My love runs deep for Barcelona. From summers spent day-tripping from nearby on the Costa Brava to city breaks at all times of the year, Barcelona is, and probably always will be, my favourite city. I chose Gaudi and his marvellous design creations as my Spanish AS-Level oral exam topic. I took my group of friends there when we were all 17 for an adventure. I lamented when I was sent to Santiago De…

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  Czech food traditionally is a lot to do with meat, potatoes, dumplings and beer. However, whilst that is still a key part of national dishes, the city’s gastronomical prowess is now about way more than just the basics. These days there are some really fantastic places to eat in Prague. I recently ran the Prague marathon and in the spirit of carb-loading I tried out quite a few restaurants in order to…

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The other night, we were flicking through Netflix and happened upon a documentary entitled ‘A Year in Burgundy’ that followed the winemakers of Bourgogne for a full year in their vineyards. I’ve really developed an interest in winemaking and wine tasting over the past few years. We were lucky enough to visit Bourgogne and spend not a quite a year, but a weekend in Burgundy whilst at my friend’s wedding a couple of…

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On our first night in Menorca, we headed away from the seafront in search of good steak and I remembered that I had bookmarked one with great reviews on my TripAdvisor app: Es Forn de Torre Soli Nou. So, we headed down a dark lane somewhere between Es Migjorn Gran and Alaior following signs for ‘Torre Soli Nou’. The restaurant is brilliantly signposted once you are down this lane, so…

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