Leyon Restaurant 10

Leyon Restaurant - Rustic Beach Restaurant in Negombo Beach

My girlfriend and I were strolling on the beach in the morning when we stumbled upon Leyon Restaurant. It is not much of a restaurant, with a single set of plastic table and chairs. There are a few wooden stools at the side. It is a little…
The Icebair Beach Restaurant 11

The Icebair Beach Restaurant - Swiss Resort Restaurant in Negombo

What drew my girlfriend and I to this restaurant are the torches that line the pathway leading to the restaurant. It gives the restaurant an exotic feel, as if we are wondering into the wildness. At the same time, there is a certain…
Acia Ikan Bakar 19

Acia Ikan Bakar - Cheap and Delicious Outdoor Seafood BBQ in Batam

Batam’s proximity to Singapore makes it the perfect weekend getaway for many Singaporeans. Batam is known for three things - cheap shopping, cheap food and cheap massage.  When it comes to eating, Batam is known for its cheap seafood.…
Banh Mi Huynh Hoa - Banh Mi

Banh Mi Huynh Hoa - The Best Banh Mi in Ho Chi Minh City

My girlfriend and I went to check out the Ben Thanh Night Market after dinner at Den Long. As we were walking back to The Like Hostel, we saw a strange sight. There was a long queue outside a shabby-looking shop called Banh Mi Huynh Hoa.  We…
Den Long 灯笼餐厅 3

Den Long (Ho Chi Minh) - Home Cooked Vietnamese Restaurant

My girlfriend and I were looking to have something to eat after arriving in Ho Chi Minh. The friendly staff at The Like Hostel recommended Den Long which is just a short walk from The Like Hostel.  Den Long is homophonic to 灯笼 (deng…
The Note Coffee 6

The Note Coffee - The Place to Try Hanoi Specialty Egg Coffee

I am sure you have had coffee before, but have you tried egg coffee before? Egg coffee is a special type of coffee that can only be found in Hanoi, Vietnam.  I am very sensitive to the caffeine in coffee, but egg coffee sounds simply too…
Banh Cuon Gia Truyen 4

Banh Cuon Gia Truyen -Vietnamese Restaurant Known for Banh Cuon

Trying out local restaurants is a very important part of travelling to me. It gives me a peek into the culture of the country.  When my girlfriend and I decided that we were going to Vietnam, I made a list of the best places to eat in Vietnam.…
Manly Fish Market 曼利鱼市场 6

Manly Fish Market - Great Fish and Chips Restaurant near Manly Beach

Thanks to its strategic location surrounded by the South Pacific Ocean, Sydney, or rather Australia, enjoys an abundance of fresh seafood from both local and international sources. If you have read my previous posts, I have done a post on Sydney…
Pancakes On The Rocks 4

Pancakes On The Rocks - Pancakes Restaurant That Is Open 24/7

A few Australian friends went on a road trip around America in the late 1950s. They noticed the popularity of pancakes in American and they decided to bring this love of pancakes back to Australia. They opened their first restaurant in Adelaide…
Sydney Fish Market 悉尼鱼市场 15

Sydney Fish Market - Every Seafood Lover's Paradise

Although it is nowhere near the size of the Tsukiji Market in Tokyo, the Sydney Fish Market is the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.  This is where the locals go to get their seafood. You can learn to cook all the…