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A 2-Day Road Trip Along the Basque Northern Coast

This post continues my coverage of my trip to the Basque Country in April 2018. I started out with a guide to eating pintxos in San Sebastian. This post covers a road trip along the coast.  Spain is a large country with many different…

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Walking Through Corfu’s Pastel-Coloured World

Colours, without saying a word, evoke a lot of emotions. There’s even something called colour psychology which is quite frankly very undeveloped, however the idea is that colours MEAN something to us. Those meanings and emotions come from our own experience and culture. For…

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Bar Douro: A Portuguese Gem in London

Location: London, England Cuisine: Portuguese   Despite how I look, how I sound, and where I live, I am indeed 50% Portuguese. My mother became an American citizen when she married my very much American dad. Previously, she lived with her family on the…

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A Guide to Pintxos in San Sebastián

San Sebastian, or Donostia in Basque, is the gem of Spain in terms of gastronomy. It is the city with the second most Michelin stars per capita in the world, only behind Kyoto, Japan. Additionally, based on the 2013 ranking, two of the world’s top…

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To Naples with Love

So yes, Rome blew me away with its art, history, food, and culture. There is perhaps no better way to start getting to know Italy than by exploring the capital. However, Rome is also just a gateway to the rest of country with hundreds…

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The Ultimate Fitzrovia Pub Crawl

Everyday at about 5:00pm, the business men and women of central London can be found at their nearest pub. Pub culture is alive and well in London and so visitors want to get in on some of the fun. I always make a point…

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What and Where to Eat in Rome

One of the first things you probably think of when you think of Rome is the FOOD. I mean, Italian food has permeated the entire world with its pasta, pizza, and desserts. The thing about Italy is that there are so many regional cuisines.…

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Blooming Bloomsbury: London’s Literary Darling

I have just moved away from central London and my heart is torn. Living centrally had so many perks. From short commutes to access to every shop known to man, our neighbourhood of Regent’s Park served us well. However, one of the neighbourhoods I’m…