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I contributed to this month’s July 2019 Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia’s Food Issue on where we eat in Hong Kong. It is by no means limited to this list, but I had to cramp everything into 4 full pages with a balance of local, western and fine dining spots. There are many other favourites, […]

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My piece for SCMP after my last Scandinavia gastronomy trip in January eating in Sweden and Denmark, featuring two Michelin stars Faviken that sadly closes the end of the year and three Michelin stars Geranium. Noma was my least favourite of the restaurants I visited and it certainly didn’t live up to its hype. I […]

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  I repurposed this story for Saveur that was killed for Macao Magazine. 

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I LOVED Lisbon and often think about how nice it would be to have a summer house there, or to dream of retirement where you can get amazing food, drinks, culture,art and design without breaking the bank. My travel story on Lisbon for Singapore’s national broadsheet The Straits Times. It’s behind a paywall, so text below. […]

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My piece on Hakka cuisine in Singapore for SCMP. I only discovered Thunder tea rice (leicha) in recent years and absolutely love the vegan edition at Thunder Tree, Singapore.

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A short recommendation piece on Inlake Hostel in Hangzhou, right on Westlake, a stunning historical site turned into a beautiful, bright and airy zen hostel. I’d consider it more a hotel than a hostel and it’s tastefully put together. Emperor Qin Shi Wang and his entourage stayed here three times (the guest dormitory extension of […]

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Over the last decade, I’ve been to the Loire Valley many times now on our bi-annual trips home. Here’s the low-down for Prestige Singapore.      You can download the pdf here to read the piece.

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I recently looked into family-friendly getaways in Asia for this Hong Kong Tatler piece… if you haven’t already made plans for next week, maybe some ideas for next year while planning head? Read more here

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Creating a sustainable life in Hong Kong At the start 2018, China implanted its ban on global trash. In land scarce Hong Kong, the landfills don’t have the capacity to contain all the waste (several thousand tons daily) and there have been community measures and initiatives to encourage a zero waste lifestyle and to reduce […]

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For the December 2018 of Travel + Leisure, I did a 6 page feature story on Macao on where to stay, what to do, and where to eat in the city I called home for 4.5 years. Download PDF here.  

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