Reykjavik – Celebrating New Year the Icelandic style

New Year’s Eve is a big deal in Reykjavik, and it’s all about the fireworks. The rules prohibiting fireworks are relaxed on New Year’s Eve, and households gleefully purchase boxes of them for the celebrations, because we all love an explosion, deep down.

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Bread and all its wonderful variations

Often the villain in the culinary story is the bread. It’s delicious and satisfying carbs – and their endearing way of attaching themselves to your midriff and hanging on, with the tenacity of old chewing gum.

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Romanian Roadtrip – Part 4

There’s 106 miles to Sighisoara, we’ve got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark out, and we’re wearing sunglasses. Well, actually…..we loaded up the Dacia Logan and headed east toward Sighișoara, along the (by now) good old E60.

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