Best Breakfast in Bangkok Chinatown (Yaowarat)

We sometimes spend weekends stay-cationing at our condo in Bangkok CBD and take the opportunity of being close and convenient wandering around for great local foods – the ones considered too far-fetched given our usual abode in the suburb. And last week we ate at ‘Urai Han Palo Songwat’ (อุไรห่านพะโล้ทรงวาด) Teochew-style braised goose that for me is the best breakfast ever in Bangkok...

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Handmade Dim Sum at Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant, Carlton Hotel Singapore

Asked which meal was the most special while we were in Singapore recently, and the answer can easily be the variety of hand-made dim sum at Wah Lok Restaurant at Carlton Hotel in the city center. Singapore is not short of dim sum opportunities – from old-school, red-carpeted venues, to hip and hyped places. But when it comes to the real things and the original creations, the locals would – in a perfect unison –  point to this...

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Broken Eggs – Gastro Tapas Bar Ekkamai, Bangkok

Broken Eggs – named after Spanish traditional dish Huevos Rotos – is a drink-centric tapas gastro bar that offers a combination of old and new tapas creations by chef owner, a Galicia native, Jacobo Astray. Above: Burrata cheese with raspberries, pistachio and basil oil, Bt320.  Broken Eggs offers a long arrays of drinks – from Thai craft beers and Galician beers, to wines, sangria, cava and sweet wines. Also...

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What to Eat in Mukdaharn – Famous Bańh Bėo & Bánh bột lọc

Above: Bánh bột lọc – although with a similarity to Thai snack ‘stuffed sago dumpling’ or ‘sago sai moo’ – turns out to be a total different thing. Esan, Thailand – While traveling through the Northeast of Thailand recently, we stopped at the province of Mudaharn and savoured their famous snacks of ‘Bańh Bėo & Bánh bột lọc‘ at a small shophouse just opposite to the...

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Street Food In Bangkok Chinatown with Chilean Journalist

I still remember the faces of my Japanese friends when they slurped into the spicy, sour, and herbal fragrant soup of tom yum and some other ubiquitous Thai dishes for the first time. I was perhaps in my senior year and thick in excitement for joining series of cultural-exchange programs at the Bangkok YMCA. It was then, at around the age of 19, that I learnt how Thai food, which I grew up eating and thinking nothing of, can be...

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Top Views of Singapore, The Pinnacle @ Duxton

Singapore, as you know, is expensive. Even locals, ones making a good living and enjoying life in the island country admitted how costly it can be for some recreational activities like going to the themed Sentosa island or enjoying tourist-packed places such as rooftops of many famous buildings. But here is a choice, the one that will give you a glimpse of the real Singaporean life and a good expansive top view of Singapore from 50th floor that...

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Breakfast in Singapore – Nanyang Tea and Bak Kut Teh | อาหารเช้าแมนๆ แบบชาวสิงคโปร์

Above: Tea packing at Pek Sin Choon is still being done traditional ways. By hands and two masterful ladies. Apart from poached eggs and kaya toasts, it’s the tea and Bak Kut Teh that make up for a real traditional Singaporean’s hearty breakfast. FIRST, THE TEA An old-time habit of drinking tea together with slurping a bowl of ‘Bak Kut Teh‘ is a kind of thing that defined a real Singaporean treat. The tea itself is no...

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จองตั๋วเครื่องบินกับ Traveloka (Singapore Airlines)

อ่านเรื่องการจองที่พักกับ Traveloka ได้ที่นี่ Air Ticket – การเดินทางไปสิงคโปร์ครั้งนี้ของเราเริ่มต้นที่การจองตั๋วเครื่องบินและโรงแรมกับ Traveloka...

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