China

China

Cocktail Culture, Gazpacho Soup, Organic Farms, Mr. & Mrs. Bund, Tea Primers… and more!

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Thailand

Thailand

Beaches, Biking, Bootcamp and Cooking School  

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Singapore

Singapore

Drinks, Bars, Brunch and Fusion!

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Dim Sum, Boutique Shopping & Prada!

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Japan

Japan

The culture of Sushi, Wine, and Ass-kicking Cuteness!

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Rambutan Chutney, Villas, Seaside Lunches, Tea Plantations and More!

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Cambodia

Cambodia

Markets, Cafes, & History

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Vietnam

Vietnam

Street life, Shopping, Cruising Halong Bay, and of course, Food!

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Indonesia

Indonesia

Berries and Luxury Resorts!

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Maldives

Maldives

Paradise!  

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Nepal

Nepal

Mountain Trekking, Tea & Spices

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India

India

Eat Sleep and Shop in Pondicherry and Chennai

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Best Tonkatsu in Tokyo - Maisen, Read Chubby Hubby for More...

Best Tonkatsu in Tokyo – Maisen, Read Chubby Hubby for More…

If you are a regular reader of Accidental Epicurean, you will be familiar with my affinity for all things Japanese, especially Japanese. A lot of people will wax poetic about the sushi and sashimi, but my big love when it comes to Japanese food is Tonkatsu. For me...
Accidental Funnies - Summer is Coming Soon to China... Kids Wearing Watermelons

Accidental Funnies – Summer is Coming Soon to China… Kids Wearing Watermelons

It will soon be summer in China. Spring is over in a flash… there seems to be only about 2-3 weeks where one can hang up the winter coat and before the sweltering heat starts. I was on a business trip one year for 3 weeks and missed...
Five quirky and cool must-dos when in Tokyo, read Chubby Hubby

Five quirky and cool must-dos when in Tokyo, read Chubby Hubby

Tokyo might be my favorite city in the world. It’s got an amazing mix of world class food, an incredible culture, a rich history and well…lots of quirky and cool things to see and do. Of course when you go to Tokyo, you should go to Shibuya and...
Accidental Funnies - Country Flags Made From Iconic National Foods

Accidental Funnies – Country Flags Made From Iconic National Foods

The interwebs is indeed limitless in its ability to entertain, but it is not always kittens and puppies that are amusing. Check out these country flags made up of iconic and traditional ingredients from each nation. For example, Italy as seen above is basil, tomatoes and pasta. Click...
Learn More About Me... if You are Interested... On Hotels Cheap Website

Learn More About Me… if You are Interested… On Hotels Cheap Website

I was flattered when the travel website Hotels Cheap contacted me to be featured in an interview series on successful bloggers. I thought I would share with you so you can understand a bit more about who I am, why I do what I do and my point...
Accidental Funnies - Swimming Pigs in China? Yep!

Accidental Funnies – Swimming Pigs in China? Yep!

You may be familiar with the expression “when pigs fly” as an expression of incredulity. It might as well be stated as “when pigs swim” because these are certainly things that pigs don’t do. Right? Well, not in China. In Baoding, Hebei Province within China there are pig...
Rules of Etiquette When in Thailand - Read Chubby Hubby

Rules of Etiquette When in Thailand – Read Chubby Hubby

I lived in Thailand for 2 years. It isn’t a very long time, but I developed a great affinity for the country and I go back at least 4-5x a year now – often to Bangkok to visit old friends, or sometimes to the beach for a long...
Photo Trek - Chiang Rai, Thailand

Photo Trek – Chiang Rai, Thailand

Chiang Rai is like the younger, less popular sister of Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand. It doesn’t get as much attention as a destination as Chiang Mai does, but in a way this is good for the intrepid traveler as it means fewer crowds and a more authentic...
A Guide to Shopping in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

A Guide to Shopping in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

There’s lots to do in Cambodia – from experimenting with the local food to exploring the French cuisine that is a hold over from the days of French occupation. Then of course there are the historical sites that should not be missed from the darker days of Cambodia’s...
Epicurean Concept of the Week - Yusheng, a Chinese New Year Culinary Tradition

Epicurean Concept of the Week – Yusheng, a Chinese New Year Culinary Tradition

Yusheng, also known as the “Prosperity Toss,” is a Chinese New Year culinary tradition. “Yusheng” literally translates to raw fish, but like many things in Chinese, the sound of the words phonetically can also mean wealth and prosperity. Yusheng is a holiday dish, unique to CNY – in...
Accidental Epicurean named in Viator's Top 25 Travel Blogs for 2014

Accidental Epicurean named in Viator’s Top 25 Travel Blogs for 2014

It is always wonderful to be recognized. After all, this is a hobby for me. It’s out of the pure love I have for travel, new experiences and my passion for food. I truly believe any culture – it’s history, tradition and future – can be understood through...
Best of Accidental Epicurean in 2013 - Asian eats, travels and favourite recipes

Best of Accidental Epicurean in 2013 – Asian eats, travels and favourite recipes

Reflecting back on 2013, I did partake in some amazing meals, travels and learn some new favourite recipes. Along with that Accidental Epicurean won some awards, namely the blog to watch by the UK site 101 Holidays, and Accidental Epicurean also reached #49 rank worldwide for all food...