If someone asked you today, 'Where are you from?', what would your answer be? There's a chance that you will have left the country you grew up in and have made yourself a new home in a different district or completely different country altogether. If you've moved to another country, is that now your home?… Continue reading The important message behind #1DayWithoutUs: why we're better together
It's been a while since I shared any inspirational quotes I've come across and trying to find time to calm your mind and fully appreciate the day can be quite hard when you're in a routine where you're always busy and never have time for yourself. Instead of sharing a quote from a philosopher or… Continue reading Inspiration of the day
I love eating at restaurants that give me a taste of how the other side of the world live. I especially love small independent restaurants that give fantastic, dedicated customer service and fabulously flavoursome food. For the best Turkish food and great company from a small family of staff working alongside Head Chef, Gursel, and… Continue reading Always delightfully Turkish at Hanedan's
If there's one thing I'm passionate about, it's the food I eat and make. It has to be just right, otherwise it just won't do: noodles and pasta should be al dente; seafood should not be too chewy or too soggy; meat should be tender, not dry and tough; bread and buns should be light,… Continue reading I love Bodega's tacos, yes I do!
Since I starting making a more conscious decision to go cruelty free, and vegan where possible (see here), I started giving more thought to what this choice actually meant. It's one thing to choose products that don't involve cruelty to animals, but have you ever wondered how your purchase consumption of products impacts on the… Continue reading Shopping edit: choosing sustainable and ethical fashion brands
Eating is one of my favourite things to do whenever I'm back in Hong Kong. There are so many local dishes that you just can't get elsewhere, maybe if you've got a Chinatown near you, but most of the street foods are those from nearby regions in China or local dishes that are very much… Continue reading Eating my way around Hong Kong: in photos
When I've been asked where I'm from, a lot of people I've met have expressed their interest in visiting Hong Kong someday. Given the distance of travel from the UK to South East Asia (approximately 12-14 hours or more depending on where you are), this has been a major deterrent for those who aren't keen… Continue reading Introducing my hometown: what to see in Hong Kong