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Tasting Tokyo

October 3, 2016

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I’m just back from a two week extravaganza in Japan and have so much to share. It’s hard to know where to start.¬†Actually, no it’s not: as soon as those plane tickets are booked, read Rice, Noodle, Fish. Such a good intro to the country. Honestly, it’s the best travel/food book I’ve ever read. Bravo […]

Exploring Dubai Marina & Riding in the Desert

February 1, 2015

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I was back in Dubai, this time for a conference and a welcome break from the cold and rain. Last time we stayed on the Palm, the man made island shaped after it’s name sake and home to the Atlantis. On this trip we still wanted beach but wanted to be a little closer to […]

Eating well in Palo Alto, and stopping in San Francisco

November 10, 2013

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I’ve just had a quick trip to Silicon Valley and have a few good food recommendations, and some places not to stay, to share. It was my first time to Silicon Valley and right from the efficiency of picking up a car at the airport, the drive down 101 with the bay and mountains in […]

Gastonomic adventure in Tel Aviv and Jaffa

August 27, 2012

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Tel Aviv is a complete contrast to Jerusalem. The weight of the conflict, and the difference in religious cultures seems to disappear somewhere on the 45minute drive between the two. It’s a city on a long stretch of sandy beach, with some great restaurants.¬† What’s not to love? It would be so easy to go […]

My Texan adventure: Dallas

December 9, 2011

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When I told my friend in Dallas that I was going to come and visit he wondered what a British girl would do in Texas. A few others thought I was mad but I have just had the time of my life with simply amazing new experiences every day. One thing that I imagine every […]

Hungry in Helsinki?

August 25, 2011

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Helsinki has just been rated as the city with the best standard of living by Wallpaper Magazine. Situated around a harbour, with green islands in sight, and available by numerous boat trips, and Scandinavian buildings around small parks, you can see it wouldn’t be hard to live here. But this is August, not January when […]

Copenhagen: perfect in the Scandinavian sun

May 23, 2011

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If you visit Copenhagen when the sun shines and there is a warm breeze, it’s hard to understand why only 5.5million people live in Denmark. If I was guaranteed weather like that I would move tomorrow. But I guess it’s not so for now, a weekend visit in this glorious spring and summer will suffice. […]