Tips Archive

Shoes Off, Please.

If you are Asian or once-an-expat originating mainly from non-Asian countries who has lived part of your life in Asia before, you’d be very familiar with the cardinal rule of NO shoes allowed IN the house. That

Road Trip Day 2: In Brugge

Do you remember that movie with Colin Farrell In Bruges? Hilarious! That movie was set in the city of Belgium called Bruges (or Brugge as the Ducth would call it). I remember watching it and thinking that

Road Tripping: A Weekend in Belgium

2+ driving hours, only 1 border-crossings, 3 Air B&B nights, 2 Belgian cities. That was our weekend last week. The drive was uneventful yet scenic as the beautiful Dutch-scape of the sun setting greeted us mere minutes

Pingbacks

Hmmmm….it has been for quite a while now that I have noticed that I no longer receive pingbacks. While I know it is a recurring issue and had happened before, I think this is the longest period

Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice

Two things happened last weekend: Sint Maarten and (the arrival of) Sinta Klaas. Both are typically Dutch and both are responsible for dialing up the year-end festive mood. My in-laws swear by them along with several millions