French pharmacy sunscreen empties review by a 30+ Asian with combination skin living in Paris. Brands mentioned: La Roche-Posay, Bioderma and Avène.
Petit Trianon is probably best known as Marie Antoinette’s little escape from the French court life. However, it all began with a famous mistress of her grandfather in law… So here’s my quick guide to…
Round number 7! I have been living in Paris for almost 3 years. It feels like a blink of the eye. Anyways, here are some more impressions of Paris from an Anglophone immigrant’s perspective.
Recovering from Christmas blues. Step one is to admit that the fabulous festive season is over 🙁
Bateaux Parisiens was a restaurant / cruise that operates on the Seine. With the iconic Paris as its back drop, the beautifully arrange French cuisine was just orgasmic. We did the lunch cruise 12:45 service premier…
Prepare to queue up at this legendary restaurant – Din Tai Fung 鼎泰豐 , Xinyi store. Warm Taiwanese hospitality and DELICIOUS xiaolongbao :9 No need to break the piggy bank for this place. They are tasty and super reasonable with their prices (NT$200 for 10 xiaolong bao!!!). There are multiple branches even in Taipei, make sure you’re going to the right one. It is Xinyi that you need to get to.
Madness! In short, this was an onsen theme park. That’s right, all different theme, type and sort of hot spring under ONE roof in the heart of Osaka. Technically, no one ever needed to leave if one had enough money. This place had a hotel, spa around the world, shopping AND restaurantS. Any type of hot spring around the world was here. It’s the place where I got so relaxed and fed that I couldn’t bear to leave? (bank account was screaming)
Stark with moat and a red bridge. This is the Matsumoto-jo, also known as the crow castle. Coincidently, tons of big (fat) crows can be spotted in the vicinity. The dark colour comes from a…
Kyoto, touristic mega town! And this shrine draws even more people. While I work on my blog admin, I realised that I haven’t written anything about Kyoto besides my maiko experience. This place is so…
I am on a career break and is not rich by any means. Living in London is crazy expensive, but there are ways to get out of London / do London for a bit without raiding too much into my savings. Here are the 3 things that I do to make my UK travel cheaper.
Besides the regular a la carte, on the menu… the chef can cook anything (LOVE & SHOUTOUT!!!). I love restaurants with this level of confidence. I have been to this restaurant multiple times. This Bangladeshi restaurant rocks! I guess I really should share this.
How to start this one? I was craving for some ramen… WHAT on EARTH were they doing?!?!?!?! First of all, the original Hakata concept was simplicity and rustic feeling. So WHY on earth did they glam up and botox the London branch? That’s right, I felt that they’ve BOTOX the place.
If you’re considering ditching tampons and pads for menstrual cup, please read before you jump onto that bandwagon. I have not included any body part or bloody photos in this post, however use your imagination, the writing will be quite raw and graphic. This is a bit of a TMI post, but I think it is important to share what using menstrual cup actually involved. It’s 2019, time to try something new, right?
Here comes my 6th instalment for the series 10 impressions of Paris. Time flies. I’ve been here for 2 years!!! Do you recognise this landmark? 😉
Here is another round of 10 observations that amuses me.
Here’s to a new round of impressions. It’s been a while, I guess I started to be less sensitive to things?