Chinatown or Petaling Street in Kuala Lumpur in a burst of bright colours and hive of activity ahead of the Chinese New Year celebrations this weekend (Feb 28 & 29, […]
I have no qualms about assaulting my taste-buds and senses with unfamiliar flavours, textures and aromas when I travel. Sometimes it is a pleasure, and sometimes the outcome can be rather disastrous […]
Reconsidering my love for civet butt derived coffee
Is that a bone? A human bone!? I exclaimed – awed and horrified at the same time at the body part that was sticking out of a wheelbarrow which was casually being […]
The former Dachau concentration camp was cold, misty and covered in frost when we entered the grounds through the gate of the ‘Jourhouse’ which bore the words “ARBEIT MACHT FREI” […]
10 food and beverages to keep you warm and toasty on cold winter evenings at the Christmas markets. An array of beverages to keep you warm on a cold winters day […]
The 600 year-old astronomical clock at Prague’s old town hall has been drawing visitors for centuries. Death strikes the hour, followed by the procession of apostles. Installed in 1410, it […]
Dive into the mysteries and legends surrounding this lake which is undergoing rehabilitation, to fix decades of environmental damage.
Shrines to their beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej have been erected by the Thais all over their city – in malls, hotels, by roads, streets and alleys, temples, churches and […]
Selcuk, a small town in the Selcuk district of the Izmir province in Turkey, next to the ancient ruins of Ephesus is often given the miss by travellers who prefer […]
Tasty treats of small towns in Northern Malaysia
Two years ago I embarked on a trip to the United States of America. I wanted to do and see as much as I could, but soon discovered that this […]
Coffee fix from on high. Starbucks Taipei 101, 35th Floor
Hear the lively sounds of Mexican music in Tijuana from across the the boder town of San Ysidro, California.
View from a hot-air balloon over Cappadocia, Turkey at sunrise.