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Chinese New Year – Home and Away

When I was young, I wanted candy canes instead of ang pao. Perhaps it was always a case of grass greener in western countries that had snow, chimneys and hot chocolate which according to Disney channel, was leagues better than milo mixed with condensed milk. …

メリクリ in Japan

My trip to Tokyo and Osaka was almost two months ago but I’m plodding along at a Sam pace with my Japan travel posts. This one is for Christmas! Santa gave us all a surprise gift in the morning in the form of Amaou strawberries from …

Lunar Markets 2015

Chinese New Year is just around the corner so it only makes sense for businesses to start cashing in on the festivities. I’m truly kidding, I’m always thinking that Sydney could do with a bit more new year cheer especially when I’m so used to what …

Growing up Gaming and The Consouls

I’m in Sydney’s notoriously hipster suburb at a bar with cabaret-esque red curtains gracing a stage except instead of Moulin Rouge, Pikachu is playing the saxophone while a Bruno Mars’ doppelgänger is crooning along. This is where the punchline usually resides except there isn’t one because …

Sydney (Food) on Instagram

I just finished up a crazy weekend of work and am struggling to keep my eyes open as I type this I failed and did go to sleep on my laptop. The first week of February was so incredibly busy for me and the rest of …

Birthday at Sokyo

All photos in this post were taken by Robert Newey, unless otherwise stated Spicy edamame – $9 – shichimi nikiri soy and shaved katsuobushi In 2014, I spent my birthday having my first day of school in Stockholm University and then later playing slightly drunk …