Archive for December, 2014

  • There are many things to reflect upon at the end of any year, and one of my favorites is to reflect on some dining places we've been to in 2014. Some may be oldies rediscovered and some may be contenders that opened this year. Either way, they left an impression and so here's a look at my top five dining discoveries of 2014.

    My Top 5 Dining Discoveries of 2014

    There are many things to reflect upon at the end of any year, and one of my favorites is to reflect on some dining places we've been to in 2014. Some may be oldies rediscovered and some may be contenders that opened this year. Either way, they left an impression and so here's a look at my top five dining discoveries of 2014.

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  • Happy holidays, everyone!

    Happy Holidays!

    Happy holidays, everyone!

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  • “I’ve heard a lot about Claypots, but never tried it. I think it’s Asian,” she quipped as we walked through their door. She wasn’t necessarily right on that account, nor was she completely wrong.

    Claypots Seafood Bar, St Kilda

    “I’ve heard a lot about Claypots, but never tried it. I think it’s Asian,” she quipped as we walked through their door. She wasn’t necessarily right on that account, nor was she completely wrong.

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  • The SO organised a little getaway to the Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa Gold Coast for the two of us after my tour of duty for the year, and what better place to have breakfast than the Providore Marina Mirage across the street.

    Providore at the Gold Coast Marina Mirage

    The SO organised a little getaway to the Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa Gold Coast for the two of us after my tour of duty for the year, and what better place to have breakfast than the Providore Marina Mirage across the street.

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  • When the SO got an announcement that Virgin and Singapore Airlines were strengthening the ties between their respective frequent-flyer programs, Velocity and KrisFlyer, by allowing members to convert miles or points between the two loyalty schemes, he jumped on it.

    Flying business class with Virgin airlines

    When the SO got an announcement that Virgin and Singapore Airlines were strengthening the ties between their respective frequent-flyer programs, Velocity and KrisFlyer, by allowing members to convert miles or points between the two loyalty schemes, he jumped on it.

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  • My tour of duty is now over for another year. This year has lacked much of last year’s chaos, which was a very pleasant welcomed change. Maybe after 6 years, we’re finally getting things right and meeting most of our audiences’ expectations.

    Back to normality

    My tour of duty is now over for another year. This year has lacked much of last year’s chaos, which was a very pleasant welcomed change. Maybe after 6 years, we’re finally getting things right and meeting most of our audiences’ expectations.

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