Pai Thai, Dubai | whyhelloyou.com

Pai Thai, Dubai

Pai Thai has certainly earned a reputation for being one of the best Thai restaurants in Dubai.   Arriving by abra, only to dine on its breathtaking terrace perched above the waterways of Madinat Jumeirah, is a journey unto its own. It’s a wonder I never got the...

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Shakshuka | whyhelloyou.com

Shakshuka

It’s still chilly in Dubai. When the weather’s this cool, I start craving warm, comfort food. And since it was still morning (and I was too lazy to get out of the house), I decided to whip up some Shakshuka for R and I to...

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Easy Vietnamese Pho | whyhelloyou.com

Easy Vietnamese Pho

I get some serious Asian cravings now and then. So when that happens, I turn to my trusty kitchen.   Why go through the hassle when you’re in gourmet town, you ask? Unfortunately, as diverse as Dubai’s food scene is, good Asian cuisine is still fairly hard...

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A Guide to Beautiful Galle, Sri Lanka | whyhelloyou.com

Beautiful Galle

Galle took my breath away. The first thing to hit me about this beautiful town was its striking resemblance to old Singapore. Its charming Dutch-colonial architecture sparked a warmth in my heart I couldn’t quite describe. As we explored the streets and alleyways filled with...

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Apa Villa, Sri Lanka | whyhelloyou.com

Sri Lankan Dreams

Sri Lanka has always been on my list of places to visit, so I couldn’t wait to finally explore it.   It was my first time on a Sri Lankan Airlines flight, and I was pretty impressed with their hospitality and food. Let's just say they left a...

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2016 | whyhelloyou.com

2016

It’s become a little tradition for R and I to write our New Year’s resolutions. I think this started in a café somewhere a few years back, over a burst of inspiration…and a very large cup of coffee!   This year, apart from pursuing a few exciting ventures, I’m...

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Hello | whyhelloyou.com

Hello

It’s been ages since I last wrote. So much has happened since! Where do I even start?   In the last few years, I moved from my beautiful hometown Singapore to the glistening desert land of Dubai, got married to R, went on countless honeymoons, quit my (first...

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