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Pub hopping – The 6 best bars to visit in Taipei

Close observation of the vibrant bar culture in Taipei reveals that the real cocktail revolution is taking place here; in this capital city of the tiny island-country Taiwan. 1,332 more words


Anthony Bourdain was a wanderer who knew exactly where he was in the world. Not necessarily in a geographical sense – in fact, he often was quite lost in that way – but from the perspective of a man who exemplified a go-with-the-flow wisdom in numerous locations and situations that most of us would be freaking out if we found ourselves in, Bourdain saw the beauty in every back alley, every dish,  and every culture. 299 more words

Bún Chả Hương Liên ( Bún Chả Obama) Hanoi.

For well over a decade, the first thing I do when booking a holiday is to google the destination, along with Anthony Bourdains’ name, in order to see if he had visited my chosen destination for Parts Unknown or No Reservations, and if so, where he recommended to eat. 660 more words


When I Found Anthony Bourdain

In college my boyfriend (now husband) had on an episode of No Reservations for background noise. I didn’t appreciate the beauty of food shows then; I actually found the Food Network wholly boring, over all. 145 more words

Real Life

Gone too soon...Monsieur Bourdain.

A thought on the passing of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain

Am not a big fan of Television but the occasional food shows I’ll watch, as I am a big food lover. 1,071 more words


Life, Currently --

Sweat drips from my back as I watch the sun sink back into the murky depths of the ocean. While I sit here, contemplating about what to write for my ‘serious’ portfolio — I think about a friend and his struggles with depression — and sip at my venti iced white tea and take a few seconds to finish my joint. 256 more words