AWE ’13 – Food Tour Malaysia

  In my latest post about AWE ’13, I mentioned that we started off with a food tour. Our host was Charles of Food Tour Malaysia, who has an absolute wealth of knowledge about not just Malaysian food but also history and culture. Sharing food experiences was a great opportunity for many of us AWE…

Tamarind Laos Cooking School

A while back I posted about my trip to Luang Prabang, Laos on the September long weekend of 2012. You’ve read about the market tour I did there with Tamarind Laos Cooking School, so now it’s time to hear about the cooking class!   They drove us to their base outside of town, complete with…

Tamarind Laos Cooking Class – Market Tour

Vietnam’s National Day is September 2nd, which is the day in 1945 when the Japanese surrendered after occupying the country during the Second World War. The previous French occupiers were still around but while they weren’t looking, here in Hanoi “Uncle” Ho Chi Minh gave a speech in Ba Dinh Square declaring Vietnam an independent…