Archive for March, 2010

New Zealand Dreaming, Part 2

March 28, 2010  

New Zealand Dreaming, Part 2

Continuing on my Photo Friday post last week, New Zealand Dreaming, I’d like to invite to continue our photographic journeys together through New Zealand’s South Island. This week, we travel from Mount Cook through to Queenstown, and we head towards Milford Sound, one of New Zealand’s premiere tourist attraction. One of the views greeting us as we head South from Mount Cook Another shot of that same lake The view from a viewing-point at the edge of... [Read more of this review]

Best Southeast Asian Beers

March 24, 2010  

Best Southeast Asian Beers

Southeast Asia is one of my favorite parts of the world, and one of the best ways to kick back and relax after a long day touring in the sun and humidity is to knock back a bottle or two of beer. Not just for tourists, locals throughout Southeast Asia love a fresh brew, either right off the draught or from a cold bottle. Either way, skip the expensive imports you can get at home and settle for one of these tasty brews easily found in restaurants and pubs. Angkor Beer... [Read more of this review]

The Stans Part I – Kazakhstan

March 20, 2010  

The Stans Part I – Kazakhstan

You’ve heard of the ‘stans, even if you don’t realize it. They are quickly becoming the new backpacker circuit in Central Asia, offering great off-road touring, expansive nature, and that slight twinge of discomfort in not knowing how safe really things are, which the more adventurous travelers just can’t get enough of. So here’s your four-part quick guide on the ‘stans, starting with Kazakhstan. Photo credit - Martijn MunnekePhoto credit - upyernoz A Russian... [Read more of this review]

Dreaming of New Zealand

March 19, 2010  

Dreaming of New Zealand

As I’ve often mentioned before, New Zealand is hands down my favorite travel destination so far. It’s got great scenery, a laid-back atmosphere and a superb infrastructure that makes it a breeze to just explore and get lost in the country’s many beautiful landscapes. For Delicious Baby’s Photo Friday, here’s a photo recap (Part 1) of my New Zealand travels! From one of the stops on our Port Hills DriveThe view from Sign of the KiwiAnother... [Read more of this review]

A Rough Guide to Dim Sum

March 18, 2010  

A Rough Guide to Dim Sum

No trip is complete without trying out some of the best local food at your choice of destination. When you come to Asia, one of the must-try food is none other than dim sum, a traditional culinary art originated from Southern China that has captured the palates of many, especially in countries with strong Chinese influences such as China (duh), Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and many others around the region. Dim sum (literally meaning, “touch the heart”) is the name... [Read more of this review]

A Tale of Four Cities

March 13, 2010  

A Tale of Four Cities

For our Issue 02 of the magazine, we share with you travel tales from four cities all over Asia – Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Seoul – and much more! Download PDF     Browse Online     Subscribe Now!     Past Issues In this issue + Shanghai Hip + Singapore’s Dempsey + The Heart of Seoul + Sydney’s Culture Capital + Tasty Taiwan + The Art of Humanity + Asia’s Little Dragon + Wellness for the Soul + Chic Melbourne +... [Read more of this review]

8 Must-Try Malaysian Food

March 10, 2010  

8 Must-Try Malaysian Food

Malaysia is home to fabulous street eats and equally tasty restaurants. With various influences from Malay and Chinese traditions, spicy Indian and Nonya dishes, Malaysia offers much to savour in all of its 13 different states and many more cities. The culinary scene is bustling with choices, fueled by this diversity of the country’s multicultural heritage. Here, we share with you the local favorites from three popular foodie stops in the region – Malacca, Penang... [Read more of this review]

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