36 Hours in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Impressed by the extravagance of Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon (Myanmar), and even more so by the sheer size of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, I was surprised that neither were the largest Buddhist temples in the world. Then I discovered that the largest Buddhist temple, Borobudur Temple, is in fact located in Yogyakarta. In spite of this, Yogyakarta… Read More 36 Hours in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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Staring at Jacobs (Amsterdam): Perfectly Fried Chicken on Waffles for Brunch

With grids of canals lined up with boutique stores, coffee shops and coffeeshops, it’s hard not to fall in love with Amsterdam, as soon as you take a five minute walk in the city. Amsterdam has a lot to show off. The abundant number of minimalistic yet beautifully decorated shops by the canals definitely left… Read More Staring at Jacobs (Amsterdam): Perfectly Fried Chicken on Waffles for Brunch

Dardonville (France): Bakery Attracting Constant Queues in Fontainebleau

In our diverse MBA class of 500 students at INSEAD, there is rarely a lack of disagreement. The one exception: French pastry will gift you a couple extra pounds on the waist. Having recently moved from Asia (Singapore and Hong Kong) to France, it definitely is a luxury to have access to delicious bread anywhere… Read More Dardonville (France): Bakery Attracting Constant Queues in Fontainebleau