Author Archives: thetravellinggourmet

About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.

I like ROOTS! I prefer ravishing flowers and fruits above ground!

Story and photos by The Travelling Gourmet TM copyright all rights reserved The resourceful and remarkable Travelling Gourmet TM goes in search of Roots aka “racines” in French. Ou e mes amis? (where my friends?in French) In the…MOSTconveniently located Sofitel … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Chocolates & Desserts, Fabulous Food, Gorgeous Wines!, Food and drink, Friends & Comrades, Gourmet cuisine, Hobbies, Hotels & Resorts, Let them eat Cake..., News and politics, Organizations | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bountiful, Bold BANDUNG!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM All rights reserved Copyright All food photos are of REAL food with NO photoshop The suave and sophisticated Travelling Gourmet TM jets to the… MYSTERIOUS island of Java in … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Chocolates & Desserts, Entertainment, Fabulous Food, Fabulous Food and Gorgeous Drinks, Fabulous Food, Gorgeous Wines!, Food and drink, Friends & Comrades, Gorgeous Wines!, Gourmet cuisine, History, Hotels & Resorts, Let them eat Cake..., Music, News and politics, Organizations, Philosophy, Travel, Voyages, Wine Appreciation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

MYSterious MYANMAR!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM The suave and sophisticated Travelling Gourmet TM jets to the… MYSTICAL land of Pagodas…where the kind and warm people of Myanmar welcome visitors with genuine smiles and helpful tips… … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Croissants, Muffins and GREED!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The suave and slick Travelling Gourmet TM goes to see a classic retrospective… MOVIE in a hipster cinema called The Projector with a decor deliberately … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Chocolates & Desserts, Commercialism & Hypocrisy, Fabulous Food, Food and drink, Friends & Comrades, Language learning, Let them eat Cake..., Movies, News and politics, Nobody's perfect..., obnoxious and arrogant people, Philosophy, Poems, Snacks & Little Bites | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Peatix to book tickets for Goethe’s The Magic Hour sucks!

Story and images by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved On 28 Nov there is an event at Das Lokal, an independent restaurant rented from the Goethe Institut Singapore on the ground floor of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Truth, Lies and Karma…

An original poem by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM in the style of Kurt Tuchovsky… A wise King of old, was wise beyond his years Now, those with the name Solomon try to be wise… but FAIL miserably… … Continue reading

Posted in Greed & Avarice, History, Let them eat Cake..., obnoxious and arrogant people, Organizations, Philosophy, Poems, Travel, Undercover, Voyages | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Fortnum and Mason’s, LONDON

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The suave and sophisticated Travelling Gourmet TM tells you about MR. Fortnum and… MASON, Esquire…whose world renowned deapartment store is where H. M. The Queen … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Chocolates & Desserts, Fabulous Food, Gorgeous Wines!, Food and drink, Friends & Comrades, Gorgeous Wines!, Gourmet cuisine, History, Let them eat Cake..., Travel, Wine Appreciation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment