Month: April 2016

Sashimi and tempura for lunch. And about a spur-of-the-moment trip to Russia, flying into Moscow and taking the train to St. Petersburg.

Over a sashimi and tempura lunch the other day, living a #Travelife, someone and I talked about traveling to Istanbul for a weekend, as well as an upcoming trip to Russia that involves flying into Moscow and then taking the high-speed train to St. Petersburg. The idea to visit Russia and to include the Baltic …

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Refreshing tastes of Manila, Cebu, and Davao

REFRESHING DRINKS, to beat the summer heat. Experience a tropical summer with Marco Polo hotels in the Philippines’ signature drinks, giving you a feel of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, in one summer. Plunge into the refreshing fusion named after Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s locale, The Sapphire Road. With a mixture of brandy, Calamansi, mint leaves, …

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White strawberries from Japan for dessert. And about political gossip at a cocktail party and a dinner tonight.

I was only away for a weekend in Tokyo this time around, but I realized I missed Manila a lot today, on my first day back in town, living a #Travelife. It started with a very nice lunch, full of lively conversation and good food, that ended with some white strawberries from Tokyo for dessert. …

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With the concept of “Celebrating a Classic”, the Embassy of Argentina organized the sixth edition of Malbec World Day

Last April 17th Wines of Argentina, the organization responsible for promoting the image of Argentine wines around the globe, organized again the worldwide celebration for Malbec World Day. The said is a global initiative that seeks to position Argentine Malbec in the world and celebrate the success of Argentina’s wine industry. With various different events …

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Simple and delicious sushi in Shibuya. And about the financial crises of the last 30 years.

Quite appropriately, my last evening in Tokyo for this trip, living a #Travelife, was a sushi dinner at one of my favourite neighbourhood joints with some of my favourite people. In our table on Monday night were three owners of very successful companies and two others were the CEOs of some of the largest financial …

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2016 Platinum Sponsor Frasers Hospitality Returns To CTW China With Emphasis On China Presence

Shanghai, 25 April 2016 – Bolstered by a successful first year as CTW China’s debuting Platinum Serviced Residence Sponsor in 2015, Frasers Hospitality returned to this 2016 event with continued emphasis on its China presence. The two-time hosted luncheon sponsor, Amy Lai, Director of Global Sales, Frasers Hospitality said, “Our experience at CTW China’s first …

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Sukiyaki and home-made ice-cream for dinner in Tokyo. And about a new Maine Lobster Roll stand called Luke’s Lobster and a United Arrows pop-up store in Omotesando.

Last night in Tokyo, living a #Travelife, I had friends over for a sukiyaki dinner. Someone was visiting from Singapore and I thought it would be nice to have him over for dinner at home instead of going out to some fancy restaurant — especially since all of us are aways eating out anyway. In …

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A flashy new sports car and about the best restaurant in Tokyo, if not in Japan

I have a total of four nights in Tokyo before flying out of Japan, three of which have already been spent having wonderful dinners with friends, living a #Travelife. On Friday night, Mr. Y took me to dinner. He was very busy that day so all he’d said was “I’m taking you somewhere fancy you …

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