staying fed in the netherlands

juices from albert heijn 3 euros for fresh juices, our favourites were the orange & kiwi and apple, pear & raspberry.  it must seem ridiculous that we’re listing this as one of favourite indulgences in the netherlands but finding good, fresh juices in europe for less than the price of a firstborn isn’t as easy […]

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weekly recap #22 – zagreb & prague

q. current home/addy where i stayed (neighbourhood) and how long a. zagreb (3 nights), prague (5 nights) q. favourite meal a. our last dinner in zagreb.  pork spring rolls, beef empanadas, mixed greens and panko breaded pork tenderloin at street food mukoaka.  not local in the least but after a month of eating pizzas and […]

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first 24 hours in zagreb (croatia)

jojo: what do i like? -being the capital of croatia, big city = options.  have options for food other than grilled meat, pasta and pizza.  woohoo! -very accessible city.  many tram lines, all above ground meaning no time spent walking through mazes of subway stations.  the trams also run very frequently -the town feels empty, […]

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looking back at sapporo

i’m trying my hand at maybe my last ‘regular’ series of posts… to look back upon the cities that we’ve stayed in this trip and to compare that to our first day to see how our opinions of the city had changed.  aside from the ski resorts, sapporo was my first city… when did we […]

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finally a kickass beer!

maybe the truest sign of me being a vancouverite at heart is that i miss a good ipa more than anything else.  what i wouldn’t give for a cold glass of driftwood’s fat tug, brassneck’s passive aggressive or even powell street brewery’s white ipa.  craft beer is taking off in asia but i think it’s […]

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craft beer in sapporo

i miss a lot of things from home and at the risk of sounding like an alcoholic, beer is definitely on that list.  i love an icy cold sapporo after a day on the mountain as much as the next person but sometimes you want something with a little bite.  being sapporo and all, macrobrews […]

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