Finnish Easter Foods

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Finland wheels out a food cart of unearthly delights for certain times of the year. It’s my job to eat said food before they disappear into the shadows of the cultural kitchen for another spin…

A Half-Day In Zagreb, Croatia

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Seventeen years ago I trundled into Zagreb train station (on a train) from Trieste, Italy. Zagreb wasn’t the final destination. No, no our goal was a more obscure (and seriously bullet ridden) northern spot on…

5 Days in Malaga, Sevilla, and Cordoba

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Spain wasn’t the first place that came to mind when I thought of where we would visit as our first “other country” trip since we came back to Europe. There are a lot of other…

An Easy Intro To Lapland

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Introduction Lapland evokes a child-like curiosity in all of us. Snowscapes, reindeer, huskies, and Santa lives there, you know? When we moved to Finland in June I knew we had to check it out in…

Singapore Food Staples: Rojak

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“You must try rojak before you leave Singapore” some crazy person said to me at some point. So with my days dwindling down on the red dot I wandered many a hawker centre and decreed…

Singapore Food Staples: Ban Mian

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After purchasing a rather long strip light bulb in Home DIY, I was hungry. LCD light bulb I’ll have you know. And I would need to replace the ancient starter that my old strip bulb…