Singapore

Red Chilli Crab at Momma Kong’s, Singapore

As much as I genuinely adored the hawker food in Singapore, there was one place that had a buzz loud enough that it drew me away from the £2 murtabak I’d taken to demolishing everyday. Singapore is famous for its…

Singapore

The Beautiful Colours of Little India, Singapore

One of the things that made me fall in love with Singapore was its diversity. The population is a melting pot of cultures, backgrounds and religions, with certain areas embracing very distinctive roots and giving the feel of being in…

Chengdu

Traditional Chinese Hotpot in Chengdu (or How I Survived the Spiciest Meal …

When I went searching for culinary adventure in Chengdu, I didn’t expect to find a food experience quite like this. Chengdu is in China’s Sichuan province – the area of the country known for its peppercorns, chillies and fiery oils.…

Singapore

Six Things to Do Around Marina Bay, Singapore

Singapore has a reputation of being a clinical, shiny-new stopover, mainly due to the famous Marina Bay Sands hotel. The infinity pool is legendary but my budget practically reached out of its super-organised Excel spreadsheet to strangle me when I…

Breakfast at Ya Kun Kaya Toast, Singapore

I struggle at breakfast time in Asia. It is mostly just a choice of food I’d normally have for lunch or dinner, and quite often it will involve some sort of chilli sauce which is just a bit too much…

The Three Best Ways to See The Petronas Towers

From the moment I opened the curtains at my hotel in Kuala Lumpur and saw the Petronas Towers for the first time, I fell in love. Living in London, I’m no stranger to skyscrapers, but these twin buildings are so…

Singapore

The Best Hawker Food in Singapore

With fancy hotels and shiny skyscrapers, I was expecting Singapore to be one of the more expensive parts of my big trip. However, not only is local food obscenely cheap, it is also unbelievably good. Hawker centres are imperative to…

Shanghai

Serenity in Shanghai: Staying at the Shangri-La

When I’m travelling, I feel this constant need to be busy. I feel guilty if I’m not utilising every minute to explore, discover and immerse myself into my new surroundings. Which is why, by day 16, I was shattered. I…

Kuala Selangor

Hanging Out With Monkeys and Fireflies in Kuala Selangor

The reason why so many people go to Kuala Lumpur is that it’s one of those gateway cities. It’s the layover point for many international flights, but it’s also one of the most cosmopolitan cities in south-east Asia before heading…