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Sunday in New Orleans

After a rather lazy morning and breakfast in bed we spent the afternoon wandering around the beautiful French Quarter, dipping in and out of shops and taking endless photos Being a lover of all things chilli, I couldn’t resist popping in here. There are lovely antique shops dotted around and I totally fell in love […]

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New Orleans

After about 770 miles and countless hours in the car, we finally arrived in New Orléans. Now, I could tell you that we pulled in and marvelled at the charm and energy of the city, but , well, it would be a bit of a lie. We arrived late afternoon and were greeted by swarms of […]

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The Brick Pit

Now, I don’t know about you but to me, there are few things better than really good bbq, preferably with served without ceremony and with a giant roll of kitchen paper to mop up the inevitable mess. Well my friends, if that sounds good to you and you ever happen to find yourself in southern […]

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Mango Lime Bellinis

How’s the weather with you? Are you miserable because it’s raining and it’s June or are you needing some respite from the heat? Well, either way, I have something that can help. Last week my mum and I flew over to Florida to visit my brother who’s living out here for 6 months (alright for […]

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Firenze

There’s nothing better than a weekend away with your friends is there? Rather handily, my old friend Alex and his lovely girlfriend Mia live in Florence and agreed to put up with a bunch of us invading for a few days. My friends Harry, Olly and I arrived on Wednesday afternoon at Pisa airport and […]

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Lazy Sundays in Berlin

I don’t know about you, but one of my favourite things to do on a Sunday is go for brunch. Long lazy meals, usually followed by a stroll somewhere if the weather’s nice. What could be better than that? With this in mind we headed to Tauro, an enormous restaurant spanning 3 floors in the […]

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Berlin’s Saturday Surprise

So, remember how I said we had that crack of dawn flight? Well that didn’t quite go according to plan. Having dragged ourselves out of bed at 4am, checked out and gotten to the airport hiccough free we then boarded the plane and just sat there. And then sat for a bit more, before being […]

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Busy busy Berlin bees

After a fair unproductive day on Thursday we needed to get our bums into gear and make the most of Friday, cramming in as much as we could. Our first stop was breakfast at the restaurant Chipps on Jagerstrasse, we needed some fuel to get us going. For me it was tomato, avocado, feta and chilli […]

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Hallo Aus Berlin

Was it just my school that made us watch those bizarre ‘Hallo Aus Berlin’ videos? They’re all I can really remember from my forays into the German language and I can’t say it’s helped me very much I’m afraid. My mum and I flew out to Berlin last Wednesday and I was misunderstood from the moment […]

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Stockholm part tva

When I left you yesterday we’d just arrived back at the apartment, cold, wet and in a state of shock at the expense of our taxi ride. Luckily though, it didn’t take much for us to rally and get ready for another late dinner (clearly we’re not the most organised bunch). This time we were […]

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