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  • Coco ichibanya – Japan’s biggest curry’s house comes to London

    When I heard that Coco ichibanya was coming to London I was over the moon. Located at the former Abeno Too location in Covent Garden. Japan’s biggest curry house chain Coco Ichibanya opened up their very first UK outlet. My very first experience of eating at a Coco … Read More

    Coco ichibanya – Japan’s biggest curry’s house comes to London
  • Day 6 & 7 – Black sand beaches, I had an alpaca dream and wedding time

    KarekareJust 40km away from Auckland city you can discover a black sand beach in Karekare. When the temperature rises high, the black sand on the beach becomes so unbearable to walk barefooted. It was a cool breezy day parked up in the car park. We walked past plants that were taller than me, … Read More

    Day 6 & 7 – Black sand beaches, I had an alpaca dream and wedding time
  • Bun House – Great for small eats

    Bun House ChinatownBun house has been on the list to go to for a while now, it uses to reside in Greek Street, in Soho next door to Pleasant Lady Jian Bing Trading Stall which is also owned by the same group. Bun House closed down to be refurbished as Wun’s Tea … Read More

    Bun House – Great for small eats
  • Top 5 free spots to do in London

    Being a true Londoner, I get to discover plenty of hidden gems over the years. If you know me, I love to explore my local neighbourhood and be willing to travel far for a fun-filled adventure. Here are my 5 totally free spots in London, I love and go to over and over again.  Gods Own … Read More

    Top 5 free spots to do in London
  • jet2holidays launches new Preveza route | #jetme2thegreek event

    jenius social Holloway RoadAn invite from jet2holidays dropped into my inbox, to launch the two new Greek destinations flying to Lefkas and Parga in 2020 even creating the hashtags #jetme2thegreek #jetmetothegreek to mark the special occasion. Jet2holidays invited a whole bunch of influencers to … Read More

    jet2holidays launches new Preveza route | #jetme2thegreek event
  • Day 5 Spa date | Pescado | Giapo ice cream parlour

    Day 5From Kerosene Creek we drove back to Auckland back to our Airbnb location. The next day we headed to the spa for a girly day with our bride to be and ate lunch. Lemon, lime & bitters are something the Kiwi’s love to drink.  Since it was one of the only nights left in Auckland we … Read More

    Day 5 Spa date | Pescado | Giapo ice cream parlour
  • Ginza Onodera London – A taste of Japanese afternoon tea

    Ginza-Onodera-BarI’ve written a ton of afternoon tea articles on the site, many are the traditional British ones but I never ventured different cuisines. Ginza Onodera 銀座おのでら ロンドン offers a Japanese afternoon tea in association with Tsujiri only available … Read More

    Ginza Onodera London – A taste of Japanese afternoon tea
  • Day 4 Rotorua | Māori village | Kerosene Creek

    RotoruaThe end of Day 3 you saw us finish the road trip at Waitomo. Rotorua was the next destination for the road trip up in the North Islands, New Zealand. The first thing you smell as soon as you enter  Wai-O-Tapu is the egg fart like the smell from all the natural geothermal activity. This … Read More

    Day 4 Rotorua | Māori village | Kerosene Creek
  • Pleasant Lady – Soho’s hatch in the wall

    This hole in the wall hatch in Greek Street Soho is unassuming to the eye, you can walk past it and in a blink of eye you miss what it is. This little hatch is home to a Chinese savoury crepe street food by the name of Pleasant Lady. Soley selling Jian bing, it is a popular breakfast item eaten in … Read More

    Pleasant Lady – Soho’s hatch in the wall
  • The Monocle Café – Katsu Sando’s

    The Monocle Café is a chic small café nested in Marylebone opposite Chiltern Firehouse by the printed magazine with the same name Monocle. It offers great coffee and food with a Japanese flair, along with Swedish pastries and cakes from Lanka. Seating for the café is limited so if you want … Read More

    The Monocle Café – Katsu Sando’s
  • Huhu Cafe Waitomo review

    If you have read my Day 2 & 3 post on the Hobbiton movie set tour and Waitomo glowworm caves. You would know we headed back to our bed & breakfast Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge. We fancied some Thai food and drove out to town to find it closed amongst the other … Read More

