Seaplane to Palm Beach

Sunday, Jeff organized a surprise: we jumped on board a seaplane and flew to Palm Beach (and back)! The scenery was just spectacular. I was mesmerized by the blue-green waves with whitetips crashing along the craggy and windy Northern Sydney shoreline, and marveling at the views of the homeowners living in front of such dramatic landscape.

Sunrise in Sydney

I haven't updated this space in a while. I keep meaning to, when I've taken a "good enough" picture to post here to share. But then, excuses. The sunrises I've woken up for haven't been special; it's been too rainy… Still, some of the most memorable pictures are taken in these "adverse' conditions, no? So …

Supertree Singapore

Bless the architect who designed the Supertree Grove in Singapore. Isn't it gorgeous? We visited on a breezy evening, just in time for a 15 minute "light and music show", and before dinner up in Indochine, a restaurant atop the largest supertree.

Exploring Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Happy 2015! We've left wintry Chicago, and are currently in tropical Singapore visiting with family. It's lovely to walk around in shorts and flip flops instead of heavy down jackets, and thankfully the weather hasn't been overly humid. Early this morning, we visited Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, a lovely piece of unspoilt marshland that the …

Happy Thanksgiving

We spent yet another Thanksgiving at my aunt's place in Potomac, MD. Like the past years, the days were spent stuffing ourselves silly with heaps of food. For the main occasion itself, we had turkey, sweet potato with brandy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, brussels sprouts with shallots and bacon bits, and no less than four desserts. …