• Selfie upon arriving at Narita train station in Japan.
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    Singapore to Tokyo: 9-hour Layover in Bangkok, Teppanyaki Ten

    Okay so here’s the beginning of Ottie’s and my trip to Tokyo last month. We flew on Thai Airways, which provided an ample 20kg check-in luggage for free. However, Ottie brought up the idea of traveling light, and it’s a concept I’ve been willing to try for a while now, not least because of this particular incident the last time I visited Japan. 😂 I even got a head start practising light-packing on my recent trip to Perth! Granted, Perth was only four days long while this Tokyo trip was about eleven days… but bringing only carry-on luggage and a haversack got me seriously considering what was truly needed, and just how…

  • Firmoo red glasses, Max kurta, heart-patterned tights, Aldo wrap sandals, vintage earrings.
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    Mute

    When Shasha and I visited Chennai, we were swept up by an entirely new culture, and of course, the clothes. We might have bought a tad too many Kurtas in our shopping expedition, and so the logical thing to do, in my mind, was to wear them when we came back to Singapore. I wore my favourite piece one day and paired it up with a pair of heart-patterned tights instead of the loose pants usually worn with the garment. I thought the unconventional pairing went well together, but ever aware of the increasingly PC culture on and offline, I eventually decided to retire these beauties to the back of the wardrobe, especially…