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CityJet, somewhere over France……

There’s a trio of Jolly Thirty-somethings making a fuss at the back of the plane. They are all (two men and a woman) very well dressed and handsome and speak more loudly than anyone else, just as they have done … Continue reading

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Le Maryland Bar, Brive de la G.

We stopped off here for a quick beer and were informed that there’d be music later on… Blues. Marvellous! The bartender had explained this with an air of apology and seemed quite surprised when we were so enthusiastic. We quickly … Continue reading

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Plaigne, Languedoc

Just been for a lovely drive to Belpech on a Sunday afternoon to find that both boulangeurs were closed. We ventured further to Fanjeaux and were rewarded with some wonderful views from this historical town.

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Habana Cafe, Brussels

A shrine to Che. Bottles of Havana Club, Corona beer, and lots of famous and not-so-famous photos of the man. The music is unapologetically latin. We like this bar!

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Graffitti

There seems to be a casual acceptance of a vast amount of street art, a lot of it very good indeed, but even more of it senseless ‘tagging’. But then this is the nation that produced Tin Tin and even … Continue reading

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Brussels

The first day here was a bit disappointing. Maybe we were too tired after a day in London and the journey (very early start) via Eurostar. Sure, the hotel was nice enough; very art nouveau/art deco, but the city seemed … Continue reading

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Hany Bar, Prague

Prague has not been a disappointment. It has lived up to my every expectation and more, and I’ve wanted to come here for many, many years. It’s a fairytale place of ornate central-european buildings with elaborately painted facades and statuary; … Continue reading

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