Laguna Phuket Triathlon & Ironman Phuket Thailand

Tough race but great ice bath.

Phuket, Thailand’s iconic island destination now features two of Asia’s biggest races. The premier race, Laguna Phuket Triathlon and Ironman Thailand, a new addition to the Ironman scene. 2016 saw me grab a late entry into the Phuket Ironman Thailand while on holiday with my family. We arrived on Phuket the day of the Laguna Phuket … Read blog

Cambodian Food

Cambodia Food in Cambodia

As a Chef I have to try as many dishes as I can from every country I visit, or at least that’s my excuse to eating everything in sight. Cambodian food isn’t as famous as the local cuisine of its nearby neighbours, but don’t discount traditional Cambodian food, this little country with a war-torn past … Read blog

Kep Cambodia, Visiting Kep in Cambodia

Monster prawns Kep Cambodia

During our 1 month in Cambodia, not only did we sample loads of interesting dishes and take a Cambodian cooking class, we also visited a sensational fish and crab market, not far from Kampot.  It was bristling with local seafood, great fun to explore and sample. It was slightly less gruesome than a market in … Read blog

Sri Lankan Fruits

Sri Lanka Fruit Names

Sri Lanka is famous as a fruit-producing destination and you will certainly sample some amazing and delicious Sri Lankan fruits during your stay. Expect a selection of fruit on your hotel’s buffet every morning, each perfectly ripe and sweet from the fertile soil, abundant water, and tropical sun. Sri Lankan fruits are tropical, of course, … Read blog

Facts About Sri Lankan Food

Breakfast in Southern Sri Lankan

Facts about Sri Lankan food – Is Sri Lankan cuisine spicy? What are shorties? Blog about famous traditional Sri Lankan dishes, rice and curry to short eats Sri Lanka is a beautiful island off the southeast coast of India, yet despite the close links, Sri Lankan food is quite different to that found in India … Read blog

Birds Nest Soup Malacca

Finished birds nests ready to sell

The mere mention of birds’ nest soup conjures up images of a really strange concoction. Most have never tried it and a large number of people don’t even know someone that has. Yet the Chinese first started using swallow nests for soup over 1500 years ago. Birds’ nest soup is a delicacy in Chinese cuisine … Read blog