Valletta Malta

Valletta, la Superbissima

Back  in May, I had the chance to spend a few days in Valletta, the Maltese capital. I was in Valletta for work, but managed to squeeze a little sightseeing, walking around the utterly beautiful old town, and enjoying a completely unexpected and fabulous dinner.   Valletta reminds me of…


A weekend in Paris

A few weeks back, I spent a much needed girlie weekend in Paris with A and C. Our plan was to relax and take a break from our hectic lives, enjoy the simple pleasures of food and wine, and get inspired by the stylish and classy beauty of the French…


Ladies who lunch in Macau

In Macau for a short break, I jumped to the opportunity to have a catch up girlie lunch with my friends at ‘La Paloma’ , the charming restaurant of Pousade de Sao Tiago, a 17th century Portuguese fortress, now converted into a hotel. I woke up to this amazing view…


Postcard from Seminyak, Bali

Water is the driving force in nature. (Leonardo Da Vinci)


Medieval village dining

A few days back, I flew to Genoa and spent a long weekend on the Italian Riviera, in the small town of Borgio Verezzi, that I am used to visit since I was a newborn baby :). Borgio Verezzi is made of two small towns, Borgio, by the sea with…


Padlockmania in Rome

Inspired by Federico Moccia’s book, then turned into movie, I Want You, where Step and Gin, the two main characters, sealed their love by locking a padlock to the third lamp post on Ponte Milvio in Rome, thousands of Italian teenagers chained padlocks on the bridge until the lamp post…


La Dolce Vita in Sydney

During my month-long tour of Australasia, I spent a few days down under in Sydney to visit a close friend that recently got married to an Aussie. What a perfect couple of foodies! They brought me on a weekend-long food tour. I would have never imagined that Sydney has such…


Foodie Paradise: Choccywoccydoodah

In Brighton for work, in a break between meetings, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to visit Choccywoccydoodah, or better known as the chocolate paradise ;). It’s a tiny shop selling very unusual and quirky cakes, all sculpted from top quality Belgian chocolate. They have three outlets, two in Brighton, a…


Postcard from Manhattan

There is no question that there is an unseen world. The problem is, how far is it from midtown and how late is it open? (Woody Allen)


Postcards from Venice? ;)

In Venice, Tass’s echoes are no more, And silent rows the songless gondolier; Her palaces are crumbling to the shore, And music meets not always now the ear. (Lord Byron) The Venetian Hotel and Casino Estrada da Baía de N. Senhora da Esperança, s/n, Macao SAR, P.R. China Little…


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