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The Perfect Steak

The Perfect Steak

True stake lovers across the world will go to great lengths to find the perfect steak cut and cook it (or have it cooked) to their liking. But what is it that goes into a great stake? First things first.  Give supermarkets a miss and go straight to the butcher shop. Whether you are trying to impress a guest or simply wishing to cook steak for yourself, butcher shops are a lot more likely to stock hormone-free, higher-quality meat often cut right there in front of you. The local farmer’s market...

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Thai Cuisine

Thai Cuisine

There is no doubt that the Thai cuisine is one of the most flavoursome cuisines in the world. Proper, authentic Thai tastes so divine due to the perfect balance of spicy, sweet, sour and salty flavours If you’ve ever been to a traditional Thai market, you will have the first-hand experience of the vibrant colours and interesting smells and shapes of the cooking ingredients. Thai people love their herbs and use exactly the right combination to guarantee the flavoursome Pad Thais and Green...

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Mexican Cuisine

Mexican Cuisine

Mexican cuisine is thought to combine influences from original Mayan and Aztec Indians and Spanish conquistadors and further inspired by Caribbean and South American aromas. It is full of rich, intense flavours and bright colours. Originally, the main staple diet consisted of chilli peppers, corn and beans but the Spanish invaders introduced livestock, dairy products, tomatoes as well as new and exciting herbs and spices. Because of its tropical climate (Mexico sits right on the tropic of...

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Blooming Lotus Yoga | Yoga School | Indonesia

Blooming Lotus Yoga | Yoga School | Indonesia

Blooming Lotus Yoga has been an established global leader in yoga training for over 10 years. This world-class yoga center offers a spiritual and holistic approach to yoga that integrates the mystical and authentic yoga of the Vedic tradition with contemporary research into body/mind dynamics to meet the needs of modern yoga students. With thousands of students worldwide, Blooming Lotus Yoga offers ongoing yoga retreats, yoga teachers training certification courses and silent meditation...

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Malay Cuisine

Malay Cuisine

One of the most striking facts about Malaysia is the incredible cultural diversity of its people. This fantastically multi-ethnic country consists of Malay, Chinese and Indian populations living harmoniously and sharing in each other’s traditions and customs. Unsurprisingly, the country observes at least 18 public holidays annually. Because of this incredible cultural mixture, it’s difficult to define exactly what ‘Malaysian’ food consists of as it is really a combination of three distinct...

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WeBee | Guest Engagement Platform | Europe

WeBee | Guest Engagement Platform | Europe

WeBee is a brand new Hotel solution that aims to strengthen Guest engagement. Specifically designed to take into account the busy rhythm of modern day life, WeBee does away with the middleman. It is no longer necessary for Guests to queue endlessly simply to check in their rooms. Remote check-in and keyless entry are just two of the many technological innovations available. WeBee makes it possible to interact with guests in real-time during all stages of their journey. From laundry requests,...

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European Seafood

European Seafood

The European cuisine is as varied as the continent’s countries are but seafood is one thing that is popular across the land. We have identified 5 countries famous for seafood consumption and delicious and unusual recipes. Portugal The Portuguese are well known for their preference for fish and the country is known as having Europe’s highest fish consumption per capita. Portuguese cuisine is famous for its seafood, which is cooked in many different ways: boiled, grilled, deep fried or stewed in...

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The Peninsula Restaurant & Gardens | Restaurant | Lebanon

The Peninsula Restaurant & Gardens | Restaurant | Lebanon

Established in 2007, The Peninsula Restaurant & Gardens is a Sicilian house with green spaces and terraces nestled in the suburbs of Dbayeh – a small coastal town just 20 minutes outside Beirut with cozy surroundings, combining trendy contemporary design with warm colors and comfort. It’s the perfect place for romantic moments and family events such as weddings, baptisms, first communion and birthdays. The Peninsula Restaurant & Gardens serves authentic Italian cuisine. Each bite is...

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Thai Square Minories | Outstanding Location | England

A striking Thai restaurant in the heart of London, Thai Square Minories is the perfect location for business meetings situated just a stone throw from The Tower of London. With seating for 250 and a fully stocked cocktail bar, there’s sure to be something for all hungry and thirsty visitors. Amongst signature dishes such as Lamb Shank Panang Curry, Tamarind Duck and Sweet Chilli Chicken, the Express Lunch is also especially popular with quick and flavoursome Thai street food dishes. The...

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Chinese Eating Etiquette

Chinese Eating Etiquette

Chinese culture is rich in interesting customs and unusual superstitions very different from those in the West. From avoiding facial hair like the plague, to never ever gifting someone a clock, these curious tendencies date back to ancient times. What is even lesser-known, is the importance of mannerisms during formal Chinese meal times. There are considerably strict rules involving seating arrangements, chopstick etiquette and bill settling and having an awareness of how to properly conduct...

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