What’s Your Favorite Tiger & Street Food Pairing?

Alcohol and food pairing is a combination as old as time, but for some reasons, the attention has almost always been on wine and “higher end” dishes. For a country like Malaysia where street food is our pride and joy, why not then beer and street food? Well, here are a few dishes I like to enjoy with a bottle of cold Tiger beer. satey with Tiger can’t go wrong One of my favorite things to do on a lazy weekend nights is Netflix and chill, and sometimes all you need to go with an episode of great...
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the move west: day four: ignace ontario to brandon manitoba

We are finally out of Ontario! We had a lovely and eventful day -- including a visit with a friend and a wolf sighting!We got up and ready very early this morning, thanks to some insomnia on my part. Too much salt plus vodka before bed equals Laura doesn't sleep well. It's not like I don't know that. I just sometimes lack the discipline to do what I should.It was decidedly less freezing today, with a low of only -10 C and a high of +2. I scouted out a spot for breakfast, about an hour down the ...
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Save a Minimum of 25 Percent With IHG Rewards Club Cyber Week 2018 Sale

You can save a minimum of 25 percent off of the Best Flexible Rate on rooms at participating hotel and resort properties of most of the brands of InterContinental Hotels Group around the world through Sunday, March 31, 2019… …but you must... The post Save a Minimum of 25 Percent With IHG Rewards Club Cyber Week 2018 Sale appeared first on The Gate.
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A day at the movies

Today we travel to Mrida. There are no passing taxis outside our hotel so our host summons one. We say our goodbyes and arrive at the ADO bus terminal in good time. Today they check in the luggage but dont bother to weigh it. We pick up some sandwiche
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Please, let there never be a Yelp or a Tripadvisor for garden tours  by  Elizabeth Licata

I know some people hate this; I can see it in their faces. I was just reading about visitors to Sequoia National Park and Yellowstone leaving 1 star reviews for the natural attractions because they didn’t have a great meal at the cafeteria, or, as the reviewer would call it, the “crappy lodge.” (DO click on this compilation of such reviews; it is hilarious.) Then I checked the TA and Yelp sites and only found three or four adulatory general comments about Garden Walk Buffalo on Yelp. BUT, wha...
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Annapurna Circuit Trek

The Annapurna Circuit trek is central Nepal’s 100-145 mile route, which circles Nepal’s heaven-high Annapurna mountain range. Depending on where the trek ends and where transportation was used dictates the mileage. Known as the “Holy Grail of trekking”, the Annapurna Circuit trek was first opened to foreigners in the late 1970s. The original trek began in the market town of Dhumre at the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway and ended in Pokhara. It took early trekkers around 23 days to complete the entire...
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Stewdate 250718After checking out of the Rarotonga Pacific Resort I was transferred by minicoach to the Rarotonga Domestic Airport and connected with Air Rarotonga GZ614 on a Saab 340 turboprop for a midmorning 40minute flight to the second
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What to pack in your under-seat carry-on bag

For a comfortable flight, it’s helpful to have certain things within reach. This means thinking carefully about what to pack in the carry-on bag that you put under the seat in front of you. We’re big fans of the one-bag rule, which involves travelling with just one carry-on-sized bag, but that one bag is likely to be a larger size, stored in the overhead compartment of a plane (or under the bus... Source
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Virgin Atlantic in talks over buying Flybe

Carriers already have a codeshare agreement
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Best Deal Ever on Perhaps the Most Valuable Miles in the World (First Class Award to Europe $855)

The best Star Alliance frequent flyer program in the world is hidden in plain site. What if I told you that you could book first class to Europe for 60,000 miles, or first class to Africa for just 75,000 miles? That's what Aegean Miles & Bonus offers. They are a Marriott transfer partner but do not partner with any of the credit card points programs. And they're now selling miles at a great discount. Continue reading Best Deal Ever on Perhaps the Most Valuable Miles in the World (First Class ...
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Save Up to 25 Percent at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort 2018 — But Hurry…

You can save up to 25 percent off of the Best Available Rate when you stay in some of the best rooms at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort property between Saturday, December 1, 2018 and Sunday, June 30, 2019... ...but you must... The post Save Up to 25 Percent at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort 2018 — But Hurry… appeared first on The Gate.
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Nestled in Paradise

Paradise awaits you and your spouse within the protected area of Yasuni National Park in northeastern Ecuador. The local Kichwa Añangu indigenous community will delight you with a panorama of breathtaking scenery along the majestic Napo River and surrounding forest. Your honeymoon planning begins and ends here! Discover this ultimate postnuptial getaway destination and surround […] The post Nestled in Paradise appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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The silence of an unplayed piano?

In a crumbling house that’s been abandoned for almost two decades, the silence of its unplayed piano was almost palpable.
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Saudis Let Wallets Do the Talking to Punish Turkey for Khashoggi - Bloomberg

Saudis Let Wallets Do the Talking to Punish Turkey for Khashoggi - Bloomberg:Biscuits and yogurt are emerging as weapons of choice for Saudis lashing out at Turkey for hounding their government over the grisly murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul.Pro-government Saudis have been calling for a boycott of Turkish products on Twitter. Among the biggest targets are dairy producer Pinar Sut Mamulleri Sanayii AS and Ulker Biskuvi Sanayi AS, which has two plants in Saudi Arabia and ranks No. 1 in its b...
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UAE's Finablr hires banks for IPO, listing in London- sources | ZAWYA MENA Edition

UAE's Finablr hires banks for IPO, listing in London- sources | ZAWYA MENA Edition:United Arab Emirates-based payments and foreign exchange company Finablr has hired JP Morgan and Barclays as global coordinators for its listing in the first half of 2019 on the London Stock Exchange, three sources told Reuters.Several London IPOs have been cancelled in recent weeks with issuers blaming market conditions. Others, including Aston Martin and Kazatomprom have traded below their issue price.The joint ...
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Mt fuji Hakone Japan

Mt Fuji is located on Honshu Island 60 miles SW of Tokyo. The active Stratovolcano is the highest mountain in Japan 12389 feet. It is one of the holy mts along with Mt tote and Mt Haku. Its lava flow has produced a lake of hot springs lake Ashi. It is in
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COLUMN-Trump presses home his Saudi oil advantage after Khashoggi affair: Kemp | Reuters

COLUMN-Trump presses home his Saudi oil advantage after Khashoggi affair: Kemp | Reuters:U.S. President Donald Trump has in effect agreed to overlook the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in return for Saudi Arabia’s help to contain oil prices and for its assistance in other areas.The United States and Britain have seized on the vulnerability of the kingdom and its de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman to push harder for a partial ceasefire in Yemen and improve relations with Qatar....
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MIDEAST DEBT-Oman the weakest GCC link as yields rise | Reuters

MIDEAST DEBT-Oman the weakest GCC link as yields rise | Reuters:A surge in Oman’s international bond yields suggests that, with investor concerns about its twin deficits growing, the country is fast replacing Bahrain as the weak debt market link among Gulf Arab oil exporters.Oman’s January 2023 dollar bond yield has jumped 81 basis points since end-September, making Oman by far the worst performer in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council.Saudi Arabia, the second worst, has seen its March 2023 ...
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Breakingviews - Saudi stock market’s “MbS discount” to get worse  | Reuters

Breakingviews - Saudi stock market’s “MbS discount” to get worse  | Reuters:Call it the MbS discount. Since Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal murder by Saudi Arabian agents in early October, equity and bond prices in Riyadh have slumped. U.S. President Donald Trump’s indifference to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s alleged role in the journalist’s murder may offer a temporary lift for the Saudi market. But too many other problems lie in wait.The selloff is tangible. Foreign investor exposure to shares ...
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Thanks Giving

  Home The comfort of familiarity. I am thankful for everything in that familiarity.   - - - Our flight path flew over Paradise as smoke billowed and rolled into the valley, the clear sky turned ash gray. Since we have been home the stories of family, friends, and others who live in Paradise and the surrounding area have been shared.  Utter lost, courageous acts, enormous guilt, so raw and tangible that the listening heart stretches out like a casted net rendering a tender place to land before ...
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France, Paris

12h45 rue de Rennes Copyright Jacques Witt   [Author: Jacques Witt]
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Qatar quarrel plays out in battle over UAE banks | Reuters

Qatar quarrel plays out in battle over UAE banks | Reuters:A proxy war between the United Arab Emirates and Qatar is being played out at banks in the UAE which have Qatari shareholders, weighing on their business and raising questions about their future.Some banks and other businesses had been warned by the UAE government against entering into deals with Qatari companies, since the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt began a boycott of Qatar in June 2017, sources including a senior UAE banker a...
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Hawaii Water Activities

Hawaii is an ocean Lover’s Dream. Whether it’s just putting your toes in the sand at the beach or taking 100 foot dives deep into the Pacific Ocean, water activities in Hawaii are a “Must Do”. A lot of visitors think of Surfing as one of the number one water activities in Hawaii but there’s […] The post Hawaii Water Activities appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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Oil falls on rising U.S. inventories, OPEC talk of cut limits loss | Reuters

Oil falls on rising U.S. inventories, OPEC talk of cut limits loss | Reuters:Oil prices dipped on Thursday after U.S. inventories swelled to their highest level since December adding to concerns about a global crude glut but OPEC talk of an output cut limited losses.Benchmark Brent fell 96 cents last trading at $62.52 a barrel at 1840 GMT, edging back from a more than $1 drop in early European trading. U.S. WTI fell more than a $1 before easing back to settle down 78 cents at $53.85.Trading was ...
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MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks aid Saudi gain, most Gulf markets quiet | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks aid Saudi gain, most Gulf markets quiet | Reuters:Saudi Arabia’s stock market rose sharply on Thursday, boosted by rebounding bank shares, while most Gulf markets were little changed in quiet trade.The Saudi index rose 1.2 percent, with National Commercial Bank, the largest Saudi lender, adding 2.5 percent and Al Rajhi Bank gaining 2.3 percent.Anaam International Holding Group surged to its 10 percent limit in heavy trade after it signed a non-binding memorandum of understan...
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"I have for a long time believed that a person reveals at least as much when he reports what he cannot do or has never done."

"I become confused, or even distressed, whenever I find myself among streets or roads that are not arranged in a rectangular grid. ... I have watched few films during my lifetime and hardly any in recent years. ... I cannot recall having gone voluntarily into any art gallery or museum or building said to be of historic interest. I have never worn sunglasses. I have never learned to swim. I have never voluntarily immersed myself in any sea or stream. ... I have never touched any button or switch ...
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Just like Bogey and Bacall

On Tuesday morning our trusty taxi driver from yesterday was at our apartment to pick us up at 10am. He drove us to the Hire car hub at Miami Airport. He told us he was originally from Sudan and gave us all sorts of information about how to get into and ou
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Abu Dhabi 2018

Here I am sat on the balcony on the first morning of my much anticipated trip to the Middle East. This is my second visit to this area of the world having done a quick stop into Dubai on route to New Zealand 15 years ago. This time I would be stepping out
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How Not to Lose at Black Friday

ou need to stay disciplined. Do not buy things simply because they are a 'good deal' relative to their usual price. You wouldn't have paid that price anyway, so you aren't saving money compared to that price if you make a purchase. You know how I know you wouldn't have paid that price? The very fact that you didn't buy it already. There may be things you have in your purchase path already. Those are the things to consider buying on Black Friday. Continue reading How Not to Lose at Black Frid...
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