Latest Travels

Oct 25, 2019 , Japan

My Japanese ryokan hopping adventure 2018-2019 – 7 Ryokans in 3 months

It's been a whirlwind 2019 and I do apologise to my readers for the long radio silence. It's been a mad year of renovating and moving house which can be terribly intense. I am back in action again! Many of my fans often ask me what I look for or...

Jul 22, 2019 , Italy

Exploring South Puglia in summer

If you are looking for an off-the-beaten-track, wallet friendly, and not swamped-with-tourists destination in Italy, I think Puglia is the answer. For summer last year, I headed out to Puglia for Summer Part 2 (first part being my hot but enjoyable trip to Karuizawa), joining my travelling buddies from Hong...

Nov 2, 2018 , Japan

Best way to experience Karuizawa

Karuizawa is a beautiful upmarket mountain resort located in the Nagano Prefecture. It's definitely not a cheap place compared to some other countryside areas, and has developed as a popular place for many Japanese to visit especially during Summer, with many affluent ones owning a second home here. I aptly call it...

Oct 23, 2018 , Japan

Best of Kusatsu Onsen

For my summer getaway this year, I did almost the unthinkable of visiting Japan in July! Unthinkable because it's the summer season then, and all I could say was my furry paws and body was just sweating profusely in the hot humid weather years ago when I went to my...

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Jan 26, 2016 , China

Chengdu Chinese fine dining – Zi Fei and Yu’s Family Kitchen

My trip to Chengdu with Y, R and his parents was not just about seeing Pandas for sure. The trip was made more eventful, as Y's good friend LY had been there earlier this year and had raved about some amazing Chinese degustation fine dinners with really exquisite displays and...

Dec 10, 2015 , United States

The Ludlow Hotel New York

Having my snack on board Air France from Paris to New York. After an 8 hour flight in Air France Premium economy, and a taxi ride to The Ludlow Hotel New York from JFK airport, I finally arrived with Y in New York, one of our favourite cities in the world! This...

May 9, 2014 , France

Paris eats – new discoveries in Spring

Escaping to Paris from London is always so easy, in 2 hours and 15 mins, I get from being in one my favourite cities to another, totally love the convenience London has with the rest of Europe. We headed up just for the weekend from Sat-Mon with MC and LL...

Aug 7, 2014 , Kenya

Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp, Maasai Mara

After leaving Lewa, we continued our journey in a small propeller plane to Maasai Mara (or Masai Mara). Upon arrival, we met our guide Ken Kinoti, a really friendly jovial guy. Once he introduced himself to us, and helped us with the luggage on board, we were each given a Cottars...