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Toasted coconut flakes.  The new bacon?Cuttings

Toasted coconut flakes. The new bacon?

“The new bacon” is either a lure or a controversy, depending on your dietary perspective. In my world, nothing can
South Korea – 11. GyeongjuSouth Korea

South Korea – 11. Gyeongju

Why go: Lovely old streets to wander around (hanok village), interesting Kings’ burial mounds in the park, lot of blossom
Addis Ababa – a surreal morning at Addis Ababa MuseumEthiopia

Addis Ababa – a surreal morning at Addis Ababa Museum

(NB This was written in November 2012, much could have changed) Addis Ababa Museum is up a long flight of
SALT of Palmar, Mauritius – decor inspirationDesign

SALT of Palmar, Mauritius – decor inspiration

What’s the point of reading the review of a hotel you probably can’t afford in a country you’ll probably never
Buddhism and Shintoism – a very basic guide to Japanese cultureJapan

Buddhism and Shintoism – a very basic guide to Japanese culture

In 710 AD the first capital city was established in Japan, Nara, and there it remained until 794 when it
Japanese Food for Novices (or “Food to look out for if you are not vegetarian and want Japanese food that is not too Japanese”)Japan

Japanese Food for Novices (or “Food to look out for if you are not vegetarian and want Japanese food that is not too Japanese”)

I lived in Japan for two and a half years and have visited three times since then, most recently in
Connaught Place – tourist hotspot in Delhi best avoidedIndia

Connaught Place – tourist hotspot in Delhi best avoided

Connaught Place is the centre of Lutyens Delhi, conveniently pinpointed by an enormous flagpole within a circular “Central Park” from
Red Fort, Delhi – culture shock, advice and reasons to goIndia

Red Fort, Delhi – culture shock, advice and reasons to go

At the end of a six-day working week, staying and working in the Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, a peaceful,
Nagarkot – mountains, eagles and magic momentsFood

Nagarkot – mountains, eagles and magic moments

I did not find a huge amount about Nagarkot online and most blogs contained similar and limited information, as mine
Vienna, Café Jelinek – How to breakfast like a 2010s BeatnikAustria

Vienna, Café Jelinek – How to breakfast like a 2010s Beatnik

I like to think I would have been a Beatnik had I been born and in my 20s in the

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