As one of the reigning Asian Tigers, Hong Kong is a bustling hub frequented by people from all walks of life. The cosmopolitan city’s cuisine is no longer confined to just cha chaan tengs and dai pai dongs, but now entails an eclectic mix of artisan coffee shops, specialty dessert stores, third culture gourmet and whatnot.
Home to a myriad of local traditional teahouses and swanky fusion restaurants, visitors will find themselves helplessly captivated by Sheung Wan’s refreshing diversity. So head over to hipster neighbourhood Sheung Wan and see for yourself what the old and new generation of Hong Kong natives have to offer!
From long-standing dim sum establishment Lin Heung Tea House, award-winning yakitori restaurant Yardbird (ranked as Asia’s 45th best restaurant in 2014) to new speakeasy bar Neo Cocktail Club, here is our guide to Bars, Cafes and Restaurants in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.
The Slow is a gorgeous boutique hotel in Canggu, Bali and nestled on the first level of the hotel is Eat & Drink, a contemporary cafe by day and restaurant by night. Expect to see an interesting combination of culture influences from Europe, South America and Asia when you are dining there.
Swing by in the day for savoury cafe fare or drop in at night to feast on wood-grilled meats and seafood while having a cocktail or two with your companions. READ ON
The newest cafe to open in the Central Business District is Lunar Coffee Brewers—opened by the same team behind Atlas Coffeehouse and the now-defunct Assembly Coffee.
Situated in Downtown Gallery, the cafe seeks to provide a space where you can escape from the pressures of everyday life with comfort food and specialty coffee.
Fill your tummy with hearty home-cooked rice bowls and even signature dishes that originated from Atlas Coffeehouse. The coffee selection is aplenty too; beans are sourced and roasted by Two Degrees North Coffee Co.
As an added bonus, visitors do not have to pay for GST and service charge as well. So if you are looking for a new lunch spot in the CBD area, Lunar Coffee Brewers is where you should be headed to next. READ ON
Bandung is a gorgeous, picturesque city in Indonesia for travellers who are in search of scenic mountains and lush greenery. Also known as the “Paris of Java” due to its rich history and tradition, it is a place not solely for recreation and leisure, but a place for everyone who appreciates culture.
Bandung has since burgeoned into a city filled with restaurants, hotels, and cafés offering brilliant coffee. Some of Bandung’s cafés not only boast beautifully embellished interiors but resplendent landscape views as well.
Here are 11 cafés in Bandung that are worth a visit. READ ON
Avocado Cafe is the answer to all health junkies who are looking for a vegan cafe in Bali serving fresh, organic meals. It sits in Canggu, and though it may take a little travelling from the main areas of Seminyak and Kuta, we are telling you it is worth it.
Apart from avocado delights, diners can expect a wide range of vegan options on their menu including pasta, pancakes and sweet potato waffles. The food there is stripped down and delicious, focusing mainly on locally sourced produce.
So if you too are obsessed with everything avo-related just like us, drop by the Avocado Cafe during your next trip to Bali! READ ON
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What do you think of when Cambodia is mentioned? If your answer is the Angkor Wat and more temples in the picture, you are not entirely wrong. Let’s just say, there’s so much more to Cambodia than meets the eye. Siem Reap is Cambodia’s burgeoning capital, destined for great establishments and things.
With its own unique traditions, modern establishments, bar-filled streets, workshops and tours sprouting from every corner of the city. Siem Reap is one fine Southeast Asian gem to visit if you haven’t already.
Here are 23 Reasons Why Siem Reap should be the top of your bucket list.
Travelling is no longer just about sightseeing, stuffing your faces silly with food and taking photos for Instagram.
An increasing number of holidaymakers are registering for classes and workshops when they visit a new destination to pick up a new skill or two. More often than not, a memorable experience is the greatest intangible takeaway after an overseas trip.
From learning how to cook authentic Thai delicacies, acquiring skills in martial art Muay Thai to picking up the beautiful Thai language, here are 7 Classes To Take In Bangkok, Thailand. It does not matter if you are going solo, travelling with your spouse or going on a holiday with the little ones—there is definitely something suitable for you and your loved ones.
Strategically situated right in between the bustling Bugis neighbourhood and City Hall area, Purvis Street is pretty much the centre of it all. In the vicinity of places such as the huge National Library and the iconic Raffles Hotel, Purvis Street is visited by both locals and tourists alike.
For us, Purvis Street has it all—both old and new. Filled with swanky European restaurants amidst honest and humble old school eateries serving local cuisines, the eclectic mix of a plethora of different restaurants is something anyone can appreciate.
If you are not familiar, here is a guide to Purvis Street’s Restaurants & Cafes. It is time to start planning a trip down for some good food!