Travel: Madakariputra Falls, Surabaya, Indonesia


To be honest, I’d planned Madakariputra waterfall as a mere stopover enroute from Surabaya airport to Mount Bromo. But we ended up being so much more impressed by its magnificence and beauty than we expected! This 200-metre tall waterfall is just a 3-hour drive from the airport, and features dreamy, rain-like streams cascading down the […]

Michelin Guide ★: Lasai Restaurante, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Lasai is a modern and elegant Basque-inspired restaurant headed up by Chef Rafa Costa e Silva. It features local ingredients, and one of the most exceptional interpretations of vegetable dishes I’ve ever tried. Don’t believe me? See for yourself! When we first arrived, we were ushered to the rooftop bar which was lit with fairy […]

Travel: Must-Visit Places in Kathmandu


Nepal is a country that will always have my heart. There’s something about its breathtaking natural beauty, deep spirituality, and the resilience and warmth of its people that I will always feel a strong affinity for. This is my second trip back to Kathmandu, and here are the places you definitely don’t want to miss! […]

Travel: A Sunset Tour of Frankfurt City, Germany


Germany’s Frankfurt city might sometimes be overlooked for its more exciting cousins – Berlin, Munich and even Hamburg. The word picturesque doesn’t often come to mind when people think of this bustling commercial centre. And yet, that’s exactly what I found when I spent a day there while waiting for my flight home. Perhaps it […]