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Sarawak Kitchen, Melbourne CBD

Sarawak Kitchen, Melbourne CBD

The speciality dish of long-standing Elizabeth Street Sarawak Kitchen is the kampua. It’s a Sarawak (Malaysia) noodle dish which translates to dry noodles on a plate. And according to the first Googled search result, it’s an authentic one here in the busy streets of Melbourne.

KooKoo, South Melbourne

KooKoo, South Melbourne

It’s great to be back in Melbourne and funnily enough, also back in my old (work hood) of South Melbourne again too. Over the course of just under two years, not too much has changed in the city. But KooKoo is one of the new […]

Udon Yasan, Melbourne CBD

Udon Yasan, Melbourne CBD

Since last time I existed in Melbourne, Udon Yasan has since opened up a second location in the CBD. My previous visits to the original Udon Yasan had me raving about their convenience concept and fast service. So I’m not too surprised to see it has expanded.

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Fight or Flight: Our Record With Baggage Weight Checks

Fight or Flight: Our Record With Baggage Weight Checks

My previous, travel-themed post looked at our tips and strategies for keeping our carry on baggage to airline limits. We weren’t necessarily over by that much, we just didn’t want to get any extra, surprise charges. Here’s a recap of some of the experiences we’ve […]

8bit., Melbourne CBD

8bit., Melbourne CBD

My first experience of 8bit in the city was terrible, and I vowed never to return. But I was hungry and enticed by the offer of a free burger (via the Liven app) that it made me go in for another go. And I’m glad […]

Not Checking In: Managing With Hand Luggage Only

Not Checking In: Managing With Hand Luggage Only

One major thing that’s changed about me travel-wise is that I almost NEVER check in luggage. With the airlines I’m flying, it’s often an extra charge, with a little more hassle. Here’s how I managed to survive my few years of travelling with carry on luggage only.

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Bamboo Elephant Family Care Review

Bamboo Elephant Family Care Review

I spent a chunk of time researching a good elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai as my friend and I wanted to have a once in a lifetime experience with the animals. We ended up choosing Bamboo Elephant Family Care for our day and this is […]

Peter Pan Donuts & Pastry Shop, New York

Peter Pan Donuts & Pastry Shop, New York

Even more sugar in New York. My handle really comes into its own in this town. The favourite donut I tried in NYC was from Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop. It’s not an overly fanciful store (compared to some of the competition), but it’s […]

Pixxa, Aldgate East, London

Pixxa, Aldgate East, London

There was never any shortage of great pizzas in London, and especially in my home spot of Whitechapel / Aldgate East. It’s a weird area, with all the commercialism creeping up on you. Pixxa Aldgate East is a more standard cafe/ sit-down type of pizza joint.

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