January 13, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
After a long flight into the Big Apple, I needed a hot shower, something delicious to eat and, well bed. I was meeting my little sister who was currently on a secondment program stationed in Manhattan, so what better time to finally tick New York off my bucket list? The flight was long. Too long. But thankfully it was an empty flight which meant that I could stretch out and have some decent leg room.
February 26, 2020.Reading time 13 minutes.
Naples is known as the birthplace of pizza and for that one and only reason, we decided to make the two-and-a-half-hour drive from Roma to Napoli in search of the world’s best pizza. Truth be told, if we had more hours in Naples, we most likely would have gone on a pizza tasting adventure but […]
May 31, 2018.Reading time 8 minutes.
Food forms a big part of Chinese culture with tradition and meaning accompanying almost every step of a meal. Business dinners, weddings and other special occasions are almost always met with some form of exotic dish. Shark fin soup is a delicacy found in traditional Chinese cuisine and is made from the fins of various […]
July 3, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
During preparations for my trip to Japan I did a lot of pre-reading about the things I wanted to see and do. I knew Japan was famous for sushi and octopus dumplings (takoyaki), so naturally that was on my culinary bucket list. But upon arrival I soon realized that each city in Japan is famous […]
June 12, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
Cantonese morning tea, or zao cha (zao meaning morning and cha meaning tea) is a beautiful tradition in the Southern lying areas of China, forming an essential part of local daily life. Whether it be drinking a cup of refreshing oolong tea with family or sitting down together with friends, the culture of drinking tea […]
May 29, 2017.Reading time 9 minutes.
China is famous for many kinds of exotic foods however depending on which city you visit; there will always be a specialty dish that is characteristic of that area. For Beijing, that dish is traditional Peking duck. The Chinese themselves have a famous saying that no visit to China is complete without climbing the great wall […]