Lunch is one of my main drivers in life. Hence this blog and hence extreme work satisfaction when I joined the Asian food gang at eBay back in Sydney in 2007 😉 So what does it look like here in Oslo, Norway? First, do Norwegians break for lunch? On my…

Located in L’Hotel, the smallest 5 star hotel in Paris The beauty of living in Oslo is that we can go back to Paris for a week-end. A couple of weeks ago, we came back for a friend’s wedding in Place St Sulpice in the pretty Left Bank and caught…

When it comes to advertising, hubby and I are the first to get caught, hubby with oh and ah over new gadgets and cooking utensils, remember the nicer dicer plus, and me over food porn. For the last week or so I’ve seen cheap lunch ads from Jensen’s Bøfhus everywhere, especially…

My mother-in-law is arriving soon and, although the sun now sets at a reasonable 8.30pm time, it still rises quite early so we had to get block out curtains for the guest room. What’s a better family adventure than a trip to Ikea? Slependen is the first Ikea they opened in…

“Oslo is damn expensive” is what you read everyday on blogs and forums of international people in Oslo. THINK AGAIN! Coming from ZĂźrich all seems quite cheap: food, housing, transport etc… I arrived 5 days ago in Oslo and here are my first impressions. On top of the cost of…

This week I discovered another way to delicious food for less. Different to the Groupon deals I tried last time, this time is: help yourself! Yan Sushi und Wok: all you can eat Asian Buffet! How good can all you can eat asian buffet be in ZĂźrich? Well not bad considering that…

Here are my top picks, all very different in terms of prices, experiences and taste. Bottom line is, good value is very important when you rate Asian restaurant so the cheapest will always have an advantage, especially for my parents’ generation, but worth trying what a 5**** hotel can offer…

As you know, ZĂźrich has become the most expensive city in the world. As such, especially since we didn’t have stable income here, we started looking for good value deals and tried Groupon Schweiz deals four times, once for hairdresser and three time for restaurants. We had one miss and…

My husband is now working overseas and he came back home on Thursday 7th May as it was our 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! We decided to celebrate the next day over lunch while the kids are at school so we could enjoy family time the evening before. We had heard of…

My husband got a good deal for a hygienist treatment on Groupon. It was in Oerlikon so we decided to have lunch there beforehand and picked Rolli’s steakhouse based on the good ratings on Google. The decor is typical of a steakhouse with red leather like seats, motorbike signs etc……