We’re currently spending some time in Lisbon, one of my favorite cities in the world. I remember when we visited Macau last year how funny it all felt to me: it was like my body was in Portugal while my mind had been transported to China. The blend of Portuguese … more »
Learning Chinese Cuisine at Home’s Cooking Hong Kong
Exploring the local cuisine of one given place is one of the most down-to-earth ways to connect with local culture. Some may like museums, others shopping for local products.. some may dig adventure, others relax… but I’m yet to meet someone who doesn’t enjoy eating! It was precisely with that … more »
Between Shadow and Light
This is my little tribute to all the people who cook and sell street food around the world, and that have fed my tummy and soul during our travels. Sometimes, there are heroes behind this kind of street food stalls. They present regular costumers with affordable yummy meals during their … more »
Chinese Symmetry – Chi Lin Nunnery
The Chi Lin Nunnery in Hong Kong is next to the Nan Lian Garden so if you head there you can see two awesome things at once! The Nan Lian Garden is an amazing Chinese style garden that you walk around, and if an aura of peace could be created … more »
Gung Hei Fat Choy!
Happy Chinese New Year! Or as they say in the traditional Chinese greeting, “gung hei fat choy”, that is: have a prosperous and fortunate year! During our travels in Hong Kong and Macau we grasped some of the excitement that locals were building up towards the beginning of the New Lunar Year. … more »
Everyday: hands down, my favorite restaurant in Santiago!
After staying in Santiago de Chile for 5 weeks my favorite restaurant in the Chilean capital is a Korean & Japanese inspired place. Go figure! Traveling in Latin America I have really developed a taste for Asian cuisine. I know this might sound weird, but what I really mean to … more »
Singapore is b-a-n-a-n-a-s!
Singapore is a feast for the senses! This is the kind of city where you don’t need to have a specific plan to keep you entertained. Just walk around soaking up the contrasts between traditional and modern, and that will induce some thinking about where things come from and where … more »
Singapore is a city of contrasts. Step in and you’ll find ultra modern buildings juxtaposed with a buddhist monastery such as this one. The old meets the new pretty quickly in Singapore where development is rapid due to the booming service industry. This means that prices are high and some … more »