Author Archives: KJ @ alwaystravelicious.com

Nanxiang Xiaolongbao @ Shanghai, China

Xiaolongbao is one of the most representative delicacy of Shanghai.  Nanxiang Xialongbao (南翔小笼包) is thought to be one of the best places to eat them.  With many branches in Shanghai, we went to the one in Yu Garden (Yuyuan 豫园) … Continue reading

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Tianzifang @ Shanghai, China

Creativity, individualistic and artsy atmosphere brim in the narrow lanes of Tianzifang (田子坊). Built in traditional shikumen architecture, the neighborhood in the French Concession exudes a charming nostalgia and it is the perfect place to get lost in the small lanes. … Continue reading

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Ben’s Burger @ Ipoh Parade, Malaysia

Ben’s Burger in Ipoh Parade is another new place to try for burger lovers.  The menu is of course a burgers-only menu with some less common burgers like the shrimp burger.  It was a mouth-watering sight when it arrived my table … Continue reading

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Wat Chaiwatthanaram @ Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Chaiwatthanaram is a temple in Ayutthaya built in 1630 built by King Prasat Thong.  Like many of the other temples in Ayutthaya, it was looted by the Burmese in the 1760’s.  Although in ruins too, I do find the extent … Continue reading

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Cafe Gerbeaud @ Budapest, Hungary

When I walked into Cafe Gerbeaud, I was instantly mesmerized by its sheer opulence where green marbled tables, sophisticated wooden chairs, shimmering lime-green ceiling and gorgeous chandeliers make up an evocative scene.

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Wat Phra Sri Sanaphet @ Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Phra Sri Sanaphet was originally a temple built in 1448 by  King Boromatrailokanat, enshrining a 16 m tall Buddha statue made of gold.  When the Burmese invaded the Ayutthaya Kingdom in 1766, the temple could not escape its fate of … Continue reading

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FoodPanda Review @ Malaysia

Food Panda is a recent online food delivery service that launched in Malaysia.  I like the name Food Panda as it sounds like a relative of Kungfu Panda and it comes to the rescue when you are hungry.   The … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Square @ Budapest, Hungary

Elizabeth Square (Erzsébet tér) is right in the heart of Budapest  city that’s a hip hang out place for both locals and visitors.  It is especially vibrant at night where people just enjoy the night by the glowing Ferris wheel or sit by … Continue reading

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Wat Pho @ Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Pho in Bangkok enshrines the giant golden Reclining Buddha, at 43 m long and 15 m high.  The temple was originally a learning center for traditional Thai medicine, which was later expanded and the Reclining Buddha was built by … Continue reading

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Grand Palace @ Bangkok, Thailand

The Grand Palace was built in 1782 which was once the residence of the previous Kings of Thailand.  The Grand Palace today houses government offices and is an important venue for official ceremonies.  With more than 200 years of history, … Continue reading

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