Would you try a cuppa? Lyf&Spice went coffee-tasting. Yes, we had coffee, not poop! Coffee means different things to different people. For some, it’s their dose of morning freshness, for the others it’s a concoction of inspiration. For us, Kopi Luwak was an experience! What is it? We had always wanted to try Kopi Luwak. In simple terms, it is the coffee obtained from the poop … Continue reading Luwak Coffee Tasting at Indonesia – Coffee or Poop?
What would you do in 48 hours? If you had a ticket to Tokyo and exactly 48 hours to spend in the city, what would you do? You could wear a kimono, try some sushi, walk the crowded streets, check out quirky cafés, and do more in just two days. To help you race against time, let’s chalk out a 48-hour Tokyo itinerary for you. Your time … Continue reading Tick Tock Tokyo: Racing Against Time
Bird’s nest, chicken feet and more… My previous post was all about street food in Hat Yai. While you get literally everything to eat off the streets, there are some dishes and corresponding restaurants worth a mention. The food mentioned might not appeal to everyone. It’s an attempt to bring forth the ‘lesser loved’ food to the readers. It’s just a means of giving you … Continue reading Exploring Food in Thailand: Top 5 Restaurants in Hat Yai
Handy tips and tricks… [+visa discount] Planning a trip to Vietnam? Here are some handy tips and tricks, and all that you need to know to keep your travel woes at bay. Documents: Having the required documentation in place is a necessity. Besides a valid passport, you need to get your pre-approved letter before-hand, from an agency, and carry its print-out, in order to get … Continue reading Vietnam Guide: 20 Travel Tips to Plan Your Vacation
Of lanterns, old houses and ‘visa discount’ Hoi An is a sweet little town known for its traditional flavour of Vietnam. It houses the famous old port of the glorious Cham Kingdom, where most of the spice trading took place. International trading and exchange around the 15-19th centuries accounted for the concoction of influences derived from various countries and cultures. Once a lively port and … Continue reading Vietnam Travel Guide: Exploring the Ancient Town of Hoi An
Of waterfalls, night market and more… “Why Luang Prabang”, I asked my friend; “we can go somewhere else”, but then I realized that this is a place that was never on my bucket list. It would be fun exploring a destination I have been ignorant about. The first impression, I must admit, wasn’t very good. Nevertheless, I began exploring the city on foot. As the first … Continue reading Laos: Top 10 Things to Do in Luang Prabang
… and how I realized I should LET GO 2015: The relocation On my way back home from my last day of work at the company, I had to pack the last-minute stuff in a rush. Yes, I was relocating to a different city, different country and a different life. As I shifted base to Malaysia, I thought – let me start by … Continue reading How Travel Changed My Life
Let’s eat and explore… Image credit: Phalinn Ooi Foodies go where? Why do we travel and seek adventures and thrills constantly? We traverse far and wide for gaining experiences that enrich us, for making memories that stay with us and for imbibing influences form different cultures that embrace us. One such journey in the quest for another enriching experience is that … Continue reading Travel to Melaka – food and fun!