We woke up Saturday morning excited to go to Pulau Bintan, an Indonesian island south of Singapore, and then we heard the rain. We decided that if it was raining hard here, chances are that it’s raining hard there, especially since “there” is only an hour away. So we cancelled our plans and decided to […]
On Thursday I took the Singapore Classics cooking class at Coriander Leaf here in Singapore. The class itself was a little expensive, but worth every penny. We learned how to make 8 dishes, 2 of which are chili sauces. It wasn’t a hands-on class. We sat at the kitchen counter and watched the chef cook […]
I had this great plan for Monday. I was going to ride the MRT to the Harborfront, take the monorail to Sentosa, hop on a ferry, and go to Kusu Island to see the temples and beaches. I was totally successful with the plan until I got to Sentosa and learned that the ferry talked […]
Ate some durian. Tastes a little bit like creamy-green onion custard and has a very pungent aroma. Spat out the first bite. Yuck.
Yesterday we got an early start to the day. We grabbed some lotus and red bean bao (steamed buns filled with sweet paste) and coffee for breakfast at a nearby food court and then hopped on a bus headed for Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is a rainforest in the middle of […]
It took over 26 hours of travel, at least 22 of which were spent in the air, but I am finally here! The flights here were long, and if I did it again I would fly a different route. I flew to Atlanta, to Toyko-Narita, to Singapore. Next time, I would fly to somewhere on […]