Yong He Soya Milk King

Taipei, December 2017 – A visit to Taipei would be incomplete if one didn’t have a traditional Taiwanese breakfast of soya milk, sticky rice rolls, frying pan (Youtiao) and roasted cake (Shao Bing) at Yong He Dou Jiang Da Wang 永和豆漿大王. Everything is made fresh at this humble eatery that is open 24 hours a…

L’Art de Vivre at Metropole Hanoi

Hanoi (post in French & English) – Mr. King took our son and me to Hanoi for a weekend. While Hanoi has become more developed over the past decade, the city still retains its charms. Our journey starts upon our arrival at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel, which is a historic sight in itself. Numerous famous…

Hotel Sacher Salzburg

Salzburg, June 2015 – Being a big fan of “The Sound of Music”, I made it a family vacation to visit Salzburg – home of this fantastic musical film. My 3-year old son, Little K enjoyed Salzburg, and he loved Hotel Sacher. Everyone was attentive, and unexpectedly, the hotel was very kid-friendly. Hotel Sacher is…

Banyan Tree Breakfast & Spa

Phuket, March 2016 – What would resort life be without a sumptuous breakfast and a spa sanctuary.   Mr. King and I found both at Banyan Tree Resort Phuket. After a recent renovation in 2015, a new culinary team was also assembled, with Spanish Chef Alfonso De La Dehesa at the helm. The new breakfast buffet…

Petit Déjeuner at Ladurée Paris

Paris, October 2014 – Breakfast (or in French, petit déjeuner) is my favorite meal of the day. How you start your day is how the rest of the day will go! Mr. King, Little K (my toddler son) and I had a charming breakfast at Ladurée’s Champs-Elysées Salón de té on a warm, sunny autumn…

Eating in St. Moritz

St. Moritz, August 2011 – Continuing from the Bernina Express to St. Moritz, Mr. King and I discovered that it was market day on Via Maistra where the farmers, local restaurants & gourmets gathered to sell their produce and cooked food. We bought some cheese and fruits. Everything was fresh and tasty! That evening, we visited the…