Category Archives: seen on the street
Hong Kong and Singapore are two of the cleanest cities I’ve ever been in, but they also rival each other for the sheer number and topics covered when it comes to PSAs. Warnings about dengue fever are how I learned … Continue reading
A few weeks before I left on my recent trip to Asia, a friend told me about the superstar tutors of Hong Kong. (Then when I saw that Slate reported on it, I knew I was years behind the curve.) … Continue reading
Cafe Zaiya is back! Maybe I’ll celebrate by eating carbs, i.e. leaf pies.
I saw these old grannies and tourist groups so often in China that I forgot they’re funny. Check out the full site, Accidental Chinese Hipsters.
Germany, 1796 Central Park, 2011 It’s such a beautiful day out, we took a golf cart and took some pictures of spring blooms. This flower was my favorite! My coworker looked it up and found out it’s a spring snowflake, … Continue reading
We make space for our Shrinky-dink art. We store laundry in our stoves (or fridges, in my cousin’s case). We store bananas in the toaster ovens. I actually once went to see and almost rented a place even smaller, if … Continue reading
Don’t fall in to the hipster trap!
Seen before brunch at Rosewater Restaurant, which was a thoroughly disappointing experience. There was a string in the pork sandwich Rosa got, and the manager’s response was, “Oh, we use that to cook the pork. We’re usually good at making … Continue reading
More Christmas lights!