Category: Food

‘What is a restaurant?’ – A Nouri review

March 5, 2020 Off

Famed for its creativity and holding a Michelin star since its opening year in 2017, Nouri is one of Singapore’s highest-rated restaurants. Food is one of the most important things I look forward to when I travel. It is the perfect insight into the culture and story of a place and many of my favorite…

By oliviazao

Oh Porto!

October 20, 2019 Off

In February, I took another solo trip, this time to sunny Porto in Portugal. A vibrant historical city famous for being the home of port wine. As long time readers may know, I currently work as a trainee solicitor. February marked the end of one of my 6 month seats (or rotations, basically a period…

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My Solo Trip to Malta

February 25, 2018 Off

After completing an intense 6 month post-graduate diploma at law school, I needed some alone time to de-stress and recalibrate. The island of Malta was my destination of choice… I previously had some solo travel experience having moved to Italy alone in 2014 for my year abroad. This was, however, the first time I had…

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Review: Rosa’s Thai Café

May 21, 2017 Off

Rosa’s Thai Café, a small chain of Thai restaurants born out of London’s east end, offers authentic Thai food served with love. One sunny Saturday, myself and two girlfriends decided to go for dinner at Rosa’s Thai in Angel. Having previously been to the Soho branch and talking about it non-stop since, it was time…

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My Barbados Highlights

November 22, 2016 Off

My recent trip to Barbados is up there as the best family holiday I’ve been on. Having travelled there for my aunt and uncle’s wedding vow renewal, it was inevitably going to be a special trip but the wonderful island far exceeded my expectations. I didn’t want this post to be too long as I’m working on…

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My Weekend in Scotland

November 22, 2016 Off

Castles, haggis and fabulous accents. I spent a long weekend in Edinburgh and Glasgow visiting my year abroad pals.  My university reading week culminated in a 3-day trip to Scotland to visit my friends studying in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. I had never been to Scotland before and with a return flight costing just £35…

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