Bangkok

I settled at Bangkok"s Kao San Road, a place famous for low cost guest houses. The trip from Singapore took 2 hours and 10 mins which is good news for my return flight later today. However I learned later that the departure is at 5:50pm…

En route to Bangkok

Logging in at Singapore"s Terminal 1 free Internet access port, it is about 20 minutes before boarding Air Asia flight to Bangkok. Lately I have been depressed and feel uneasy of my travel. I have met my college pals last night but was…

Singapore

It has been my first priority to work here. After attempts to settle in Singapore have failed, I turned elsewhere and found some luck. Now I am in Singapore to fulfil a promise and quench my thirst for traveling across different places.…

Wedding, HK Style

I got the chance to attend a wedding ceremony today, after my former PCCW team leader Johnson invited me over to his wedding ceremony. After I got lost around Prince Edward area under the heat of the sun and a parade of humanity across…

Turning Cantonese

I was surprised by Pauline"s comment that I sound like a Chinese talking in English, having lost communication through the phone for a long time, she thought I have a strong Cantonese accent while conversing English with her. I have never…

Still Summer to Me

I met Pauline, an ex colleague from PCCW and had dinner with her friends at a newly-wed couple"s house somewhere in Quarry Bay. I met new friends including Filipinos Rey and wife Chat, Jack and Joan (spelled right?). It is amazing that…

Starting the Birthday Season

It is the start of birthday season. Many of my friends in HK celebrate in the boundary of the "ber" months. Dinner is setup later at Sweet Basil Thai Restaurant in Causeway Bay for Karen"s belated celebration, the very same place I had…

Taxing the OFWs

There is a proposal to tax Overseas Filipino Workers, the so called modern day heroes. I am glad I am called a hero in my own right. Well, to be taxed in my host country and in my home country can really be a burden but somehow I would…

One of the worst movies

Jun came with a VCD at home, asking if I would like to watch a movie similar to American Pie (my favorite) and I said, alright! Eur0trip is about post high school adventure in Europe in search for a gorgeous German pen pal initially…

Filipina DH rules!

China athletes who won gold medals in the Olympics are in town to promote patriotism among Hongkies. It is a nice gesture especially that many HK people adore Chinese in Athens, apart from winning its second medal ever. Hong Kong media…