Quick Gourmet Meals

When I was just started working right out of university, I remembered feeling really excited about the new life and the freedom it brought. It was the first time I truly lived on my own away from my family, the first time I made my own money and the first time I spent my own… 

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Cheap Italian Food and Taipei 101

After checking in and getting freshened at Grand Hyatt Taipei hotel, we made our way towards Taipei 101 on the last night of our trip. The mere distance from our hotel to Taipei 101 meant that we could easily reach there within 5 minutes of walk. It was unfortunate that during our stay there, the… 

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Grand Hyatt Hotel Taipei

After our long journey back from Sun Moon Lake, we only had one night left in Taipei. Our final hotel stay was at Grand Hyatt Taipei, by way of redeeming points. We managed to book the Grand King room that came with a huge and comfortable king size bed in a spacious room. Checking in… 

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Last Night at Sun Moon Lake

We spent a good whole 2 days in Sun Moon Lake, and during our one and only dinner opportunity, the chalet owner recommended us to visit Ah Rong’s Restaurant near the pier. Once we were seated, we were presented with a mostly-Chinese menu, except for a couple of pages of set menu in English. Since… 

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Turquoise Waters in Dee Why Beach

Sydney has been blessed with pretty good weather for the past couple of weeks, boasting of blue skies and bright sunshine. Having gorgeous weather especially during the weekend screamed for outdoor activities! Last weekend, we decided to venture out to an area we had never been to before, which was the northern beaches of Sydney…. 

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Banana Cake

Easy Peasy Banana Cake Recipe

I wonder what’s wrong with me, lately I have been on a banana cake-baking frenzy! It has been 3 weekends in a row that I’d baked banana cakes and I’m still not getting tired of it. Having said that though, I must admit the banana cake recipe is far from perfect. I still think that… 

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Yum Cha in Sea Treasure

It’s funny how we use different terms to mean different things when we’re in a different country. In Malaysia, ‘yum cha’ would most probably mean having a drink or supper at night after dinner in a mamak or some dessert restaurant. In Australia and many other parts of the world, yum cha refers to eating… 

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