Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

2011 has been my year of travel.  I have never been on a plane this much ever.  There were trips to new places – Bangkok and Beijing, a trip to my favorite city – Paris, trips to visit family – Buenos Aires and Las Vegas, several trips to see the doctor – Singapore, trips to …

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Can you tell where we’re off to in a few days?  We’re going for a two week holiday and we can’t wait!  Here are a few photo clues of what we’ll be eating when we get there: Have you guessed where yet?

After spending the whole summer in Bali, we are off on a mini-break to Beijing to attend the opening of the exhibition celebrating Bvlgari 125 years of Italian Magnificence at the National Museum of China.  The 125 years was celebrated in 2009 with the opening of the exhibit in Rome which was followed in 2010, by an …

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Okay, so I’ve been back in Bali for a week now but I still haven’t gotten around to posting anything on Paris (we never made it to Cannes, there was a mix-up with the hotel bookings and during the festival, there are NO extra rooms to be had on La Croisette, so we just stayed …

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Off to Paris tomorrow afternoon for a short “working” holiday with my mom.  Last time we were there together was in 2009 so it’s been awhile.  We are also going to Cannes for a mini-break to attend the 64th Festival du Cannes as guests of Baron Philippe de Rothschild.  It’ll be a busy week and a bit with …

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  Water lilies in a pot at the Jim Thompson House, Bangkok It’s been awhile since my last post and the reason is I was away for a week.  It was my first time in big, bustling Bangkok and I really enjoyed exploring the city on foot and via Sky Train.  Despite it’s bad traffic …

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