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Michael Taylor
Hong Kong
A sports fan that likes to travel. Look over his shoulder as he wanders the world and roots for his favourite teams!
Interests: fitness, health, kickboxing, swimming, culture, foreign languages, cuisine, wine, travel, american football
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Town Restaurant is one of 5 food and beverage outlets at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, a heritage site that once housed municipal offices. A Chinese street hawker will serve yummy street bites at the eatery..What is in store for Singapore foodies? Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Accidental Travel Writer
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Where to eat on MacPherson Road in Singapore: several restaurants and cafes serve mostly Asian food. Catering mostly to locals, they offer a chance to taste the "real" Singapore far off the beaten tourism track.. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Accidental Travel Writer
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Bicycling enthusiasts will compete for the King’s Cup in the Thailand Cycling Championship 2017, which will be held in Soi Dao in Chanthaburi province from 10 to 12 March 2017.Read more about the race, the hotel, and race preparation tips! Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Accidental Travel Writer
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Ibis Styles on MacPherson in Singapore is a trendy hotel with an upbeat vibe in the heart of a mostly residential neighborhood. It is the only international hotel within a two to three kilometre radius.Read a detailed review of the hotel here! Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Accidental Travel Writer
Yes, it was quite exciting when I was living in San Francisco! The noise of the jets flying over head was quite exhilarating, but I'm not quite sure what the dogs made of it.
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Lú Fēng is the latest eatery in Hong Kong to join the increasingly crowded restro-restaurant field. Modeled after a 1970s tea house, the ambiance is fun, the view is spectacular, the service is professional. But what about the food? Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
You're welcome, Lee! They sound like great properties!
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Following its success in Chiang Mai, 137 Pillars House launches its second property in Bangkok, Thailand, with more properties on the way in other parts of Thailand. Read an exclusive interview with the brand's chief operating officer! Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Airline ticket prices are the lowest they have been in several years, and that could mean big savings for Hong Kong travelers – especially if they pick their destinations wisely. Click here for detailed travel information and booking tips. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Master Class: famous Thai cooking teacher in Hong Kong shares her mouth-watering recipe for Coconut Milk Soup with Lime and Chicken at a cooking lesson at Shama Tsim Sha Tsui. Easy to cook at home! Learn how to make it now! Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Hotel Review: eco-resort in Palawan Philippines offers adventure travelers snorkeling, scuba-diving, sunset cruises, hiking, kayaking, parsaw sailing, island hopping, yummy food and a full service spa. Learn more here! Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Look over the shoulder of Guest Blogger Majid Gafoor as the Hong Kong native reminisces about his first trip to Koh Samui, Thailand, which he describes as "Paradise Found". Majid now lives in Toronto, Ontario. Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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MASTER CLASS: How to make pesto using fresh basil. An Italian chef shares his secrets for making pesto with text and videos. Recipes have been modified for home cooks! Plus: how to make and plate pan-seared potato gnocchi. Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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What to see, what to do, where to go, where to eat, where to stay and - most importantly - how to save money on a winter holiday in New York City. Here is your your complete winter travel and sightseeing guide to the Big Apple. Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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The world reacts as Donald Trumps issues executive order establishing "new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America", causing chaos at airports and Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
Then you should GOOOO!!!!! I haven't been there, either!!!!
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Top 10 Chinese New Year banquets: chefs at Chinese restaurants in Singapore, Macau, Bangkok, Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Jakartan are trying to outdo each other to come with yummy dishes to dazzle your taste buds. Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Top 10 Chinese restaurants for family reunions in Hong Kong. Lavish banquets are an important part of Chinese New Year. That means a festive meal at home or a lavish banquet at a Chinese restaurant. Which restaurants do it best? Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Year of the Rooster: Western restaurant in Hong Kong to serve all-chicken set menu during Chinese New Year holiday. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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An all day sightseeing itinerary of San Francisco visiting the Ferry Building, Ghirardelli Square, National Maritime Historic Park, Fishermans Wharf, Pier 39, the Exploratorium, and Mission Bay with transport by Historic Streetcars and Cable Cars. Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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When it comes to airline loyalty programs, one size does NOT fit all. You have to consider how miles are calculated, expiry dates, availability of seats, and fees for postponing flights or changing travel destinations. Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Celebrity Chef Interview: Three foodies join forces to open an independent eatery in Wanchai on Hong Kong Island and the results are fabulous. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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What happens if a flight is cancelled because of bad weather, terrorism, mechanical failures or natural disasters? What compensation can passengers expect from airlines or insurance providers in terms of accommodation, food, and other expenses? Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Fashion blogger asked by Delta Air Lines to move her crying infant from first class cabin when other passengers complain.about the noise. So who was right? The airline or the mother? Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
You are right, Laran! Marketing can no longer be passive. You've got to engage peole and interact with them.