Author Archives: Judy

List: Tips for Future UCEAPers

It’s over. I am writing this blog post from a hotel room in Malaysia, having spent the previous week in China and the week before that in the trenches of finals. I’ll catch up on blog posts during my winter … Continue reading

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Picturebook/Long Read: Meals in Singapore

Picturebook AND Long Read, because I’m a pedantic writer and I hate you all[1]. Okay, quick updates with my personal lifegoings: – I have free time. A stupid amount of free time, because it’s the break week before finals (Reading … Continue reading

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List: On Dietary Restrictions at Canteens and Food Courts

In analyzing the food culture of any place, one must also consider how those with minority diets are treated. Is Singapore halal-friendly, vegan-friendly, celiac-friendly, etc.? Would my friend–let’s call him Robot since I didn’t ask for permission to include his … Continue reading

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Long Read: The Diversity of Singapore

If someone were to ask me what my single favorite element of Singapore was, I’d probably tell them of the immense diversity the city-state has: in its food (most of it is Peranakan, aka Chinese x Malaysian, but most kopitiams[1] … Continue reading

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Picturebook: S’porean Snacks

I haven’t dedicated a blog post to local food yet; how strange. This covers dry snacks and junk food you probably wouldn’t find outside of Singapore, even though there’re also western snacks like Ritz crackers, Oreos, etc. available (see my … Continue reading

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Long Read: The Other Kind of Learning

I don’t know why I haven’t posted about my education abroad yet–it is why I’m here, after all (even if it seems like many of my fellow exchange students came here to party, and even this blog has been focusing on … Continue reading

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Picturebook: ราชอาณาจักรไทย

Apologies for the lack of posts lately; just went through midterms, flight booking for later travels, and group project miscellany–anyways, I’ll make it up this week! That’s ‘Thailand’ in the post title there. I may or may not wanted to … Continue reading

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