Natasha Pack

Natasha Pack

Originally from the UK, Natasha Venner-Pack is a seasoned traveler and foodie, who previously wrote and produced for the award-winning R.AGE, at The Star newspaper in Malaysia. She previously worked for epicure - Life's Refinements and Her World Singapore.

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Meet YouTube sensation Rev Chris Lee, the British priest who became a viral star in Korea for filming reactions to BTS and Ariana Grande

The surprise star of Korean Englishman and the British Priest Reacts channels has more Instagram followers than the Archbishop of Canterbury – and an inbox overflowing with messages from female fans.

17 Jan 2020 - 2:57AM

The surprise star of Korean Englishman and the British Priest Reacts channels has more Instagram followers than the Archbishop of Canterbury – and an inbox overflowing with messages from female fans.

Meet YouTube sensation Rev Chris Lee, the British priest who became a viral star in Korea for filming reactions to BTS and Ariana Grande
Korean drama’s best ‘noona romances’ – when a younger man seduces an older woman: Lee Na-young and Lee Jong-suk, Kim Sun-ah with Hyun Bin

From the classic My Name is Kim Sam-soon to last year’s Romance is a Bonus Book and When the Camellia Blooms – here’s our favourites

7 Jan 2020 - 9:00AM

From the classic My Name is Kim Sam-soon to last year’s Romance is a Bonus Book and When the Camellia Blooms – here’s our favourites

Korean drama’s best ‘noona romances’ – when a younger man seduces an older woman: Lee Na-young and Lee Jong-suk, Kim Sun-ah with Hyun Bin
Cha In-ha is the latest Korean celebrity to die suddenly – 3 things to know about the Surprise U member and K-drama star of Love with Flaws

South Korea is mourning the death of three stars in less than two months – after Sulli, Goo Hara, Love with Flaws star Cha In-ha has been found dead, aged 27

5 Dec 2019 - 10:25AM

South Korea is mourning the death of three stars in less than two months – after Sulli, Goo Hara, Love with Flaws star Cha In-ha has been found dead, aged 27

Cha In-ha is the latest Korean celebrity to die suddenly – 3 things to know about the Surprise U member and K-drama star of Love with Flaws
Goo Hara remembered – 5 things to know about the K-pop queen who endured too much

Found dead on November 24, the former Kara singer suffered cyberbullying and depression

27 Nov 2019 - 9:07AM

Found dead on November 24, the former Kara singer suffered cyberbullying and depression

Goo Hara remembered – 5 things to know about the K-pop queen who endured too much
Before BTS or SuperM: Shinhwa, S.E.S, H.O.T and 4 more first generation K-pop legends you should know

Before BTS and Super-M, K-pop bands such as S.E.S and Baby V.O.X. performed with Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Tupac Shakur and sold millions of albums – have you heard of them all?

16 Nov 2019 - 2:00PM

Before BTS and Super-M, K-pop bands such as S.E.S and Baby V.O.X. performed with Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Tupac Shakur and sold millions of albums – have you heard of them all?

Before BTS or SuperM: Shinhwa, S.E.S, H.O.T and 4 more first generation K-pop legends you should know
6 Jun Ji-hyun looks that made the Korean film star a fashion icon and Korea’s favourite sweetheart

She wears luxury designer clothing from Chloe, Dolce & Gabbana and Celine, and fans are so obsessed with her they emptied stores worldwide of the Yves Saint Laurent lipstick she wore in one film

6 Nov 2019 - 5:30PM

She wears luxury designer clothing from Chloe, Dolce & Gabbana and Celine, and fans are so obsessed with her they emptied stores worldwide of the Yves Saint Laurent lipstick she wore in one film

6 Jun Ji-hyun looks that made the Korean film star a fashion icon and Korea’s favourite sweetheart
Coffee Prince and 4 other Korean drama series which use cross-dressing characters and gender-bender gags

Long before The Tale of Nokdu saw Jang Dong-yoon dress up a woman, many K-dramas hits saw female characters disguise themselves as men – to often hilarious effect

29 Nov 2019 - 1:48PM

Long before The Tale of Nokdu saw Jang Dong-yoon dress up a woman, many K-dramas hits saw female characters disguise themselves as men – to often hilarious effect

Coffee Prince and 4 other Korean drama series which use cross-dressing characters and gender-bender gags
Where can Goblin fans go beyond South Korea? 6 locations used in K-drama series you can visit

Visit K-drama’s most memorable filming locations – from the Cuba of Encounter to Goblin’s Quebec, and Song-Song Couple’s special beach from Descendants of the Sun

31 Oct 2019 - 5:00PM

Visit K-drama’s most memorable filming locations – from the Cuba of Encounter to Goblin’s Quebec, and Song-Song Couple’s special beach from Descendants of the Sun

Where can Goblin fans go beyond South Korea? 6 locations used in K-drama series you can visit
5 of the most Instagramable cafes to open in Penang, Malaysia, so far in 2019

Looking to brighten up your IG feed when you order your next coffee? These five new hipster hang-outs are for you

