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Cuisine and Drinks

What to buy in Germany – Biersteins, Pewter Cups, Mezzo Mix, Fritz Cola

I’m not going to write about the hundreds, thousands of beer brands that one can find in Germany but there are two items which might make someone very interested in these drinking utensils which can enhance the drinking experience to optimum levels: biersteins (or beer steins) and pewter cups. Beer steins or biersteins, as they … Continue reading »

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In the Balearic Islands: the island of Mallorca, Spain

I’ve been continuing the recent tradition of going to the islands of Europe as I’ve visited Malta, Iceland, United Kingdom (biggest island in Europe), Canary Islands, Azores, and now the Balearic Islands. I mean why not keep it going by going to another group of islands where I’ve never been before? Going southeast from Barcelona, … Continue reading »

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Vicenza, Italy – away from the big Italian cities

I flew into Marco Polo Airport located in Venice, the famous city that requires a boat or a gondola to travel within the city, but I had no interest in going into some polluted, over-crowded city full of tourists there. Well, actually, the airport is west of the famed canal city as modernization took over … Continue reading »

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Azores – Scuba diving and Fishing in the same day!

Two of my favorite activities in the same day – a first! And both were great to do even if I didn’t see anything remarkable underwater nor if I didn’t catch anything super amazing. It was more of the strain on time and energy that makes doing both on the same day that be quite … Continue reading »

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First time in the Azores, Portugal – Ponta Delgada, Island of San Miguel

So I made my way to the Azores, specifically Sao Miguel (or San Miguel or Saint Miguel) Island. Like the Canaries, these islands were a stopping point for many vessels from Portugal en-route to the new world. Or the ships were heading back towards Portugal and would usually make a stop prior to heading to … Continue reading »

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