FoodieAdie chronicles the pursuit of a fulfilling life outside a full-time corporate job. Food, travel and culture are my biggest passion in life. Here you will find personal stories, food and travel experiences, adventures, misadventures and lots of love and sunshine. Read on for more inspiration in creating your own fulfilling experiences.

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Osaka Food Guide: Off-The Beaten Track, Lesser-Known Local Eateries (Part 1)

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Osaka is not known as Japan's kitchen for nothing. Being the third largest city in Japan and a city steeped in history, business and trade, it is natural that Osaka has become the confluence...

Making Okonomiyaki – Add whatever you like in it!

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Okonomiyaki お好み焼きis a savoury Japanese pancake which literally means "fry as you like". True to its name, it is a simple dish where you could literally add whatever ingredients that you like into the...

South Korea: Jeju Olle trail – Udo Island

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What is Jeju Olle trail? Under the Korean tourism board's initiative, well-paved, marked and designated walking trails have been set up all over Jeju Island. In the local Jeju dialect, "Olle" means the narrow path...

Cuti-cuti Malaysia – Kuantan Night River Cruise: Of Crocodiles and Fireflies

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To the city dwellers living in Kuala Lumpur (KL), if you are running out of ideas on where to go for a quick weekend trip, why not head to Kuantan? Situated approximately 280km away from...

Goosebump Experiences in Gunung Berembun, Jelebu

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Gunung Berembun, Jelebu in Negeri Sembilan, is a hiking hot spot for many avid hikers and trail runners in Malaysia. Known for its pristine jungle, it remains a challenge to hike up Gunung Berembun...

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Malaysia

Cuti-cuti Malaysia – Kuantan Night River Cruise: Of Crocodiles and Fireflies

To the city dwellers living in Kuala Lumpur (KL), if you are running out of ideas on where to go for a quick weekend...

Goosebump Experiences in Gunung Berembun, Jelebu

Gunung Berembun, Jelebu in Negeri Sembilan, is a hiking hot spot for many avid hikers and trail runners in Malaysia. Known for its pristine...

Weekend escapade from Malaysia: Sea of Cloud at Mt. Silipat in Thailand!

Where else can you go for a quick weekend trip for those living on the west coast of Malaysia, besides the usual touristy destination...

Malaysia’s hiking gems: Bukit Bangkong + Bukit Batu Putih

Thanks to the KL Hiking & Trail Running group, I got the chance to spend the long weekend in Perak to witness its natural...

How to create new experiences despite the daily grind

  Somewhere in Tibet. We often feel that life on the road is always more exciting. New sounds, sights and smells and totally foreign environments. Our...

Perhentian Islands – How I spent USD110 (RM440) on a 3D2N paradise trip

Thanks to a close friend of mine, I finally had the opportunity to visit the Perhentian Islands, one of the top holiday destinations in...

Food Hunting in Georgetown, Penang

I'm a true-blue, die-hard foodie. On a shitty day, nothing but good food would cheer my soul up. So, of course when I had...

[Closed] Mouth-watering Malay delicacies at Tree Under at Teluk Chempedak!!!

*Update* As of August 2020, this establishment no longer exists in Teluk Cempedak. The stall is well-received by the locals and foreign tourists Nasi Lemak...

Thailand

Weekend escapade from Malaysia: Sea of Cloud at Mt. Silipat in Thailand!

Where else can you go for a quick weekend trip for those living on the west coast of Malaysia, besides the usual touristy destination...

Travelling with family: Ups and downs, perks and annoyances

We always talk about how fun it is to travel with friends, and heck there are tonnes of articles on solo travelling on the...

Chiang Mai – First Impressions

This was my second visit to Thailand. My first trip was to the hustling and bustling metropolitan city Bangkok. I had mixed feelings for that...

Japan

Osaka Food Guide: Off-The Beaten Track, Lesser-Known Local Eateries (Part 1)

Osaka is not known as Japan's kitchen for nothing. Being the third largest city in Japan and a city steeped in history, business and...

Making Okonomiyaki – Add whatever you like in it!

Okonomiyaki お好み焼きis a savoury Japanese pancake which literally means "fry as you like". True to its name, it is a simple dish where you...

