I tagged along with Mr chef on his work trip to Bangkok so I could see my old friend Prima, ice cream designer extraordinaire. We checked out the latest design project Open House at Central Embassy, something they call a “collective living space”, which is really a lifestyle concept store meets giant bookshop with great food […]
I have discovered more about Singapore during my medical sabbatical back home than I ever did growing up and living there for 24 years. My story for the SCMP here. Halal food: mutton murtabak at Zam Zam Singapore. Hanging out with fowls (black swan included!) at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Dinner at Old Airport […]
Found these photos from over a year ago and realised that I never wrote about my last Taipei trip. I no longer go on the hunt for “best this and that” following the crowds, but instead spend more time in the moment, wandering and discovering instead of checking things off a list. Here’s what I […]
I took up the offer to visit my old friend Fish and spend time with her beautiful family who were on an NGO secondment in Melaka. Spending quality time and reminiscing about the old days over 17 years ago (!) had to be my favourite part of the trip, never mind the food. I love […]
A little list of our Paris favourites when we head back to France annually for Hong Kong Tatler. From fine dining establishments to brasseries across the city of light, these are options that aren’t just for the deep pocketed.
Took us a while to finally get a table here. Chef husband is typically spontaneous and last minute and we didn’t manage a table the last time, but this time I made reservations in advance through fellow Foodiehub Hong Kong expert FDE who is friends with chef Gaggan. mango and uni ice cream cone in a crepe […]
Going home after living away for more than a decade always feels new and old at the same time. Catching up with old friends at new hip places and going to the same places I’ve been going to for decades with my parents. I still feel displaced, alienated, happy, sad all at once and I […]
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.
There are tons of new apps launched everyday with the objective to simplify our lives and make everything more convenient and in one spot. I’ve just jumped on the bandwagon to take part sharing my favourite parts of cities I know best – bit of a mini city guide in app form through blog posts […]