September 2014

  • 30 Sep'14

    Shopping for Khmer artefacts –...

    One of my favourite activities when I visit developing Southeast Asian countries is to go artefacts shopping. If you have the patience, it’s not difficult to find some rare and unique items. Although most of the artefacts, which I had bought nine...

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  • 27 Sep'14

    Introduction to Khmer Cuisine, Chanrey...

    I had my first taste of Khmer cuisine when I visited Siem Reap nine years ago. To me, Khmer cuisine is something between Thai and Vietnamese food. It’s not as spicy as Thai food but bolder than Vietnamese food. Hence, for those...

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  • 16 Sep'14

    No where close to an...

    New York City has a huge Italian community and it’s not difficult to find a good pizzeria near Canal Street, the Little Italy of NYC. New Yorkers are so particular about their pizzas that you can be sure that any lousy pizzeria...

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  • 02 Sep'14

    Quaint hotel in a far...

    Village Hotel Changi is so secluded that it wouldn’t be wrong to describe it as god forsaken. This hotel is so near to the airport that it is best suited for those guests who are in Singapore just for a night’s stopover,...

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