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Everyone Loves Dumplings! A Guide to Dumplings Around the World

Everyone Loves Dumplings! A Guide to Dumplings Around the World

The more I travel the more I notice similarities across cultures rather than differences between them. For example, I have yet to visit a place that doesn’t have fried chicken as a dish in some shape or form. Same with dumplings…I was surprised to notice they are everywhere!...
Indian European Fusion Cuisine at Krish, Singapore

Indian European Fusion Cuisine at Krish, Singapore

South Asian meets European at this Rochester Park Hideaway We’d kept hearing about Krish, the newest dining experience in Rochester Park. There had been a lot of buzz about the South Asian / Indian fusion cuisine. We didn’t actually know anyone who had tried it yet but after...
Stay at the Hotel Shangrila, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

Stay at the Hotel Shangrila, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

A charming hotel in the Lazimpat area of Kathmandu (photos from Hotel Shangrila Website) Kathmandu is a backpacker town mostly…a staging ground where people land and spend a few days before heading off on their treks. It’s this context which explains a distinct lack of “proper” hotels in...
Song of India - Singapore

Song of India – Singapore

Our friend Lara visited us recently in Singapore. She asked me to take her someplace nice, someplace I wouldn’t normally think to go for her last lunch in the city. After a bit of internet research we settled on a lunch at Song of India. Like this:Like Loading......
Pondicherry, India - a Guide on Where to Eat, Shop, Sleep

Pondicherry, India – a Guide on Where to Eat, Shop, Sleep

3 days in French colonial India by the sea If any of you have read the Life of Pi, you will remember Pondicherry as the hometown of the main character, Pi, the zookeeper’s son. Well there is no longer a zoo in Pondicherry, there is still plenty to...
Chennai, India - a Guide on Where to Eat, Shop, Sleep

Chennai, India – a Guide on Where to Eat, Shop, Sleep

Making the most of a stop-over with some charming shopping, chic cocktails and dining like royalty with a luxurious South Indian meal The 4th largest city and India and known as the “Detroit of India,” Chennai itself is not so much a destination as it is a hub...
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