Travel Nostalgia

Sometimes, when I close my eyes, I can still see myself walking uphill, leaving the Sunset District in San Francisco, on a warm November morning after a walk on Ocean Beach. That was my very last day of my two-month USA solo trip, before going back to post-graduation job hunting. Fast forward almost five years … More Travel Nostalgia

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A corner of New Orleans in St. Paul’s: The Fat Bear

Since my brief stay in New Orleans, Lousiana, I still can’t get over the Deep South’s atmosphere, food, drinks and magic. It’s only natural then that I had to try London’s The Fat Bear, a corner of New Orleans in the hustle and bustle of touristy St. Paul’s. Upstairs from the Rising Sun pub in … More A corner of New Orleans in St. Paul’s: The Fat Bear

Americana in Shoreditch: Red’s True Barbecue and Nola review

American nostalgia: I’ve been suffering from this condition ever since I set foot on European soil again. Here’s what you have to do if you’re looking for an American night in Shoreditch. Dinner at Red’s True Barbecue Enter this huge Great Eastern Street restaurant to feel like you’ve been thrown into a Nashville diner. Neon … More Americana in Shoreditch: Red’s True Barbecue and Nola review

Bootleg fun at Bourne & Hollingsworth’s Prohibition Party

A warehouse in London Fields became a 1920s speakeasy for a night last weekend, throwing the best dance night I’ve been to in a while: none other than Bourne & Hollingsworth‘s glamorous Prohibition Party. Here’s what you can expect from a night of bootleg fun. As I have already told you in a previous post, B&H’s Prohibition means live … More Bootleg fun at Bourne & Hollingsworth’s Prohibition Party

In Perugia for the International Journalism Festival: timeless architecture, breath-taking views and foodie treats

What better way to spend the weekend than walking around the dreamy Italian city of Perugia, listening to engaging talks about the future of journalism? Here is my account of my(very touch and go) weekend at the International Journalism Festival 2015. SPOILER ALERT: I didn’t couchsurf this time. … More In Perugia for the International Journalism Festival: timeless architecture, breath-taking views and foodie treats

Eating in London vs. Eating in the United States

Whether you’re a Londoner going to the United States or an American coming to London, chances are your eating habits will change considerably. Here’s what to expect in terms of prices and portions in both London and the USA.  After having travelled across the US for two months, my New Year resolution inevitably has to be: lose the … More Eating in London vs. Eating in the United States

New Orleans: a feast for foodies

New Orleans is a lot more than a colourful, magical and historical city: it’s a rainbow of flavours, smells and cultures in which all foodies will feel at home. New Orleans is the home of the Creole and Cajun cuisines. Head down to the Red Fish Grill down on 115 Bourbon Street, in the French … More New Orleans: a feast for foodies

Things to do in New Orleans

New Orleans is one of America’s most beautiful cities. Here’s a summary of things to do in The Big Easy with an eye on safety. If you fly into New Orleans, the safest way to get to the centre is taking a cab. The city has just started implementing Uber, but a normal cab into the … More Things to do in New Orleans