Kecak Dance Bali – A Show of Fire and Light Not to be Missed

Kecak Dance Bali – A Show of Fire and Light Not to be Missed

In the Uluwatu temple perched on a cliff in Bali, the famous Kecak dance is performed with amber skies and crashing waves in the background. The show starts as the sun starts to set, continuing after dark when torches are the only light left. Instead of instruments, the story of Ramayana is performed to the sound of 50 or more male voices chanting […]

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December 17, 2014 at 2:53 pm

From Eating to Shopping – Top 6 Experiences in Hong Kong

From Eating to Shopping – Top 6 Experiences in Hong Kong

Eating Your Way Around Hong Kong Hong Kong is known for great food and dim sum is something that must be enjoyed during a visit. Once you’ve had your fill of the city’s dim sum, the seafood at Lei Yue Mun, Sai Kung and Lamma Island offer dining with a sea view and the selection of western restaurants in SoHo and […]

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December 12, 2014 at 8:46 am

Wine Wanderings in Tuscany – Chianti

Wine Wanderings in Tuscany – Chianti

After tasting Brunello in Montalcino, it’s off to the picturesque Chianti region. For a true Italian wine experience, my family and I opt to stay in a Tuscan villa in the heart of a vineyard at Villa S Andrea. It has everything one would expect in a classic Italian villa: terracotta floors, wood beam ceilings, wood burning fireplace and big rustic shutters […]

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December 11, 2014 at 4:39 pm

High Tea and Fizz at the Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore

High Tea and Fizz at the Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore

The folks at the Pan Pacific Orchard Road have come up with a sweet way to raise your blood sugar levels during a busy afternoon in Singapore’s shopping mecca. Amongst the finery of the Lobby Lounge in the hotel, a sumptuous Champagne Gourmet High Tea is served from 2-5pm – with more cake and champagne – supplied by 200-year old […]

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December 10, 2014 at 11:40 pm

Wine Wanderings in Tuscany – Montalcino

Wine Wanderings in Tuscany – Montalcino

After visiting Montepulciano, we continue our journey twisting around and over vine covered hills. Our next stop is Montalcino for a late lunch and tastings of the famous Brunello. This hill top Tuscan town lacks the charm of Montepulciano, but makes up for it by being the home of Brunello – one of Italy’s most famous and expensive wines. In the centre […]

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December 6, 2014 at 4:35 pm

Butt Naked in a Korean Bath House in Shanghai

Butt Naked in a Korean Bath House in Shanghai

When my vacation in Shanghai is met with a roaring downpour of miserable rain, my immediate reaction is to google the closet spa. What comes up at the top of my search results is some Korean bathhouse that is nowhere near my hotel, but people on the internet are raving about it. Yes, I absolutely do trust and live by […]

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December 2, 2014 at 10:49 pm

Fine Wine and Steak with a Woman’s Touch at Arossa

Fine Wine and Steak with a Woman’s Touch at Arossa

  Blending Australian and New Zealand fine meat and wine with the first Japanese female chef in Singapore who has a background in Italian cuisine, creates a very unique dining experience that is Arossa Wine & Grill. On a Thursday evening, I venture out to Scotts Square just off of Orchard road, to try out the cuisine. My meal starts with Fritto Di Frutti […]

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November 30, 2014 at 6:55 pm

Bali New Year’s Eve Parties

Bali New Year’s Eve Parties

NYE at Potato Head Beach Club On December 31st 2014, Potato Head Beach Club Bali will throw their annual party with beats playing by world class international DJ Lady Flic, Phat Phil Cooper and LBS as you party your way into the early hours of 2015.  In keeping with the tropical surroundings they will be going all out jungle with an animal […]

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November 23, 2014 at 10:54 am