Restaurant Review: Jamie’s Italian, Harbour City, Hong Kong

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Jamie’s Italian opened recently at Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. As you would expect from a restaurant based on Jamie Oliver’s food philosophy, the environment is welcoming, homely and unpretentious; and the food is rustic, made from… Continue Reading

Restaurant Review: Jiang by Chef Fei, Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou


Last month I was invited to visit the Mandarin Oriental in Guangzhou. As you may have seen from our Mandarin Oriental San Francisco post, we’re huge fans of Mandarin Oriental hotels because of their service, food and locations. I jumped… Continue Reading

Hotel Review: Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila, Philippines

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The Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila, Philippines is famous for being the hotel of choice for dignitaries, VIPs, celebrities – including President Obama. And you’ll find that the pricing (especially the food) reflects this! It’s also known for its huge,… Continue Reading

Hotel Review: Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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During our recent short break in Siem Reap, we stayed at the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra. Arnold and I  had stayed there in 2011 and loved it so much that we had to bring our family there to experience it too.… Continue Reading

Visiting Siem Reap: Banteay Kdei & Ta Prohm Temples

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After a few hours spent at Angkor Wat, we took a short drive to the ruins of Banteay Kdei. Unlike the Angkor Wat temple, Banteay Kdei was originally built as a Buddhist temple in the 12th-13th century and is considerably… Continue Reading

Harbour City Chocolate Trail 2015 & Dinner with Ben Heine

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The Harbour City crew kindly invited us to join a special dinner with multidisciplinary artist Ben Heine to celebrate the launch of their annual Chocolate Trail. This event is now in its 6th year, turning Harbour City into a whimsical… Continue Reading