Category Archives: History

Where unbridled courage was a shared virtue! Rangers take Point du Hoc! Normandie…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM All rights reserved copyright The indomitable and irascible Travelling Gourmet TM visits with great respect and humility…Pointe du Hoc where the incredible bravery and audacity of the US Army … Continue reading

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Paradise in Borneo – Rasa Ria Resort by Shangri-La!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved All food photos are of real food with NO photoshop The indomitable and irascible Travelling Gourmet goes to a huge island called Borneo to experience… … Continue reading

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Pssst…the codeword is GIN…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM All rights reserved copyright The inquisitive and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM discovers the secret of the plain dark door in… MARRIOTT Tang Plaza…you may not remember the Roaring Twenties … Continue reading

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M5…Madonna, Mama mia..Mondo mio!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved All photos are of REAL food with NO photoshop Food styling by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GOurmet TM and his team The indomitable and … Continue reading

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Palace by the Potomac at Mandarin Oriental DC

Palace by the Potomac… Luxury in Washington DC at the…MANDARIN ORIENTAL   Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved Food photos are of real food with no photoshop Palace by the Potomac… … Continue reading

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Viva Las Vegan! Wahahah!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The irascible and irreverent Travelling Gourmet TM laughed and laughed while watching… MOST exciting and pulse pounding “Kingsman The Golden Circle”! A irreverent movie about … Continue reading

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Lavish and lovely La Ferme Saint Simeon

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The debonair and unruffled Travelling Gourmet TM jets to a land once ravaged by… MERCILESS wars, but is now a haven for gourmet cuisine and … Continue reading

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