Category Archives: History

MARRIOTT’s Magnificent MOONcakes!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The irreverent and intrepid Travelling Gourmet TM visits Singapore’s iconic 5 Star luxury hotel, the marvellous… MARRIOTT hotel. I was honoured and privileged to try … Continue reading

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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… The audacious and debonair  was privileged and honoured to have a very special VIP Tasting of the … 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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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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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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B and B…Ballooning & BRISTOL!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved  The adventurous and audacious Travelling Gourmet TM goes up and away to 2000 feet Above Sea Level in a… MAJESTIC hot air balloon! It was … Continue reading

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HYPOCRISY has a name…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The implacable and mischievious Travelling Gourmet TM tells you about l’hypocrisie…and MOST profane Gordon Ramsay…who pronounced recently… “There’s no f—— way I eat on planes,” he … Continue reading

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