Tag Archives: leisure

No Place Like Home

We have been living the “Expat Life” for a long time now. And with this we have become accustomed to the occasional arrival of the moving trucks. Here we go again, our life packed into boxes, stacked up into a shipping container and off we go to yet another destination to start all over again. …

Corregidor Island

‘Since we are still new to Manila and the Philippines, we make it a point to spend our weekends, exploring new places and to get to know Manila and it’s history as best we can. There is quite a lot to discover and only once we are somewhat through, we plan to venture outside the …

GranMonte Asoke Valley

This long weekend, Liz has found yet another hideout for us to get away from the city buzz and to relax. Did you know that Thailand has got several vineyards? Few might know but Granmonte, about 160km northwest off Bangkok is a jewel of a vineyard. Nestled among green and hilly Khao Yai (National Park), …

A Taste of Gordon Ramsey

Chef Grant Parry, Head Chef of Gordon Ramsey’s Verre Restaurant in Dubai was in town for a special cooking class. And lucky me, Liz decided to participate.Why lucky me? No brainer…! If Liz is learning to cook like Gordon Ramsey, then I should be looking forward to some excellent meals coming my way.Liz does whip up …