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5 Ways to Immerse Yourself in Local Culture

Following my last contribution to the Travelling Brown Girls Carnival, the theme for this post is ways to immerse yourself into the local culture. I’ve selected five ways to help all tourists to leave a destination with more than a few photos. Continue reading 5 Ways to Immerse Yourself in Local Culture

So I finally opened that pack of banana chips…

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Banana chips from Thailand

So, I finally opened my pack of palm sugar covered banana chips. Yes, you read correctly. Banana chips. But not just any old kind. The ones that I bought whilst travelling in Thailand. Now don’t worry, this isn’t just a post about me and a love for banana chips (well, not completely) but it is about the relevance of food to a country and the travellers within it.

As we had been preparing for our final day in Bangkok, I had been searching for something that I would be allowed to pack in my suitcase to take home. Right now, as I munch through the pack, I am so happy with my decision.

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“The Inspiration Initiative” #inspiretravel

EasyJet Holidays recently launched the ‘Inspiration Initiative’ competition, asking bloggers to blog about who, what, where and when they were inspired to travel. I’ve decided to take part, you can find out more information via this link.

Who

My parents. Whilst we were not able to travel as often as they would have liked, the times when we did were certainly memorable in shaping my perception of travel during the formative years. Continue reading “The Inspiration Initiative” #inspiretravel

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Tapas recipe (Competition entry)

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My partner’s home-made recreation – delicious!

Please send me on holiday to Barcelona” – Easyjet Holidays competition. I have decided to enter the recipe below for the Easyjet competition taking a little inspiration from Jamaica (ruled by Spain 1509-1655) and of course recreating it tapas style.

To create this tapas dish with a twist, Continue reading Jamaican Jerk Chicken Tapas recipe (Competition entry)