Posts tagged "Guide"
72 hours Prague – Shopping, Sightseeing, Eating & Drinking

72 hours Prague – Shopping, Sightseeing, Eating & Drinking

An old friend gives me the insider scoop on Prague gems over a recent visit I was visiting an old friend of mine in Prague, Jason. Jason and his partner have been living in Prague now for 7 years and are clearly authorities on this charming and picturesque...
Miele Guide - Asia's Top 20 Restaurants Announced for 2010

Miele Guide – Asia’s Top 20 Restaurants Announced for 2010

Hey all, I know foodies in NYC would shudder at the thought of trusting a food guide. They like to feel they’ve discovered places on their own and not heard about them from a “trusted source”. In Asia, it’s a bit trickier to locate and find good restaurants…...
The Great Wall of China, Mutianyu Section (near Beijing)

The Great Wall of China, Mutianyu Section (near Beijing)

The Great Wall. In my mind it stands as the ultimate irony tourist trap. What was started ages ago to keep foreigners out… is now responsible for bringing millions of foreigners into the country every year. It’s one of those things you just have to see or do…...
48 Hours in Beijing – A Guide to Sightseeing and Eating

48 Hours in Beijing – A Guide to Sightseeing and Eating

Highlights of what to see, do and eat in China’s capital city We sometimes worry that a short trip is giving a majestic city like Beijing short shrift, but when all is said and done, wouldn’t you rather have visited a place briefly, than not all at?  That...
48 Hours in Kyoto – A Guide of the Sights, Shopping and Dining

48 Hours in Kyoto – A Guide of the Sights, Shopping and Dining

Highlights of what to see and do in the wonderfully traditional city of Kyoto Many folks love Kyoto and consider it the highlight of any trip to Japan. With 17 Unesco World Heritage sites, 1600 Buddhist temples and over 400 Shinto shrines, Kyoto is rife with ancient culture...
72 hours in Galle, Sri Lanka – A Guide for What to See and Do

72 hours in Galle, Sri Lanka – A Guide for What to See and Do

From charming colonial hotels to lovely gift shops Please don’t stay in Colombo if you go to Sri Lanka. Even 3 days is enough to explore historic Galle and the surrounding areas. Here’s our cheat sheet for how to spend 3 days in and around Galle.
Tokyo Travel – Why I Love this Crazy City of Tokyo

Tokyo Travel – Why I Love this Crazy City of Tokyo

And left Japan kicking and screaming… The first time I traveled to Hong Kong, I fell in love. I had an inexplicable affinity for the place, and on subsequent trips, discovered many new parts that ultimately led to Hong Kong’s classification as my favorite city in Asia. Now...
Tsukiji Fish Market and Some of the Freshest Sushi at Daiwa Sushi in Tokyo

Tsukiji Fish Market and Some of the Freshest Sushi at Daiwa Sushi in Tokyo

Lots of pictures of the market at the end of the article so scroll all the way down Muslims have Mecca, lovers of Trance have the lovely town of Goa, surfers and single, middle-aged women looking for a spiritual awakening have Bali For lovers of sushi the most...
The Fabric Market, Shanghai, China

The Fabric Market, Shanghai, China

Bespoke fashion clothing and suiting for bargain prices No trip to Shanghai would be complete without a trip to the Fabric Market, also known as the Shanghai South Bund Soft-Spinning Material Market. For gals and guys alike this expansive, multi-floor market is a paradise for any size, style...
A Brief Guide to the Kichijoji Area of greater Tokyo and Shutters Restaurant

A Brief Guide to the Kichijoji Area of greater Tokyo and Shutters Restaurant

Like Brooklyn is to Manhattan, Kichijoji is to Tokyo – with some damn good spare ribs and octopus! If you want to see real local flavour in an easily accessible Tokyo neighbourhood, take the 15 minute ride to Kichijoji. Kichijoji, in the Western area of Tokyo, is about...
A Guide to Restaurants and Bars on Emerald Hill, Singapore

A Guide to Restaurants and Bars on Emerald Hill, Singapore

Littered with watering holes, this street makes a great stop for drinks I don’t know if it is the charming conservation shophouses on the street or the drink specials that keep us coming…but we often end up in the Emerald Hill area of Singapore for weekday happy hours...
A Guide to Chip Bee Gardens on Jalan Merah Saga, Holland Village, Singapore

A Guide to Chip Bee Gardens on Jalan Merah Saga, Holland Village, Singapore

Every time we go to the area known as Chip Bee Gardens on Jalan Merah Saga we make a new discovery…With a bevy of lovely little restaurants, gourmet food stores, art galleries, bakeries and cool specialty kitchen / baking supply stores, one can spend a whole afternoon puttering...