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Travel

Antarctica: a blue and white wonderland

So 2017 was an amazing year of travel for me when I explored eight new countries and two new continents. Which gave me a full set of continents visited when I landed on the wild and dazzling Antarctic peninsula. Serious lump-in-the-throat stuff. We went on a never-to-be-forgotten cruise from the bottom of Argentina (Ushuaia) via […]

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Travel: 24 hours in Brighton

Today we’re heading to Brighton at the seaside, less than an hour by train south of central London. I love train travel and this journey is almost too short, through picturesque quintessentially English countryside to the coast. I visit whenever I have the chance, which really isn’t often enough. This time it was because my […]

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Breakfast delights at La Bottega di Finestra in Prague

La Bottega di Finestra Today we’re in Prague tucking into an energy-building brekkie before embarking on a walking tour of the city. La Bottega is a ¬†contemporary bistro and Italian deli with a dining area at the front where they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tasty goodies on shelves and in cases surround you: bread […]

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Great Italian on the river at CottoCrudo in Prague

Dining alfresco at CottoCrudo It’s a cold, dank day in London so I’m transporting myself back to a warm August evening in Prague when we dined on the terrace of CottoCrudo. How I love a bit of al fresco dining. CottoCrudo is in the rather swanky¬†Four Seasons Hotel and the terrace overlooks the Vltava River. […]

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Travel: What to do in Prague

What to do in Prague Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. The city is over 1,000 years old and has had an eventful history – in recent times alone it’s been occupied by Nazis and ruled by oppressive communism. It’s now a democracy and tourists flock there from all over the world. In […]

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Travel: What to eat in Warsaw

Today I’m continuing my exploration of Poland by tasting the food of Warsaw. But first some history. The area covered by modern Warsaw has been inhabited for at least 1,400 years. The city has had rather a tumultuous history from the Great Northern War of 1702 to occupation and uprising during World War II and […]