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
The Winter Olympics was a great excuse to make my first ever trip to South Korea. I was intrigued to see a country that has developed at lightening speed over the past few decades into an economic powerhouse and the home of K Pop. Seoul I was incredibly excited about the coffee culture, they have… Continue reading Korea
Welcome to my blog! I have dabbled in the world of blogging on and off for years. I had a bumpy start - I initially started blogging in Vietnam on my good bye tour however 4 days in my laptop broke! When I returned to the constraints of office work in London, I began blogging… Continue reading The Journey begins
My love of Banh Mi is strong (hence the blog title) however I have mainly been disappointed with any I have tried outside of Vietnam. There are a number of factors which impact on my impression of banh mi: The quality of the bread - soft or stale bread is a no go The ratio… Continue reading My Banh Mi Quest
At 2.34pm, I was at yet another wine tasting as part of a walking tour and the servings were ridiculously generous. The guide was super sweet and made us a gift of a guide to Georgia and a lollipop. I was pretty tipsy after and the result was a group selfie in Carrefour!