7 of the World’s Friendliest Countries

  When we travel, we often think about ourselves and our own enjoyment. We don’t necessarily focus on the people whose local areas we’re visiting. Do they enjoy having us here? Well, with these seven countries, you don’t need to worry about feeling unwelcome, as their inhabitants are some of the world’s friendliest! Iceland Iceland has previously topped a few lists of countries most welcoming to tourists, and it’s not a surprise. As ...

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Bali coffee and tea plantation tasting

World Thirst: 5 Exotic Teas and Coffees You Should Try

  Anyone with not too weak a stomach disposition will probably agree that sampling exotic local fare is an integral - and one of the funnest - parts of travel. It is also a passion and favourite writing topic of all kinds of bloggers, and there are so many articles out there about the world foods you should try! But when I think about it, for some reason, it's more often ...

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Nay and yay: classical vs modern art in Madrid – episode 2, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

Note: this is part 2 of my Match of the Madrid Museums feature, pitting classical art against modern art in the city's two star museums. You can read part 1 on my visit to the Museo del Prado here. After a rather underwhelming visit of the Museo del Prado - or rather, overwhelming in a bad way -, I was glad to go back to what I enjoy most with a visit of the ...

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Camille’s Adventures in Wonderlands – days 1-4: Madrid, Spain

I am writing this post from a taberna where I had to seek shelter from the rain, sipping on a freshly pressed zumo de naranjas (which is somewhat of a Spanish tradition - they sell fresh orange juice almost everywhere here, and it's so good!). We all tend to associate Spain with sun and warmth, or at least with a sunnier and warmer climate than in our parts of Europe, so it's a little bit gutting ...

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Nay and yay: classical vs modern art in Madrid – episode 1, the Museo del Prado

I need to come clean about something: I don't like classical art. To be more specific, most of it leaves me pretty indifferent, and some of it I actually, actively dislike. Don't get me wrong: as someone who draws like a two-year-old, on a purely objective level I really admire the scope and precision of some classical paintings and am in awe of the technique and gigantic amount of work that has gone into ...

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