I have reviewed the risks of fake TripAdvisor reviews before and a Fortune story highlights the issue again: A London-based writer created a fake restaurant, marketed it on social media – and it shot up to the Number 1 spot of London restaurants on TripAdvisor. Similar to the ranking of Bangkok’s SkyTrain as a top attraction in town, this should … Continue reading
Manila has its fair share of happy hour places and my favorite in Bonifacio Global city is Murray & D’Vine at Serendra: You get nice cocktails, good bar food and friendly service at reasonable prices with some of the best people watching in BGC! … Continue reading
Whenever I’m in Kuala Lumpur, my favorite Malaysian restaurant, Madam Kwan’s is on my itinerary! It’s delicious homestyle Malaysian food in central locations – think quick street food in a simple restaurant setting. After first having the Beef Rendang at the Singapore outlet years ago, I’ve come back many times and suggest you give it a try! … Continue reading
Planning a trip to Bali? Read why you should add Ubud to your itinerary – the peaceful town surrounded by rice paddies and forests is my favorite place on Bali! My destination guide Bali will help you find the best places to stay and eat without spending a fortune, the top things to see & do while you are in … Continue reading
Pavilion Mall, Bukit Bintang
If you are coming to Kuala Lumpur to shop, Bukit Bintang should be your destination: From glizzy high-end malls to outdoor food markets and six floors of gadgets for geeks, there is everything you need within walking distance.
Find out more in my shopping guide for KL and the best places to stay in Kuala Lumpur!
If coffee shops are the most favorite place to meet in Manila, ice cream shops must be a close second! And with St. Louis House of Fine Ice Cream and Desserts you now have a place that combines the best of both worlds in fun stylish place to hang up, meet and enjoy! The latest outlet of this Australian company … Continue reading
Manila has a growing coffee house scene – and each new one is trying to out-do the last one! The latest addition to our list of breakfast places is Martin Place Social at the Arya Plaza in BGC, Manila. The chef is bringing more than 20 years of experience in London and Australia to the (coffee) table and his concept … Continue reading
Kuala Lumpur is not a city I fell in love with on first sight, yet I found myself coming back regularly. It is a modern city in the heart of South East Asia and has become a low-cost carrier hub, making Kuala Lumpur a springboard to explore the region. Enjoy the food, sights and shopping while you are there – … Continue reading
There are so many coffee shops in Manila these days, it’s hard to keep track of them! One of the latest additions that stands out for me is Cartel in Salcedo Village – they offer a stylish interior, great coffee and not only a full breakfast, but also wine, cheeses, cold cuts, sandwiches, salads and pasta for a full meal … Continue reading
If you are looking to go shopping in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, then Bukit Bintang is your best bet, with plenty of shops and malls to choose from. And like elsewhere in Asia, shopping goes really well with eating out – you’ll have lots of choices for meals or drinks when you need to rest your feet! Read my tips … Continue reading