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Travel essentials

I have previously posted about my camera and I will list some other items that are indispensable for travel. First, a came...
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Etymology of tea

I had read a topic about the origin of the words chai and tea in a certain book before and happened to find a similar article on ...
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Taste triggers

The blog listing the dishes led me to discover some slightly disappointing news about a curry restaurant "India House" in Cambrid...
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Tasty cuisines

While I was writing a blog about foods, I happened to come across an article on The world's 50 best foods. There was a variety of...
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Gulyás

When I travelled to Budapest, Hungary, I had the famous cuisine gulyás, a beef and potato soup. I liked it so much that I could e...
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Memorable Dishes

I have eaten various excellent foods around the world. Among them, the potato dish served with the Wiener schnitzel I had in ...
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Hybrid Bike

It's been a while since I last bought a bike. If I would like to wander around my place or to take exercise alone, I only nee...
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Resisting Flattery

I visited Hungary in 2007, shortly after it joined the EU. Budapest was a fantastic place with solid and dignified buildings. Hun...
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Shocking Snowfall

Dettori on Snowfall won the Oaks handily with a record 16 lengths at Epsom Downs Racecourse. The horses behind her seemed to stop...
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Patient

With no major marathons being held for some time, and on top of that, my groin injury has not healed well, it's hard to get m...
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Dual currency in Cuba

The Cuban government has decided to abandon the dual currency system. There are now two currencies in Cuba, one for foreign t...
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Not powerless

The liberal arts are academic programmes with their origins in Greek and Roman philosophy. It refers to "the manner of libera...