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Chicago, First Impressions (of Food)

Posted by on December 2nd, 2014 in Feature, Food, North America, Uncategorized, USA | 4 comments

So, apparently I’ve become an American. Alright, not like an actual password wielding citizen of the US of A, but an American in the sense that I have moved here. And by here I mean Chicago, the second city, the windy city, the land of Al Capone… Or more commonly, the city of pizza and hot dogs.

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Moose Safari: an Adventure by Canoe

Posted by on June 24th, 2013 in Canada, Destinations, Feature, North America, Photos | 14 comments

The only sound we could hear was our paddles carefully sliding into the water and pushing the canoe silently forward. We glided along the mirror like surface, barely making a ripple. It was quiet, nobody made a sound, we were focused on paddling and scouting the shores for meese.

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Sneak Preview of the Canadian Adventure

Posted by on June 17th, 2013 in Canada, Destinations, Feature, North America, Photos | 7 comments

Canoeing in the wilderness looking for moose, sailing the world’s biggest lake and getting soaked by epic waterfalls; you can definitely find adventure in Canada, and quite often it is the kind that has the danger of getting you wet.

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Top 5 Things to Do in Estoril

Posted by on January 18th, 2013 in Destinations, Europe, Feature, Photos, Portugal | 4 comments

If someone mentioned movie stars, Europe’s oldest casino, Formula 1 track and championship level golf, you might think of Monaco, but you would be wrong. It’s actually Estoril in Portugal that we are talking about here. Estoril is a small town on the coast of Portugal, only 25km from Lisbon. It’s where the rich and famous come to hang around in the summer months. However in the autumn and winter months it is a different story, and you can get a luxury hotel for a fraction of the normal cost. Cascais, sort of big brother of Estril, is within walking distance. It offers more restaurants, cafés, pubs, and basically everything, but I still prefer Estoril; it feels smaller, cosier; and you can always walk to Cascais when you want to visit an Irish pub (which there are too many...

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Recipe for Thames Bacon Cruise

Posted by on July 29th, 2012 in England, Europe, Food, London, Photos | 10 comments

  Cruises on sunny Thames are always good fun, but it is also a known fact that anything is better with bacon. So by that logic, a Thames bacon cruise should be even better. And it is. Trust me. I’d like to give you a quick and easy recipe for one, but unfortunately they are a bit tricky to do properly. Some of the ingredients can be a bit difficult to get, but it is worth the effort. So here goes.   Ingredients 1 huge chunk of fresh Danish bacon 5 cases of beer specifically brewed for the occasion 1 Old schooner; preferably at least 90 years old 1 Giant piggy 2 Passes to open the tower bridge Few dozen fun people Plenty of sunshine for decoration         Method 1. Load up the ship in Copenhagen....

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