Sleeping on Airplanes sucks There are few more-dreaded places to sleep for most people than in an airplane. A noisy, packed environment with too much stress and too little space is not exactly the place for getting your good nights‘ sleep for a powerful next morning. But there are actually many things you can do […]Read more "How to Sleep Better on Airplanes"
So let’s finally get down to what this blog is all about…or at least what the cover suggests! Puerto Rican Rum! It is by far the finest rum on earth for me, so let me show you around and give you some directions on the island so you can try some excellent drinks! There are […]Read more "Puerto Rican Rum Paradise"
For many Thais in and out of Bangkok, Chicken Rice / Kao Man Gai (ข้าวมันไก่) is one of the essential dishes. In fact, probably for most of Asia. In many countries I visited, including China, Singapore, and Malaysia, the famous Chicken Rice is one of the things people will long for. In Bangkok – which […]Read more "Finding Bangkok’s best Chicken Rice"
Curaçao is well-known for many things: A world-class scuba diving destination, pristine beaches and clear waters full of marine life. But there’s a lot more to see on this Caribbean island! Curacao offers a couple of interesting National Parks that are worth visiting. Whatever you’re up to – a photo trip by car or in […]Read more "Exploring Curaçao’s National Parks"
On many occasions, when strolling through street food markets in Thailand, you come across a very fragrant and spicy smell with hints of cinnamon and anise. It is so pleasant that it makes you want to stop and try immediately. This pleasant smell comes from a dish called Kao Ka Moo, and it is a […]Read more "Thai Pork Stew – Kao Ka Moo (ข้าวขาหมู)"
Yes, traveling can be gruesome. In fact, it is very tough on your stamina and energy, and the best thing you’ll want to do after a day of exploring is to crash into a nicely made plush king-size hotel bed, with a dozen or so soft pillows in different degrees of firmness, and just enjoy […]Read more "Sleep Like In A Luxury Hotel Suite"
Once the capital of the mighty Austrian-Hungarian Empire, Vienna is now a monumental city way too big for the small country it is the capital of. But if there’s one European capital of the hearts, it is Vienna. A city so beautiful and beloved by many, it has been the subject of many musical pieces, […]Read more "Vienna Calling"
There’s one ingredient that is so archetypal for Japanese cuisine that you just can’t live without it – for many reasons. I am talking about dashi, a rich, smoky broth made of seaweed and bonito flakes that build the base for many Japanese udon noodle dishes and many others. See it as an essential staple […]Read more "Mastering Dashi Broth"
It’s one of these things about traveling long distance. If you really love traveling, nothing is complicated. Except for this one thing: Sleeping. Going on a flight of more than three hours presents you with a challenge: Either you watch two movies or more, which is difficult, or you just try to sleep. If it’s […]Read more "Sleeping in airplanes"
There are a few classic dishes around that I could eat every day. Maybe not all of them are the healthiest options, but they are indeed so good there’s almost a daily craving. Most of these recipes I do over and over again I have posted on this blog. And at the very heart of […]Read more "The one and only Beef Stroganoff"