Feb 252017
 
desi Traveler Explores Chinatown Singapore

Beyond Top 10 Things to do in Chinatown Singapore Smug that I am prepared to explore & experience Chinatown Singapore, after reading a few blog posts suggesting “Top 10 Things to do & See in Chinatown Singapore”, I trotted to the colorful Chinatown in Singapore with Mr. Know IT All Swag. Wrong! Wrong! Wrong. “Arrogance is the Achilles’ heel of a Traveler”, I  mumble to myself and decide to go with the flow. The energy, the sounds, the smells the vibes & smiles overtake my senses and I am like a well a ” Tourist in Chinatown ” With no [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 242014
 
Philadelphia Chinatown

  A Picture from Philly Chinatown  desis or the diaspora from Asia and Indian subcontinent are one of the most widespread ethnic groups in USA, but for some reason they are just clubbed as Asians or in some cases South Asians.  But while desis started migrating en masse to US mainly after 80s and more so in 90s with the IT boom, Chinese diaspora has been in US for more than a 100 years in a large number. I had no knowledge about the same till I watched the Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson movies with absolutely crazy plots [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]