Hanoi: Food Diary and Then Some

Hanoi: Food Diary and Then Some

I didn’t expect to travel at all to Hanoi last year. To tell you the truth, Vietnam was never a country I was compelled to visit anytime soon. But nevertheless, it came as a pleasant surprise. I would say that the build-up leading to this trip was nothing short of ordained. I had a few [...]

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Tokyo: L’effervescence レフェルヴェソンス

Tokyo: L’effervescence レフェルヴェソンス

With the insanely massive amount of good food in Japan, Tokyo is in itself a plethora of gastronomic pleasures. It’s one of those places in the world that you can travel to without a list and allow to surprise you—with minimal disappointments. The worst thing (is there even a worst thing when in Japan?!) I [...]

Japan: Kyoto 京都

Japan: Kyoto 京都

Kyoto has easily become my favourite part of Japan so far. There’s something about the slowness of its pace, the calm air, the peace, the gentle demeanour of the locals, and the lightness of the city. I may be biased because Memoirs of a Geisha was one of the most impactful books that I’ve read [...]

Singapore: Mochi Croissants and Sticky Buns at Brotherbird Milk & Croissants

Singapore: Mochi Croissants and Sticky Buns at Brotherbird Milk & Croissants

My first encounter with Brotherbird was during my first few weeks upon moving to Singapore last 2016. I stepped inside their shop in Bali Lane where I had their salted egg yolk-filled mochi doughnuts with soft-serve ice cream. And just this February, they opened a new concept at CT Hub in Lavender that focuses on [...]