Faces of Yogya

Faces, places and traces of life between our journey from Pengandaran to Solo. Revisiting our Java images, we thought it would be interesting to tell of some tales which were missing from our earlier Java posts. This post is written by both Cumi & ciki. Driving from Pengandaran to the train station, we saw this […]

10 things that will happen to you when a Malaccan boy, takes you to Malacca

1. He will feed you breakfast till you are stuffed.. . 2. He will drive you carefully on the highway to Malacca.. The Malaccan boy is amazing. Equipped with only his hands (for driving) and his mouth (for talking) he can single-handedly carry on a conversation without stopping, from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca town. Throw […]

Color Me Coffee.. Ciki’s Top 10

Are you a Coffee Addict? Once you go black, you don’t go back. Many people will tell you that drinking coffee black, no sugar is the only way to drink coffee. Some like it super sweet, while others like theirs milky. Me, I like coffee period. How happy was I, when I heard that the […]

Top 10 Tipples in New Orleans

.. and where to find them. I was happy when I heard from the Concierge downstairs of the Sheraton that New Orleans is dubbed “Top 10 Best Drinking cities in America”. I set out to put this claim to the test. Below is my list of recommendations – to get toppled by tipple.. (should getting […]

5 Great Ways to See New Orleans

1. On Foot If you are fit and really eager to walk off the extra calories from that bowl of Gumbo, then walking around New Orleans is the best way to see the place as well as burn off some fats. I opted for this option a lot. When my legs gave way, I went […]

7 Eats you must not miss in New Orleans

1. Café du Monde Café du Monde is a coffee shop on Decatur Street in the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is best known for its café au lait and its French-style beignets. In the New Orleans style, the coffee is blended with chicory. The Original Cafe Du Monde Coffee Stand was established […]

15 free things to do in New Orleans

1. Get Jazzed Stroll along Bourbon Street, Frenchman and Fulton,where jazz pours out onto the streets.. it never ends – right up into the wee hours of the morning! . 2. Dive Deeper into Music Heritage After you’ve heard your fare share of Jazz, learn about it’s roots at the New Orleans Jazz National historic […]

This old place.

There was an old cook of the East, Who’s kitchen though old was complete, He ate in between, Whilst others served and cleaned, He was the old cook of the East. There was a young man whose eyes, Where unusually small in size, When chicken was served, He’d open them wide, People would stare in […]

Bario Salt from the Sarawak Highlands

Bario Salt: Sarawak Highland Goodness

Photo(s) of the Week – La Jolla Cove

This is La Jolla! One of my TOP 5 places to live, in the whole, wide, world, if I had the choice.. it is LUSH, gorgeous, unpolluted, offers great water-sports (work on that great tan!) and generally is just really, really cool. La Jolla Cove (1100 Coast Boulevard) is a very small beach, tucked between […]

Sanuki Udon

Noodles are an integral part of world cuisine, from the East where we have Ramen, Udon, Pad-thai,  to the West where we have Spaghetti, Capellini, Pastitsio and from the refined, angel hair pasta to the unrefined, macaroni cheese.. it’s noodle mania that has caught on and spread throughout the earth like wild fire. But few […]