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You’ve all heard the worst of cruises: you might get stuck in the company of someone you take an instant disliking to, the on board entertainment might be fairly limited and yes, there is often A LOT of food (which can be a blessing or a curse)…
On our last afternoon in Rome my boyfriend and I went for a walk from our hotel to the Villa Borghese park. On our way to the park we stopped in a deli to look for biscotti to bring home.
I have a gift for getting lost. Or all the maps in the world are wrong. This includes the map I had of Florence. I thought I’d followed it perfectly. I scrutinised the tiny streets, turned it the right way, the left way, asked other people for confirmation
For my ever-so-slightly neurotic mother, Sri Lanka was a place, incidentally identical to the rest of Asia, comprised of a dynamic mix of poverty, disease, tsunamis, war, poor sanitation, wild animals, and barbaric, dangerous men….a perfect destination for rapid weight loss followed by rape, malaria, and my eventual death
Hampi is an ancient town that was the center of the largest Hindu empire from the 14th to 17th centuries. It was conquered by neighboring Muslim empires in 1565, leaving behind nothing but the rubble that makes Hampi so remarkable today. The mountains of rocks still exude a majesty they must have possessed in their former lives in the shapes of palaces, temples and forts