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Beijing, China – A couple months back, I posted several several images during my hunt for Beijing’s street food. The feature Snacks appeal ran in Time Out Beijing‘s August 2012 issue. Just snacking the surface of a few neighborhoods in Beijing, I’ve listed a [...]Continue Reading →
Back in December, I toured Tainan for a few days and indulged as much as I could over the few days I had. What I discovered put me on the radar for other hungry appetites with curiosity to know more. One such hungry appetite is that of Steve Crook who writes for TAIWAN: [...]Continue Reading →
Tainan, Taiwan — Tainan has great eats! Peikwen’s friend from university has a father who lives in Tainan and much to our luck… he’s a foodie. Uncle Yang is from Tainan. He knows the good from the mediocre and how many generations a shop has been around with their zǔchuán [...]Continue Reading →
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — I heard about bak kuh teh (肉骨茶) from a colleague who told me it is a MUST try in Malaysia. The name bak kuh teh literally translates to ‘meat bone tea‘. According to Wikipedia, bak kut teh was first introduced to the Malay region during the 19th century [...]Continue Reading →
On June 5, 2011 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Beijing, China — I just finished a beautiful ride with friends Joanna and Ryan on our motor-scooters, through several Beijing hútòngs. ‘Hell’s Scooters’ we were, as Ryan called us!
We started through Dongcheng district and serendipitously followed one wide [...]Continue Reading →
On May 24, 2011 By Cristina McLauchlan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — Omniscient clouds loom overhead on the afternoon of day three. I love the mood of the weather here. By day mother nature delivers clear blue skies with a small breeze and in the late afternoon cools down the city with a trio of fat rain drops, lightning, and [...]Continue Reading →
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — I felt a bit giddy after reading an email from a very close friend of mine. She pointed out how she was glad to hear that even when you enter your 30’s, you are still able to have ‘firsts’. The month of April produced a trio of firsts for [...]Continue Reading →
On January 5, 2011 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Ko Phi Phi, Thailand — Arguably the best pad thai to grace the backpacker’s palette, Song’s pad thai certainly has international fame and the walls do speak for its flavor.
I’m not a huge pad thai fan as I’ve been a little pad thai‘d out and favor the curries, but I will [...]Continue Reading →
Chengdu, Sichuan, CHINA — One topic of conversation that surfaces frequently while hanging out with other backpackers is how much the travel scene has changed. Many travelers staying in hostels, pack their laptops and after a day of sightseeing they search the lobbies and cafes for electric [...]Continue Reading →