Food + drink (restaurant reviews) · Sydney · Sydney · Travel

Mouth-watering lobster rolls at Waterman’s Lobster Co

A sign of a truly incredible foodie experience is if I’m still salivating over my food hours after I’ve gobbled it up. In the case of the warm, buttery Connecticut lobster roll packed full of red meaty lobster that I had for lunch (along with chips and a drink) at Waterman’s Lobster Co, instead of… Continue reading Mouth-watering lobster rolls at Waterman’s Lobster Co

Sydney · Travel

The Ephemeral City: the cardboard city created by Sydneysiders

The annual Sydney Festival is here again, featuring contemporary art installations, music, and presentations that define Sydney. This year, I visited two art installations. First up was The Ephemeral City, a cardboard city created by Sydneysiders visiting the installation, at the new Barangaroo district. It was impressive to see the life-size structures created voluntarily by… Continue reading The Ephemeral City: the cardboard city created by Sydneysiders

Fashion + style

Top 10 Iconic (comfortable) Designer Shoes

Lately I was thinking – so many designer bags reach cult status, but shoes rarely make it to the ‘iconic’ status. So I set out on a quest to find designer shoes sporting the same timeless quality as a designer handbag, subject to two very important conditions: #1 The shoes must scream ‘designer’ like designer… Continue reading Top 10 Iconic (comfortable) Designer Shoes

Food + drink (restaurant reviews) · Hong Kong · Hong Kong · Travel

NYE feast @ Zuma, Hong Kong

Zuma Dubai is undoubtedly the crème de la crème of Japanese-fusion izakaya style fine dining. All the dishes and drinks I tried were perfect to a tee. So given Hong Kong’s menu had some of the items on Duba’s menu, I was interested – how does Zuma Hong Kong compare? Mum and I set out… Continue reading NYE feast @ Zuma, Hong Kong

Beauty · Dubai · Travel

A dip in luxury @ Armani Spa, Dubai

Opulent Dubai + Super-luxe Armani Hotel and Spa = a match made in heaven. With a pedicure priced at 300AED, there had to be a whole lot of extremely good reasons to justify my feet deserving the royal treatment. Naturally, I sat at my hotel room and pondered for a whole afternoon over whether I… Continue reading A dip in luxury @ Armani Spa, Dubai

Food + drink (restaurant reviews) · Hong Kong · Hong Kong · Travel

Christmas in Hong Kong

Day 2, Hong Kong: What better way to spend Christmas than by doing lots of eating and shopping?! We started our Hong Kong Christmas morning adventure by having buffet breakfast at our hotel, the Crowne Plaza Kowloon East. Breakfast was followed by my brother and I taking Christmas photos by the edible life-size gingerbread house… Continue reading Christmas in Hong Kong

Food + drink (restaurant reviews) · Hong Kong · Hong Kong · Travel

Chocoholics & gelatoholics rejoice for there is Venchi

Local gem: noun a hidden or little known eatery serving up the most amazing food / drinks that is sure to rise to fame and have diners flocking and queueing up outside when word spreads. I get so excited whenever I find a local gem. Venchi is one such gem in the jungle of concrete… Continue reading Chocoholics & gelatoholics rejoice for there is Venchi