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Travel: Things to do in Chiang Rai

Travel: Things to do in Chiang Rai

Travel: Things to Do in Chiang Rai, Thailand The former capital of the old Lanna Kingdom, discover some of the top things to do in Chiang Rai, Thailand’s culturally rich and most northern province. Chiang Rai is Chiang Mai’s quieter cousin, and if you are looking for a break from Bangkok, Chiang Rai is the perfect green...
Travel: Things to do in Ubud, Bali

Travel: Things to do in Ubud, Bali

Travel: Things to do in Ubud, Bali Some things to eat, do, and where to stay   Preferring the island’s famed beaches, Ubud is often missed by travellers visiting Bali. The lush greenery of its rainforests and rice paddies combined with its famed temples, arts&crafts, and its’ wellness centres, offers visitors a different type of...
Where to Eat in Phitsanulok

Where to Eat in Phitsanulok

Where to Eat in Phitsanulok From old school food institutions to local favourites   Phitsanulok is a province and city in Thailand’s lower north. For a period, it also served as the country’s capital and is known to all Thai people. The only question I get asked when I tell people I live here, is...
Travel: A Weekend in Sydney

Travel: A Weekend in Sydney

Travel: A Weekend in Sydney Some things to eat and do Sydney is challenging to talk about as a Melbournian. You want to be able to remain unbiased and judge the city on its merits without thinking about how it differs from home. I will never say that Sydney is better than Melbourne but I...
Red Beard Bakery Workshop

Red Beard Bakery Workshop

Red Beard Bakery Workshop  For the aspiring baker. By Jen Curcio Flour, salt and water produces one of life’s simplest edible pleasures. The ingredients may be simple, and the act of eating it may be effortless, but anyone who has attempted baking bread knows there is no edible pleasure without some pain. This may sound...
Sumba Indonesia in Pictures

Sumba Indonesia in Pictures

Stunning Tarimbang Beach, home to popular wave ‘Miller’s Right’ Travel: Sumba, Indonesia in Pictures If it is adventure and the road less travelled you seek, then you will find it in Sumba. This rugged, dry, relatively untouched island provides a unique view, albeit lost in time, of Indonesian culture and living. By Jen Curcio Our...
Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School

Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School

One of Thailand’s most famous dishes – Pad Thai     Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School The Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School is a fantastic experience for foodies in Thailand. Although a lot of Thai cooking schools seem to offer a fairly similar menu (they always feature Thai favourites like Tom Yam and Pad Thai),...
Street Life in Phitsanulok

Street Life in Phitsanulok

  STREET LIFE IN PHITSANULOK In July we will be coming up to two years living in Phitsanulok (pronounced Pis-an-oo-lok). Unless you’ve been here (which is highly unlikely), the odds are this is the first time you’ve heard of it. Both a city and a province, Phitsanulok is a key part of the lower north...
Learning the Art of Hygge

Learning the Art of Hygge

  LEARNING THE ART OF HYGGE There is a good chance that at some point last year (2016), you heard the term ‘hygge’. Perhaps you stumbled upon an article or a book about it. In fact, the latter is highly likely. According to the Guardian, 2016 saw nine book releases with hygge in the title....
Foodie Profile: Tessa Kiros - Cookbook Author

Foodie Profile: Tessa Kiros – Cookbook Author

Tessa Kiros A very special Foodie Profile with one of my favourite cookbook authors, Tessa Kiros. I was gifted my first Tessa Kiros cookbook in 2004. It was called Falling Cloudberries. The cover was so colourful and striking, just a snapshot of what was to be revealed in the book’s coming pages. More recently I...
A Weekend in Hong Kong

A Weekend in Hong Kong

  Where do I start about our weekend in Hong Kong? This was my first visit and I was absolutely blown away. Our trip was only three and a half days (basically a weekend) in mid-August, and although we had a relaxed approach to what chose to do and see, we covered a lot of ground....
Bangkok Eats

Bangkok Eats

The baked eggs at Toby’s on Sukhumvit 38   Bangkok is widely regarded as one of the most exciting culinary cities in the world. This year The Telegraph UK featured Bangkok as number 10 out of 16 of the world’s greatest cities for food. The incredible Thai street food culture makes eating possible at almost any...