Review: Atomix, New York City; Art of Hospitality

Intro Atomix NYC, a hidden elevated Korean tasting menu restaurant inside a Townhouse in the Nomad /K-Town neighborhood of NYC, is probably one of the hardest reservations to score in the city that never sleeps these days. Having experienced it now, following a stroke of luck with their waitlist, I can see why. Atomix most…

Review: Friday Saturday Sunday, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In July I was informed that as a traveling foodie, I should definitely check out Philadelphia’s food scene. I was at first confused, as I had never heard of Philadelphia as a top food destination, but had known it has some famous things like Philly Cheesesteaks or many Amish / Pennsylvania Dutch foods. But I…

Review: Guild House Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

If you ever find yourself in Philadelphia, which I might add having finally visited is quite a underrated food city in America, consider staying or having part of your stay include¬†The Guild House Hotel.¬† It is an amazing boutique hotel in the heart of Philly. One that pays perfect and respectable homage to the history…

Review: Libelula Lounge & Lodgings, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica

Back in July 2022 I visited Costa Rica for the first time in 11 years. This time I flew into Liberia and spent a nice weekend in Playa Potrero, just a 30min-1 hour drive outside of the Liberia International Airport. The main draw to Potrero was to stay at a glamping tent at Libelula Lounge…

Review: Lunch at Odette Restaurant, Singapore

During my short visit to Singapore in May 2022, I had booked a lunch reservation at Odette. A fantastic French restaurant housed in the National Gallery in Singapore helmed by French Chef, Julien Royer. It has garnered quite of list of recognitions including #8 World’s 50 Best 2021, #8 Asia’s 50 Best 2022, and 3 Michelin…

24 Hours in St. Barths (St. Barthelemy)

Following my quick but wonderful stay in Anguilla, I ventured to St. Barths. This is not at all the Caribbean I am used to. St. Barths is basically Europe, and France to be specific. No “island time” here, everything is run more on a laidback European time. Euros is the currency and French is the…

Review: Coolest Airbnb in Anguilla

Anguilla, a relatively flat and long Caribbean island a few miles off the coast of its larger neighbor Saint Martin. It is known for its soft white sand beaches, voted among the best in the world, handful of upscale resorts including a Belmond property, and supposedly its food too. I did not really now about…