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Decadence – Spaghetti Neri

I took a few days off last week to go on a “semi-holiday” to Lisbon, Portugal. It was a holiday, so obviously I wasn’t going to be on my best behaviour. However I may have overdone it a little with this. Meet “spaghetti neri” or pure decadence: It’s chocolate ice cream, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, […]

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Better Coffee While On The Road

If you’re a lover of coffee you probably start your day with a coffee. However not all coffees are equal and when you’re travelling you’re pretty much at the mercy of your hotel’s facilities and those of its surroundings. While some hotels, notably the Radisson chain, provide proper coffee machines in their rooms, many, such […]

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Freshly Squeezed Juice Overload

This morning’s culinary discovery came via Hemingway bar and cafe in Budva, Montenegro. While the cafe / bar serves the usual range of coffees, beers and other alcohols, they also have a nice selection of freshly squeezed fruit juice cocktails. I had a couple of them with my slightly late breakfast. While I can’t remember […]

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Grilled Tuna Steak

Eating Reasonably Well While Travelling

I cannot avoid travelling quite a bit for work. And I need to get past my worries and concerns about what I can and cannot eat while “on the road”. For the past 3 weeks I’ve been “out and about”. During that time I’ve been relatively careful about what I eat, but not obsessive. The […]

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The Dreaded Weigh-in

I’ve been “on the road” for the last few weeks, which is also why there haven’t been any updates on here. This morning was my first weigh-in since the 6th of March and I was dreading it. The last few weeks I’ve been travelling for work and between travel, late nights, alcohol, food etc., I […]

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