“Other nations now lay claim to sate (satay), but Indonesians consider it a national dish conceived by street vendors and popularized by Arab traders.” CNN
“Collect moments, not things.” Unknown
Ramadan is just around the corner and this calls for the perfect time to start planning an Eid getaway.
“Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.” Dorothy Day
Food, Glorious fresh and colourful Balinese Food, enriched with spices and flavours was on the agenda for our third day and as it’s no secret that the other half likes to eat, a day trip to Rumah Desa (meaning house in the village) to participate in a Balinese cooking class and rice field adventure was right up his street.
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” Buddha
The traditional festival of Songkran, also known as the Thai New Year or Thailand Water Festival, was originally celebrated as a way for the Thai people to sprinkle water on their family members and elders for good fortune and pay their respects to their beloved Buddha.
“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” James Beard
Like buses, you wait for good events in the capital and then they all come along at once! Last weekend was chock-a-block with capital dwellers spoilt for choice on how to best use their leisure time.