Valletta Malta

Valletta, la Superbissima

Back  in May, I had the chance to spend a few days in Valletta, the Maltese capital. I was in Valletta for work, but managed to squeeze a little sightseeing, walking around the utterly beautiful old town, and enjoying a completely unexpected and fabulous dinner.   Valletta reminds me of…

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A weekend in Paris

A few weeks back, I spent a much needed girlie weekend in Paris with A and C. Our plan was to relax and take a break from our hectic lives, enjoy the simple pleasures of food and wine, and get inspired by the stylish and classy beauty of the French…

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Ladies who lunch in Macau

In Macau for a short break, I jumped to the opportunity to have a catch up girlie lunch with my friends at ‘La Paloma’ , the charming restaurant of Pousade de Sao Tiago, a 17th century Portuguese fortress, now converted into a hotel. I woke up to this amazing view…

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Postcard from Seminyak, Bali

Water is the driving force in nature. (Leonardo Da Vinci)

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Medieval village dining

A few days back, I flew to Genoa and spent a long weekend on the Italian Riviera, in the small town of Borgio Verezzi, that I am used to visit since I was a newborn baby :). Borgio Verezzi is made of two small towns, Borgio, by the sea with…

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Padlockmania in Rome

Inspired by Federico Moccia’s book, then turned into movie, I Want You, where Step and Gin, the two main characters, sealed their love by locking a padlock to the third lamp post on Ponte Milvio in Rome, thousands of Italian teenagers chained padlocks on the bridge until the lamp post…

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La Dolce Vita in Sydney

During my month-long tour of Australasia, I spent a few days down under in Sydney to visit a close friend that recently got married to an Aussie. What a perfect couple of foodies! They brought me on a weekend-long food tour. I would have never imagined that Sydney has such…

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Foodie Paradise: Choccywoccydoodah

In Brighton for work, in a break between meetings, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to visit Choccywoccydoodah, or better known as the chocolate paradise ;). It’s a tiny shop selling very unusual and quirky cakes, all sculpted from top quality Belgian chocolate. They have three outlets, two in Brighton, a…

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Postcard from Manhattan

There is no question that there is an unseen world. The problem is, how far is it from midtown and how late is it open? (Woody Allen)

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Postcards from Venice? ;)

In Venice, Tass’s echoes are no more, And silent rows the songless gondolier; Her palaces are crumbling to the shore, And music meets not always now the ear. (Lord Byron) The Venetian Hotel and Casino Estrada da Baía de N. Senhora da Esperança, s/n, Macao SAR, P.R. China http://www.venetianmacao.com/ Little…

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