Bali Cooking Class

Learning the Art of Indonesian Cuisine

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It was an hour before we were due to be picked up. My friend Leila and I had booked in for a cooking class with the very popular Paon Bali Cooking School. We were relaxing by the pool, enjoying the cool that a dip in the water brings when the humidity is high and the sun is out. Then from …

Modern Dinosaurs – The Komodo Dragon

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Growing up as a kid, it’s almost a rite of passage to have at least a small fascination with dinosaurs. You learn about the long-necked brachiosaurus, the strong triceratops, the speedy velociraptors and the terrifying T-rex. We watch movies. We have toys. There’s a fascination with these long extinct creatures that overtakes us as children. Understandably then, when I was …

Road Rules of Vietnam – They Exist

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All up I spent about four months in Vietnam – much of that time spent either on my bicycle or on a scooter. Arguably, compared to the tourists who pass through for just a handful of days and up to a month, you could say I’m a bit of an “expert” on the road rules of the country. But lets …

A Day in the Gardens at Pyin Oo Lwin

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I’d arrived into Myanmar the day before to a whirlwind of hot, humid air, signs covered in little squiggles that didn’t seem to be a language, and confusion because I was finally in a place that was new and different. Then I went to the National Kandawgyi Gardens in Pyin Oo Lwin, and stepped into an the English countryside. Or …

Becoming a Celebrity in Myanmar

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As is only natural when getting into a new country, I became an instant celebrity… Leila (a friend I first met in Vietnam) and I heard some loud music playing as we first entered the National Kandawgyi Gardens at Pyin Oo Lwin, and to our surprise found the sound coming from a magic show. More surprisingly, an older man then …