Tag Archives: Travel

Ice, ice, baby

Those of you who follow my twitter feed will know that I’ve recently visited Canada. What can I say, it’s been an amazing holiday. As someone who travels to the US on a regular basis, Canada has been a real revelation, and my only regret is that I haven’t visited sooner. There have been so […]

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New wave sushi – Argentine style

Buenos Aires is no longer just about beef and asado. Sushi is now one of the most popular foods in Argentina, with the restaurants of Buenos Aires now inventing new combinations that are influenced by neighbouring Peru, as well as the city’s Mediterranean immigrants. From the ones I tried, there is a strong feature of […]

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Western mooncakes

I’m currently in Buenos Aires, a city I haven’t visited since I took a press trip here over 5 years ago. It’s a city full of contrasts: swanky high end boutiques nestle next to shabby chic and rundown buildings. I love the fact that there’s a constant smell of smoky asado in the air, but […]

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Serendipity in New York

Sometimes fate can do you a favour. And she certainly did that today when the uptown line which would have taken me back to my hotel in midtown was closed for repairs. As I was forced to walk back from Spring Street up towards Union Square, I managed to find a number of foodie destinations […]

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Postcards from New York

I’m currently in New York. It’s one of my favourite places to be, as there’s always something to do, eat or discover. So for the next few days, I will aim to try and wax lyrical about what new and interesting things I’ve found. And the first thing? Williams Sonoma. Now there’s PLENTY to talk […]

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Pig in a poke

The title is a bit of a misnomer, but I promise that there is pig in this story.  And ice cream. Taiwan can be hot and steamy, so what could be more refreshing than cold, cool, refreshing ice cream? At Snow King, they offer just that.  If you look at the rather bad photo, you […]

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