Hilton Taipei Sinban Review

Hotels, Taipei

We stayed at the Hilton Taipei Sinban hotel during our Taipei vacation in December 2018. We were upgraded to an Executive Floor room which conferred access to the Executive Lounge. We likely received an upgrade due to the low occupancy as the hotel was new. The room was comfortable with a nice view of surroundings. […]

February 28, 2019

Platinum VIBES Review

Food, Singapore

(logo photo credit: American Express) Platinum VIBES is a lounge curated by American Express for its Centurion and Platinum Members. It is located at Marina at Keppel Club and offers views of the marina while you indulge from a menu prepared by Michelin-starred Chefs and sip wine from a Park90 list (partnership with Robert Parker […]

February 26, 2019

Courage & Duty

Experiences, Hotels

Our stay at Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park was not memorable. There may be a saving grace, however. (Warning: the following content may be a bit traumatic). In the evening before checking out, I choked the toilet bowl with too much toilet paper and called for help. A lady in jacket (front counter […]

February 24, 2019

Ash & Elm Restaurant Review

Food, Singapore

This is a review of G Restaurant Awards of Excellence winner Ash & Elm restaurant at InterContinental Singapore Hotel. The restaurant is helmed by Chef Adrian Chan and their premium meats are also recommended by Michelin. We hosted a dinner there for some friends recently, it was a group of 6pax. It was our third […]

February 24, 2019

Watching Opera At Sydney Opera House

Culture, Sydney

One of the highlights of our Sydney trip in Feb 2019 was catching the opera Turandot at the Sydney Opera House. Initially, we had no intentions to do so. I have never been a fan of opera, never having watched one before. We did watch Chang & Eng (portraying the Siamese twins) a long time […]

February 20, 2019

Ford Mustang Review


I have driven the Ford Mustang a couple of times. The first time was in Perth in Feb 2017. On that fateful day at the car rental outlet, I was given the choice between a Toyota Camry and a Ford Mustang 5.0 V8. I think I was in a trance because the phrase YOLO kept […]

February 19, 2019