Asia · China · Silhouettekiss · Travel · Tsingtao

[Qingdao] Starfish, Sea Urchin and Other Exotic Foods

This is a mega-post on everything worth eating in Qingdao. I'm a total travel foodie, and hence made it a point to visit Qingdao's two most popular street food haunts: Pichai Courtyard and Taitung Night Market, For all who's seen my Instagram stories, yes, starfish is actually edible!! Despite its tough outer skin, a cooked… Continue reading [Qingdao] Starfish, Sea Urchin and Other Exotic Foods

Thailand · Travel

[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 ruins… Continue reading [THAILAND] o16. DAYTRIP TO AYUTTHAYA

Thailand · Travel

[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 to… Continue reading [THAILAND] o15. VINTAGE ROD FAI

Café · Cafés - Thailand · Thailand · Travel

[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 through… Continue reading [THAILAND] o14. SIX HANGOUTS TO HIT IN BANGKOK (FOODIES ONLY)

Adventure · Café · Food heaven · My life · Taiwan · Travel

[TAIPEI] oo6. NIGHT MARKET HUSTLING

So we arrived at the famed Raohe Night Market 饒河街夜市 in Northern Taipei, which is in close proximity to Taipei's Rainbow Bridge across Keelung River (another topic altogether), and accomplished the feat of exploring the entire district in a night. But hang on, this post is all about food! The night market 饒河 (Raohe) is named… Continue reading [TAIPEI] oo6. NIGHT MARKET HUSTLING

Adventure · Asia · Korea · Travel

SEOUL DIARIES 011: SOONDAE 순대

Introducing Korea's traditional blood sausage: What it is: pig's intestines stuffed with fermented soybean paste, glutinous rice, kimchi, cellophane noodles and pork blood. To this date, I can't believe I had eaten this!! It's pig intestines and I actually finished this whole plate of SOONDAE without knowing what it is!! Having walked across Han River… Continue reading SEOUL DIARIES 011: SOONDAE 순대

Adventure · Asia · Koh Samet · Thailand · Travel

[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’

Adventure · Australia · Perth · Travel

Mad about Churros

Rajissimo in Copenhagen has the best churros I've ever eaten, and I miss it soooo much! When I stumbled upon Churros Plus in Perth, the sugar-cinnamon aroma single-handedly overpowered all my will to eat clean.  The plus-sized made-to-order churros are filled to-the-brim with chocolate, vanilla or caramel flavours.   A little disturbed by how phallic-looking my food… Continue reading Mad about Churros

Adventure · Asia · Food heaven · Indulgences · Landscape · My life · Pictures · Taiwan · Travel

[TAIPEI] oo1. Frozen ice and flashing lights

Taipei in the summer heat - not my ideal kinda holiday. Nevertheless, street food and shopping makes up for everything! We conquered Ximending and Shih-lin Night Market. A MUST-HAVE in Taiwan! Land of the original Bubble-tea Ximending is very much similar to Myeongdong Korea. Similar youthful vibrance and pulsating energy. Lovely museum of fine arts… Continue reading [TAIPEI] oo1. Frozen ice and flashing lights

Adventure · Asia · Bucket list · Food heaven · Indulgences · Koh Samet · Musing · My life · Pictures · Thailand · Travel

[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 it… Continue reading [THAILAND] oo1. ISLAND AND THE CITY (Bangkok – Ko Samet)