Coliseum and Roman Forum

I anticipated this day. When I was barely 9, I would go to the State library and peruse the kids section for stories about Zeus and his pantheon. Roman and Greek Gods are mostly the same but hold different names; I was curious as a child and as I grew, I was curious still. Imagine…

Part 2: An Afternoon in Honfleur

The harbor town of Honfleur remains a pleasant surprise of Normandy. Situated approximately 2 hours north-west of Paris, it has a laidback and lazy weekend feel to it as numerous yachts laps against the lazy Seine current. Yet, a few centuries ago, this place was a fortress that was mainly tasked to keep out the…

Do you want to yumcha?

  In coloquial KL-slang of Manglish (Malaysian English), yum cha means to meet up somewhere to makan or supper. In my house hold though, yum cha means having dim sum – which is the colloquial slang in Taiwan and Hong Kong. In Cantonese, the literal meaning of yum cha means to drink tea. It is a form of tea-tasting which our forefathers have done when…