Category: food


Seven ways to enjoy Central Taiwan

*The following post was written for the Taiwan Tourism Bureau. Some readers aren’t too fond of sponsored trips- if you’re one of them, go here to read a personal account of my recent (self-paid) walk in...


Not in China anymore

Coming out of Nanning train station was like seeing children rush out of their classrooms on the last day of school. All I saw was a sea of black heads, streaming down the steps...


One good day in Christchurch

  This was a mission like no other. I hadn’t eaten any spicy food for five days and I needed to have some really quickly. I was in Christchurch, New Zealand. It was winter,...


Turkish delights

You know you’re in a really great country when your tummy loves the local food and doesn’t yearn at all for KFC, Burger King or McDonald’s. For me, this great place was Turkey. I...


Photos: Markets in Kota Kinabalu

One thing which I really like about Asian countries is that there’s almost always an open-air market nearby, wherever you are. They could be selling food, household appliances, antiques, vegetables- whatever it is, you’re...


This week’s photo- Chilies

I was in a vegetable market in Terengganu, Malaysia when I saw this huge mound of fresh chillies at one of the stalls. Red and green really go well together.