Unexpected Reasons to Love Chiang Rai, Thailand

Having accumulated 16 of Thailand’s immigration stamps over the past two or so years, it’s easy to rule that this is my favourite Asian country to visit. But Phuket, Koh Samui, Krabi and Bangkok do get boring, which is why this time I ventured up North to Chiang Rai, when I was looking for an equally convenient destination… Read More Unexpected Reasons to Love Chiang Rai, Thailand

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Hong Kong food news and highlights (Apr 2015)

Feature: A popular holiday destination for foodies As I write this from my hotel room in Hobart, it’s already clear why Tasmania is such a popular holiday destination for Hong Kong-ers. Apart from the breathtaking scenery and nature, it’s home to the freshest produce and seafood, that’s affordable and accessible; restaurants use these local ingredients… Read More Hong Kong food news and highlights (Apr 2015)

5 great Asian lunch spots in Tsim Sha Tsui for under HK$100

In Central, when you’re paying less than HK$100, it’s hard to get good food that’s not designed for your desk, barring cha chan tengs and places with uncomfortable seating. As such, Tsim Sha Tsui has become my favourite destination for lunch as it’s only two MTR stops away, food is much cheaper and you can easily… Read More 5 great Asian lunch spots in Tsim Sha Tsui for under HK$100

Hong Kong food news and highlights (Feb 2015)

Feature: Bread Street Kitchen v. Jamie’s Italian It’s definitely a controversial apples-to-oranges comparison, but people love comparing Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver! I enjoyed both restaurants a lot actually. Though for a similar price each, I personally preferred Bread Street Kitchen. The tastes in each dish had that extra oomph which really stood out. I… Read More Hong Kong food news and highlights (Feb 2015)

Nostalgic of Bangkok: Quick guide on where to eat local Thai

I wrote about one of my favourite brunch spots in the first part of “Nostalgic of Bangkok” but that clearly is not the local meal tourists are looking for when in Thailand. So this time, I’m going to go through a few easy places to get great local Thai food. 1. Eathai: all-encompassing high quality upscale food court *must… Read More Nostalgic of Bangkok: Quick guide on where to eat local Thai