Saawaan Restaurant, Sathorn, Bangkok.

When I was in Bangkok recently for the Re:Food forum, I was lucky enough to snag an invitation to the opening of Saawaan, a new Thai fine dining restaurant in Sathorn, helmed by Chef Sujira “Aom” Pongmorn, who has worked in fine dining kitchens across Bangkok from the Mandarin Oriental, Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin, The House on Sathorn,…

Where To Eat in Yangon During Thingyan 2018.

Myanmar traditionally celebrates their New Year or “Thingyan” in April, a celebration usually heralded by the arrival of the years first rains, a welcome relief from the scorching heat we are experiencing currently. Thingyan is celebrated with a country wide 5 day public holiday and it is common for many restaurants and bars to close…

Pulau Joyo, Indonesia – Private Island For Hire!

I have mentioned it before, but one of my favourite things about living in South East Asia is how cheap and easy it is to visit neighbouring countries for a weekend away. Whilst a weekend on Pulau Joyo, a beautiful private island in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago, just a short speedboat ride away from Bintan (which is…