Go with the Flo | Through Asia and Beyond

Quest: Finding the best Döner Kebab in Singapore

My friends would confirm that I am a big fan of Turkish food, particularly Döner Kebab. It is an ingenious mixture of vegetable, meats, tasty bread, sauce and a decent portion of grease. While probably not the healthiest of Turkish food, it does leave you with an odd sense of...

Getting Beerlao in Singapore

One of my favorite beers in South-East Asia is definitely Beerlao, produced by the Lao Brewery Company (by now a 50-50 joint-venture between the Lao government and Carlsberg). Despite expanding, it is still fairly difficult to find outside of Laos, Cambodia or Thailand. In Singapore I’ve seen it popping up...

Singapore’s ethnic malls: Penninsula Plaza (Myanmar)

This post is the first in a series about Singapore’s numerous shopping malls that function as the gathering spot for the many different ethnics here. As of end of 2011, Singapore had a non-resident population of 1.60 million in addition to the 3.34m citizens and 0.53m permanent residents. The majority...

Taipei: superb Sushi (三味食堂)

On a recent trip to Taiwan, we stumbled into an outstanding Sushi restaurant that is worthwhile sharing. We were just innocently drinking our Bubble Tea #3 of the day at 哈奶舖販賣店 when a fellow traveller asked us whether we are also waiting to get a table at the restaurant next door. Turns out...

One-day island excursion around Ao Nang (Krabi)

One of the most-dos when in Krabi is the boat tour to the nearby islands. There are several ways to do it, depending on what tickles your fancy. Since we only had two days in Krabi, we opted for the most comfortable and efficient way – chartering a private boat....

Taipei: Goin’ shrimp fishin’

I had heard of shrimp fishing before, but never done it. Tempted when a friend brought up the idea, we ended up going to a local shrimp fishing joint. The concept is quickly explained: there is a little indoor pond, you get a rod and bait and then start fishing...