Category Archives: Travel

Whisky

Ask me about whisky several years ago and you would have received a totally different answer from me.  However, I have always held an appreciation for the craftsmanship, quality and aging of this precious dram.  Being somewhat of a cigar

Whisky

Ask me about whisky several years ago and you would have received a totally different answer from me.  However, I have always held an appreciation for the craftsmanship, quality and aging of this precious dram.  Being somewhat of a cigar

Review: The Fat Duck

To say one “had dinner” at the Fat Duck would be a gross injustice and an insult to Heston Blumenthal and his incredible brigade. One doesn’t have dinner; rather they partake in an epic culinary and theatrical event, an event

Review: The Fat Duck

To say one “had dinner” at the Fat Duck would be a gross injustice and an insult to Heston Blumenthal and his incredible brigade. One doesn’t have dinner; rather they partake in an epic culinary and theatrical event, an event

Review: Oink

Simplicity at its best!  Oink was one of the most pleasant discoveries I made during my time in Edinburgh.  It’s a shop run by pig farmers who specialise in hog roasts.  In the window bronzed with an armour of crispy crackle

Review: Oink

Simplicity at its best!  Oink was one of the most pleasant discoveries I made during my time in Edinburgh.  It’s a shop run by pig farmers who specialise in hog roasts.  In the window bronzed with an armour of crispy crackle

Liquid Deli

Walk along Victoria street in Edinburgh and you will make an incredible find. An interesting store by the name of “Demijohn” which is being touted as the worlds first liquid deli.  With offerings like “Nelson’s spiced rum” and “Seville orange gin”,

Liquid Deli

Walk along Victoria street in Edinburgh and you will make an incredible find. An interesting store by the name of “Demijohn” which is being touted as the worlds first liquid deli.  With offerings like “Nelson’s spiced rum” and “Seville orange gin”,

Review: The French Laundry

In 2008, a snap decision led me to San Francisco to visit a good friend with just four weeks notice.  Testing the possibility of visiting the French laundry, then number 3 restaurant in the world, with their 3 month wait list seemed rather grim.  Their

Review: The French Laundry

In 2008, a snap decision led me to San Francisco to visit a good friend with just four weeks notice.  Testing the possibility of visiting the French laundry, then number 3 restaurant in the world, with their 3 month wait list seemed rather grim.  Their

Review: El Bulli

Back in 2008, after 2 years of trying for a reservation, I received a much awaited email from El Bulli giving me the “option to dine” on 17th April at 7:30.  There was no negotiation; this is not the kind

Review: El Bulli

Back in 2008, after 2 years of trying for a reservation, I received a much awaited email from El Bulli giving me the “option to dine” on 17th April at 7:30.  There was no negotiation; this is not the kind

Tokyo

This year, I was required to travel to Japan for work; so every couple of months I end up in Tokyo.  This is a city like no other.  I have been fortunate enough to experience it through winter, spring and summer. 

Tokyo

This year, I was required to travel to Japan for work; so every couple of months I end up in Tokyo.  This is a city like no other.  I have been fortunate enough to experience it through winter, spring and summer.