America

Orlando’s Sweet Tooth

Posted by on Aug 22, 2015 in America, Travel
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Disclaimer: This list is not for the banting brigade, the carb-conscious or the anti-chocolate mafia. Look, I had all the best intentions of eating healthily in the States, but after 1 week, it kind of went out the window. In saying that, it’s frankly impossible to avoid sugar there, even the air is laced with high fructose …

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New York | Above Manhattan

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in America, Travel
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“You need to see Manhattan from the air. It’s a once in a life time experience. You’ve got to do it!” This is a line you’re guaranteed to hear from pretty much every single person who has taken a helicopter trip over Manhattan. Locals, tourists and expats will all tell you that it’s the one …

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New York | Great coffee spots

Posted by on Feb 8, 2015 in America, Travel
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After living New York for 3 weeks, I’ve drunk enough coffee to float a fleet of small, yet very practical boats to China. New York is home to the finest coffee in the world, yet surprisingly it also plays host to some of the worst coffee in the known universe. Thanks to Yelp, help from …

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New York | Love your work Brooklyn

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in America, Travel
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We’re cat-sitting for friends in the financial district (résumé updated to include international cat-sitter) and are based near the Brooklyn Bridge. Last week, New York gave us a snow-free, sunny day and we walked over to Brooklyn. It took us 35 minutes, accidentally walking up a thankfully quiet off-ramp and navigating some strange back alleys …

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New York | Magnolia Bakery

Posted by on Jan 31, 2015 in America, Travel
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After a visit to the New York Historical Society to see Annie Liebovitz’s latest exhibition, Pilgrimage, we found ourselves on the upper west side. Before this post gets to Magnolia, do visit the museum if you are ever in New York. The museum is very underrated and with a range of exhibits on New York’s …

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New York | #Juno Snowstorm

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in America, Travel
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2015 has blessed me with some uncanny timing when it comes to travel. I was in Paris for the #JesuisCharlie vigils and hostage crisis, and now New York for #Juno – a blizzard that was set to be the largest snowstorm that the city had ever seen. The media went crazy, analysts predicted 30 inches …

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