I love Vietnamese food but it is generally of low quality in Hong Kong, despite its relative proximity to Vietnam! Co Thanh is inspired by the Lunch Lady in Saigon (of Anthony Bourdain game) and offers a limited menu of soups, banh mi and a la carte dishes. When I lived in Saigon, Banh Uot… Continue reading Co Thanh
Breakfast at Luxe Villas They provided a wonderful spread - you could pick anything off the menu and there didn't appear to be a limit to what you could order! I went for eggs royale, which was perfectly executed. The Hollandaise sauce was spot on and the eggs were still runny - just how I… Continue reading Day 2 – Ubud – Food review
Today at 2.34pm, I was white water rafting with a company called Masons Adventures. It was so much fun!
Due to travelling and an early start, all I had for breakfast was a roti bun (coffee bun) so by 3pm I was starving! I then went on an eating and drinking rampage. Bali Beverages I tried a craft pilsner, a rose and a Riesling. The beer was drinkable, nothing outstanding but it was refreshing.… Continue reading Day 1 – Ubud – Food Review
After a lengthy journey from Jakarta involving a 5am start, 2 hour delay, 2 hour flight and then 1.5 hour car ride, I've finally made it to Luxe Villas in Ubud. At 2.34pm today, I was enjoying the view from my window.
Being a lover of Gin and Tonic and afternoon tea, Dr Fern's offering has been high on my list for a while. It is hidden at the bottom of the Landmark and having the parents over in the 852 was the perfect excuse for a visit. My parents loved the decor and being greeted by… Continue reading Afternoon Tea – Dr Fern’s
Something that most people would not associate with Hong Kong is poverty however when you look beneath the surface, there are a frightening amount of people who live below the poverty line. Real estate in Hong Kong is some of the most expensive in the world and there is a chronic shortage of public housing.… Continue reading Kindness Walk