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Eating Abroad Mexico

Oaxaca

March 18, 2014

“Wah-hah-what?-where?-why…?

This would have been my response a couple of years ago if someone told me they were going to Oaxaca, the quaint Mexican town with the name that is pronounced nothing like it’s spelt. Fast forward to the present and it seems every other Tom, Dick, and Harriet I know has either been or is going to this tourist hotspot. Unsurprising really when you see what it has to offer- vibrant town centre, easy day trips to the Monte Alban ruins and mezcal (Mexican liquor) factories, hectic markets, and home to the mole, hot chocolates, and other delicious delights.

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Eating Abroad New Zealand

Olive, Cuba Street

September 23, 2013

Most Friday nights involve a couple of drinks at work and then a stroll into town in search of a dinner destination that isn’t crap and doesn’t involve a wait of over an hour. I tell you from experience, it is a challenge. This time was no different… my tummy disapproved of the 90min wait times at my first and second choices (Crab Shack and WBC) so we were left to do the oh so familiar aimless stroll towards Courtenay or Cuba. Then Olive was thrown out there as an option…

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