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The sky was clear when the announcement came we were approaching Tehran. Looking outside at the mountains and desert landscape, I wondered how it would be. I felt a mix of excitement and apprehension. For the first time I had to wear a veil. I kept adjusting it as the plane prepared for landing. Would […]
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If you haven’t visited the Mercado da Ribeira in Lisbon, you must! What is so special about this particular market? Well, everything! Besides all the fresh produce, gourmet food and nice shopping involved, there is something else I love about this and other markets. The possibility of getting to know a bit more about the […]
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If you are still hesitating whether you should visit the Expo Milano 2015, don’t! You are still on time to plan your visit until October 31. This year’s powerful Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life theme, allows you to learn about food diversity and sustainability while it takes you on an unforgettable world culinary journey which […]
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If you read my Wine Tour in Alentejo, Portugal, you know by now how much I enjoyed the tour. When you do a wine tasting, it is always advisable to eat something, so we decided to go for the full experience and try their restaurant as well. Considered one of the best 20 wine restaurants […]
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The last time I had eaten Coconut shrimps was in the city of Campeche, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated in the Yucatan Peninsula. It’s a beautiful city that still retains many colonial features. Being near the sea and having access to diverse marine resources has a strong influence on its gastronomy, with great emphasis […]
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