Sign advertising ice cream made with liquid nitrogen.

Made-to-Order Ice Cream

I’m a sucker for liquid nitrogen. And I’m also a sucker for ice cream, be it Fata Morgana gelato in… Continue reading »

The temple of the winds on Tulum beach, Riviera Maya.

Beyond Tacos – What to Eat (and Drink) on the Riviera Maya

Mexico’s Riviera Maya is officially America’s number one destination for millennials. But even if Playa del Carmen fills you with… Continue reading »

Lanterns at the entrance to Petaling Street night market.

Food for a Quid: Asam Laksa on Petaling Street

The spicy, sour, tamarind-based asam laksa is a speciality of Penang. But that doesn’t stop me craving it when I’m… Continue reading »

Malabar Tea Estate.

Tea Tourism in Bandung

European thirst for tea shaped history in bizarre ways. That’s because, for centuries, all the tea that came to Europe… Continue reading »


10 Indonesian Dishes You Have to Try

With 17,000 islands to choose from, including the original homes of nutmeg and cloves, Indonesian food is insanely diverse. Though… Continue reading »

LadurÈe Macaroons

How to Get Your Macaroons Fix in Paris

Call them ‘macarons’ or ‘macaroons’ – I favour macaroons in a type of reverse snobbery that I don’t want to… Continue reading »

Porticoed frontage of 7 Portes, Barcelona.

Paella in Barcelona: 7 Portes

There are two things everyone needs to know about eating paella in Barcelona. Firstly, paella is not a Catalan dish… Continue reading »

Frontage of Sheekeys in London's West End.

The London List: Sheekeys

It is a peculiar fact of travel that you’re much more likely to visit iconic restaurants in cities that are… Continue reading »

Tea cup and silverware at Raffles high tea.

In Singapore? Why Not Try the High Tea at Raffles?

Singapore Slings at the Long Bar in Raffles, Singapore’s answer to the soon-to-reopen Ritz Paris, are a rite of passage… Continue reading »


The London List: Hix Soho

At the top of a long list of bars and restaurants – most of which I never got to, because… Continue reading »