Superfood days: Tomato poached cod loin with kale and chickpeas

Inspired by Jolene Hart's Eat Pretty philosophy (read about it here), this is my first post on beauty and health enhancing superfood recipes. First up, this delicious, easy and warming cod stew. The Power Ingredients KALE: It contains abundant amounts of vitamins A, C and K; to boost the immune system, keep eyes healthy, keep …

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Eating Pretty – Inside and Out

So we are almost out of January, but this week I've been getting my zen on! I've been reading Eat Pretty by Jolene Hart. Hart is a former beauty editor, and was compelled to write this book when, despite the perks of an endless array of (free) make up and skincare, she had tired, lacklustre …

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Kinabatangan River

Fast Boats on the Kinabatangan River, Borneo

  After (reluctantly) leaving Borneo Rainforest Lodge, we drove for about 2.5 hours to Bilit Lodge, on the banks of the Kinabatangan River. Despite being in secondary rainforest, this stretch has one of the highest concentrations of wildlife in the world, and is Malaysia's second longest river. As had become customary with this trip, our …

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Mount Kinabalu, Borneo

Big Prawns and Panoramas: Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

This is the first in a series of posts about Borneo. I've been looking forward to this trip for a long time, and you can read all about my love affair with the country here. Borneo's capital, Kota Kinabalu, was the first stop on our two week adventure. Pretty much just passing through, I hadn't expected …

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