Journal

21st December, 2011

Hiiragiya Ryokan, Kyoto

Hiiragiya Ryokan, Kyoto

Once the capital of Japan for a thousand years, the pristine beauty of Kyoto is truly a sight to behold with its immaculate shrines and temples, its narrow streets lined with low-lying traditional Japanese houses and inns. Apart from its cultural and historical dominance in ancient Japan, Kyoto is also the birthplace of Kaiseki, the […]

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11th December, 2011

Kisoji, Osaka

Kisoji, Osaka

There’s something to be said for old school friends – no matter how much time passes it’s always good to see them and especially if one is visiting them, they always know the best places around town! The benefits of having studied at an international boarding school is that no matter where in the world […]

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29th November, 2011

Wasabi – Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi

Wasabi – Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi

Long haul flights are never a pleasant thing regardless of how much leg room you’ve got or how much alcohol you’ve consumed. But there’s nothing like being greeted by dear friends at the airport who have their priorities dead on target – before the hugs and squeals the proclamation, “we brought champagne” set the weary […]

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17th June, 2011

Nobu – Berkeley St.

Nobu – Berkeley St.

I hate rain, but I do like big umbrellas. Mainly beacause with big umbrellas, not only are you cozily dry on all sides, but you’re also protected from being poked in the eye by other people with big umbrellas. But I’d swap a big umbrella for a vintage umbrella. If you’re wondering what a vintage […]

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