Andrea Oschetti

Andrea Oschetti is the founder of Hong Kong travel agency Blueflower and is writing a book that explores travel as a tool for self-flourishing.

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Meaningful travel, or how to holiday with a purpose and return home with more than just smartphone snaps

While Covid-19 is wreaking havoc in the global tourism industry, one silver lining to the pandemic could be a shift towards more meaningful travel.

While Covid-19 is wreaking havoc in the global tourism industry, one silver lining to the pandemic could be a shift towards more meaningful travel.

25 Jun 2020 - 1:08AM
On the snow leopard’s wintry trail in magical, spiritual Dolpo

Tibetan Buddhist sanctuary in Nepal’s remote north, made famous by Peter Matthiessen’s The Snow Leopard in the 1970s, is hard to reach at the best of times; Post Magazine braves bitter cold to see its hardy people and sacred places

Tibetan Buddhist sanctuary in Nepal’s remote north, made famous by Peter Matthiessen’s The Snow Leopard in the 1970s, is hard to reach at the best of times; Post Magazine braves bitter cold to see its hardy people and sacred places

23 Mar 2017 - 6:12PM
About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

A six-day, 150-kilometre trek through the Tanzanian wilderness offers a sense of purpose a regular safari would not have. Words and pictures by Andrea Oschetti.

A six-day, 150-kilometre trek through the Tanzanian wilderness offers a sense of purpose a regular safari would not have. Words and pictures by Andrea Oschetti.

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Healthy Gourmet

Forget dieting: it slows your metabolism, reduces your lean mass and accumulates toxins. Soon enough, you will put back what have you lost.

Forget dieting: it slows your metabolism, reduces your lean mass and accumulates toxins. Soon enough, you will put back what have you lost.

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Healthy Gourmet: the slow cooking revolution

A revolution is under way: the cooking rules of the past are being overthrown by a modern approach that draws on scientific insights to make food tastier and healthier.

A revolution is under way: the cooking rules of the past are being overthrown by a modern approach that draws on scientific insights to make food tastier and healthier.

26 Feb 2013 - 9:51AM
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Healthy Gourmet: Running lean on greens and beans

A sustainable weight loss can come only from a metabolic change. How to induce this change is difficult to know, not only because the science is still in its infancy, but because we are each unique and respond differently to food.

A sustainable weight loss can come only from a metabolic change. How to induce this change is difficult to know, not only because the science is still in its infancy, but because we are each unique and respond differently to food.

8 Jan 2013 - 2:58PM
Healthy Gourmet: not all additives are bad for you

Modern chefs use ingredients such as pectin, guar gum and soy lecithin to make their life easier in the kitchen and achieve superior results in their preparations.Those ingredients are easy to use and can be of help to chefs at home, too.

Modern chefs use ingredients such as pectin, guar gum and soy lecithin to make their life easier in the kitchen and achieve superior results in their preparations.Those ingredients are easy to use and can be of help to chefs at home, too.

30 Apr 2013 - 10:07AM
Healthy Gourmet: Way of the vegan

Although we know some things are bad for us - like hydrogenated fat or too much sugar - there is no scientific agreement that one kind of diet is better than another.

Although we know some things are bad for us - like hydrogenated fat or too much sugar - there is no scientific agreement that one kind of diet is better than another.

22 Jan 2013 - 11:22AM
Healthy Gourmet: Upper cuts

Argentineans consume an average of 60 kilograms of beef per year; it's an important part of their identity.

Argentineans consume an average of 60 kilograms of beef per year; it's an important part of their identity.

29 Jan 2013 - 4:56PM
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A hot and spicy dish from the end of the world

At the end of the world, at the bottom of South America, just short of Antarctica, is Isla Navarino. This remote island looks south to Cape Horn and its fearsome sea. 

At the end of the world, at the bottom of South America, just short of Antarctica, is Isla Navarino. This remote island looks south to Cape Horn and its fearsome sea. 

19 Feb 2013 - 10:25AM
Healthy gourmet

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, is said to have first suggested the healing power of food, when in 431BC he said: "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." In the past decade, many studies have shown a relationship between what we eat and brain function.

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, is said to have first suggested the healing power of food, when in 431BC he said: "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." In the past decade, many studies have shown a relationship between what we eat and brain function.

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