Holler Out! Pondok Jawa Timur

Dinner at Pondok Jawa Timur  on a Saturday Night, before our excursion to the iLights festival at Marina Bay. Thank you Aveline for hosting us! Before I go deeper into the authenticity of Pondok Jawa Timur’s Indonesian cuisine, I wanted to touch a little bit on HOLLER OUT, the latest foodie-tech app on the block, available on both iOS andContinue reading “Holler Out! Pondok Jawa Timur”

[THAILAND] o16. DAYTRIP TO AYUTTHAYA

40 miles north of Bangkok lies Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, capital of Ayutthaya Province, Thailand. Ayutthaya Kingdom was destroyed in 1767 by Burmese army who took down the city. Ayutthaya, like Rome, has since left most of its ruins within sight. Officially listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is its Historical Park, whose ruinsContinue reading “[THAILAND] o16. DAYTRIP TO AYUTTHAYA”

[THAILAND] o15. VINTAGE ROD FAI

Talad Rod Fai, Bangkok, is an open-air bazaar peddling an insane array of vintage collectables, quirky kitsch and memorabilia from yesteryear. Since its move in 2013 due to an expansion of the BTS Skytrain line, its reappearance at the new site accommodated a bigger, more international crowd. I loved the old Rod Fai next toContinue reading “[THAILAND] o15. VINTAGE ROD FAI”

[THAILAND] o14. SIX HANGOUTS TO HIT IN BANGKOK (FOODIES ONLY)

Perks of having native Thai friends – they’ve tried it all and only take you for the best. I had the honour of my Thai native friends’ undivided attention 5 days in January this year. Knowing us (foodies who were through with tourist traps in the big city), the pair of them took us gallivanting throughContinue reading “[THAILAND] o14. SIX HANGOUTS TO HIT IN BANGKOK (FOODIES ONLY)”

[PARIS] oo5.LÉON DE BRUXELLES

You know you’re in love with restaurant in a foreign land when you visit twice in 2 days, and already miss having it the moment your plate is clean. This was Lèon de Bruxelles for us, having found love in pots of garnished mussels in delectable broths and platters filled with basil sauce and meltedContinue reading “[PARIS] oo5.LÉON DE BRUXELLES”

[SYDNEY] DARLING HARBOUR

A weekday morning nonetheless sees throngs of students, tourists and locals alike flocking to the harbourside. Gastronomically, they only have the best! The best raved-about restaurants and eateries on UrbanSpoon, Australian Good Food Site, and TripAdvisor can be found this side of town. Winter at Darling Harbour: chilly, breezy and picturesque. Named after Lieutenant-General Ralph Darling, Governor of New South Wales from 1825Continue reading “[SYDNEY] DARLING HARBOUR”

The Living Room, Copenhagen

Cafè culture in Copenhagen is amaaaazing! Touched down in the morning at 6am, slept for 3hrs, until the silence of the hotel room made me so darn restless. So, I embarked on the list of coffee-places I wanted to visit! First stop: The Living Room @ Larsbjørnstræde. The street is lined with indie cafès, vintageContinue reading “The Living Room, Copenhagen”

Cafè-Hopping: Loysel’s Toy

All-day breakfasts, cakes and muffins, a selection of cappucinos, lattes and flat-whites, and a great hangout to catch up over some coffee — what’s not to love about Loysel’s Toy? 66 Kampong Bugis, #01-01 Sam Tat Building, Singapore 338987

[THAILAND] oo2.Island Lovin’

Headed for Thailand’s Koh Samui with my favourite travel pals in exactly 3 days’!! ❤ So stoked about scuba-diving, and living the island life in my friends’ resort. Also can’t wait to start partying at the local hotspots on Chaweng Beach. On our last trip to Koh Samet, another offshore party island in the Gulf of Thailand,Continue reading “[THAILAND] oo2.Island Lovin’”

London Lovin’: Covent Garden

What exactly is in Jamie Oliver’s Secret Basement? Found this green door whilst exploring the outskirts of Covent Garden!! When the celebrity chef bought an old bank building in Manchester, his workers uncovered old Joy Division and New Order master tapes, as well as a million dollars worth of treasures (including gold, jewelry and aContinue reading “London Lovin’: Covent Garden”

Travel-diary: Nagoya Unagi Rice ひつまぶし (Japan)

Finally tasted the most famous Hitsumabushi (Unagi Rice) in Nagoya! The 4300YEN platter that we ordered for 2 came with these set of instructions, a four-step guide to eating the reknowned Japanese dish. I must say, this is the best eel-rice I have ever tasted!! I loooove unagi rice! So following the etiquette guide, theContinue reading “Travel-diary: Nagoya Unagi Rice ひつまぶし (Japan)”

[THAILAND] oo1. ISLAND AND THE CITY (Bangkok – Ko Samet)

The minute our home-bound aircraft took off, I missed Bangkok already. Even with my infected tummy hurting so badly from seafood poisoning, the land of a thousand smiles can’t shake me off. Thailand, I will be back!! The amount of insane things we did on this trip was kept to a minimal We capped itContinue reading “[THAILAND] oo1. ISLAND AND THE CITY (Bangkok – Ko Samet)”