Day 2: Most homestays here in Sri Lanka come with breakfast. So really, they are the epitome of Bed & Breakfast unlike AirBnB which usually doesn't come with breakfast. Suranji prepared a big breakfast for us the three mornings we were there, making sure our stomachs were nice and full before we ventured out. Every … Continue reading Kandy, Sri Lanka – Finding Kumari and Climbing Pidurangala Rock.
Leaving for Sri Lanka, I had little idea what to expect. I could only envision is being a little like India, at least what I imagine India to be like - an explosion of colour, smells, and sounds; people everywhere; traffic mayhem. Sri Lanka sits about 3.5 hours away from Singapore by air. Flo and … Continue reading Kandy, Sri Lanka – Meeting Kandy.
A quick sharing of a recipe before Flo and I fly off to Sri Lanka for our second last holiday of the year. This one was inspired by Moon Milk - this turmeric spiced concoction that's touted to be full of nutritious goodness. I didn't add in quite so many spices into these dark blondies … Continue reading Lunar Eclipse Blondies.
At the start of the year, we decided to take the opportunity to book a group trip together to Phuket for the Deepavali weekend. The last few group trips have been all girls only and the boys were beginning to feel left out. So this time, Flo, Alex and Wayne were invited along, while Les … Continue reading Seven to Phuket, Thailand
Flo and I chose to have an intimate, small (by Asian standards as mentioned before) wedding so we were not able to have everyone celebrate with us. By everyone, I mean all the church aunties and uncles who I know adore me, Mum and Dad's friends, even some of my cousins who I'm not particularly … Continue reading Yàn Cantonese Cuisine, National Gallery.
My parents thoughtfully asked if Naima would like to visit Bollywood Veggies before she returned home and since we all know how far out the place is, we happily accepted their invitation. It was quite an overcast day which suited us perfectly walking around the compounds of the organic farm. Unfortunately, the rainy season meant … Continue reading Bollywood Veggies.
Flo and I were treated to dinner at Tablescape by Abby in celebration of our getting married. She was on a business trip that was already planned before we set a date so we caught up over this meal instead. Amanda was there in lieu of her belated birthday, as was Wayne, Abby's dear bf, … Continue reading Tablescape, Grand Park Hotel.