Dragon Chamber, Boat Quay, Singapore.

The stars aligned on my recent visit to Singapore, and I was able to catch up with several of my closest friends there, over an excellent dinner at the newly opened “Dragon Chamber“, just off Boat Quay. The Dragon Chamber is a “speakeasy restaurant” that is to say, it is hidden behind a fairly non…

The Viewpoint Shan Restaurant, Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar.

Situated inside the Viewpoint Ecolodge, on a pretty canal that leads from the town of Nyaung Shwe to Inle lake, The Viewpoint Shan Restaurant is definitely Nyaung Shwes “fanciest” restaurant  – well, it’s said to be the only one in town with aircon so you can’t really argue with that can you?! You can tell…

Aythaya Wine Festival, Aythaya Vineyards, Taunggyi, Myanmar.

As I mentioned in my earlier post, I was lucky enough to be invited up to the beautiful Aythaya vineyards in Taunggyi, in Shan state, at the end of March for their first (hopefully annual) wine festival. The grounds of the vineyard were opened to the public from 10am-10pm with activities including grape crushing (something…