Category Archives: Out and about

Foodie’s guide to New Zealand: Akaroa cooking school

I laughed, I cried, I cooked. I marvelled at this mountain and that waterfall. I indulged in conversations with strangers. I packed and unpacked, always on the move, living from day to day with no sense of time. And suddenly … Continue reading

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Foodie’s guide to New Zealand: Wellington

The cable car – A Wellington icon Welcome to Wellington, known affectionately as ‘Welly’ or ‘the coolest little capital in the world’. This is a place where the wind always blows ruthlessly and yet you will see locals running and … Continue reading

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Foodie’s guide to New Zealand: Rotorua and Napier

Kauaeranga Valley. Kia Ora! from New Zealand, where I have been rambling around these past three weeks. Starting from Auckland I am journeying south at a leisurely pace, dividing my time between sightseeing and WWOOFing (doing work exchange on organic farms). … Continue reading

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Hungry in Istanbul

If you’re looking for a destination that will satisfy culture vultures and foodies alike, Istanbul is the place to go. I just spent a week in the city where east meets west and am very excited to report (and relive) … Continue reading

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What I ate in London

Not long ago I friend of mine revealed that she’d never been to London. Obviously something had to be done about that. So last week we packed our bags and trotted off to the capital, leaving our studies and troubles … Continue reading

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