Category Archives: Travel

Greek Islands: a little piece of paradise

One of the most beautiful places on the planet has got to be the Greek Islands.  M and I visited Mykonos and Santorini for the first time last year and I simply cannot forget how unbelievably gorgeous they were.  Sparkling … Continue reading

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Zuma (Hong Kong): champagne-licious

I don’t usually like buffets.  Being a small eater, I don’t think I ever eat enough at these things to get my value.  And because these places (probably rightly) assume that their patrons will be people who, uh, have hearty … Continue reading

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Chuen Kee Seafood (Hong Kong): where I had a ‘moment’

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – I love Hong Kong.  The energy, the efficiency and, of course, the food.  I’ve been there countless times before and I always make sure to tick off all my favourite … Continue reading

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Absent with leave

Hello all!  After an unexplained absence, I’m back to blogging.  Firstly, apologies for going all AWOL without even a peep.  It’s been a rather unusual couple of months for me.  Without boring you with the details, let’s just cover the … Continue reading

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A wine adventure through Burgundy

M loves his wine.  He doesn’t actually love drinking alcohol, but he does love wine.  So much so that he’s built up quite a collection over the last few years  (last time I checked, the number was north of 400), … Continue reading

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Le Chateaubriand (Paris): neuf

M had a bit of an ordeal trying to book a table at Le Chateaubriand (129 Avenue Parmentier, Paris, 75011).  Bookings could only be made for the first sitting and only within 2 weeks in advance.  Also, they only took … Continue reading

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Macarons in Paris

Laduree One of the things I was most looking forward to in Paris was a trip (or 5) to my macaron mecca, Laduree.  Our hotel was a few minutes’ walk from the L’Arc de Triomphe, which meant it was an … Continue reading

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