Richard and his family headed to Bali earlier this year to enjoy a sun filled family holiday. Staying a week in Seminyak and a week at Nusa Dua Club Med, Richard recounts the best part of the holiday as the people of Bali.
If you've already visited China and seen the Great Wall, Shanghai and the Forbidden City, you're probably looking for something a bit more obscure for your next trip.You can take your travel to China to the next level by visiting the South China Karst region, in Yunnan Province, which is home to a unique geological site that seems like something out of a storybook
Indonesians call satay sauce sambal kacang which literally means peanut sauce. Although peanuts are relatively new, their popularity has skyrocketed and this peanut sauce recipe has become a standard inclusion in Indonesian cuisine, most frequently being paired with chicken satay. Roasted and chopped into dishes with wonderfully flavorful ingredients like tamarind, lemongrass, chilis and sweet soy, peanuts add a delicate balance to the strong ingredients without taking the spotlight away from them. The recipe below should yield 3 cups of peanut sauce and includes many of the traditional spices that can be found in Bali and throughout Indonesia.
This basic yellow spice paste is good for making soto ayam lamongan (Lamongan style chicken soup), Ayam Goreng Kuning (yellow fried chicken), Pepes Fish (steamed/baked fish in banana leaves), Indonesian Acar Fish (yellow spiced and sour fish), and Soto Mie (beef noodle soup). So, it is worthwhile to know how it is made if you are going to attempt to replicate some of the many delicious meals you try in the country. Thankfully, it is also really easy to make. Follow this simple 3 step recipe to create your very own basic yellow sauce for curries, satay and more.
Thailand's major cities have a bumping nightlife, and there are many thrilling adventures to be had in the nation's natural landscape. However, older adults visiting Thailand likely want a more subdued experience, so we have some Thailand travel advice for seniors venturing to this destination.
The Loei province of Thailand is home to some of the most beautiful flora in the nation, and if you enjoy seeing spectacular flowers against the backdrop of breathtaking Thai scenery, then you should start booking a trip to the region today.
Images of Thailand’s exotic and attractive lands are used continuously in Hollywood adaptations as an example of the beauty that can be found in Southwest Asia. But even a hardened traveller will get a chill down their spine as their eyes see the Royal Palace for the first time, their toes sink in Phuket’s warm sand, or they walk through the halls of the Wat Arun Buddhist Temple.