When I was on Masterchef…

Last night I already packed my luggage. I actually think packing the luggage without knowing whether you are going or not is the hardest part to be in the elimination challenge. Then just think about having to unpack again if I don't have to leave the house.

A feast in Lima, Peru – Part 1

“Es difícil hacer el amor pero se aprende.” It means, “It is difficult to make love, but you learn.” You know what they say about those sexy Latin Americans, they are always so charming, full of passion and always so much love to give. This quote above is...

Am I getting old?

First of all, please allow me to go all emo on this post, so you probably shouldn't read it if you are on Prozac. When I was planning to write an uplifting, chirpy post about this scrumptious banana bread, trying to convince you how wonderful my life is travelling all the time and how I have just baked and eaten the best banana bread in my life and you should definitely give this recipe a try. And then I looked at these sad, brown, old mushy bananas that were on the verge of going to the thrash bin, I suddenly had an epiphany and decided to go against the norm. Why? Because I think I am getting old.

How to order and eat Peking Duck in Beijing, China

I always thought I’d had some of the best Peking Duck in my life, but until I found myself in Beijing then only I realised – the peking duck that I’ve eaten outside of Beijing was not really peking duck. There’s simply no other place around the world...

Christmas in New York, USA

1 more sleep till Christmas. This year’s Christmas is going to be a quiet one. Okay, it is not exactly true as we do have a Boxing Day BBQ to go to and then with friends over the day after for another party. But the Christmas Day itself will be a quiet one,...

Diner en Blanc Sydney 2014

I just watched the final hour of the Sydney Siege unfolded live on internet as I was writing this post at 2.24am. It was nerve wrecking to watch as I thought this could only happen in a movie, it definitely sent shivers down my spine but I am glad is over. My heart...

Wine tasting at 38,000ft on Emirates Business Class

100 years ago, when cars were as rare as hens teeth, it would be quite an adventure to travel 20 miles in a day maybe on foot, or if you was lucky, by horse and cart.  Fast forward to today and modern day transportation is letting us travel farther and faster than...

Snapshots of Vanuatu

Smile and the world smiles with you. Vanuatu, is truly one of the happiest countrieson earth. My recent trip to this beautiful island (a collective of 83 islands to be exact) in the South Pacific had definitely put a smile on my face and felt welcomed the whole time....

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