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Happy Birthday, My Overly Caffeinated Foodie

Happy birthday to my food and coffee obsessed partner, Jo-Jo. I’ve asked him his favorite places from home and travel this year, and this is what he said: 1. Bangkok, Thailand LEK & RUT SEAFOOD เจ้าแรกเยาวราช in China Town, you eat on the street as traffic zips by.     2. Brooklyn, New York Frankel’s […]

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A Long Layover in Madrid

A cup full of Meringue Meringue's Number 1 Fan Bubbles at Plaza Mayor Found a sweets and chocolate Christmas Market Jardines De Sabatini in Madrid, Spain Tinto y Tapas, A delicious place to eat and drink. Hip Flat in Madrid's Malasaña Neighborhood Refuges are welcome at Plaza de Cibeles

There are way too many things to see, eat and do in Madrid but with only three full days in this lively city, we did just enough to plan a return visit. It was my first visit, so please take a touristic view of the city with me! Mercado de San Miguel If you come […]

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Hipster Praha 7 Holešovice Flat

Hipster Praha 7 Holešovice Flat

Kristina has a wonderful home and was there to greet us as soon as we pulled up to her place. She helped us take our luggage upstairs, showed us all of the apartment’s amenities and gave us a book filled with many recommendations to see and do around the neighborhood and the city. Her place […]

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Adios Madrid!

Christmas Tree in Madrid España

Leaving Europe cause the Schengen visa is expiring (we’ve been in Europe for 3 months and for U.S. Citizens you can only stay for 3 months every 6 months) and saying goodbye to a Catholic Christmas! Adios amigos y Jesus Christo! 🇪🇸😘🎄 Where was this photo taken at? Puerta del Sol: A public square with an […]

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Palacio de Cristal

A quiet day roaming around the parks and museums of Madrid by myself while mister worked. Just like in Porto, we didn’t really need a metro pass since the city is very walkable with a lot of conveniences nearby and attractions. Getting to the Palacio de Cristal is relatively easy as it sits within Parque […]

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Learning Something New Everyday with freeCodeCamp

Learning Something New Everyday with freeCodeCamp

After a month of debating whether or not I should continue to learn how-to code on Codecademy or start fresh on FreeCodeCamp, I finally decided to go with FCC and I’m glad I did. FreeCodeCamp’s challenges are addicting to finish because they are taught in bite-sized doses with words of encouragement, and a progress map […]

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Porto Street Scenes

We’ve been in Porto for 10 days now and it’s been surreal. We’ve met a lot more expats, locals (shop gals/guys, teachers, classmates) and visitors than we ever did in Prague/Praha and I am simply grateful. Everyone I’ve encountered has been most generous with their time, enthusiastic about being in Porto, gladly would like to […]

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