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Busan in Two Days: What We Saw and Ate

With cheap international flights, come the compromise of long transits; so we landed in South Korea late at night in a zombie-state, but with a delirious joy for our appending adventure. This was my...
Sydney to Batemans Bay road trip

Sydney to Batemans Bay road trip

With my kid brother (11) and Zen's nephews (11 & 9) in tow, Zen and I decided to kick off 2014 with an adventure down the NSW South Coast! We've babysat plenty of times...
Delicately poached chicken is served at room temperature with a portion of fragrant rice, and a selection of condiments

The Myth of Hainanese Chicken Rice + Recipe and Recommendations

In the food world, Singapore is almost synonymous with Chicken Rice, which - in Singapore - is known as Hainanese Chicken Rice. This has been cause for much confusion for me growing up -...

My Big Fat Slovakian Wedding

I was invited to attend a wedding in Slovakia on July 18th, 2015. Its 5’oclock in the morning, there are only ten left from the group. We grasp the railing tightly as we make down...
Mexicana at The Pantry

The New Look P&O Pacific Jewel

Stepping onboard a P&O cruise ship is like being transported to an entirely different world.  Just the mere sight of a ship in all its entirety is enough to hit you with a strong sense of...
Squid Ink Pasta, Venice, Italy

Black Food is the New Green + My Trip to Venice

Many foods are believed to prevent cancer, of these, the emerging newbie is black food. Mother Earth’s found a fun way to tell us the different nutrients in our food – they’re colour co-ordinated!...
chicken liver parfait made with Tefal cuisine companion - Bastille Day recipe

Bastille Day Recipe: Chicken Liver Parfait

Today is La Fête Nationale, celebrated around the world every July 14 as Bastille Day! When I think of French food, I dream of romantic picnics beneath the Eiffel Tower, with a warm crusty baguette,...
The Oxford tavern smoked meats plate

Smoked Meats + Black Betty BBQ, The Oxford Tavern (Petersham, Sydney)

Winter is coming. Okay, technically winter has officially arrived but I just needed to throw a Game of Thrones reference in here. I couldn't help myself. With Sydney’s weather the way it has been lately, there’s...
Monaco-F1-Grand-Prix-Qualifying

Monaco F1 Grand Prix Qualifying

In the perspective of the boyfriend, this whole Europe trip has been leading up to our grandstand seats in the Monaco F1 Grand Prix qualifying race. The day finally came yesterday. The highlight for me...
Sea-Princess-cruise-to-New-Zealand

Sea Princess cruise to New Zealand

I feel like I've become a cruising expert. You can read about my first cruise and my second cruise experience via the respective links. As this was my third, I was well and truly...

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