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All the Jazz at Park Chinois

As a foodie, it is strange that I rarely go for Dim Sum. Never really initiated it because to me, it is a family tradition that I grew up with. Sunday mornings, Chinese New Year, families gatherings, that’s the time I do dim sum. So when I was introduced to this new dim sum place in Mayfair, I was curious but honestly a little skeptical about how authentic it can possibly be- comparing to the ones I am used to back home in Hong Kong.     Park Chinois is the latest project from renowned restaurateur Alan Yau. That gives a little credential of the food, but there can also be a potential of over-hyped new restaurant scene. Just ...
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Travelogue- Christmas Retreat- Hallstatt, Austria

During my pre-christmas retreat, I took a trip to visit this beautiful little Unesco town Hallstatt in Austria. It’s roughly 4 hours train ride from Vienna, and it’s a very old little village sitting on the south-western shore of the Ha
Categories: 旅遊
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Travelogue- Zurich- Hotel zum Storchen

Sometimes I wonder if I’m actually a fashion journalist or a travel journalist… but nowadays everyone is living their live in a fashionable way right? so it doesn’t really matter. Earlier I went on a little pre-Christmas retreat in a few cities in Europe. Of course I cannot miss out my favourite retreat city- Zurich. I have never stayed in the city center of Zurich on the river, so I stayed at Hotel zum Storchen. It is right in the middle of the city center, bridging the old town and the new town, opposite to the city hall, you get the best access to both sides of the river. Something interesting about the Hotel zum Storchen :...
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Travelogue- Christmas Retreat- Lucerne, Switzerland

Told you I’m in love with Switzerland. How should I describe this country…I guess it’s hard to put a finger on a particular aspect …it’s like when you fall in love with a person, you can’t really explain why. I’ve lived in quite a few different cities and countries with quite different culture, most of them are really nice ones. Switzerland is known for its harmonious and peaceful lifestyle, the decent upbringing of the people and the quality of the mentality. Perhaps due to its geographical location, Switzerland is blessed with one of the most beautiful natural scenery in Europe. It is my kind of winter wonderland, my par...
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Travelogue- Vienna, Austria- Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna

After staying in a very traditional hotel in Vienna, I had the privilege to stay at a more modern side of Vienna. Staying at Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna was a completely different experience. Palaise Hensen Kempinski Vienna is housed in a listed palais designed by Theophil Edvard von Hansen and Heinrich Förster, built between 1869 and 1873 for the world exposition in Vienna in 1873, is situated on Schottenring street, part of the famously glamourous Ringstrasse Boulevard of Vienna. Even it was built originally as a hotel, until 1945 it was used as police headquarters home.  The building is considered one of the most prominen...
Categories: 旅遊