RevisitRepost: In 2015, I spent ten days in Japan discovering the local tea culture, and I remember every moment vividly. But ask me what I did yesterday, as we huddle in our homes...

I made the 110 km journey from Shanghai to the city of Suzhou in 25 minutes. China’s high-speed trains are a marvel. As British poet John Betjeman wrote: “Trains are made for meditation”. Betjeman was writing...

The Chinese characters for Fu He Hui, Shanghai’s one Michelin-starred temple to vegetarian food, represent Fortune, Harmony and Wisdom. What more do you need in life! This discrete restaurant stretches across three floors. The building overlooks...

With 7 days to discover the world's biggest city, Shanghai, I only had enough time this April to dart around the art scene.  Shanghai is home to a lot of wealth, and where there is wealth...

Shanghai has a buzz and a vibrancy that befits the world's biggest city. As many people as in all of Australia live in this city, once known as the Paris of the East. The Shanghainese...

This Tuesday’s new moon in Leo heralded the perfect time to shine and to roar like a lion. I did my roaring at Lyle’s, where I sampled the 9-course menu of guest chef Jowett Yu...

'There is always a continuation, never an end,' writes André Chiang in his book Octaphilosophy: The Eight Elements of Restaurant André. Usually I resort to Marcus Aurelius' Meditations for guidance, but today I am buoyed by reassuring...