Food Review: Sushi Kitchen

Here is a fluff free review of Sushi Kitchen, Kota Damansara: Ambiance: AveragePricing: Cheap (RM 0 – RM 25) to Mid Range (RM 25 – RM 60)Tips: Make a reservation Additional Information: Sushi Kitchen, established in 2009, was the first plant-based restaurant specialising in sushi in Malaysia. Unlike other vegan Japanese restaurants, Sushi Kitchen does not use mock…

Food Review: The Hungry Tapir

Here is a fluff free review of The Hungry Tapir, Kuala Lumpur: Notable Mentions: Arancini BallsOverall Flavours: GoodStaff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: ExcellentPricing: Cheap (RM 0 – RM 25) to Mid Range (RM 25 – RM 60)Tips: Make a reservation Additional Information: I’ve written about cafe hopping in Chinatown but Chinatown is now even more gentrified. This gentrification means it’s a location…

Tips and Tricks: How to Visit Penang on a Budget during RMCO

Malaysians collectively breathed a sigh of relief when the Prime Minister announced the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), on the 7th of June 2020. The highlight of his announcement was the fact that inter-state travel could resume from the 10th of June onwards. After a lengthy lockdown, travelling again is more than necessary so I…

Food Review: Pinxin Vegan Cuisine

Here is a fluff free review of Pinxin Vegan Cuisine, Georgetown: Ambiance: GoodPricing: Cheap (RM 0 – RM 25) to Mid Range (RM 25 – RM 60)Tips: The row of shop-houses are not easy to find so either Grab or use a reliable navigation system Notable Mentions: Assam LaksaOverall Flavours: ExcellentStaff Efficiency: Good Additional Information: Located in Gerogetown, the heart…

Top Six: My Favourite Contributions As A Freelance Writer

Covid-19 has forced people around the world to remain indoors for prolonged periods and this physical retreat inwards naturally leads into a mental/ emotional/ spiritual retreat inwards. While I have much to share in relation to the lessons I learned during my quarantined contemplations, I’ll save that for another article. In this article, I’m highlighting…

Top Three: My Favourite (Easy) Vegan and Gluten-free Recipes

Living with a family that is not vegan or gluten-free equates into endless questions about my diet – such as, Why can’t you eat this? What can you eat? Why is cooking for you so hard? And on and on and on, particularly when the Movement Control Order (MCO) in Malaysia initially started and we…

Travel Review: Samosir Island in Lake Toba

Lake Toba was everything I expected and more but finding information on Lake Toba was not at all what I expected. Luckily for you, I will be sharing basic information on: Samosir Island in Lake Toba How To Get There: Fly to Silangit Airport and from Silangit Airport, head towards Tiga Raja Harbour in Parapat…

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…