Archive for May, 2012
 
 
 
New Zealand and South Pacific
 
The-Fiji-Orchid
The-Fiji-Orchid
The-Fiji-Orchid

Fiji Friday: The Fiji Orchid

OK, so here we finally are, at the last post of the Fiji Friday series. My first meal in Fiji was actually at The Fiji Orchid but I’ve saved the best for last ūüėČ While five star resorts are undeniably sophisticated and lux...
 
Asia / South East
 
Penang-laksa-(assam-laksa)-and-chendul-in-Penang
Penang-laksa-(assam-laksa)-and-chendul-in-Penang
Penang-laksa-(assam-laksa)-and-chendul-in-Penang

Penang laksa (assam laksa) and chendul in Penang

Malaysia is a nation that is obsessed with food. This is particularly evident in Penang where locals are so proud of the local food, that they go the extra step to make sure tourists get to see it in the right light. Recommenda...

 
Cheap and cheerful
 
Veggie-Patch-Van-and-Cantina-Mobil
Veggie-Patch-Van-and-Cantina-Mobil
Veggie-Patch-Van-and-Cantina-Mobil

Sydney Food Trucks reviewed: Veggie Patch Van and Cantina Mobil

I’ve always been a bit skeptical about the success of food trucks in Sydney. To me, the formula is more than just roaming trucks selling affordable food. I think the magic of eating from a food truck is as much about the ...
 
Online
 
A-day-in-the-life-of-me-(captured-on-film-with-thanks-to-Mitsubishi-ASX)
A-day-in-the-life-of-me-(captured-on-film-with-thanks-to-Mitsubishi-ASX)
A-day-in-the-life-of-me-(captured-on-film-with-thanks-to-Mitsubishi-ASX)

A day in the life of me (captured on film with thanks to Mitsubishi ASX)

Before we go any further, particularly with the controversy of celebrity chefs being paid-to-tweet, let me just say that I’m a firm believer in transparency and honesty. In blog posts where I have received sample products...
 
New Zealand and South Pacific
 
Tour-of-Nadi-Municipal-Market-and-up-close-&-personal-with-Fijian-Food-Safari’s-Lance-Seeto
Tour-of-Nadi-Municipal-Market-and-up-close-&-personal-with-Fijian-Food-Safari’s-Lance-Seeto
Tour-of-Nadi-Municipal-Market-and-up-close-&-personal-with-Fijian-Food-Safari’s-Lance-Seeto

Fiji Friday: Tour of Nadi Municipal Market and up close & personal with Fijian Food Safari’s Lance Seeto

Welcome back to Fiji Friday! This week, I’m taking you with me on my day out with Fiji-based Australian chef, Lance Seeto. We’ll start with a visit to Nadi Municipal Market, followed by a stop over at a local Fijian...

 
Airlines
 
Flying-AirAsia-X-long-haul-Sydney-to-Kuala-Lumpur,-are-the-cheap-flights-worth-it
Flying-AirAsia-X-long-haul-Sydney-to-Kuala-Lumpur,-are-the-cheap-flights-worth-it
Flying-AirAsia-X-long-haul-Sydney-to-Kuala-Lumpur,-are-the-cheap-flights-worth-it

Flying AirAsia X long haul Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, are the cheap flights worth it?

With airfare as low as $99, many of you have asked me about my recent experience with flying AirAsia X from Sydney to KL. So here I will answer the big question – is AirAsia X the best way to get to Malaysia? In short, th...