Happy 2nd Blogversary

I can’t believe when WordPress told me that I have been blogging for two years as of this month! Yippee! To put the icing on the cake, one of my hardcore coasteering blogposts has recently been featured on an article called “10 Highly Adventurous Activities You Had No Idea Were Available Near Singapore” on The…

Stranded in Vietnam: Part 2 – Passports Confiscated

“NO PHOTOS! NO PHOTOS!”, shouted a Vietnamese security in green communist uniform as I was pointing my mobile phone to take some pictures of a JetStar plane flight 3K 395, which was surrounded by fire engines in red flashing lights. The fire crew were inspecting the engine for potential fire. “OK”, I thought, “I’d better not take any…

Stranded in Vietnam: Part 1 – Emergency Landing

“Fasten your seat belts now! Put your seats upright”. These were the words shouted by the cabin crew as they made their way down the aisle. Sounded stressed, these exact words woke many of the passengers up, including Hayley and myself, on the JetStar flight 3K 395 from Singapore to Hong Kong. Feeling confused, I…

Afternoon Fika at FINDS

Earlier this month, Hayley treated me to an afternoon fika in a Scandinavian cafe called FINDS in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. I was told  the name stands for Finland, Iceland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden.  Fika is a Swedish word that means going for a coffee in a social setting. These days, you can have…

The Air-Con’s Prayer

Summer is around the corner and Hong Kong is getting hotter. Its humidity is high so the weather is getting unbearable. However, our air conditioner wasn’t working properly. Thank God the landlord fixed it for us and we can now enjoy some cool air at home.

Anti-terror and hostage workshop – seriously?

Yes, this was the reaction from people whom we told that we were going to the ‘Anti-terror and Hostage Workshop’ on one January Sunday. Understandably, it seemed really random as a conversation starter to most people and it was most likely to be a conversation stopper with a state of confusion on their faces until you…

Sisterhood of the World Blogging Award Nomination

So, recently, I have been nominated as an honorary sister of the Sisterhood of the World Blogging Award. I would like to thank Betty at the Betty has a Panda blog for this nomination. I would not in a million years to have even thought of receiving this award for I assume this award is exclusively…