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January 2016

Goodies for Foodies- World’s cheapest Michelin star restaurant Tim Ho Wan

As I grew up in Hong Kong I never felt the need to seek out good food in Hong Kong when visiting, but this trip I decided to play the tourist card. I jumped on almighty Google and found the world’s cheapest Michelin star restaurant; Tim Ho Wan dim sum specialty restaurant.  Phil from I’ll have what Phil’s having also raved about this place a lot when he was in Hong Kong. Continue reading “Goodies for Foodies- World’s cheapest Michelin star restaurant Tim Ho Wan”

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RBF series 2: I’m quiet, am I a stuck up bitch or simply reserved?

In my previous post about my RBF, I mentioned briefly that I was blessed with the double whammy; my RBF and the fact that I’m quiet. I don’t use the word blessed loosely I really do love the fact that I’m quiet. This characteristic lets me truly see and experience the people and things around me. Unfortunately in a world that praises and prizes extroversion, this does put me at a disadvantage and into some really uncomfortable situations. Continue reading “RBF series 2: I’m quiet, am I a stuck up bitch or simply reserved?”

Your definition of success

When I was 12, I thought that I would be married by 22, have kids by 24 and have a full-fledged upward trajectory of a career by 30.  You always see those drawings of how people view success (a straight line upwards) versus how success actually is (a ton of squiggly lines back and forth) and you think “yup I can totally understand that”. However, understanding it and living it are two very different things. Continue reading “Your definition of success”

Growing up….. one of the many ironies of life

As I began my count down for my annual trip back to Hong Kong to visit my parents this year I already had hints of sadness that I would once again be leaving them.  They say things get easier with time, this is one of the many instances where this saying is simply not true. Continue reading “Growing up….. one of the many ironies of life”

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