It’s such a difficult time in the world at the moment and reading about travel probably isn’t the first thing on people’s minds. We can read, dream and gather inspiration and armchair travel in the meanwhile. When all this is over, we can make those plans for our next trips that we’ve always put on […]

My story for Culture Trip after the launch of Beijing’s first Michelin Guide with some of my old and new favourites. I also got to speak to Chinese food authority Fuchsia Dunlop who shed light on the rich offerings of Chinese cuisine. Following the Guide’s China launch in Shanghai and Guangzhou, Beijing’s first Michelin Guide […]

In November 2019, Mr chef’s protegé Wang Bin earned his first Michelin star for his Contemporary European restaurant The Georg. I made a list of his favourites for Culture Trip on where to eat: from Hotpot to Peking duck. This is my longer version as the story I filed was edited down with the word […]

This has become one of my favourite places to dine in Paris. Great Italian food at the * Michelin Le George, simple, robust dishes in generous portions. They share the same wine list as the *** Michelin Le Cinq, including more Italian options of course. The menu is heavy on plant-based and seafood – giving […]

This story for the SCMP was a joy to put together as it includes all my favourite things – food, history and culture. You can read the piece here. Macanese cuisine has so many similarities to Singapore’s Eurasian food, along with Peranakan food, thanks to the bustling trade routes and influences from Portugal and its […]

I love going back to Beijing, it always feels like my second home. Having spent 5 years living there, and the years my friends and I call “the years we grew into adults”. There, I made life long friends – many who now live across the globe, but we always remained in touch. It’s also […]

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Travelling to the Otago Peninsula on New Zealand’s South Island should be on everyone’s travel list. There’s plenty to do: taking in nature, outdoor adventures and the local dining scene to touring local sights. Naturally, for many, food plays an important part in the trip. Check out these options of casual and upscale restaurants, fancy […]

We stayed at Suvretta House earlier this year in January for the St Moritz Gourmet Festival that takes place every winter, and concluded with a fabulous party at Badrutt Palace. St Moritz is a curious little place that pretty much comes alive for two seasons – the winter and the summer. It’s also the city […]

A lovely way to start at Jaan Singapore with this beetroot meringue, smoked eel, Devonshire cheddar cheese and buckwheat pancake, fish and chips, artichoke roll. We finally got to check out one of the best of British cooking in Singapore at Jaan restaurant. The menu at Jaan by Kirk Westaway, a one Michelin-starred restaurant and #32 on […]

The Art Macao festival runs through October and here are some highlights on Art inspired menus as well as creative cocktails to make the best out of your trip to Macao.

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