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Love! Tasmania Campaign
We grew up watching the Looney Tunes and we loved the cheeky Tasmanian Devil. When we were young, we didn’t know where Tasmania is and we thought Tasmania is Africa (well that’s Tanzania).
As we went to study in Wagga Wagga, Australia more than 10 years ago, we learned about this beautiful island by the name of Tasmania.
We heard so much about this beautiful place. The island is located at the south east of Victoria. We bet you have read our previous adventure in Victoria last year as it …
Vote PlacesAndFoods.com Best Travel and Food Blog for World Bloggers and Social Media Awards 2012
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Vote PlacesAndFoods.com for Best Travel and Food Blog for World Bloggers and Social Media Awards 2012. Firstly, we are humbled to be nominated for two categories (Best Travel Blog 2012 and Best F&B Blog 2012) by our reader for the World Bloggers and Social Media Awards 2012.
We have been running this blog since 2007 and we have been involved in various blog competitions since then. Even though we did not win any award …
Famous Kobe Beef at 大井肉店 Oi Butcher, Kobe Japan
What will you do when you are in Osaka which is just a few kilometres away from the world famous beef producing city Kobe? Of course we will go there and try out their infamous Kobe beef.
A deer with the backdrop of the gate entrance of Todaiji Temple in Nara.
We were travelling to the deer city of Nara on the second day of our trip to Kansai Japan and we decided to have our dinner in Kobe. This was our first time …
VLOG: Bar Tour with Michelle Matthews “Curtin House” Melbourne’
Earlier this year I was sponsored to travel to Victoria, Australia by Tourism Victoria and Tourism Australia. There, I met Michelle Matthews, the founder and author of “Deck of Secrets”. Launched in 2003, the decks were met with instant enthusiasm and helped reinvigorate the travel genre. Now also in digital form, the guides continue to deliver useful, engaging content in innovative formats.
Michelle Matthews showing the “Deck of Secrets”
There I was given a bar tour by Michelle Matthews and this is what the …
A Royal Stay and Garden Wedding at Carcosa Seri Negara
If you wonder where is the most luxurious stay in Kuala Lumpur? The answer is simple. Carcosa Seri Negara. Carcosa Seri Negara is a luxury five star hotel on two adjacent hills within the beautiful Lake Gardens. The hotel includes two colonial mansions, the Carcosa and the Seri Negara.
The road leading to Carcosa Seri Negara, surrounded by the lush greens of Lake Gardens.
The Carcosa mansion was built in 1896-97 as the official residence of Sir Frank Althelstane Swettenham. He was the …
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5 Reasons to stay in Singapore with Roomorama.com
We travelled to Singapore twice this year, and three times last year. We have been staying different places every time we went down. Some are sponsored stay and some are on our own. We been looking at options for a better stay in Singapore and we found Roomorama.com
Roomorama was founded on the principle that there is more to travel than visiting a checklist of tourist attractions. It is more than renting a hotel room as it is more like a home stay. Like …
Asian Food Channel (AFC), Events, Featured, Food, Headline »
E&O Search for AFC’s Next Celebrity Search will premiere on 9 November 2011 at 10pm
Are you ready for one of the biggest search for a celebrity chef in Asia? I am talking about the search for the Asian Food Channel (AFC) Next Celebrity Search.
I was invited for the Asian Food Channel (AFC) Next Celebrity Search event at Dish. There I met Hian Goh, the fo-counder of Asian Food Channel (AFC) and Michael Saxon, Director, Hospitality & Lifestyle of the E&O Group.
The Asian Food Channel (AFC) announced that the highly-anticipated original …
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Due to the recent flood situation, the prize validity has extended to next year thanks to sponsor Nanyang Tours Sdn Bhd
WIN a FREE 3 Days 2 Nights P2 Boutique Hotel Bangkok Contest September 2011
We are giving away a 3 Days 2 Nights P2 Boutique Hotel Bangkok package rooms for FREE! This is our first time running a contest on PlacesAndFoods.com. For those who want to travel to Bangkok, this is your …
ANNOUNCEMENTS / PRESS RELEASES / STATEMENTS, Featured, Food, Headline, MALAYSIA, Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur »
Time Out KL Food Awards 2001: Lot 10 Hutong Heritage Food Village for Best Hawker Food
Few years ago, TimeOutKL introduced The Time Out KL Food Awards. With the massive support of their readers, the annual food award was an instant hit and success. Hence, for this year TimeOutKL has included a Blogger’s Choice category in The Time Out KL Food Awards 2011. Gladly, we are nominated for the Blogger’s Choice Award!
As we know Malaysians grew up with hawker food and most of us starts our day with nasi lemak or …
Featured, Football, MALAYSIA, Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur »
Total Chelsea Experience in Malaysia: Football Fever in Malaysia
For the past few days, I have the priviledge to experience English football or soccer fever in Malaysia. I have watched Arsenal FC vs Malaysia XI, Liverpool FC vs Malaysia XI and also Chelsea FC vs Malaysia XI.
With so much going on at the transfer market, Chelsea FC is tipped to be a strong contender for next season’s English Premier League title as well as Champions League trophy. As one of the most expensive football teams in the world, Chelsea FC arrived …
Featured, Food, Halal Food, SINGAPORE, Singapore Food »
Genuine Malay Food at So Sedap at Lau Pa Sat (Originally from KTM Railway Tanjong Pagar) Singapore
Singapore is always popular for its cuisine. From street food to world class quality cuisine, Singapore is always considered a food hub due to its accessibility of fresh food from around the world.
Singapore was part of Malaya until they independence in 1960s. For that, Singapore is still much influenced by the Malay culture and its delicacies.
There is one famous genuine Malay food restaurant located at the KTM Railway Tanjong Pagar. However, due to the …
Wine Tasting at Domaine Chandon, Yarra Valley, Victoria Australia.
A few months ago, I was traveling in Victoria Australia in a self-drive trip. There, I ventured places like Mornington Peninsula, Philip Island and Yarra Valley. During my stay in Yarra Valley, I have the previledge to visit a few vineyards and wineries. Domaine Chandon is one of them.
The history of Domaine Chandon goes like this. In the 1960s, Moët & Chandon began exploring the potential to produce sparkling wines outside France and they saw the opportunity in Australia. Thus, they …