    Huhu Cafe Waitomo review
  • X’ian Biang Biang Review – Slurping spice special sauce

    Xi’an Biang Biang noodles are the sister to Xi’an impression. Biang Biang refers to the sound made by chefs who hand pulls the noodles with their bare hands. The Chinese character biang itself is the most complex word to write. I sometimes forget how close Aldgate East station is being a few stops … Read More

    X’ian Biang Biang Review – Slurping spice special sauce
  • Olympus PEN-F review and photo samples

    If you have been following my blog for a while, you would know how the Olympus Pen EPL-8 camera changed my life since 2016. You can also check out my review for the Olympus lenses I upgraded to. The Olympus EPL-8 served its purpose a small compact interchangeable lens camera that could be carried in … Read More

    Olympus PEN-F review and photo samples
  • Day 2 & 3 – Hobbiton tour & Waitomo glowworm caves

    Sunday was a bit of chilling day heading to Mission Bay beach to catch sun than picking up the car hire from the evening before, the girls drove down to our next destination Matamata for the Hobbiton movie set. The whole of the Lord of the Rings trilogy was shot entirely in New Zealand. We ate … Read More

    Day 2 & 3 – Hobbiton tour & Waitomo glowworm caves
  • London Cookery School – Dim Sum class

    One of my favourite things in the world is eating Dim Sum. I can eat Dim Sum all day long and never get bored. Morsels of piping hot mini parcels of delicate goodies are so addictive. Then it occurred in me, I should really try and learn how to make the stuff. The London Cookery School at Holloway … Read More

    London Cookery School – Dim Sum class
  • Bread Ahead – London’s best doughnut

    Bread Ahead, it’s up there for creating one of the best doughnuts in London. The dough takes 45 minutes to prepare and needs to be chilled overnight before each doughnut is fried on each side than piped with various fillings. Bread Ahead has several locations in London, and the Bread Ahead shop is … Read More

    Bread Ahead – London’s best doughnut
  • Kappacasein – Cheese toastie

    KappacaseinHere’s another post on yet another epic cheese toastie find, this time it’s Kappacasein in Borough Market. The owner Bill Oglethorpe makes his cheese in Bermondsey and his stall in Borough Market. Soley serving cheese toasties and Swiss raclette with potatoes and the gherkins. Borough … Read More

    Kappacasein – Cheese toastie
  • Day 1 & 2 |Auckland |Devonport | Twisted Tomato | Island Gelato

    2 plane rides, a 5-hour layover 27 hours later I finally made it to Auckland. 2 years in the diary, I had a great excuse to go to New Zealand, a friend was getting married. Deciding to stay in 2 weeks, every day was planned from back to back.  For the 5-hour layover … Read More

    Day 1 & 2  |Auckland |Devonport | Twisted Tomato | Island Gelato
  • Bottle of Seedlip spice 94 giveaway

    I’m doing a giveaway. Thank you so much for the follows and support. To win a bottle of @seedlipdrinks spice 94 distilled non-alcoholic spirit all you have to do is follow the instruction below. One winner will be announced on 15th April. #lebinhxSLgiveawayFollow @lebinh_xComment with … Read More

    Bottle of Seedlip spice 94 giveaway
  • Mille Patisserie – Mille Crepes

    Although mille crepes are nothing new, my first ever one was from Kova Patisserie. Ever since then, I have been slightly obsessed with these crepe cakes. However, there’s a newcomer on the scene, Mille Patisserie is located only 2 minutes away from Paddington station. The very teeny-weeny café is … Read More

    Mille Patisserie – Mille Crepes

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Urban Decay 24/7 glide-on eye pencil
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Urban Decay Naked eyeshadow palette
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THE KOOPLES Black Leather Coat
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Longchamp Le Pliage large shopper in navy
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Havaianas Luna Flip Flops, Women's, Size: 1/2, Aubergine
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Mac High Shine Cremesheen Lipstick
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NARS Sheer Glow Foundation
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White Premium Leather Caged Lace Up Sandals
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Nars Dual Intensity Eyeshadow Palette
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