Tuesday, July 7, 2020
    Upon reading this, I would probably be at 36,000 feet in a triple 7 Air France jet liner 12-time zones away from you.   Somehow I won't have to press the arret button as many times, as I did during the...
  In ever-sunny, ever-carefree Bangkok, don’t let the beguiling temples, the vibrant markets, the swanky attractions surrounding the enchanting Chao-Phraya river and those infamous Thai smiles consume you. Allow your senses to be your guide in exploring the charms of...
  Why do I find it hard not to be charmed or even excited by the sound of  shattering ice when some liquid is poured on to it, or when the sizzle of meat hits a searing grill, the ping...
Hamburg - part grit and part chic, why this Germany city of the north keeps on surprising.   It was August, and the world smelled of roses – of dreams – of summer. When Ted Macauley first visited Hamburg in 1970,...
  Bouillabaisse .  For first timers, getting the correct pronunciation is hard. Yet it’s even harder to spell it. For first timers, it’s also easier to have a bowl of soup in Shanghai, Japan or even in Malaysia, where slurping...
  At magic hour, when the sun shines directly above and white cotton clouds roll by offering shade to the earth below, a girl lights a candle inside the St. Nedelya Cathedral. A military officer after being anchored to the...
  Between Vienna’s imposing Parliament Building and its famous university which dates back to medieval times, there sits a classic newspaper-laden Viennese café that bears the impress of uncompromising dignity. Inside you will find a wooden interior of exquisitely varnished columns,...
Why is it cool to live abroad? Living and loving the Malaysian way.   In my early days, whenever I heard the word Malaysia, it made me think of the Twin Towers, low-priced gas, the mouth watering chicken satay, tropical rain...
The trials and tribulations of learning a new language in 30 days the French way. Curiously we get to see the world through our own little keyhole. Mine however is by flying halfway around the world, crossing 13 different time...
  KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Tony Fernandes has the kind of passion that inspires you – the kind that makes most, if not everyone, believe in the power of one’s dreams. The kind of excitement but afflicting passion that sends...

POPULAR POSTS

EDITOR'S PICK

error: Content is protected by magic.