Vientiane: Highlights

The capital of Laos, Vientiane, felt like an underdog when researching which destinations to include in our travels around South East Asia. It isn't the world heritage site of Luang Prabang, or the tubing, nightlife backpacker's mecca of Vang Vieng, but Vientiane shouldn't be overlooked. Let me tell you why. Pha That LuangPha That Luang … Continue reading Vientiane: Highlights

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Luang Prabang: The Best Food & Drink

Laos cuisine definitely has its own identity and especially in Luang Prabang where there are a lot of regional dishes. There are similarities to northern Thai and to other areas of South East Asia, but significant differences too. The river and the jungle sustain the region and aromatics like galangal, lemongrass and chilli are flavour … Continue reading Luang Prabang: The Best Food & Drink

Bruges: Where to Eat and Drink

It's only right and proper that I dedicate an entire post to the food and drink we enjoyed in Bruges. With big hitters like chocolate, beer, waffles, and moules, expectations were skyscrapingly high, but these cosy Bruges institutions delivered. BlackbirdAddress: Jan van Eyckplein 7 Website: https://www.blackbird-bruges.com/ This cute cafe in an old building and with … Continue reading Bruges: Where to Eat and Drink

Santo Remedio Reborn in London Bridge

Last week, Mark and I had the absolute pleasure of dining at the newly opened, relocated and rejuvenated Santo Remedio Mexican Cantina in London Bridge. The original restaurant serving crispy grasshopper-topped guacamole and legendary tacos on Rivington Street in Shoreditch had to suddenly close back in 2016 and I was gutted that I hadn't made … Continue reading Santo Remedio Reborn in London Bridge

Uobei Sushi, Shibuya: Sushi Conveyer Belt Restaurant with a Difference

I came across Uobei Sushi in an article when researching restaurants in Tokyo and had to give it a try. At most conveyer sushi restaurants the dishes circle around in front of diners and you just pick off what you want and pay at the end. At Uobei they've taken this up a level and … Continue reading Uobei Sushi, Shibuya: Sushi Conveyer Belt Restaurant with a Difference