Snapshot of Europe: Stonehenge & Bath

More than 150 kilometres drive out of London, this old city was built by the Romans in early AD60’s as a luxury retreat. Though only ruins of the early Roman baths now remain, this is nonetheless a beautiful city with stunning Georgian architecture and a bounty of quirky little shops and markets scattered across the city. … Continue reading

Day 2 – detour to Yokohama

Morning crowd in Shinjuku.   Despite the buzz of food everywhere you step foot in Japan, one will actually find it hard to find a decent breakfast. The options are limited, and they come few and far between. A quick breakfast of ramen. Step 1: order at the counter. Step 2: collect ramen and add … Continue reading

Eating through Japan – Tokyo Day 1

It is 9am in local Tokyo time. It has been more than 10 hours of flight time across land and ocean. A little disoriented, we fumble around Narita airport to organise a one way trip to Shinjuku on the Narita Express. The language barrier is not immediately apparent … but will soon realise otherwise. Travel … Continue reading

  • Food RATING scale

    Unpleasant: damn upset my desire to eat

    Average: palatable but many shortcomings

    Yummy: a pleasant experience

    Yummy +1: mouth-watering like rain

    Yummy +2: exquisite flavours that hit all the right notes

    Divine: sheer culinary perfection!

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