Luang Prabang luxe

Not long ago I wrote about trekking around Luang Prabang – a most satisfying (if sweaty) experience. But there’s a luxury side to this UNESCO-listed city too. I wrote about it here, and took… Continue reading

Kimono heaven aka Komehyo Nagoya

Hello from Changi airport! It’s 2am and after landing at midnight from Bangkok, I have two more hours until my flight leaves for Bali (yes, I’m still travelling around Asia!). It seems like… Continue reading

Sights of Seoul

Although I had so much fun solo in Seoul that I could go on about it for many, many posts, I decided to make this my third and last (following Stylish Seoul and Super-cheap Seoul).… Continue reading

Seoul’s got style

… and I’m not talking about the Gangnam kind. Although I did visit Gangnam on my last evening in Seoul, this post is about stylish stuff I found in museums and galleries around… Continue reading

Mulberries gets a makeover

It’s now already two months since I escaped the Melbourne winter and yet I still haven’t told you what has been the main focus of my time away. I think it’s high time… Continue reading

Sold on Seoul

Until a month ago, if you’d asked me what I thought of Korea, you’d have been met with pretty much a blank stare. Despite my car being a Hyundai and my phone being… Continue reading

Transit Tuesday

So I’m currently waiting at the airport in Seoul, having just left Tokyo to fly back to Vientiane. I thought I’d have time to catch up on lots of posts as I had about… Continue reading

Moushi wake nai Monday

“Moushi wake nai” gets used a lot here in Japan (yes, I’m now in Tokyo!) – it means “there’s no excuse” and is one of about a zillion ways of apologising in Japanese.… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: Roll with it

Korea is known for its plethora of cutting edge beauty products (among them, fermented snail anti-ageing potions*!) but not being able to read labels and know exactly what I’m putting on my skin,… Continue reading

Oriental Safari in Seoul

Hello from Seoul! I’m loving it here – but I’m saving the touristy talk for later posts (although you can see plenty on my Instagram!) because today is all about a DIY. It’s only… Continue reading