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Elote Grilled Street Corn – Mexicana

If you've watched any amount of food television, you've probably heard people talking about 'Mexican Street Corn'. I spent a lot of time in the streets, squares and parks of Mexico but couldn't find street corn for love nor money. That is, until I visited the Bosque de Chapultepec in Mexico City. It was on a… >> Read more

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A-Z Guidebook: eXcitement in Nakuru

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *For the first time during our journey through the Guidebook, I am using the alternate theme. I thought I may… >> Read more

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Gaspachos Morelianos – Mexicana

Whilst I was researching our holiday to Mexico, I watched a lot of Pati Jinich's 'My Mexican Table'. In one episode, Pati visits Morelia in the state of Michoacan and enjoys the local specialty of Gaspacho. If it's good enough for Pati, it's good enough for me. So, in the same way that we ended… >> Read more

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A-Z Guidebook: Wadi Rum, Jordan

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *TIFFIN may be travelling but there is no stopping A-Z!  This month: W or Wander I've written before about how my… >> Read more

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A-Z Guidebook: Victoria Bridge Abutment, Brisbane

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *Hello readers and contributors. As you read this, I am celebrating a significant birthday in New Orleans. Huzzah! This… >> Read more

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A-Z Guidebook: Union Station, Denver

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *Despite having travelled extensively, I found this month a bit of a challenge. As a result, I spent a… >> Read more

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A-Z Guidebook: Turkey, Cappadocia Balloons

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *Happy New Year Guidebookers. I hope you have enjoyed your holiday break or, if you are really lucky, are… >> Read more

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Yat Lok Roast Goose – Hong Kong Stories

There are millions of Hong Kong Stories. This is one of them…. Hong Kong is a well known foodies paradise. It has 61 restaurants with one Michelin star or more and most certainly the greatest concentration in the world, given the size of the city. Looking past the flashy accolades, there are the restaurants that reflect… >> Read more

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A-Z Guidebook: Switzerland, Ballenberg

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *Compliments of the season. I know that it's a busy time of year for most of you so thanks… >> Read more

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Breakfast in Sheung Wan – Hong Kong Stories

There are millions of Hong Kong Stories. This is one of them…. As a late riser, Hong Kong is my kind of city. Hong Kongers are for the most part also late risers. To some extent this is because they're night owls, out drinking and socialising to the wee small hours. In part it's because… >> Read more

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A-Z Guidebook : Reykjavik, Iceland

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *Don't forget our Pinterest board and the @AZGuidebook Instagram feed, where your photos are also featured. This month: R… >> Read more

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Tender Sprouted Meats – Tastes of Wide Bay-Burnett

As part of a short holiday in the Wide Bay-Burnett region, we had attended a 'Plate To Paddock' afternoon, organised by Judy Plath from Nourish Cafe in Bundaberg. We were lucky enough to buy the last two tickets. The event was hosted on the Bucca property of Rob & Sarah Cook, owners of the RS Cattle… >> Read more

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A-Z Guidebook: Palmyra, Syria

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *Hello to newcomers who may be testing the water and to those who have also returned. It's always interesting to read… >> Read more

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Potato Salad – Tastes of Wide Bay-Burnett

As you drive along the highway from Brisbane into the Wide Bay-Burnett region of Queensland, the rural sprawl gives way to small communities and farmland. Pineapple plantations and cane fields line the road and as you creep closer to Bundaberg, the soil colour changes from brown to rich red. That fertile volcanic soil means the region is a… >> Read more

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A-Z Guidebook: ‘Over The Top’ in Cusco, Peru

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *When I can, I share your posts on social media and also pin to the A-Z Guidebook Pinterest page. I… >> Read more

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