All the colourful creatures we saw while diving from Nusa Ceningan.
Micro break: day trip to Tempat Senang Spa, Batam
“Welcome to mini Bali!” called our driver with a knowing smile. Looking around, I could see what he meant.
I’m 11,000 km from home and feeling homesick
My first three months as an expat have passed in a blur of new experiences, places and faces. I honestly haven’t really stopped to think about missing home. There has, of course, been regular facetime’s with family and friends, and whilst I’ve loved catching up on their news, things have been exciting enough in Singapore to stop me missing home too much.
But last night marked the end of a three week visit from my parents and sister. And it hit me suprisingly hard, I’m a long way from home! Keep on reading
A cooking lesson in Peranakan food: hello Nonya
When we left the UK, two good friends bought us an extremely generous and thoughtful leaving (good riddance?) gift; a cooking lesson in Singapore. There’s no denying that we both love our food, so this was the perfect present. Keep on reading
Accidentally embracing minimalism: moving abroad
How good does it feel to have a really good clear out? Whether it’s going through the kitchen cupboards and throwing the out-of-date-by-decades tins and spices away. Or going through the closet and donating the clothes you ‘might wear one day’ to charity. It’s refreshing to not get that guilty feeling when you see unloved belongings lurking in the corners of your home.
I moved abroad a little over a month ago, and that, my blogging friends, taught me a very valuable lesson in minimalism. Keep on reading
A weekend in Kuala Lumpur
We spent a weekend exploring the Malaysian capital city of Kuala Lumpur, known as KL. Over a jam-packed three days we took in the sights, smells and sounds of the city. Keep on reading