Besides visiting the famous tourist attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, San Francisco is also home to a thriving food scene.
Known for its eclectic international mix of ethnicities, it is no surprise that food within the Bay Area often gets influenced by cuisine from all over the world. Though San Francisco does have a reputation for pricey dining, the city still has an overwhelming amount of hidden affordable food options which are just as yummy, if not better.
In addition to the bright lights of the popular Japanese city, Tokyo is a city that bears more than just its rich culture and modern skyscrapers. Amongst its wide variety of hotels available, the city is home to a growing number of quirky accommodations that are beckoning to be experienced.
Instead of staying in another renowned hotel chain on your next visit to Tokyo, step out of the norm and add a bit of fun to your holiday with a memorable stay at this 5 unique themed accommodations.
Headed by Chef Brenda Buenviaje who grew up in New Orleans, Brenda’s French Soul Food is the place to dine at when you’re looking for some good ol’ Southern style of cooking in the West Coast.
Located on Polk Street and dubbed by some as one of the best restaurants in California, Brenda’s French Soul Food serves up an array of New Orleans-style of dishes which have been prepared using Creole cooking with French technique to invent the term ‘French soul food’.
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.
Seoul is a must-visit city for fans of all things Korean. On top of being the city known for their K-pop, K-Beauty, K-food and K-culture exports, Seoul is also home to some of the most instagrammable book stores.
Whether you’re a bookworm or not, here’s five bookstores which you can add to your itinerary for those picture perfect memories.
If you’ve never been to Katong in Singapore, perhaps it’s time to take a trip down to the well-known Peranakan enclave in the East. Contrary to popular belief, it has a lot more than just laksa.
Although Katong has now evolved into a more modern residential and commercial area, the district is still full of Peranakan influences which can be seen in its architecture as well as the food offerings available.
Besides taking in the sights and sounds on your next trip to London, why not consider adjusting your itinerary a little to add a few trips to their local bookstores? As a well-known literary city, there’s no better way to experience this side of London then with a trip to some of their most eye-catching bookstores.
While one could always argue that this digital age no longer requires any sort of physical trip down, there is something alluring about stepping into an architectural chic bookstore, which provides you with a bespoke shopping experience that you can’t find online.
Here are 6 bookstores in London to love.
Located at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California, Salt & Straw is a well-known ice cream brand that has been serving up scoop after scoop of delicious and uniquely-flavoured ice cream since 2011.
Set up by cousins Kim and Tyler Malek, Salt & Straw has since been included on lists of America’s best ice cream, and only rightfully so for their innovative flavours which uses main ingredients that have all been locally sourced.