A cheat sheet for beaches in Menorca
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The lady at the specialty store in Son Bou may have led us to our second best discovery in all of Menorca. A dessert called Terrina de helado elaborada con queso d.o. Mahon. This creme brûlée-like dessert is prepared with Spanish … Read More

5 ways to experience Provence as a first time visitor
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 As the train chugged away from Avignon towards Paris, my heart sank just a wee bit. The French countryside, sprinkled with bales of hay, made this farewell challenging. We were leaving behind simple pleasures – orchards with juicy low-hanging fruits, … Read More

How to explore the lavender fields of Provence
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Provence- this very word brings a wide smile to my face as if it is a substitute for happiness. And why not- it has beautiful panoramas, delicious cuisine and super-friendly locals. I understand there are various other regions having similar … Read More

On the trail to Holmur Lighthouse, Mykines
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At 6 AM, I deftly balanced a water bottle, my backpack and a few slices of bread in my hand while getting inside our rental car. I was almost nervous the way a student would be on the day of … Read More

An affordable Michelin experience in Provence
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Some words of travel wisdom- ‘Never ignore tips from locals. Especially meal recommendations shared by your bubbly B&B host.’ A month back, we were enjoying life’s simple pleasures or as they say “joie de vivre” in Provence. Our typical day … Read More

Practical tips for traveling around Faroe Islands
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Ever since we got back from our multi-leg Europe trip last month, our friends and folks on social media have been intrigued by the Faroe Islands. Any conversation about travel sparks a keen interest in me. Funny as it may … Read More

Four Days, Four Hikes in Faroe Islands
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High up on the Atlantic Ocean, giant clouds hover above mountains on a set of eighteen small islands inhabited by more birds and sheep than humans. This country, known as the Faroe Islands, is a landscape far reserved from others. … Read More

In Photos: Lisbon through a different lens
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I can be quite the information seeker. But there are some discoveries that can rarely be attributed to a blog, guidebook or travel websites. One of those is the relationship between cities. There are a few cities that I know … Read More

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