Kellie’s Desolate Dream

Nestled between plantations, forests and rolling hills around Batu Gajah, Perak is a rare and uncommon sight in this part of the world – a beautiful brick castle on a hill. Kellie’s castle is surrounded by a beautifully manicured garden, and a river (Sungai Raya) running through its grounds. But behind the walls of this…

Food Trail: Macau

Macau’s colourful colonial past and place as a thriving port city has over the last few decades been overtaken by rapid development, which paved the way for the construction of opulent hotels and casinos, and swanky shopping centres offering tourist and locals an array of branded products.   This last European colony of the Far…

Discovering Hong Kong Phooey & More

I landed in Hong Kong with not much time to research or plan out a proper itinerary. This was the fourth trip to Hong Kong for the husband who was too busy preparing for a conference he was attending in Kowloon to give any input. So other than introducing me the theme song of 1970s cartoon…