10 Things to Do in Macau


Macau was a real eye opener for me! It was not really like China, nor did it feel like Hong Kong. Macau was just uniquely, Macau! This place is truly the las Vegas of the East, with loads of good food, lovely Portuguese architecture and cuisine as well. The Portuguese influence is everywhere.. from cobbled […]

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket

Penthouse Plunge Pool Villa - Bathroom

I had the pleasure of staying at the Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, up in Phuket, Thailand recently. There were two exclusive and rather gorgeous properties – one on Karon Beach and the other on the Laguna, i.e. Bangtao beach. They were both different and charming in their own way. But one thing’s for sure, both […]

The Launch of Sheraton Macau Hotel at Sands Cotai Central, Macau

Last week was an exciting time for me, as I was in Macau (Macao) to attend the launch of Sheraton Macau Hotel, at Sands Cotai Central. Sands China’s Cotai Strip was the place to be, last Thursday evening, as the integrated resort city introduced to Macau its latest additions at SandsCotai Central, led by the […]

Gaga over Mohinga!

Mohinga to a Myanmarese is like what a hamburger is to Americans or pasta to Italians. Its a fast food dish found on the street aisles to teahouses around the country. the ever so tasty mohinga Mohinga is rice vermicelli in thick fish gravy with slivers of fish meat, sliced banana blossom, crushed crispy fritters, […]

Heavenly Spa, by Westin

this is a place where scents free the mind melodies inspire the spirit and massage nourishes the soul this is a place where your senses are your guide in this place, everything else falls away and all that’s left is you   Amidst the palmetto lined boardwalks, winding through lush gardens, serene fountains and enchanting […]

10 Things to Do In Beijing

Beijing is massive, so where does one start? China itself has a population of 1.3 billion, and Beijing itself 20.1 million (2011) so everywhere you go, there’s people, people and people. Good and bad. For places that need a crowd for atmosphere such as the clubs, Beijing is rocking the beat with a party vibe […]

3 Great Reasons to Stay at The Westin Beijing Financial Street

We arrived at Beijing Capital International airport at approximately 1am. Upon alighting, a ground staff met us to help us with our transfer through immigration and to our limo, which would take us to The Westin Beijing Financial Street, our accommodation for the week. Located in the heart of Beijing, The Westin Beijing Financial Street […]

Arriba Mandalay! Myanmar (Part 2)


Arriba Mandalay! Myanmar (Part 2) Picking up where we left off.. Our next stop, would be to see the largest book in the world. Largest book in the world? How exciting can this be, really. So we dashed through the busy Mandalay streets, three persons on a scooter, towards Kuthodaw Pagoda where 729 marble stones […]

Arriba Mandalay! Myanmar (Part 1)

So from Bagan.. we head on to our next stop in Myanmar, Mandalay. Arriba Mandalay! Myanmar (Part 1 of this tale of travel through Mandalay – it was so long we had to split up the post) It would be nice to say, Arriba Mandalay! on this trip to Myanmar .. but, Not quite arriba, […]

Off to The Westin Beijing, with Air Asia X !


There might be fewer posts on CCFoodTravel this coming week as we have been very kindly invited to cover The Westin Beijing Financial Street…and Air Asia X will be flying us over there in comfort! Located in the heart of Beijing, The Westin Beijing Financial Street is super luxe, is the hotel of choice for […]

Beware of the Bagan Tiger in Myanmar!

The Bagan Tiger leaps to life when an intruder infiltrates its boundary! We arrived in Nyaung U (Nyaung Oo) near Bagan past midnight in a very dimly lit bus station together with another group of 3 travelers who were from North America. The aircond bus from Yangon was reasonably comfortable – comfortable meaning we were […]

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