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Street Food in Morocco

Must-Visit Places for Street Food in Morocco

Words: Dan Greene     Photo:  Ronald Woan Morocco is up-and-coming as a popular tourist destination, rich in culture, steeped in history, and offering some of the best food in the entire world. From tagines to roasted meat, and sweet treats to some stran…

Mango Tatin

Cocott’, Casual French Restaurant, TTDI

Words: Margaret Elizabeth    Photos: Monica Tindall Stepping into Cocott’ my first words to Monica and Caning were, “Wow!” The restaurant glows with natural light from two glass walls, one of which leads to a covered terrace. As late afternoon turned …

Pre-Treatment Ritual

The Majestic Spa by Spa Village, Kuala Lumpur

Monica Tindall There’s nothing that takes us back more to halycon days of a carefree past than beginning a decadent pampering session with a cocktail. And, that is exactly the way our afternoon begins at The Majestic Spa by Spa Village, Kuala Lumpur. Pimm’s co…

Botak Liquor Bar

Botak Liquor Bar, Petaling Street, Chinatown

Words: Shaun Humphries   Photos: Monica Tindall Living inside the mall obsessed KL bubble can sometimes feel constricting and systematic. The same stores, the same crowds and the same fluorescent lighting quickly takes away my creative buzz. Thankfully, th…

Way Modern Chinois

Way Modern Chinois, Dim Sum & Mooncakes

  Words: Craig J Selby Photos: Monica Tindall Way Yummy Yum Char at Way Modern Chinois I have found bliss. In the form of a little, light blue mound. A mooncake to be exact. Lavender-infused mooncake. Possibly the most delightful morsel that has passed my tast…

Pahit's Gin and Tonic

Pahit, Gin Bar, Kuala Lumpur

Words: Claire Matheson    Photos: Monica Tindall Of All the Gin Joints in All the World: Pahit Gin Bar’s Education in Gin I have a confession to make. I’ve never really understood the fascination with gin. There, I said it. I realise it’s social suicide t…

Choice of Oils and Scrubs

Energy Spa & Wellness, Great Eastern Mall

Monica Tindall “Where do you go for…?” is something I often get asked by new expats to Malaysia. A common request is a recommendation for a great massage and spa. Here I share my three favourite treatments at one of our most-loved spas in Kuala Lumpur, Energy S…