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The Best Job In The World

  After 13 years of working and travelling in dozens of countries across the world, Chefs Run Wild had finished and I found myself falling in to the regular “normal” life of waking up, going to work, coming home, cooking dinner and going to sleep where I could wake up and start the entire process [...]

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5 Reasons to go to Langkawi, Malaysia

Asian macaque monkey

I have been to Langkawi a few times already but I can never seem to get enough of it! If you are in Malaysia, it is definitely worth a stopover. Langkawi, otherwise known as The Jewel Of Kedah is a set of around 100 islands about 30km off the northwest tip of Malaysia. Pulau Langkawi is the [...]

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Bangkok protests shouldn’t deter travellers

Despite anti-government protests, Bangkok and Thailand as a whole is still a very safe place to travel. I arrived in Bangkok 6 days ago amidst the largest protests since 2010. When I told my parents I was coming here, their only request was to stay away from the protests. Well it was pretty difficult since waking [...]

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Thai Street Food In A Flash – Bangkok

When most people think of Thailand one of the first things that come to mind it the food. Oh yeah… and the beaches.. and the women! But lets get back to the food! Thai  food is some of the best food in the world. There is literally thousands of restaurants, holes in the walls and hawker stalls serving up some [...]

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Indonesian Muslim Festival of Sacrifice – Eid al-Adha

After a long journey, we were now in Jogjakarta (Yogyakarta) after a gruelling Indonesian cab ride, and the usual negotiations for accommodation that you have while traveling in a group of three. We were all tired, and this was where we would stay. No checking for stained sheets, flushing toilets or even the usual bed [...]

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Best Spot For Authentic Filipino Cuisine in El Nido, Palawan

It was the middle of January when we found ourselves on the island of Palawan, in the Philippines. We had long dreamed of coming here, as its beaches and beauty were rumoured to match that of Thailand. We spent a day exploring the capital of Puerto Princesa before heading north to the paradise known as [...]

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Penang Street Food. Asia’s Food Capital

Malaysian food is most definitely under rated. When most people go out for Asian food they seem to get stuck on Chinese or Indian and for the “more adventurous”, Thai. They are all excellent but the thing about Malaysian cuisine is it combines the best of all three! Just think, the three most popular Asian [...]

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Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park

  After a very long, hot and sweaty bus ride, a ferry to Java and another gruelling taxi ride, we finally arrived at our destination for the night, Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park. It is a series of volcanoes set in a sea of sand. We arrived late at night and only had a wink of sleep [...]

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Cambodia Water Festival

If you are lucky enough to be in South East Asia in April, one of the highlights is Buddha’s birthday (Cambodia’s version of Thailand’s Songkran water festival. It is a three day festival which runs from April 13 – 15 and is celebrated in Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. We just happened to be in [...]

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Eating Honeycomb On A Hangover, A.K.A. Bee’s Larvae

If you can manage to get yourself out of bed before noon when you are in Vang Vieng, Laos you are doing well. They used to call Vang Vieng a “sleepy town” but nowadays I think it is more because everyone is just sleeping off the copious amounts of booze, opium and magic mushrooms that [...]

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The Best Job In The World

  After 13 years of working and travelling in dozens of countries across the world, Chefs Run Wild had finished [...]

China’s Wonton Soup Master

China's Famous Wonton Soup

It was one of those days when you first arrive in a new place. You drop off your bags at [...]

Malaysian Fried Oyster Omelette Recipe (Oh Chien)

Oyster omelette, Oh chien

Malaysian food is not nearly as popular as it should be. There are literally hundreds of unbelievable and unique dishes out there that nobody has [...]

5 Reasons to go to Langkawi, Malaysia

Asian macaque monkey

I have been to Langkawi a few times already but I can never seem to get enough of it! If [...]