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A Great Walk – Routeburn Track – Part II

“Do we want smooth peanut butter or chunky?” “Hmm…” “Ooh… What about chocolate peanut butter!” We were at Queenstown’s supermarket shopping for groceries in preparation for our 3-day tramp on the Routeburn Track. I traipsed the aisles faced with the … Continue reading

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A Great Walk – Routeburn Track – Part I

When you think of a ‘honeymoon’ – spa hotels, romantic suites, beaches, cocktails by the pool – these are the things that usually come to mind. Seldom is this word associated with tents, hiking boots, sleeping bags and eating out … Continue reading

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Sunday Brunch at Le Pain Quotidien, Mumbai

There is something deliciously lazy about a Sunday morning. The day stretches out in front of you full of promise, yet there is no urgent need to do anything. You wake up without an alarm shrieking in your ear and … Continue reading

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Holiday Musings and Raspberry-Laced Chocolate Cake

I open the window on my blog dashboard to type in my words and sometimes the words fail me. They seem tiny, insignificant in a world of revered proficiency and untold chaos. I’ve opened and closed this window several times … Continue reading

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10 Delicious Things You Must Eat in Paris

If like me, you have a love and passion for food and have always dreamed of a place where the best ingredients are put in the hands of the best artisans to make some of the best things you’ve ever … Continue reading

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The Magic of Nuit Blanche

There are certain nights that will always live with you, when everything comes together in a magical kaleidoscope of events that are unplanned and therefore much more special in their happening. For me, Paris Nuit Blanche 2012 was one such … Continue reading

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Food Lovers’ Paris: 1st Arrondisement

If you are new to Paris, it’s good to remember that the city is neatly divided into 20 arrondisements (administrative districts), which are indicated by the last 2 digits of a postal code and also on the street signs, which … Continue reading

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Frankfurters near the Louvre: Le Stube

Admittedly, no one comes to Paris to eat frankfurters. But if you find yourself outside the Louvre (which you probably will if you’re visiting Paris) and depleted of all energy, or strolling the gardens at the Palais Royal and in … Continue reading

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