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Brussels, Belgium

USA | Thu, 16 Nov 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [548]

We were worn out when we arrived in Brussels.  We really did a lot of walking in London.  When we got off the train and I announced to the girls we only have a 1.4 km walk with our backpacks I thought we had a munity on our hands.  When ... Read more >

Tags: beer, brussels, chocolate, manneken pis, waffles, world nomads

Shoes and Chocolate

JAPAN | Wed, 16 Mar 2016 | By kakimono | Views [616]

Following class on Monday, I took the now-familiar train to Nagahoribashi as if I was going to Mondial Kaffee. (Spoiler alert: I wasn’t.) Then I walked the same way I had last time when I was just looking around until I found the Sketchers shop ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate, heart, nanoblocks, shoes

This Seems Like It Should Explain Something

JAPAN | Fri, 11 Mar 2016 | By kakimono | Views [585]

On Wednesday, I was exposed to several small but very odd things about Japanese culture. First of all, we were practicing new kanji. One of those kanji was the character for rice, which, for whatever reason, is also the character for America. So ... Read more >

Tags: beer, chocolate, coffee, commercialism, culture, wedding

Valentine's Day in Japan

JAPAN | Sun, 21 Feb 2016 | By kakimono | Views [299]

Likes several other western holidays, Valentine’s Day is celebrated differently in Japan. To get a rough idea, imagine that you’ve never lived in America, but have seen Valentine’s Day in movies and commercials (a lot of movies and ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate, holidays, valentines day

Belgian Snuffles

BELGIUM | Wed, 6 May 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [654]

One thing that England does well is public holidays. May is particularly fortuitous with May Day the first Monday of the month and Spring Bank holiday the last Monday of the month. Needless to say, we had spotted these dates way back in January and decided ... Read more >

Tags: antwerp, beer, belgium, brussels, buskers, chocolate, croissants, eurostar, moules, mussels

All the chocolate in Brussels!

BELGIUM | Sat, 7 Feb 2015 | By kurenai | Views [781]

We all need some time off and after the winter I’ve had I was definitely looking for a change of scenery. I booked a trip to Paris to visit a friend of mine and thought a day stop to Brussels for some chocolate would definitely lift up my sagging ... Read more >

Tags: belgium, brussels, chocolate, tours

Assisi & Perugia

ITALY | Sat, 10 Jan 2015 | By crobbins | Views [441] | Comments [1]

Today was long day! Ooofda! We woke up very early to get ready for our day. We grabbed some breakfast and headed for the bus stop. We missed the #62 by like 5 seconds, the #60 didn't come, and so we just took the next #62. At least we had left ... Read more >

Tags: assisi, buses, chocolate, perugia

Rakija in Zagreb

CROATIA | Sun, 5 Oct 2014 | By schmodude | Views [607]

Cameron was feeling little better in the morning and all three of use went back to the same square. There was an antique market happening because it was Sunday. So many vendors were selling things related to the rocky history of Croatia. It was a fun ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate, coffee, croatia, gloom, igor, music, wine, zagreb

Photos: Passport & Plate - Mom's Chocolate Birthday Cake

USA | Thu, 13 Mar 2014 | By traveltessa | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Ingredients ? c. shortening ? c. sugar 3 eggs ? c. cocoa powder 1 1/3 c. cold water 1 t vanilla ? t baking powder 1 ¼ t baking soda 1 t salt 2 c. all purpose flour   How to prepare this recipe Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two ... Read more >
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Tags: cake, chocolate, passport and plate, tradition

Always take the weather with you...

