Mate: When it’s Finished it’s Finished!
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Mate: When it’s Finished it’s Finished!

No one told me the rules.  I watched, observing as the gourd of mate was being passed around group.  There were five of us, four…

A Latvian Journey: In Search of Black Balsam
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A Latvian Journey: In Search of Black Balsam

I’d heard enough about Riga’s reputation for hardcore hedonism to want to check it out for myself, with a certain anxiety level around it being…

Tasty Tours Toronto: The Walking Tour with Sweet Treats
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Tasty Tours Toronto: The Walking Tour with Sweet Treats

The smells of fresh baked bread, steamed pork and sugar fill the air and the sound of Mandarin Chinese fills my ears.  Here I am…

Tsukiji a Two Tier Seafood Market in Japan
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Tsukiji a Two Tier Seafood Market in Japan

Tsukiji, located in Chûô ward, near the posh area of Ginza in Tôkyô, is one of the world’s largest wholesale markets for culinary products and…

The Sweetest “Wow” Factor in Stirling
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The Sweetest “Wow” Factor in Stirling

“Wow!” I exclaimed as I suddenly stopped, almost skidding like a Formula 1 car, and turned my head towards the place that caught my attention….

Top Ten Thai Street Food
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Top Ten Thai Street Food

One of the words that you will hear most often in Thailand is’aloi’ (or’aroi’ – the’l’s and’r’s are often interchangeable). ‘Aloi’ means delicious. Or yum-yum….