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Offbeat London – Put Hackney Wick on your itinerary

Posted by on 30 Oct, 2014 in City Breaks, Coffee, England, England1, Europe, Everything, Fabulous Finds, Featured, Food, Wears, Wheres | 12 comments

Here’s the thing about London (or any big city for that matter!) – cool areas have a short shelf life. No sooner has an area...

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Fabulous Finds – Mama Shelter Restaurant, Paris, France

Posted by on 24 Oct, 2014 in Fabulous Finds, Food, France | 0 comments

If being achingly cool was a crime, Mama Shelter would definitely be found guilty! This little boutique hotel, tucked away in the...

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Fabulous Finds – Chez Vrony, Zermatt, Switzerland

Posted by on 10 May, 2014 in Europe, Everything, Fabulous Finds, Food, Switzerland | 11 comments

We don’t take the task of searching for restaurants for our ‘Fabulous Finds‘ section lightly. That might explain why...

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Chocolate Afternoon Tea at The Landmark Hotel, London

Posted by on 28 Mar, 2014 in City Breaks, England, Everything, Fabulous Finds, Featured, Food | 20 comments

There is nothing quite like a veritable spread of scones, finger sandwiches, cakes, pastries, jam, and clotted cream. Aah- traditional...

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Bea’s of Bloomsbury: Best Budget Afternoon Tea in London

Posted by on 5 Jan, 2014 in City Breaks, England, Everything, Fabulous Finds, Featured, Food | 24 comments

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that good cake is the answer to everything.   Even Jane Austen fans might forgive us for...

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Fabulous Finds – Chez Tino, Mauritius

Posted by on 1 Jan, 2014 in Africa, Beaches, Everything, Fabulous Finds, Food, Mauritius | 7 comments

East Mauritius harbours a little secret – The little fishing village of Trou d’ Eau Douce.  This charming village, once the bastion of...

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Rum Da Dee Da – Rhumerie De Chamarel, Mauritius

Posted by on 18 Dec, 2013 in Everything, Fabulous Finds, Food, Mauritius | 10 comments

Mauritius has a long history of rum production. The exotic island is home to a number of rum producers, who have mastered the art of...

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Cafe Lomi -The Best Coffee in Paris

Posted by on 29 Aug, 2013 in City Breaks, Drink, Europe, Everything, Fabulous Finds, Featured, France | 21 comments

Last year, much before we started blogging, we discovered a gem of a cafe and roastery in Paris – the kind of place Vid would love...

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Fabulous Finds: Nude Espresso, London

Posted by on 19 Jul, 2013 in City Breaks, Coffee, England, Europe, Everything, Fabulous Finds, Food | 17 comments

First things first- I am a self-confessed coffee geek. I roast and grind my own coffee at home, I’m constantly experimenting with...

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Fabulous Finds: The BEST Ice Cream in the World

Posted by on 21 May, 2013 in City Breaks, Europe, Everything, Fabulous Finds, Featured, France | 16 comments

We get through a lot of tubs of Ben and Jerry’s at our house. At Bruised Passports we like ice cream. We like it a lot. This also...

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