Cocktails at Potato Head Folk

Cocktails at Potato Head Folk

By now, many of you have made your way to Potato Head Folk for burgers at Three Buns, but don’t forget about the two floors above! I stopped by the other night for a couple cocktails at Studio 1939 on the third floor, followed by a couple more at a sneak peek of The Rooftop opening early July 2014. Studio 1939 is […]

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July 1, 2014 at 7:47 am

Wine Wanderings in Tuscany – Part 1 Montepulciano

Wine Wanderings in Tuscany – Part 1 Montepulciano

Tuscany is where the sun shines brightly on hills covered in grape vines, medieval towns dot the country side and olive oil finds its way into pretty much every dish. When visiting Tuscany, bring your appetite and prepare to taste some of the world’s most incredible wine and cuisine. We start our quest for Tuscany’s best wines in Montepulciano, staying […]

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June 29, 2014 at 9:56 pm

7 Reasons to Visit Shanghai

7 Reasons to Visit Shanghai

After a 2 day trip to Shanghai, China thanks to Spring Airlines , I am in love with this city and already planning a return visit in the fall. It’s an incredible city. If you don’t already know how amazing this city is, let me give you 7  reasons why you should visit Shanghai now. 1. The Bund This stretch of […]

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June 25, 2014 at 8:51 pm

Chinese Architecture and Dumplings in Yuyuan, Shanghai

Chinese Architecture and Dumplings in Yuyuan, Shanghai

The area of Yuyuan is centred around the Yuyuan Gardens, but that’s not all there is to see there. The Yuyuan bazaar is a collection of beautiful buildings constructed in an old Chinese architecture style. Browse shops selling everything from souvenirs to clothing  and a variety of dining options including tea houses, restaurants, tiny stalls selling street food and the […]

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June 21, 2014 at 11:00 am

Shanghai’s French Concession District – Food, Architecture and History

Shanghai’s French Concession District – Food, Architecture and History

Shanghai’s French Concession District is a hot spot for restaurants and cafés while also being in the centre of historic landmarks; hosting the former residences of  Sun Yat-sen and other important political figures. Spend the day touring art galleries and museums, then recover at night at one of the many restaurants and bars. Here’s my list of things to do […]

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June 14, 2014 at 3:26 pm

The Ultimate Crab Feast at Plaza Brasserie

The Ultimate Crab Feast at Plaza Brasserie

It’s my favourite time of year at Plaza Brasserie again, their crab feast season! On from 13 June to 27 July 2014, indulge in a spread of 27 crab dishes, including freshly prepared whole crabs in 14 different styles. We took on the arduous task (sarcasm) of trying all 14 flavours. Let me tell you, they are all finger licking […]

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June 8, 2014 at 6:49 pm

Living it Up in Abu Dhabi at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Buri

Living it Up in Abu Dhabi at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Buri

Luxury like only the Middle East knows how, with everything you could need for business, pleasure, a stopover holiday or a family getaway, Shangri-La Qaryat Al Buri will make you feel like you are at the most exclusive home away from home.  You’ll need more than a couple of days to enjoy all the hotel amenities as well as a chance […]

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June 2, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Antinori Chianti Classico – A Wine and Design Delight

Antinori Chianti Classico – A Wine and Design Delight

Driving down a typical winding road in Italy’s wine region of Chianti, a modern fort looking building in a terracotta colour stops my husband and I in our tracks. One reason is because of the out of this world design, the other is because of the words “Antinori Chianti Classico” on the side. When stunning architecture and wine tasting combine, […]

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May 22, 2014 at 11:33 am