The Big Ship in the Sky: Marina Bay Sands

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What surprised me the most about Singapore was the lack of crowds. My parents and I were in Singapore for a long weekend towards the end of April 2012. During that time, we did not feel crowded at all even though we did all the touristy stuff. Case … [Continue reading]

Ding Tai Fung 鼎泰豐 Hong Kong

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Ding Tai Fung is probably the most famous brand known around the world for their xiao long bao aka soup buns/dumplings. What makes visitors queue up for Ding Tai Fung in Hong Kong is the clean atmosphere and the great service. Ding Tai Fung Causeway … [Continue reading]

Gourmet Burger Union Hong Kong

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I was never really a fan of burgers until the Double Truffle Burger at Gourmet Burger Union. 100% Grass fed New Zealand Angus Beef with truffle cream, gruyere cheese, caramelized onions, and rocket arugula on a toasted sesame bun. It is the best … [Continue reading]

Antelope Canyon Page AZ Review

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The National Geographic Magazine made Antelope Canyon famous. But does Antelope Canyon live up to the hype? No, not for me. Reasons why: (1) You must be accompanied by a guide in order to view the canyon. And though the tour time states 90 … [Continue reading]

Joyous One 迎 – Best All Around Dimsum in Hong Kong

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It took nearly a year of trying out all the different dim sum restaurants in Hong Kong to find the best balance of food, atmosphere, service, and price point. How I wished that I discovered Joyous One earlier! Food wise: Joyous One has one of the … [Continue reading]

Simple Strawberry Preserves Recipe

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I was never a jam or jelly fan until I tried the strawberry compote at Kona Cafe at Disney World. I loved the fact that the compote was slightly runny and had a hint of sourness to it. You could also taste the freshness. I have been thinking about … [Continue reading]

Lung King Heen Hong Kong 龍景軒

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I came here with my husband, G for my 30th birthday lunch. When I made my reservation, I had the receptionist email me their menu so that I can preorder my dishes. In many higher end Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong, if you do not pre-order certain … [Continue reading]

Monument Valley and The View Hotel

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It could be the butte's or perhaps it was the cloud formations. But there was something about Monument Valley that took my breath away. It's not just the view, but the spiritualness of the place. A feeling unlike any other that I have experienced. … [Continue reading]