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  • Coffee Journal | Coffee Makers, Lille

    Coffee Makers, Lille Coffee Makers, Lille

    Coffee Makers, Lille

    I heard about Coffee Makers long before I went to Lille. I heard they had a vegan banana bread I had to try.
    As an inducement to visit the Flemish city in Northern France, my favourite Lilloise who, coincidentally, was the only Lilloise I knew (can you tell that I … Continue Reading...

  • Coffee Journal | Copenhagen Coffee Lab

    Copenhagen Coffee Lab

    Copenhagen Coffee Lab

    Copenhagen Coffee Lab

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    Copenhagen Coffee Lab

    Our first stop last fall on my maiden trip to Lisbon was the Copenhagen Coffee Lab.
    Tucked inside the charming hilltop neighbourhood of Principe Real, we trekked our way through steep sloping sidewalks, vibrantly tiled and pastel-hued buildings and beautiful little parks to get to this cosy and … Continue Reading...

  • Travelogue | Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark

    Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark

    Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark

    I don’t recall who it was I got this idea from, but a few years ago I started a tradition of spending my birthday someplace I’ve never been before.

    I’ve never been big on celebrating my birthday the traditional way, but I love travelling, so going … Continue Reading...

  • Coffee Journal | Shakespeare and Co Café, Paris

    Shakespeare and Co Café, Paris

    Shakespeare and Co Café, Paris Shakespeare and Co Café, Paris

    Shakespeare and Co Café, Paris

    If you’re bibliophile with a healthy streak of wanderlust, there are a few bookstores around the world you hope to visit someday. I have one of those lists; the Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice, Daunt Books in Marylebone (London), Libreria el Pendulo in Mexico City, The Strand Bookstore in New … Continue Reading...

  • Travelogue | A Day in Nantes, France

    Jardin des plantes de Nantes

    Wallace Fountain LU TOwer

    Le Grand Éléphant

    A few noteworthy incidents happened in Nantes that endeared the city to me.
    At the Abolition of Slavery Memorial, a stranger from Ghent and I cried hugging each other as her husband looked on uncomfortably. I blame my tears on not haven’t slept properly for three days.
    Also at the … Continue Reading...