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Ice The Hot Dog

The weather people call this a heatwave, but if it’s a wave why is it that the beginning feels like a distant memory and there are no signs of it breaking anytime soon? Read more


  • Portugal Summer In Black and White

    Portugal Summer Black White

    Taylor’s Port Wine tasting room Summer is such a colourful time, and I’ve noticed all my posts lately have been bright blasts to the photoreceptors. Read more

    The 22 July 2016 by   Gail Aguiar
  • Northern Thai Food: 5 Must Try Dishes in Chiang Mai

    Northern Thai Food: Must Dishes Chiang

    We won’t even pretend we’re experts on Northern Thai food, but there are several dishes that we find ourselves gravitating to in Chiang Mai that are distinctly... Read more

    The 04 July 2016 by   Tielandtothailand
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine: That Time I Tried Acupuncture in China….Alone!

    Traditional Chinese Medicine: That Time Tried Acupuncture China….Alone!

    In hindsight, I probably should’ve known better than to attempt to go to a local medical establishment in Xi an, on my own! And by that I mean without my... Read more

    The 04 July 2016 by   Mint Mocha Musings
  • Things to Do in Chumphon for Outdoor Lovers

    Things Chumphon Outdoor Lovers

    We can’t get enough of Thailand’s beaches. An unexpected trip to Chumphon, one of the lesser known provinces in Southern Thailand, proved yet again how... Read more

    The 11 July 2016 by   Tielandtothailand
  • Travelling to China: Where to Go and What to See!

    Travelling China: Where What See!

    Having chalked up almost two years in China, I often get asked advice on where to go and what to see, so I thought it was high time I put together a ‘go to’... Read more

    The 20 July 2016 by   Mint Mocha Musings
  • US Trying to Prevent Americans Giving Up Their Citizenship

    Trying Prevent Americans Giving Their Citizenship

    Certification of Loss of Nationality (Wikipedia) I haven't written in this blog for a while, but this story is too important to ignore. Read more

    The 14 July 2016 by   Ovid
  • Street Art @ Lionesa, Leça Do Balio

    Street Lionesa, Leça Balio

    A few years ago someone had the bright idea of inviting a group of 10 urban artists to give life and colour to the 1,400 square metre wall of the Lionesa factor... Read more

    The 17 July 2016 by   Gail Aguiar
  • How It Feels To Leave Thailand

    Feels Leave Thailand

    A few months ago I took the trip back to England to visit family and friends. I’d just spent 13 months in Bangkok and I needed a ‘system clean out’. If you... Read more

    The 10 July 2016 by   Harvie
  • To Have and to Hold

    Have Hold

    The bells rang out for a family wedding so we brushed down our mothballed suits and headed across country to Hertfordshire, one of the well-manicured counties... Read more

    The 03 July 2016 by   Jackscott
  • Ladies in Lavender

    Ladies Lavender

    I’m a sucker for an old dame, particularly those two old Dames Judi and Maggie. They light up my screen.  My all-time fave is Tea with Mussolini, a regular... Read more

    The 17 July 2016 by   Jackscott


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