Just the Tonic

The Fat Duck, Bray

Our reservation for lunch at one of the world's best restaurants by one of the most crazy, forward thinking and innovative chef's of modern...
Superbude Hotel and Hostel, St Pauli

Superbude Hotel and Hostel, St Pauli

Hostel? Well, that’s a new one on me. We have never stayed in a hostel during our travels so this was going...
Milan Duomo, Milan

Duomo Climb, Milan

Duomo Climb, Milan Piazza del Duomo, Milan Milan’s most famous building, other than perhaps the San Siro stadium, is it’s Cathedral or Duomo - Duomo di...
the bar at heathrow t5 fortnum and mason

The Bar at Fortnum and Mason, Heathrow Terminal 5

  Before every long haul flight, there has to be a moment of tranquility. A moment when the holiday truly begins. A glass of champagne...
giotto's bell tower florence

Giotto’s Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto), Florence

Standing tall alongside the famous Duomo Dome and Cathedral is Giotto’s bell tower. A masterpiece by the renaissance artist Giotto di Bondone who began...
Fish Balls, Hong Kong

Where can I get the best fish balls in Hong Kong?

Top of the street food itinerary for our trip to Hong Kong was these bad boys - fish balls. Ever since I tuned into...
atlantis the palm

Atlantis the Palm

One of the world's premier hotels - and we would be staying in it. It almost didn’t seem real on the drive up Palm...
Dark Sugars Brick Lane

Brick Lane Sunday Market

Brick Lane is notorious for superlative Indian cuisine. However, all is not quite as it seems. Head a little further up this famous East...
Duomo, Florence

Duomo Cathedral, Piazza del Duomo

After a momentary pause to catch our breath after climbing the Duomo Dome we stood in line for the Cathedral - and this was...
Hyperion Hotel, Hamburg

Hyperion Hotel, Hamburg

After our super cool stay at Superbude Hotel and Hostel, we headed over the city to spend our remaining days in a...
Trofie Pasta with Genovese Pesto

Trofie Pasta and Genovese Pesto

This takes me back to my time in Liguria, Italy. In particular the city of Genoa, famous of course for it’s vibrant green pesto....
crab momma kongs

Momma Kongs

Walk around Boat Quay or any popular seafood stretch around Singapore and you’ll come across crab - lots of crab. Tanks and cages full...