Curious Appetite

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New food and city crush: London, England

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” – Samuel Johnson

This is a quote my sister once told me and it never quite left my consciousness. Trying to apply it to cities besides London, as I’d like to think there is excitement in just about any corner of the world. But London truly does embody every intention of this phrase, and a reminder in general that we have so much around us to experience. Continue Reading

24 hours in Milan- an easy day trip from Florence

There are some delicious brioches and coffee to be had in Milano

Over the years, I’ve heard contrasting grips and praises by Italians for Milan. From being the “grey” city to the epicenter for contemporary culture in Italy. I love a big city, as I come from one and at that, one which also has a reputation for being grey and rainy. In case you are new to this blog, you should see how I feel about fashion when Vogue came through Florence. Ironically enough and despite my intentional ignorance for fashion and incapability to wear high heels, I love Milan. Continue Reading

Eating Istanbul in 4 days

When traveling, I have a couple rules. One is that I don’t want to plan anything. I need to wonder. To get lost.  Another criteria is that I need to eat really great food. I mean, what good is traveling if you don’t get to know the local food?

Earlier this year I went to Istanbul and I went again because a. it’s a tremendous city that I barely scratched the surface of. b. I have a friend there. Not only that, this is someone who has a similar lens that I do for analyzing society. Thanks to this incredible friend, I was able to observe a little bit better how the social fabric of Istanbul was woven and to see nuances of juxtapositions evident in daily life. Continue Reading

Istanbul- the gateway to the culinary world

Travel is the spice of life

Travel is a wonderful gift that curiosity has given the world. Sometimes, I sit back in awe that we have the ability to reach far distances in ever shorter amounts of time. Humans have curiosity, and this curiosity leads to innovation. It is so fascinating to see how the world has evolved and how we play our parts on earth. Continue Reading

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