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 9 Jun 2013 | By hannahhackett | Views [649]

What I realised today is that you can be in the most beautiful place but if its grey skies and torrential rain it still seems desolate and miserable! Back to that later as I've got a couple days to fill you in on! On Friday we went wine tasting ... Read more >

Tags: caves, cheese, chocolate, lighthouse, rain, wine, york


BELGIUM | Sat, 23 Jun 2012 | By christie | Views [499]

This morning we were up bright and early to catch our train from Paris to Brussels. After a short journey to Belgium we checked into Hello Hostel and started out into the city. We visited Grand Place Square which is filled with beer, chocolate and waffle ... Read more >

Tags: brussels, chocolate, waffles

The land of lakes and chocolate (Bariloche)

ARGENTINA | Wed, 2 May 2012 | By kamzam | Views [873]

After the excitement of seeing the penguins I boarded another overnight bus to Bariloche . Crossing through Patagonia is a rather long process and the landscape does not help. For hours on end all you see is flat land. The only surprise was waking up ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, bariloche, chocolate, lake district, on the road, trekking

Say No to diet - eat chocolate!

BELGIUM | Thu, 19 Apr 2012 | By iana1986 | Views [517]

When it comes to chocolate - for me this is not a question of quality but quantity. I always thought like this before I came to Brussels - the capital of chocolate in Europe.  The streets of historical center of Brussels are full of chocolate aroma, ... Read more >

Tags: belgium, brussels, chocolate, food, waffles

The Chocolate Lovers Festival - Fairfax, VA

USA | Thu, 10 Mar 2011 | By kurenai | Views [882]

What can I say? I love chocolate. And chocolate festivals are right up my alley. I must admit that I was pining for all those amazing Melbourne chocolate cafés that I reviewed here some months back so it was a happy surprise to find out about ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate, fairfax, festival, va, washington d.c.

The Not-So-Comprehensive Melbourne Chocolate Café Guide

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 1 Aug 2010 | By kurenai | Views [4542] | Comments [3]

I like chocolate. Melbourne has chocolate cafés. It seemed quite natural to put the two together during my one year stint living down under and see what I could come up with. I admit that I have a penchant for dark, thick, rich chocolate rather ... Read more >

Tags: australia, cafe, chocolate, food, melbourne

Ice Ice Baby

ARGENTINA | Sat, 10 Apr 2010 | By ryanandjo | Views [4994] | Comments [5]

After a quick bus ride over the border from Chile we were back in Argentina. El Calafate in the south west of Patagonia is a one horse town. There is only one reason why people venture to this remote part of Argentina and that ... Read more >

Tags: bariloche, chocolate, el bolson, el calafate, el chalten, fitz roy range, glaciar perito moreno, mount tronador, parque nacional los glaciares, ruta 40

Australia's Great Ocean Road

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 7 Jan 2010 | By kurenai | Views [1156] | Comments [1]

The Great Ocean Road   For anyone in Melbourne – or heading to Melbourne – the Great Ocean Road seems to be a rather well known tourist destination. I can’t with any honesty say I’ve ever heard of it before I moved ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beach, chocolate, melbourne, ocean, road trip

Bonjour- revised edition!

FRANCE | Wed, 5 Aug 2009 | By phil_and_alex | Views [863] | Comments [13]

hello faithful readers! (i.e mum and dad) phil here again. so its been a while since we last blogged properly this has been mostly due to the fact we are stingey and dont want to spend our hard earned cash on internet hostels so donations to keep this ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate, manliness, papy dance, paris


SPAIN | Sun, 15 Feb 2009 | By jjassen | Views [740] | Comments [1]

Arrived in Barcelona this morning. Walked about maybe 2 miles with my pack in to the hostel - needed the fresh air after the night train.* *night train: had the cabin to myself, so got into jammies, sat on upper bunk, reading for a few hours, tearing ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, chocolate, spain

Thurs 27th Nov - Suifenhe, border with Russia

CHINA | Thu, 27 Nov 2008 | By pecosbiff | Views [733]

Shaken awake from dead sleep and dream about Kathy Kirby (good grief)  by conductor. I talk to my first Russian. Bit dour. Cab to bus station. Phrase book quite good. Extremely helpful boy who works at the station helps me buy my ticket, shows me to ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate, confusion, customs, theft

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