I’ll admit, Jordan was never on my travel wish list. For someone who has lived in the Middle East all her life, what new experiences could Jordan possibly offer? A whole load apparently, as I found out for myself 10 days ago. From walking the many hills of Amman and taking in the limestone-clad buildings,
Food is one of Singapore’s national pastimes. Some eat to live and others live to eat. I think I fall into the second category and maybe that’s why, I have a special place in my heart for this city. Singapore is perfect for a quick 3-4 days city break. Of course, if you have more
Supplied image Do you know your nasi lemak from your nasi goreng? Singapore has its own food language, much like the informal lingo of the locals, called Singlish. The hybrid vocabulary reflects the broad range of the country’s immigrants, taking words from Malay, Tamil, Hokkien, Cantonese, Mandarin and other Chinese languages. Be prepared to hear words
If you asked me what I’d be doing at the end of Feb 2017, chances are it would be something blasé like attending all of the food festivities taking place in Dubai. But as lady luck would have it, I had the very exciting opportunity to travel to Singapore on a culinary adventure with Your Singapore Arabia! Yep.
When I started this series on the blog, asking friends to bring me back treats from either their home country or places they were visiting, I was genuinely looking forward to it being a more-or-less delicious affair. It would be eating treats after all! Enter Japan as a game changer, just to make it a tad more adventurous than that culinary
Disclaimer: I am a snacks person. I love snacks. And most of the time, not the healthy kind. I’ve always wondered what snacks mean to people around the world. So I have set on this mission to emotionally blackmail my friends who are either going home or are travelling to a distant land, to pick
Anyone else love Thai food? And like love…not just love? Yes, me too. It’s such a safe decision when you are looking to treat yourself – you are sure to leave most Thai restaurants happy and full! Could you just imagine making some of that food at home? Having your whole home smell like a
If like me, you’ve only skimmed the surface of Italian cuisine, our vocabulary is then mostly limited to pizza, pasta, lasagna, risotto and the like. So what can you eat in Venice that’s different and will make your trip there a memorable one? Sitting in the back of a vaporetto (waterbus), I tilted my face up at an angle in a meek