My initial impression of Fuqing was much the same as many Chinese cities I’ve been to. A sprawling mass of concrete apartment blocks and wide noisy roads. My wife and I had planned to visit for the weekend. But on […]
The Alhambra is the most visited of all the palaces in Granada. It’s also an important part of Spain’s heritage. With ornate Arabic stuccoes, stunning views of the Sierra Nevada and Valpairíso Valley, and rich insights into Granada’s past. But […]
Polish soups are amazing. I lived in Poland for a couple of years and I had to adjust to sweet lunches from time to time and eating the main meal much earlier in the day. But these meals came first […]
It’s January near the Sacromonte Caves Museum in Granada, Spain. The air is as warm as a summer’s day back home in the UK, without the humidity. We navigate the narrow paths around the hill, the Albaicín behind us, the […]
There are a lot of weird Chinese foods. I’ve heard of people eating scorpions, snakes and spiders in China. Truth be told, however, when we lived there for 3 years we didn’t see so much of these stranger foods. Admittedly, […]
It would be easy to visit Granada and never see the Albaicín quarter. There’s just so much going on in the Spanish city of Granada’s city centre. Flamenco shows with melodious guitar solos and dancers clicking their heels like hoof […]
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