Kickstarting the year with great Onsen, Amazing views of the Sea and Mt. Fuji in Japan!

The Izu Peninsula (伊豆半島) is a place I would not have visited or even crossed my mind if it weren't for my co-worker who's a...

Kumamoto Foods: The Strange and the Bizarre

When we talk about Kumamoto, first thing comes to mind is the "Kumamon" - a cartoon character of the rosy-cheeked, stoned-looking black bear mascot...

Kyushu Highlights: Top 4 things you should not miss

Apart from being famous for its Ramen, I honestly didn't know much about Kyushu before setting out on this trip. Who would have thought...

Vietnam

Food Guide – What I Ate (& Drank) in Danang, Vietnam

Are you planning for a trip to Danang soon? Or you are just a fan of Vietnamese cuisine in general (like me)? Danang is the...

FoodieAdie’s Quintessential Vietnamese Food Guide: Hoi An, Central Vietnam

Hoi An is famous for its well-preserved Ancient Town. Dotted with old buildings and bridges of various eras and styles, the architecture was heavily...

Exhilarating Ride Through The Countryside in Hoi An, Vietnam

When one talks about Hoi An in Vietnam, images of ancient colonial houses along the river banks teeming with wooden boats immediately come to...

Ethical and Mindful Trekking in Sapa – 2D1N 25-km Trek + Homestay with the Red Dao tribe

Sapa, located deep within the mountain ranges bordering China and Vietnam, has always been on my list of must-go places. So, when I finally...

Bun Cha (Vietnamese grilled pork patties with rice noodles) Recipe!

Doesn't that just look gorgeous? Bun Cha rocks! I really enjoyed myself at the previous Vietnamese cooking lesson that I actually signed up for a...

Recipe for Vietnamese savoury crepe: bánh xèo

I was fortunate enough to have the chance to experience a Vietnamese cooking lesson organised by Betoaji and the participation fee was incredibly cheap!...

China

Trekking Mt Kailash in Far West Tibet – A Test to the Mind & Body

I have always had a burning desire to travel to Tibet - the pristine snow-capped mountains, the vast barren landscape, the faraway land had...

Biggest Buddhist Festival in Tibet – Saga Dawa

The Journey to the Festival Site, Tarboche It was -2 degrees Celsius in early June 2018. I was in the one of the remotest regions in...

[Off-the-beaten track] Hiking a lesser-known, crowd-free section of the Great Wall of China

Humans look so tiny compared to the grandeur of the Great Wall! When it comes to the Great Wall of China, what comes to your...

Kashgar and its ill-fated Old City…

On a casual Thursday night, I was reminiscing my good ol' childhood spent watching documentaries upon documentaries from my favourite National Geographic channel on...

Recipes

Making Okonomiyaki – Add whatever you like in it!

Okonomiyaki お好み焼きis a savoury Japanese pancake which literally means "fry as you like". True to its name, it is a simple dish where you...

Bun Cha (Vietnamese grilled pork patties with rice noodles) Recipe!

Doesn't that just look gorgeous? Bun Cha rocks! I really enjoyed myself at the previous Vietnamese cooking lesson that I actually signed up for a...

Recipe for Vietnamese savoury crepe: bánh xèo

I was fortunate enough to have the chance to experience a Vietnamese cooking lesson organised by Betoaji and the participation fee was incredibly cheap!...

Homemade Malaysian Pan Mee (Flat Noodles) Receipe

This dish needs no introduction to most Malaysians, especially the Chinese Malaysians. It's sold in almost all, if not, most hawker centres or food...

Yee Sang – Symbol of prosperity and abundance!

Yee sang or yu sheng (鱼生), both referring to the Teochew-style raw fish salad which is extremely popular amongst the Chinese communities in Singapore...

Beef stew

After a long, tiring week, I decided to pamper myself with some good homecooked food; something that's warm and filling in this rainy and...

Saucy meat patty (pun intended!)

        Again, time to update my dusted food blog! This time round I was out of ideas of what to cook for my dinner, not...

O jolly good ol’ SATAY!

First time tried my hands on making satay, with some common sense, and also with the help of some online recipes, I managed to...

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