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Regional Flavours Brisbane

Scenic parklands, celebrity chef demonstrations, live entertainment and produce from over 80 of the state’s finest providores at Regional Flavours this July 16 and 17. Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands will become a feast of ‘Regional...
Singapore’s-hawker-food

Singapore’s hawker food

Hawker food was certainly one of the highlights of this trip. For as cheap as $1, or $5 at most, you can explore the tastiest chicken in glutinous rice, satay, char kway teow, laksa... and the list goes on.
Book Launch

Invitation to our book launch plus a bit about our sponsors

I am delighted to announce that on November 10th – 15th, we will be launching my photographic memoir on culinary treasures from Singapore and Vietnam. It is a project that I have been working...

Sofitel Nusa Dua, Bali

There are two schools of thought when it comes to choosing your holiday hotel: The first says that they are simply a roof over your head and a place to crash at the end...

The case for ryokans

The word ryokan - meaning ‘traditional Japanese inn’ - is a word that pops up quite frequently when talking about Japanese travel, often associated with 'traditional' cities like Kyoto. While you can probably find...

Beginner’s Guide: Wine and dine to the NSW Snowy Mountains Part 1

I have never been to the Snowy Mountains. Each winter, I would turn on the news and see the weatherman reporting from the snowy fields. I've always wanted to make a snowman, have snowball...

St Regis Hotel Langkawi

Before embarking on this tropical holiday to one of Malaysia's most beautiful and jaw-dropping destinations, I had never actually heard of Langkawi before. When the opportunity presented itself to visit Langkawi on the way back...

Hidden Gems of Okayama, Japan

Located between Hiroshima and Osaka, the Okayama Prefecture is a peaceful, mountainous region in Japan that I hadn't really paid attention to in the past, but wound up surprising me in the best way.  Don't...
Summary-of-London-and-Barcelona

Summary of London and Barcelona

I'm half way through this 4.5 week eating extravaganza and I've finally gotten around to doing this blog post. Where have I been and what have I done? Well, I've taken almost 3000 photos, I...
Ramen-Shops-in-Japan-(Kyoto-&-Tokyo)-Worth-Visiting

Ramen Shops in Japan (Kyoto & Tokyo) Worth Visiting

Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup dish that originated in China. While it was once considered a simple and cheap staple in many students' diets, it has today grown into an iconic national dish...

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