Barcelona Day Out: Gothic Quarter Street Art, Ciutadella Park & Parc Guell

Early morning after our mammoth meal at Lasarte, MD and I realised we needed to walk off the calories and prep for yet another big dinner at MOments at the Mandarin Oriental. So the next day, we decided to walk loads by visiting the Sagrada Familia, Parc de la Ciutadella,…

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#travellinkup : If I Could Eat The World

I do love a tasting menu, don’t you? Some of the epic ones I’ve tried so far include Lasarte at the Monument Hotel and Moments at the Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona, as well as Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester in London. But seriously guys, if you could have a tasting…

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Pepo, the app for people’s stories and passions

As a social media fan, I’ve had a fair share of app downloads. But with so many apps popping up like pimples on a stressful day, I admit to sometimes rolling my eyes thinking “Oh, here we go again.” Quite a few I’ve tried and hated at first byte (har)…

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A walkabout in Mortmartre, Paris

In my teens, I dreamt of living in Paris, in an area I used to “J’adore”, Montmartre aka The Mountain of Martyrs. I blame it on a few old-age theories: a) that I lived a previous life from the Belle Epoque era; b) that I am the real deal Amelie;…

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#travellinkup: Anatomy of a Jump Shot

If you follow me on Instagram (aka my legit and only account @thegirlnextshore), then you would know that I, uh, like a nice jump shot. Jump shots are really the best souvenirs for travel – they’re free, they’re fun to shoot and they’re good practice for your camera skills and physical…

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