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The privilege of having friends who are amazing cooks – is better than being married to a chef because chef hardly does the cooking at home! As Julia Child once said “People who love to eat (and cook) are always the best people.” Most of my tribe who loves to eat, also love to cook […]

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I’ve followed Shannon’s blog for over a year now and always inspired by her posts, keeping busy and plenty of the great outdoor photos. Head over to her blog to check out her posts and photos. :) Here’s a little Q&A with Shannon Hall! 1. Could you tell us a little about yourself? I’m Shannon […]

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I am convinced that friends who cook and eat together, stay together. Making friends in Macau has always been a challenge for me here, but after four years of endurance I’ve finally found my tiny tribe of friends I can count on one hand. Check out C’s Kitchen is full of wonderful and easy recipes […]

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I’m reading alot more these days and trying to manage a book a week, back into the old bedtime habit of reading before sleep – which is another way to keep me off illuminated screens at bed time. I judged this book by its cover and thought it’d be a fun read – it’s exactly that, […]

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I love Thailand and always happy to be back in Bangkok to catch up with old friend Tib, who is the amazing ice cream designer behind Icedea. You MUST check it out if you’re in the area, stop by for ice cream after visiting the exhibitions. The Bangkok Arts and Cultural Centre or BACC is […]

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This place is the rage these days since it’s recent re-opening, a new seamless retail concept of “presenting a story rather than just products”. The interiors by Japanese interior design firm Nendo is stunning. While retail flow spaces aren’t novel – Lane Crawford in Hong Kong does a great job, but Nendo’s modular signature style […]

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Textiles and fabric shopping has been one of my big loves for a while and I really miss Beijing, searching for vintage fabrics in the least likely places and working with my tailor to get things made. Only now, I try to sew them myself! I have never shopped for textiles at Arab street before but […]

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Japas is a beautifully fitted restaurant with classy rustic interiors helmed by Macau chef Anthony Sousa Tam whose culinary experience spans from the kitchens of Noma to Michel Bras’ Laguiole. His long CV also includes being part of the team of chefs that executed Kate Moss’ wedding and a special culinary course on molecular gastronomy […]

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I contributed to the South East Asian addition of Travel + Leisure’s August 2016 issue with 48H in Macao recommendations, away from the usual glitzy casino activities. So humbled to be featured on the same page as one of my favourite travel writers Pico Iyer.  

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