Toronto-based Hong Kong-born chef Susur Lee is a culinary maestro, celebrated for his Asian-inspired fusion cuisine. He has won numerous accolades including being named Food and Wine magazine’s Ten Chefs of the Millenium and the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences 5-Star Diamond award. The MasterChef Asia judge tells travel 3Sixtyº what it takes to be a top chef and why he is excited about the inaugural season.
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Thai-German model-turned-actor Mario Maurer is heating up the silver screen with his fresh face, boyish charm and award-winning acting talent. With a huge fan following in his home country, Thailand, Maurer is now all set to make it big in the region. Not just content to stay within the confines of the film industry, the leading man talks to Travel 3Sixty° about his plans for the future and his newest venture – his very own perfume.
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As a child perplexed watching her cousins groan during piano practice, Mei Yi Foo’s curiosity led her to tinkle with the ivories herself, fine-tuning a skill that has won her a legion of fans and accolades that include being named the BBC’s Music Magazine Awards Best Newcomer of the Year (2013). The talented London-based concert pianist who has played with notable orchestras from the BBC Concert Orchestra to the Helsinki Philharmonic tells Travel 3Sixty how her Malaysian roots have coloured her performances.
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Passionate about the fight against HIV/AIDS, DJ-turned-activist Baby Jim Aditya has lived with sex workers in red-light districts in an effort to educate them on HIV/AIDS, visited prisons to teach inmates about the dangers of used needles and unprotected sex, and challenged deep rooted prejudices in her country’s patriarchal society. Here, she tells us why she believes attitudes have to change.
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A force to be reckoned with both on and off stage, actor/writer/director/producer Jo Kukathas is dedicated to the promotion and proliferation of the arts. The artistic director of Kuala Lumpur’s The Instant Café Theatre Company talks to Travel 3Sixty° about her latest role and her hopes for Malaysian theatre.
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Born in New Zealand to a Chinese father and Egyptian mother, and schooled in the UK and the US, Bobby Chinn was exposed to different cuisines and cultures from a young age. Passionate about good food, this boyishly charming chef, restaurateur, author and award-winning TV presenter shares his culinary journey with Travel 3Sixty° and reveals the one dish he’d whip up to melt a woman’s heart!
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It’s easy to see why girls go weak in the knees in the presence of Timothy Sangawa. Of Japanese and English descent, Sangawa is the host of The Link on lifestyle channel Life Inspired (Li TV). This former shipping firm broker’s big break came when he was spotted by a model scout in Singapore. Sangawa talks about his transition from the corporate world to the entertainment business and tells us what makes his job so fascinating.
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