Colourful Valparaiso

Valparaiso is an incredibly colorful, arty, hilly, hippy city for people with strong legs.  In fact, it’s probably the most colourful city I’ve ever seen and I’ve never walked such steep hills. When we arrived, we agreed that the rental car had to be parked and stay where it was. There was no way our tiny standard could handle those inclines!  Continue reading

Kampung Love

As in every place we visit, I have found my favourite place to eat – and this one ranks up there with my korean BBQ obsession in Seoul (which says a lot). It’s called Andrew’s Kampung – meaning village in Malay – and has the most delicious and reasonably priced authentic Chinese food I’ve ever tasted. Just thinking of the crispy duck and black pepper beef is making me drool! Most of the staff (who are all related) wear cute t-shirts that say ‘Love Kampung’ but one auntie wears a t-shirt that says ‘Tame and Lovely Pussy’ which never fails to make me laugh out loud.  Continue reading