Weekend Reads: 5 Great Gadgets For Your Next Road Trip

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Have you ever thought how lucky we are to be Malaysians? I have, and it’s not just because of the wide variety of cuisines. Malaysia is home to many different races who celebrate many different festivals and thus, serve a smorgasbord of gastronomical fanfare, as far as your stomach can…

A Change of Environment is Good for the Soul.

Starting a new job can be daunting. The environment is new. The people are new. The place itself is new. All the systems and processes that you’ll be using throughout your three- or six-month probation are all very new. The idea of working in a place where you’ll have to start familiarising yourself from scratch…

After Raya Comes the Weekend.

Hello readers, How has your Raya holidays been? I hope you’ve been making all your Raya visits to your family and friends’ homes, sharing tears of laughter and memories. My apologies for my absence on my blog. I may not celebrate Hari Raya but I’ve been doing my own thing during the past 3 days. Catching…

My Public Holiday Shenanigans.

Weekends and public holidays are meant for our overworked minds to sleep in and wake up later than we normally do on working days. Which was what my husband and I did on Wednesday, 22 June 2016. It was yet another public holiday for Malaysians. We have so many public holidays in our calendar that…

Drive with Your Eyes on the Road.

The time has come for the children to get up to mischief again and start monkeying around, and with reason too! As Chinese New Year falls on Monday and Tuesday, Malaysians are looking forward to yet another long weekend. Unfortunately, long weekends mean that many will be on the road either for a long weekend…

New Year, New Me… Really?

Is it just me or is everyone still nursing a Christmas hangover? Because it looks as though the New Year’s Eve celebrations are about to kick off but it seems as though everyone’s still in a Christmas mood. Christmas doesn’t feel like it’s ready to leave yet, with some people still exchanging belated presents and…

The 10 Types of Christmasses.

Here’s a running joke that often finds itself on the pages of social media: Q: What do you normally get on Christmas? A: Fat. I get fat on Christmas, or pregnant with food babies. Hello, everyone! Sorry about the absence of posting for the last two days but while I don’t celebrate Christmas, my family…

All I Want For Christmas…

I don’t know what I want for Christmas. I don’t know what I don’t have at home to want people to buy it for me. I’m not much of a shopper, and I don’t really give off vibes that I need something and therefore, someone should buy it for me. Actually, I’m not a Christmas…

Selangor Gives Back.

I rarely ever publish blog posts about my own country, for safety reasons. Also, for political and religious reasons where I know I can get into trouble for mentioning it online. So I normally avoid talking about Malaysia unless it’s about food and holiday destinations. Today, however, I feel indebted to publish a post on…

A Public Holiday Paradise.

I hope everyone had a wonderful Deepavali yesterday. I know I did, even if I didn’t visit any friends or attend any open houses. I had a friend return from Roswell, New Mexico for a few weeks’ holiday in Malaysia. Her husband is coming later this month but while she was here, I made some…

Tipping Point of Relaxation.

Hello Friday, welcome back! We’ve been looking for you since Monday and expecting your arrival since Wednesday. Please stay a little longer this time, okay? Because we all need a longer break. Well, depends on how you see it but this weekend can be a long weekend because Deepavali falls on this coming Tuesday, 10…

Hipster Joints.

My apologies for not having uploaded a blog post yesterday, as it was a public holiday in Malaysia (Awal Muharram, also known as ‘Maal Hijrah’) and I was out all day with my husband and some friends. And our outing has given me some input for a blog post today. Here’s a little tidbit about…