[travelling] Travel in style! An alternative to Lonely Planet and Fodor

Travelling is not just about flying to another country, rather an exploration of a new lifestyle. I found that there aren’t many English travel books out there, unlike in the Hong Kong book market, you will find varieties of new travel books release almost every month in the year.  As for the English printed books,…

[making] Jaw dropping experience with the pick up service at Walmart

Walmart had introduced walls of yellow lockers earlier on for online shopping pick up in store service, I thought everything was going well and smooth and recently had just found out the lockers had become history.   The pick up in store service is still available when you do online shopping at Walmart, however be…

[travelling] 6 tips on how to pack lite in style when you travel

Many airlines, not only budget airlines have tightened their check-in baggage allowance and makes it so much more difficult for us to pack, now here are some tips on how to pack lite but in style when you travel!   Packing lite doesn’t mean you have to travel like a backpacker, you can still pack…

[travelling] How to get the best deal when you buy electronics in Japan?

Japanese household electronics are still popular among many Asian tourists, and to satisfy the enormous oversea demand, many Japanese electronic brands have now introduce dual voltage small appliances, including hair dryers and other cosmetic used electronic goods like facial steamer and cleansing brush. In my trip to Japan this time, I was hoping there would…

[cooking] Boneless Hainanese chicken with fragrance rice

There are actually several different styles of Hainanese chicken, including Thai, Hong Kong and my most favourite Singaporean style.   The chicken itself is pretty much the same, in terms of taste and making, but the only difference is the dipping sauce.  Singaporean Hainanese chicken rice comes with three dipping sauce – dark thick sweet…

[making] Grocery experience with the new Walmart Scan & Go

Walmart Canada has recently introduced a new convenient way of shopping.  No matter it’s grocery or household items or anything at Walmart, you can just simply grab a scanner yourself and scan the merchandise as you shop and self check out in minutes.   So here is a little experience to share with everyone.  …

[traveling] Where to get a good Asian treat near Port Authority in NYC?

If you’re catching a bus or walking nearby the Port Authority in NYC, you’ve got to check this place out. Just about 12 minutes walking distance away from Port Authority, Bibble & Sip is a small Asian inspired cafe that serves urban Japanese sweet treats like parfaits and cream puffs, they also have a variety…

[cooking] Ginger fried rice that warms you up in the winter

Ginger is one of the best natural remedy to help warming your cold body in the winter, you can either take a ginger foot bath or drink ginger tea, or enjoy a ginger fried rice.   To a lot of people, even some Asians, ginger has an overwhelming strong taste that you just can’t swallow…