Let's continue with my little ad hoc series about travel tips. After Singapore, it's now time so summarise what to best see and do in Hanoi. Just remember, when you read my tips, they are all from my point of view, from an art & food loving person who travels with her husband, friends and… Continue reading 48 hours with me in Hanoi
Ok, let’s start with a little ad hoc series about travel tips. They are all from my point of view, from an art & food loving person who travels with her husband, friends and sometimes even with her parents – but without kids. Wherever I go, I try and see as much of the local… Continue reading 48 hours with me in Singapore
Of course, no visit to Singapore is complete without a visit to the Raffles Hotel and a Singapore Sling at the Long Bar... so we had to just do this! The Singapore Sling is more than just the country's national drink - it is well-known around the world. The drink was first created by a… Continue reading Singapore Sling at the Long Bar
After posting about Cafe Corridor it's time to post about another favourite of mine: 18 GRAMS. This tiny coffee shop has locations in Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok and Causeway Bay. To date I've only been to the latter, the Causeway Bay location. It's tucked away in Cannon Street, seconds away from the very busy… Continue reading 18 GRAMS in Hong Kong
After visiting all these temples we got tired and headed for a quick, refreshing coffee at an amazing place: The Old Chiang Mai Cafe is tucked away in a side street, 127 Rajapakinai Road, but it is easy to find. It's small, with just a few seats inside and outside. We just missed a short… Continue reading Chiang Mai: Old Chiang Mai Cafe
I've had heard about this famous coffee place in Tai O numerous times, but I've never been there. So Monica made sure that we stop at Solo so that I can sample the great coffee they sell there. The cafe is in one of the main streets, overlooking the water. If you come from the… Continue reading Review: Solo Cafe in Tai O
In the boom years of the 1960s and 1970s, Hong Kong people demanded increasingly sophisticated dining options to match their swelling pocketbooks, and what they got was the cha chaan teng. Cha chaan tengs are to Hong Kongers what diners are to Americans (aptly noted in this 2008 NYT article - not sure if these… Continue reading What is a Cha Chaan Teng?