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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 cusines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." 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.

MANDARIN’s Mystical MOONcakes!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The MOON is glowing at the Mandarin Orchard…I was privileged and honoured to have a very special VIP Tasting of the Mandarin Orchard’s NEW and … Continue reading

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SIA’s Safety Video is No. 1!

http://www.msn.com/en-sg/news/other/watch-new-sia-in-flight-safety-video-joins-the-ranks-of-other-airlines-with-its-savvy-use-of-tourist-landmarks/ar-AApNvS2?li=AAaGkVj&ocid=spartanntp Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GOurmet TM The irrepressible and implacable Travelling Gourmet TM shows you the… MARVELLOUS and BEST airline inflight safety video ever! It also highlights Singapore’s iconic landmarks and tourist sights. I … Continue reading

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Tasty Treats at TASTY COURT!

Story and photo by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The dynamic and irascible Travelling Gourmet TM goes to… MILLIONAIRES’ Row in a quiet exclusive suburb of sunny Singapore called Siglap. Friends in high places… … Continue reading

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Honey…is not just for eating

Story by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Compiled from many sources in the public record The intrepid and exuberant Travelling Gourmet explains how ancient Roman Doctors treated their legionnaires suffering from wounds sustained in vicious hand to hand … Continue reading

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Pacific MOONcakes to drool over…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The affable and unassuming Travelling Gourmet TM travels to taste the… MOUTHWATERING MOONcakes of Hai Tien Lo. Hai Tien Lo helmed for 11 years by … Continue reading

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NEVER EVER EAT ‘burnt ends’ of…

MOST UNPALATABLE BBQed meat which is full CANCER causing pyrolic hydrocarbons and other poisonous substances! The implacable and indomitable Travelling GOurmet TM went undercover and incognito and tried his very best to make a reservation at… MOST arrogant and unfriendly … Continue reading

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DTA or Don’t Trust Anyone…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM The audacious and resourceful Travelling Gourmet TM explains the ways to keep you and your loved ones safe when you travel…in MANY sometimes dangerous parts of the world… Never … Continue reading

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