First introduced in 1840 England by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, the tradition of afternoon tea has since become a quintessential English custom commonly associated with the British. Simply do a quick Google search for afternoon tea in London and you’ll be greeted by pages of cafes and hotels with their afternoon tea offers.
Typically, a traditional afternoon tea consists of a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones served with clotted cream and jams as well as some cakes and pastries to accompany the tea or coffee you’ve selected.
Belgium, compared to its more popular neighbouring countries France, Germany and the Netherlands, tends to be an overlooked travel destination. But you should know that the country has a lot to offer – from its culture, architecture as well as its cuisine. Just their famed chocolates and waffles should be a good enough reason for you to visit!
There is no better place to start than the vibrant capital of Brussels, which is also the de facto capital of the European Union. Here’s a 48 hours guide to get you started! READ ON
It is that time of the year again; with the festive season just around the corner, we are undoubtedly reminded of decadent holiday treats and majestic wintertime roasts. Although many associate the holidays with the typical Western spread, not every meal needs to be an elaborate and extravagant affair of turkey, ham, and a copious amount of cranberry sauce. This festive season, why not treat your family to a casual yet delightful Japanese repast at Ichiban Sushi?
More than just a convenient option, Ichiban Sushi is a welcoming space perfect for families to spend some quality time together over the holidays. Instead of needing to splurge on lavish meals to be able to enjoy Japanese cuisine, the brand prides itself in offering an accessible alternative without skimping on standards.
Offering four value-for-money set meals, expect to indulge in a sumptuous meal that will leave you hankering for more. Each set is accompanied by a myriad of dishes, such as a main, rice bowl, chawanmushi and sides. They will be available from 12 November 2019 till 9 February 2020!
To add on something special, Ichiban Sushi is partnering Citi to offer diners a S$10 return voucher on every festive set ordered and paid with a Citi Card.
South Korea is a haven for all things delicious. And when you think of Seoul, other than shopping, food will immediately pop into your mind! From bubbling pots of army stew to the ever-changing street food stalls and the well-loved bibimbap, Seoul has it all covered.
Other than the savoury, spicy dishes that Seoul is well-known for, the city is also bursting with hidden dessert spots waiting to be uncovered! Here’s a list of some must-try sweet treats when you’re in the land of BTS and Blackpink. Damn, life’s good when you have a sweet tooth!
If you’re in the mood for some Italian food but you are stumped on where you can get some authentic plates of pasta and pizzas, we recommend that you check out iO Italian Osteria at HillV2.
Helmed by the owner and Head Chef of the acclaimed Etna Italian Restaurant, iO Italian Osteria dishes out scrumptious Italian fare that will make you feel like you’re in Italy. The prices here are kept wallet-friendly, making it an ideal place for a special occasion or if you’re just feeling some hearty Italian nosh.
If you were to think of three things that encapsulate Christmas, it would most probably be family, presents and of course, the most amazing festive food! Christmas is the last holiday of the year, so it’s the perfect time to let loose and indulge one last time before the year ends!
This holiday season, JW Marriott Singapore South Beach’s very own Beach Road Kitchen has prepared a wonderful festive buffet filled with traditional festive flair. This year-end affair has Beach Road Kitchen chefs sparing no effort to tickle your tastebuds with a luxurious spread of quintessential festive roasts, seafood and mouth-watering desserts.
Expect freshly-carved Slow Roasted Turkey with a Signature Gravy and Cranberry Sauce and a sumptuous Honey Glazed Gammon Bone-In Ham as their festive highlights. Luxuriate in Beach Road Kitchen’s temperature-controlled seafood haven where you can find Chilled Poached Prawns and freshly-shucked Oysters. You can also watch skilled chefs cook your food à la minute at several live stations.
With this festive buffet, you’re in for a jolly good time with friends and family. To make your gift of bountiful food and precious time this season even more meaningful, quote ‘ladyironchef’ for 50% off 2nd diner when you make a reservation at Beach Road Kitchen.
All fans of Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market, listen up. This is the news you’ve been waiting for: the famous weekend market from will be in Singapore in 2020!
This is great news because if flying to Bangkok is not possible in the near future for you due to work or family commitments, you can still enjoy it on our sunny island for a limited period of time.
Chatuchak Weekend Market Singapore will happen from 04 Feb to 03 May 2020. 3 whole months of good food and shopping awaits!
Having the opportunity to study abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for most. It gives you a reason to explore the world and many take the opportunity to travel as much as they can because it’s not every day you get to live in another country for an extended period of time.
However as students, we really have to watch our spending. Travelling on a budget doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy ourselves, though! Here are 8 budget travel tips for you and once you’ve mastered these tips, you too can be a globetrotter. READ ON