AUTUMN/WINTER EDIT

The Photo Edit: The Beatles Tour in Liverpool

“We’ve got two girls here from Dublin in Ireland, so we’ll be expecting them to lead the sing-song”. Paul, the tour guide had memorised everyone’s home cities. And suddenly, at that moment, it was a dangerous time to be Irish… As the bus departed the Albert Dock it was as if our resident Beatles expert had hit the rewind button. Modern-day Liverpool rolled away and we were immersed into the history and sounds of the…
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The Photo Edit: Lisbon’s Miradouros

If.you.were. walking. with.me. to.Miradouro. de.Sao. Pedro.de.Alcantara. and. I.was. talking. to.you this. is. how. I. would. sound. Then…I’d have just enough breath left to tell you that the route is a steep uphill climb, but the view is most definitely worth the effort.* So what is a Miradouro and why are they all over Lisbon? Rough translation – it’s a viewpoint. Basically, it’s a pretty terrace specially built to let you sit, rest and take in…
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The Photo Edit: Iceland’s Golden Circle Highlights

The Golden Circle is a tourist route in south Iceland, which covers around 300 km looping from Reykjavík into the centre of the country and back again. The three major stops on the route are the national park Þingvellir (Thingvellir), the Gullfoss waterfall (meaning “golden falls”), and the geothermal valley of Haukadalur, which is home to the geysers Geysir and Strokkur. The next time you visit Reykjavik, make sure to set aside a day to check out the attractions of the Golden Circle.  If nothing…
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Learning to Cook Mexican Cuisine in Oaxaca, Mexico

“And then finally, we will make… a mole.” Oscar, our smiley, softly-spoken chef had just gone through the suggested menu for today’s cookery lesson. A shudder rippled around the dining table. “No more mole” was the consensus in the class. Mole for breakfast. Mole for lunch. Mole for dinner.  We had had our fill of the rich chocolate-y sauce over the past few days. “Something light, then, like an almond mole, then,” said Oscar with…
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