In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
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- Improve Your Life By Setting Priorities
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- Quote of the Month: Henry David Thoreau
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Posted on 28 January , 2013 | 9 CommentsDisclamer: This is obviously my own personal opinion, but I really felt strongly about China when I was there, so read at your own discretion. I am not posting this...
Posted on 3 September , 2012 | No CommentsFor your convenience, here are all of my posts from both of my blogs about my trip to Asia for 5 weeks (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore) BUDGET &...
Posted on 28 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsMy last post on Singapore! I found the country very beautiful, albeit a bit sterile for my liking. It didn’t really feel like people were really living their lives to...
Posted on 21 August , 2012 | 3 CommentsI didn’t totally hate everything I ate in Singapore. I had a few favourites, and I stuck to them. Namely, satay, which I rather liked. The rest — chili crab...
Posted on 14 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsCooking in a hotel room is our thing. We didn’t have to really do it in Hong Kong (but it was hard NOT to with all the fresh food), but...
Posted on 7 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsHONG KONG Aside from having some of the best markets I’ve ever come across in the world, Hong Kong also had the best prepared foods (GREAT for traveling as tourists,...
Posted on 31 July , 2012 | 2 CommentsI love temples. I just love them, so I can’t stay away from one if I see it on a map. This one is a temple that was lovingly restored...
Posted on 24 July , 2012 | 3 CommentsWe got there SUPER EARLY for tourists (7 a.m.) because it was our last day in Beijing. Paid a very small admission to enter, and while nothing was open until...
Posted on 10 July , 2012 | No CommentsThis is the area and the actual People’s Square in Shanghai. Or at least, I think so. Reading the signs was difficult because it was all in Chinese.. They have...
Posted on 3 July , 2012 | 3 CommentsThis had its own subway (SMRT) stop, so it was crazy easy to find. We exited and there was a long path before we reached the gardens itself, which were...
Posted on 26 June , 2012 | 3 CommentsIt is no secret that Hong Kong was my favourite city. If only it wasn’t so polluted and humid!
Posted on 19 June , 2012 | 2 CommentsA favourite Chinese pastime
Posted on 15 May , 2012 | 1 CommentWe had to really search for the area the market might be in. On the way, we saw a lot of interesting photos, and I couldn’t help but take a...
Posted on 8 May , 2012 | 2 CommentsWe went right to the exact station we needed, but then we were totally lost. Turns out, you have to turn RIGHT from the station at the intersection, walk through...
Posted on 17 April , 2012 | No CommentsOrchard Road is the shopping stretch of Singapore. Malls dot every single side of the road… I guess it’s the last part of “old” Singapore right here. The streets had...