It can be argued that there is no such thing as the best Xiao Long Bao in Jakarta, and it is indeed true that when looking for a favorite variant of the Chinese delicacy, Indonesia’s capital is at no loss for great places to choose from. However, I write this post with the pure conviction […]
We spent four days in Sanur, Bali during a two week holiday around Indonesia last summer, dining on fresh seafood and sipping mojitos by the sea. Having grown up in the country, I have visited Bali many times, and always like to stay somewhere different to mix things up a bit and make each holiday […]
For my birthday a few years ago I was whisked away on a whirlwind tour of Hungary’s cheeky capital, Budapest. A love affair quickly commenced, with the people, the ruin bars, the baths, the sparties (a spa-party? Yes please) and obvs the food (give me an S-, give me a C, give me an H […]
Stepping onto Petaling Street is a sensory overload, with vendors selling durian, rambutan, and other beautiful and lush Southeast Asian fruits, while hawkers fry up hot flashes of stir fried flat rice noodles in fiery woks next to groups of relaxed locals munching on roasted Chinese chestnuts and gulping down ice-cold Carlsberg beer.
Portugal’s capital has a really genuine and relaxed vibe, and in the evenings the vibrant energy of the city can be heard through the sounds of the deep and beautiful melancholic sounds of Fado in the old town’s narrow streets, balanced perfectly with locals laughing from rooftops.
Let’s start with the obvious. One can not go to the Alps, nor France even, without indulging in some of the local regional delicacies. Whether it be a marvelously crunchy, freshly baked walnut loaf with duck pate or a Tartiflette swimming in cheese and lardons, what you eat when on holiday is so inherently important […]
Why do some people move, change countries, leave their culture, friends and family behind forever? And why is it that to others that idea in itself would be not just crazy, but inconceivable? I believe that in each and every one of us we have an invisible force, something that makes us tick and drives the […]