Tag Archive: Spain

Dec 11

Reflections From a Warm Climate on the Notion of Sunny Escapes

Majorca Beaches.

About this time every year, people who live in the coldest parts of the northern hemisphere (not here in tropical South East Asia), who are already getting weary of the chilly weather, are starting to consider sunny escapes and retreating to warmer climates in the new year for some winter sun – if they haven’t …

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Nov 08

Hitting The Slopes – Our Favourite Snowboard and Ski Escapes

Arriving back to a very sultry Bangkok after six days meandering around a warm Northern Thailand on the Eastern and Oriental Express train, has got me thinking about cooler climates and opportunities in Asia for hitting the slopes. While catching up on her email today, Lara mumbled something about heading to Hokkaido in Japan in …

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Jan 06

Eating Out in Bangkok – Bangkok’s Best Restaurants

(Click to enlarge) Eating out in Bangkok has never been as exciting as it is now. Bangkok’s best restaurants offer up everything from Thai street food with a twist and molecular Thai, to creative contemporary French and ‘progressive Indian’. It’s often said about eating out in Bangkok that the best food is found on the …

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Aug 03

Gaggan: Where the Influence of Adrià and El Bulli is Felt in Bangkok

It may be the end of an era at El Bulli, the world’s best restaurant, but it’s not the end of the world’s best chef Ferran Adrià’s influence on global cuisine, as Gaggan Anand’s Progressive Indian cuisine in Bangkok testifies. Last Saturday saw the closing of Spanish superstar chef Ferran Adrià’s restaurant El Bulli – …

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Feb 23

A Year of Rhythm and Beats: Sounds and Music from a Grand Tour

I grew up in a family where everyone played at least two or three musical instruments. That’s not a boast. I had to listen to musical scales being played on piano every day during my childhood. For three hours. Every day. I placed my fingers in my ears while cello, violin and viola practice was taking …

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