Welcome to the most beautiful train ride in the world! Following our day trip to Sigiriya and a night in Kandy, we got on a train from Kandy to Ella to take in some scenic countryside views of the heart of the island.
Author: Gourmet Vixen
Museum Of Ice Cream – Miami
Welcome to the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) – This is a place which adult minds have been trained to reject – vivid colours, randomly dispersed giant plastic ice cream-themed art installations, overly enthusiastic staff (aptly called the “Pink army”) and frankly, no immediately apparent “raison d’être”. Having said that, it is also a place where…
Hotel Esencia — Tulum, Mexico
Welcome to paradise! Hotel Esencia is easily one of my favourite places in the world. Quietly tucked away along one of the most beautiful and peaceful beaches along the Riviera Maya, midway between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, and about 100km South of Cancun. What was once built as the vacation getaway of an Italian duchess, was…
The Walled Off Hotel – Bethlehem
Welcome to Bethlehem, Palestine and the Walled Off Hotel – or as it is brilliantly and poignantly marketed – “The worst view of any hotel in the world”.
Bulgari Resort — Bali, Uluwatu
Home of the island’s most scenic views and magnificent sunsets, Uluwatu, with its hidden beaches and cliff-fringed Indian ocean coastline, is the perfect setting for a relaxing and luxurious getaway— Bulgari Resort Bali!
Momofuku-Ko, NYC, USA
Located down an unassuming street in the East Village, Momofuku Ko is a staple in NYC. Fine dining with a casual twist! The restaurant opened its doors in 2008, got its two Michelin stars in 2009 — maintaining them since, and is currently rated #58 on the World’s 100 Best Restaurants list in 2017. Inspired by Japanese kaiseki tradition, Momofuku…
NOMA – Tulum, Mexico
For those not familiar with NOMA, here goes a brief description: NOMA is a two-Michelin-star restaurant by chef René Redzepi based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It has topped the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list four times, and is one of the birth places of the “new Nordic” cuisine — namely — pickling, smoking and fermenting of indigenous ingredients. This was definitely a memorable experience from…