Alice’s Tea Cup

Alice’s Tea Cup

On a quiet morning, I followed the white rabbit and found myself at Alice’s Tea Cup. I pushed through the little door, all curious and excited, and stepped inside a cozy whimsical world of antique wood floors, magical butterflies and warm cookies in cute glass jars.Our delightful Mad Hatter afternoon tea arrived in tiered trays… Continue Reading

Yellow Magnolia Café

Yellow Magnolia Café

The days are getting longer and sunnier, and I find myself making more and more frequent hops to the parks and gardens, away from the noise and the city’s scorching heat. There I let myself get lost in the blooming flowers and lush trees, wandering to wherever the sound of the chirping birds lead me. On one… Continue Reading

Spring Feasting

Spring Feasting

The weather has finally gotten nice and warm in the city, and I’ve been searching for the most perfect spring meal to properly wake me up from my winter hibernation mode. So when Le District’s Beaubourg invited me to try their spring/summer menu, I hopped straight to the river front right by the World Trade Center,… Continue Reading

Fluffs, Sweets & Sunday Best

Fluffs, Sweets & Sunday Best

For people like me obsessed with bunnies and all things cute and fluffy, it’s needless to say that the New York City Easter Parade is something I look forward to every year. It’s like a huge block party where everyone goes all out with the most elaborate, colorful and outlandish costumes that they themselves created and… Continue Reading

The Boba Room

The Boba Room

From the Ball Pitt for grown-ups to the Museum of Ice Cream, New York is never in shortage of fun and whimsical things to do. And now, there’s a new talk of the town – The Boba Room – a colorful pop-up exhibit devoted to all things boba tea. I played my heart out in this… Continue Reading

Dog Sledding, Iceland

Dog Sledding, Iceland

One of the highlights of our Iceland trip was the dog sledding adventure. On a snowy morning in Akureyri, we woke up bright and early to meet our fluffiest and friendliest guides, who welcomed us with so much love and affection! We were so happy playing with the huskies and the malamutes that we rolled… Continue Reading

Cozy Days in Akureyri, Iceland

Cozy Days in Akureyri, Iceland

After a very adventurous drive on the snowy Ring Road, we finally made it to the city of Akureyri in northern Iceland. My beau and I both thought that it’ll be a good idea to spend some time doing nothing, and just relax and recover from the long drive. We retreated into some of the cutest… Continue Reading

Friends on the Ring Road, Iceland

Friends on the Ring Road, Iceland

We said our goodbyes to Reykjavik and got on Iceland’s national road – the Ring Road – to our next destination up in the north. Unlike major highways in other countries, the Ring Road that runs through the island here is only a two-lane road with vast fields stretching far into the horizon on both sides. There… Continue Reading

Chasing Waterfalls, Iceland

Chasing Waterfalls, Iceland

After spending some relaxing time walking around beautiful Reykjavik, we got on the white Ring Road and went chasing waterfalls. The sky was clear with lovely passing clouds, and the sun was shining on the glistening snow. With only six hours of daylight, we wanted to make sure we got to see as many places as we… Continue Reading

Arriving in Iceland

Arriving in Iceland

With only a map and a page of itinerary, my beau and I made a last-minute decision to hop on the plane and spend this past Christmas in Iceland. We’d been talking forever about how fun it would be to spend the Yule in the Nordic island to soak in all the folklore and traditions, and… Continue Reading

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