainland China for all of us, believe it or not! We were so excited for the trip, and we looked forward to so many things. I, of course, looked up sights to see and things to eat. … More On a Slow Boat to China: Shanghai
For those of you who do not possess the same useless knowledge of history/random facts, that’s a reference to an old song. But it serves as a good enough transition to the topic at hand: Tokyo! I went two summers ago with my aunt, and it was my first time visiting Japan. It was wonderful. I might … More Turning Japanese
I said in the previous post that I’ve eaten at some nice places before. But since that issue was not yet resolved, I am not precluded from going into those details. Without further ado, a smattering of good food from New York and beyond: