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Illiterati Books & Coffee, Dharamshala

Illiterati Books & Coffee, Dharamshala

May 24, 2020

A cosy cafe filled with books, serving wholesome fare such as soy-sauteed local tofu with mixed vegetables and cashews, burgers with paprika-tinged red bean patties, and saffron-infused coffee-almond ice cream, Illiterati is one of the most popular haunts for visitors to India's Dharamshala, with...

The Other Space, Dharamshala

The Other Space, Dharamshala

May 23, 2020

Searching for inner peace? India's mountain city of Dharamshala can take its toll on the nerves after awhile, bustling with visitors eager to see the permanent residence of the Dalai Lama. Seek sanctuary in the serenity of The Other Space over some paratha with lassi; muesli made with popped amar...

Panorama, Timor-Leste

Panorama, Timor-Leste

March 17, 2020

Perched on a fourth-floor terrace, Panorama promises precisely what its name suggests, overlooking Dili's bay, with a view of mountains and sea. The menu is fairly extensive, with a few interpretations of traditional Timorese fare including a fish broth and fish with 'etu sedok' rice, papaya flow...

Atauro Island Seafood Market, Timor-Leste

Atauro Island Seafood Market, Timor-Leste

March 16, 2020

Every Saturday morning, Atauro Island comes alive with a market where grilled octopus and dried fish draw in the crowds, nearly a two-hour speedboat's ride from Timor-Leste's capital of Dili.

La Terrasse Dar El Jeld, Tunisia

La Terrasse Dar El Jeld, Tunisia

March 12, 2020

Peeking over the rooftops of Tunis, the terraced bar of the Dar El Jeld hotel is one of the best places for a snack and drink in the medina of Tunisia's capital, with local olives, cheeses and wine among the attractions.

The Living Room, Laos

The Living Room, Laos

March 9, 2020

Perched on the fourth floor of Salana Boutique Hotel, The Living Room promises a calm refuge from life in Laos; the bar's specialities include cocktails with Southeast Asian inflections, such as Prosecco laced with the likes of passion fruit, mango or hibiscus essence.

Hokkaido, Saudi Arabia

Hokkaido, Saudi Arabia

March 5, 2020

Hokkaido in the heart of Saudi Arabia? This Japanese restaurant is Jeddah's best bet for sushi - sure, it's not as spectacular as Sapporo's, but it'll do in a pinch.

Kohaku Japanese Restaurant, Yangon

Kohaku Japanese Restaurant, Yangon

March 3, 2020

Fans of Japanese fare in Myanmar's largest city head to Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake's friendly Kohaku restaurant, which offers a nightly all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of seafood specialities prepared to order, from sashimi to sushi, lobsters to prawns, mussels to scallops. The buffet includes a free ...

Vientiane Street Food, Laos

Vientiane Street Food, Laos

February 26, 2020

From spicy sausages to smoky skewers, crisp spring rolls to crunchy insects, Vientiane's nighttime street food scene throbs with temptations for every palate.

Breakfast, Wyndham Grand Manama

Breakfast, Wyndham Grand Manama

February 22, 2020

Wyndham Grand Manama offers a spectacular backdrop for breakfast, showcasing the skyline of Bahrain's increasingly modern capital city.

Breakfast, Radisson Blu Jeddah Corniche

Breakfast, Radisson Blu Jeddah Corniche

February 21, 2020

Local cheeses, grains, nuts and dates make for a satisfactory breakfast at Saudi Arabia's Radisson Blu Jeddah Corniche.

Breakfast, Sheraton Kuwait

Breakfast, Sheraton Kuwait

February 20, 2020

Breakfast at Sheraton Kuwait takes guests on a culinary tour through the Gulf region, from moutabel eggplant dip to warak enab stuffed grape leaves, hummus to the ubiquitous morning staple of ful medames stewed fava beans, plus steaming-hot lentil soup and om ali bread pudding.

Breakfast, Al Najada Doha Hotel

Breakfast, Al Najada Doha Hotel

February 17, 2020

It's worth waking early for breakfast at Qatar's Al Najada Doha Hotel, where the spread might comprise bulgur wheat topped with chicken, meaty shawarma, tabbouleh parsley salad studded with pomegranates, sumac-spiked croissants, kanafeh pastry drizzled with Nutella, plus plenty of cheeses.

Fuji Japanese Restaurant, Suvarnabhumi Airport

Fuji Japanese Restaurant, Suvarnabhumi Airport

February 15, 2020

For a spot of plane-watching with a few of plates of sushi, head to Fuji before flying out of Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport.

Bu Khalaf Coffee Shop, Bahrain

Bu Khalaf Coffee Shop, Bahrain

February 14, 2020

Tucked in the older neighbourhoods of Manama, Bahrain's capital city, Bu Khalaf is a calm, comforting stop for light-bodied Arabic coffee.