The Myth of the Compact Cell Phone

Over the years, most forms of technology seem to have gotten smaller. But for some reason cell phone manufacturers have decided to be rebels, releasing larger phones year after year. I’m sure there’s… Continue reading

Express as an Expression

Many businesses seem to be fond of using the word ‘express’ in their name. I’ll admit that if I’m in a hurry and standing between two dry cleaning stores, one called Dry Cleaning… Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions That Are Easy to Keep

Each year most of us make New Year’s resolutions that we struggle to keep. And usually by the first week of February (or in some cases third day of January) we realise how… Continue reading

Definitions of Words in Your 20s vs 30s

Many words seem to have different definitions depending on whether you are in your 20s, 30s or even older. 10pm To someone in their 20s: Still too early to be fashionably late To… Continue reading

Are You a Hipster? Do People Think You Are?

1. Do hipsters wear Converse shoes? A. Probably B. Of course not. They’re too mainstream. 2. Rider and Hunter are… A. Someone who is riding a mode of transportation and someone who hunts… Continue reading

Deep-Fried Heart Attack – A Scottish Delicacy

Every country has its own cuisine. When that food is good, it crosses borders and that’s possibly why you find Indian and Chinese restaurants everywhere (okay, perhaps immigration is a factor too). But… Continue reading

The Curse of Heathrow Airport

Ask a frequent travel about their favourite airport and they’ll most likely say Changi in Singapore, Dubai International or Incheon in South Korea. Ask them about their least favourite major airport and chances… Continue reading

The Benefits of Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO has become so famous even my mum has heard of it (to give you a frame of reference she’s not heard of the Lord of the Rings). It seems like everyone… Continue reading

The Real UAE Driving License Test

The process for getting a driving license in the UAE has changed a lot in the last few years. One of the more recent changes is a theory component that tackles road safety.… Continue reading

Confuzzlement – A Result of American Advertising

The United States has never appealed to me much as a tourist destination. Still, after 10 years of not going, I couldn’t help but wonder if I was missing out. I’ll admit I… Continue reading

10 Questions East Asians are Tired of

East Asia is made up of a diverse group of countries and cultures. But there is something that unites them aside from geography, and that is ridiculous stereotypes. And as long as people… Continue reading

Good Friday and the Dessert Crucifixion

As someone who loves all forms of sugar, I felt it was time that I started making my own dessert. Or rather, go back to trying. It had been about 15 years since… Continue reading