South East Asia

My Travels, Inspired by Singapore’s Lee Kwan Yew

My Travels, Inspired by Singapore’s Lee Kwan Yew

While Singapore was waking up to the news of the death of the nation’s founding father, Lee Kwan Yew, on their Monday morning, I was home following it on my Instagram feed on what was my Sunday afternoon. I’ve gotten accustomed to the 12 hour time difference between Trinidad (or wherever in the world I(…)

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Ask a Local – Feature #4 Varanasi, India

Ask a Local – Feature #4 Varanasi, India

    Angur Ghimire is a Nepalese working in the hospitality industry in Varanasi, India. It’s been his adopted home for a number of years. When I asked to feature him, his first comment was “Off course I’m interested but my English is not good, I am trying to improve everyday” He treated these questions as(…)

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Ask a Local – Feature #2 Singapore

Ask a Local – Feature #2 Singapore

  John Koh is an IT Manager in Singapore. He loves his job, family, friends and his city/state of Singapore. He is always excited about socialising over food, but that is a Singaporean trait I realised from my very first visit there. John takes on “Ask a Local in 10” and shares his thoughts on Singapore.   Describe Singapore in(…)

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Guide to a Lavish Indian Wedding in Bangkok

Guide to a Lavish Indian Wedding in Bangkok

I love weddings and I have been to many around the world…Chinese, Tamil, Malay, Greek, Jewish…heck I’m an expert wedding attendee. I have always heard how grand some Indian weddings can be. However after attending my first “non Trinidad style” one in Bangkok, I still sometimes contemplate eloping for mines. Seven functions in six days…SIX days of(…)

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Chinese New Year…why I can never forget this holiday!

Chinese New Year time every year I get a mild yin and yang experience. Firstly I get all my favourite Chinese dishes especially pineapple tarts, I can eat that all day! Then it reminds me of why I now need to ALWAYS know exactly what I am eating before I try it! I do not think of myself as(…)

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