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Eating Abroad Travel Talk

Dining Disappointments – A Food Tour

May 3, 2016

Food and travel; two things which are never far from my mind and two which are never mutually exclusive in my life. In my humble opinion, they go hand in hand – like salt and pepper, Bert and Ernie, or churros and chocolate. When we’re off on our jaunts abroad, I care about seeing the sights and visiting the attractions, I really do, but I almost care more about the food.

On the rare occasion we do some research, all those google searches and blog trawling will be about the food. Always. Because we all know that the main sights are religiously marked on those ever so helpful city maps but they never mark the best restaurants, cafes or hole in the wall joints do they? Never! The best, the most authentic, the signature dishes – I need to try them all because god forbid you all think we’ll eat any old thing from any old restaurant on any old street corner.

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Sisterhood of World Bloggers

January 19, 2016

Does anyone else remember those chain email things back in their tween/teen years? I have no idea what the chains were about but do remember that they required you to forward onto five friends otherwise the chain would be broken and you would be cursed forever. Well I never passed them on and if this is what they had in mind for a cursed life, I think I made the right choice! However, as it’s the new year and all, I thought I would buck the trend this one time and add a link to the Sisterhood of World Bloggers chain which is currently in motion. And, because The Mayfairy is desperate to know my pet peeve…

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