9 Oct 2019 - 4:00PM

Looking to brighten up your IG feed when you order your next coffee? These five new hipster hang-outs are for you

5 of the most Instagramable cafes to open in Penang, Malaysia, so far in 2019
Review | We review BTS World mobile game: K-pop ARMYs will love it; everyone else … not so much

Is boy band BTS’ mobile video game the future for pop stars worldwide? We hope not

2 Oct 2019 - 6:00PM

Is boy band BTS’ mobile video game the future for pop stars worldwide? We hope not

We review BTS World mobile game: K-pop ARMYs will love it; everyone else … not so much
6 reasons Angelina Jolie’s son Maddox Jolie-Pitt has chosen to study at Seoul’s Yonsei University

Famous alumni include Park Jin-young, Han Seung-soo, Lu Han and Han Kang – while Yonsei’s three campuses will be familiar to K-drama fans

6 Sep 2019 - 3:46PM

Famous alumni include Park Jin-young, Han Seung-soo, Lu Han and Han Kang – while Yonsei’s three campuses will be familiar to K-drama fans

6 reasons Angelina Jolie’s son Maddox Jolie-Pitt has chosen to study at Seoul’s Yonsei University
7 perfect covers by BTS that showcase why the K-pop boy band is an international sensation

K-pop’s BTS are stars the world over, having performed countless covers of fellow K-pop legends and global pop singers, from Big Bang to Troye Sivan. Here are seven of our favourite covers

23 Aug 2019 - 3:59PM

K-pop’s BTS are stars the world over, having performed countless covers of fellow K-pop legends and global pop singers, from Big Bang to Troye Sivan. Here are seven of our favourite covers

7 perfect  covers by BTS that showcase why the K-pop boy band is an international sensation
Dreamy Cinque Terre: 5 things to do in one of Italy’s most Instagrammable spots

Laze in the sun in Vernazza, sip Sciacchetra dessert wine or hike through the countryside. Here’s why Instagram loves Cinque Terre

19 Aug 2019 - 1:00PM

Laze in the sun in Vernazza, sip Sciacchetra dessert wine or hike through the countryside. Here’s why Instagram loves Cinque Terre

Dreamy Cinque Terre: 5 things to do in one of Italy’s most Instagrammable spots
6 reasons to visit Siena, one of Italy’s most romantic spots

Forget the crowded tourist traps of Rome, Capri and Venice; try Siena for Tuscan food and wine, magnificent medieval architecture and, of course, the historic Palio horse race

18 Aug 2019 - 10:00AM

Forget the crowded tourist traps of Rome, Capri and Venice; try Siena for Tuscan food and wine, magnificent medieval architecture and, of course, the historic Palio horse race

6 reasons to visit Siena, one of Italy’s most romantic spots
3 times K-pop band BTS didn’t care about playing it safe

The famous seven-member pop band obviously doesn’t think twice about courting controversy, whether commenting on political issues via strongly-worded lyrics or espousing the cause of Korea’s comfort women in the products they purchase

14 Aug 2019 - 10:00AM

The famous seven-member pop band obviously doesn’t think twice about courting controversy, whether commenting on political issues via strongly-worded lyrics or espousing the cause of Korea’s comfort women in the products they purchase

3 times K-pop band BTS didn’t care about playing it safe
5 things we found out about Malaysia’s sweetheart actress Lisa Surihani

Actress Lisa Surihani has a law degree, is a Unicef ambassador and can sing. But why does she see herself as a sponge?

18 Jul 2019 - 12:06PM

Actress Lisa Surihani has a law degree, is a Unicef ambassador and can sing. But why does she see herself as a sponge?

5 things we found out about Malaysia’s sweetheart actress Lisa Surihani
5 cafes in Kuala Lumpur that will satisfy your sweet tooth – and get you Instagram likes

The Malaysian capital is famous for its hawker food, but these cafes’ desserts taste as good as they look

25 Jun 2019 - 12:00PM

The Malaysian capital is famous for its hawker food, but these cafes’ desserts taste as good as they look

5 cafes in Kuala Lumpur that will satisfy your sweet tooth – and get you Instagram likes
Is the Peking duck really from Beijing? We go in search of its origins

While on the subject, what exactly is its British cousin, crispy aromatic duck?

11 Dec 2019 - 4:09PM

While on the subject, what exactly is its British cousin, crispy aromatic duck?

Is the Peking duck really from Beijing? We go in search of its origins
8 great attractions at the newly opened Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore

Centrepiece of glass-domed 10-storey mall extension to Changi Airport, which features 280 shops and restaurants, is stunning 40-metre high waterfall bounded by lush plants

16 May 2019 - 5:33PM

Centrepiece of glass-domed 10-storey mall extension to Changi Airport, which features 280 shops and restaurants, is stunning 40-metre high waterfall bounded by lush plants

8 great attractions at the newly opened Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore
Where are Singapore noodles from if not from Singapore?

The origins of Singapore noodles lie in Hong Kong, says Singaporean chef

11 Dec 2019 - 4:10PM

The origins of Singapore noodles lie in Hong Kong, says Singaporean chef

Where are Singapore noodles from if not from Singapore?