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Barcelona: A Story of Divorce, Reconciliation and Revitalization

When I left this place about three years ago, it felt like I was not only divorcing my former partner but also the city. At least with my partner the signing of the divorce papers gave some sort of closure. But, even then, let’s be real, no signature gives closure to emotions and years of love and cohabitation.

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Eating Clean: Greek Inspired Quinoa Salad

When my friend told me she has a mean quinoa recipe with feta and olives, I knew we had to get together and have some fun. Since we couldn’t just eat a salad on it’s own, we went ahead and made some fish too.  But, I’ll hold that recipe for next week. You can see… Continue reading Eating Clean: Greek Inspired Quinoa Salad

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Thai Treasures: Best Pla Rad Prik (Fried Snapper in Red Curry) in Chiang Mai

The last meal is everything. My tradition on the last day of travel to avoid any travel anxieties, with time permitting, is to go back to my favorite place, and have my favorite dish for the “last time”.  Even though I never really consider any place “the last I’ll be there” I’m pretty certain especially… Continue reading Thai Treasures: Best Pla Rad Prik (Fried Snapper in Red Curry) in Chiang Mai

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Arrival to Nepal During the Third Day of Diwali: Lakshmi Puja 

In Dubai, lights and decorations were all over the balconies of Hindu worshippers. When I asked my friend what this was for, I had totally forgotten that it was Diwali. I had not quite planned or thought that I would actually be here in Nepal during the festivities. Since I’m taking it one day at… Continue reading Arrival to Nepal During the Third Day of Diwali: Lakshmi Puja 

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Where to eat the most delicious Dolma in Yerevan? 

I’m afraid that upon reading this, my mother and my aunts will, for the cardinal sin I’m about to commit, Armenian guilt trip me for an indefinite period of time and possibly never cook Dolma for me again.  But….here it goes:  Today I had the best Dolma of my 32 years as a spoiled, previously… Continue reading Where to eat the most delicious Dolma in Yerevan? 

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Where to find the best croissant in Barcelona? 

As I impatiently type this with my sticky fingers as the flavors linger on my tastebuds, I’m certain I’ve found the best croissant in the city of Barcelona. Having lived here for six years I have tried mediocre croissants and wasted precious calories on them. Today, as I tried this place for the second time,… Continue reading Where to find the best croissant in Barcelona?