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Weekend in Barcelona

With the weather turning cold and damp in London, it was perfect timing for a quick weekend break in Barcelona. We met up with my parents to spend a few days in the city before they departed on their transatlantic … Continue reading

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Life in Barcelona: Favourite Places

Every guide book seems to start with the line ‘with the advantage of hindsight, every trip could be made better, so our goal is to give you the insights that a traveler would have upon passing through a town before’. … Continue reading

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Is it art?

At the moment, there’s a bit of Banksy craze in London. A local graffiti artist has recently earned worldwide acclaim for his edgy street art. He anonymously posts anti-war, pro-Peace and anti-establishment — or sometimes just funny — messages and … Continue reading

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Munnar – Land of Rolling Green Hills

Sometimes in a children’s fairytale, the illustrator will depict pristine, well manicured, low-growing hills of green. Once upon a time, G and I felt we had found the source of their inspiration. Surely, they were depicting the Italian and French … Continue reading

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TATE’s Crack On Show

While this title is crude, how else can you say it? TATE Modern (an Art Museum in London) commissioned an artist to crack the Turbine Hall’s (large, vaccumous atrium) concrete floor. Initially, I thought that the work must be a … Continue reading

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Germany, Austria & Oktoberfest

What a week! We’ve just returned from one of those trips that was so restful and relaxing that it makes it seem that we’ve been away for much longer than a week. G and I headed to Hallstatt first, to … Continue reading

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