Food Review: Druga Violina (Second Violin)

Here is a fluff free review of Druga Violina, Ljubljana: Notable Mentions: Pumpkin Seed Oil Drizzled On Anything Overall Flavours: Good Staff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: Average – despite its simple interiors, the restuarant still exudes warmth  Pricing: Cheap (EUR 0 – EUR 25)  Tips: Make a reservation as low prices attract crowds Additional Information: Druga Violina is the cheapest…

Photo Diary: Seeing Surreal Slovenia

Whilst backpacking solo through Europe, I randomly chose to visit Slovenia – specifically Ljubljana and Bled as I was short on time. Upon arriving in Ljubljana, I was pleasantly surprised as I was unaware of the Austrian influence which has contributed, mainly, to the architecture style and taste of food. I also really appreciated how compact…

Food Review: Trattoria Za Za

Here is a fluff free review of Trattoria Za Za, Florence: Notable Mentions: White Tuscan Beans (Seasoned with Tomato, Sage, Garlic, Olive Oil, Salt, and Pepper) Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: Good – as is the case with Florentine restaurants, despite appearing small from the exterior, the interior is expansive; the furnishing was typically Italian with Renaissance…

Travel Review: Hiking Cinque Terre

For some reason, I was intuitively compelled to visit Cinque Terre in Italy, which translates into ‘five lands’ in reference to the five coastal villages situated within that area of Liguria. As I enjoy hiking, I also wanted to visit as to hike from one quaint village to another. In this post, I will be…

Food Review: Vegan Junk Food Bar (VJFB)

Here is a fluff free review of Vegan Junk Food Bar, Amsterdam: Notable Mentions: Bitterballs Tasting Platter Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: Good – a hipsters dream basically: bright colours, neon signs, a hint of tropical plants, and trendy music  Pricing: Cheap (EUR 0 – EUR 25)  Tips: There are several outlets so find a VJFB nearest…

Travel Review: Exploring Remote Pulau Kapas

If you’re a local in Malaysia then you would have heard about infamous Pulau Perhentian in Terengganu at some point or the other. However, that state is home to another breathtakingly beautiful beach destination known as Pulau Kapas. In fact, the island is actually closer to Kuala Lumpur than Pulau Perhentian yet has remained under…

Photo Diary: Pattering Around Patan

Despite a 30-day visa and a 28-day yoga teacher training course (which you can read about here), I still managed to visit Patan, the neighbouring city to Kathmandu, across the river. After venturing around Thamel, really just a clash of bodies (locals and tourists alike), in Kathmandu, Patan was a literal breath of fresh air…

Food Review: Bistro à Table

Here is a fluff free review of Bistro à Table, Petaling Jaya: Notable Mentions: Monthly Degustation Menu or Truffled Mashed Potatoes Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Good – attentive and knowledgeable, which is what matters in fine dining Ambiance: Good – considering it’s French, it’s no surprise that the interiors are chic; simple but classy, with a section…