Lung King Heen, the Cantonese excellence

Lung King Heen is one of Hong Kong’s 3-Michelin starred restaurants. In fact, it was the first Chinese restaurant in the world to receive 3 stars! Everybody knows Chinese cuisine, but we tend not to associate it with fine dining in the Western countries. At Lung King Heen you can give it a try without disappointment.

Lung King Heen, Chef's tasting menu
Lung King Heen, Chef’s tasting menu

Located inside Honk Kong’s Four Seasons hotel and directly facing the bay, the restaurant has Continue reading “Lung King Heen, the Cantonese excellence”

Cathay Pacific business class (experienced on the B777)

CX is known for being one of the world’s best airlines, together with other Asian and Middle-Eastern carriers. Their business class for long-haul flights surely is a solid product. In February, thepickytraveller tried it on a flight from Milano to Hong Kong and from Hong Kong to Amsterdam.

CX business class
CX business class sign

Both legs were operated on a B777 with herring-bone style seating which offers Continue reading “Cathay Pacific business class (experienced on the B777)”

Marina Bay Sands hotel: mixed feelings…

Singapore’s biggest (over 2500 rooms) and most visible hotel surely is a pricey tourist catch. But how can you resist the temptation of getting access to the Infinity Pool, probably world’s most famous overflowing swimming pool? You can’t have a dip in it unless you are a hotel guest, that is.

Infinity pool, Marina Bay Sands
Infinity pool, Marina Bay Sands

So prepare to pay big bucks for Continue reading “Marina Bay Sands hotel: mixed feelings…”

Pulau Ubin island by bike

The easiest way to discover this Singapore’s special island is to reserve a few hours for the purpose before your flight departing from Changi airport. Singapore’s international airport is famous for its different one-of-a-kind attractions (like an open-air cactus garden with views of the planes on the tarmac or a butterfly garden), but you should rather skip them for a visit to the authentic and well preserved Pulau Ubin Island.

Pulau Ubin island
Pulau Ubin island

From downtown Singapore, take a cab Continue reading “Pulau Ubin island by bike”