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Eating Rotten Fermented Shark In Iceland

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Yummy was not the word in mind when I first heard about eating rotten shark in Iceland called hakarl. Indeed the thought made my stomach squirm, especially having heard descriptions from people who had eaten it. One friend described hakarl as eating slimy chicken that is 4 weeks out of date. Hakarl is a shark that is fermented and then …

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Road Tripping In Iceland

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Iceland is one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited, and one of the best ways to see it is with a group of fellow travellers out on a road trip. This will not only save you a load of money in comparison too doing a tour, but is also way more fun. Staying at Kex hostel in …

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The Best Markets To Visit In London

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London has many good markets too explore, and here are some of the best you can see. Many people would normally only have time for a few markets when visiting a city, as most people only come for a few days, and as such I have included just my very top picks that you should definitely visit. 1. Camden Market. …

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The Best Adventures Of 2014

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So another year of adventure comes to an end, and as we look forward to 2015 I ask you this question; What travels will you do in the future? I ask this as a little motivator. It’s easy to say that you will go and visit this place and that, but those ideas can get lost in everyday life. Hell …

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Contemporary Art In China For The Mind

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We all enjoy escaping now and then. Some prefer the comfort of getting lost in the story of a good book, others will skydive out of a plane! Then there is that group who enjoy looking at the surreal. Images that transport you into another world, or tell a story in a strange way about life on this planet.┬áContemporary art …

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What’s Up With People Spitting In China

In ASIA by Jonny2 Comments

Yes it is one of those things that you just can’t escape on a visit to China, and that is the horrible spitting that goes on. Now we’re not talking about normal spitting here, but the kind where they are hocking up everything within them, like their life depended on it. Anyone who has visited China will know about that …

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Portrait Of A City: Chongqing

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Chongqinq is one of the most fascinating cities in China. The hard working porters down by the docks, weaving in and out of the old alleys, contrast against the super modern just around the corner. Chongqing has the feel of Gotham City in Batman, minus all the crime. The Chinese government is pumping loads of money into the place, trying …

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This Chongqing Hotpot Will Melt Your Mouth

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The huge city of Chongqing is famous for the most spicy hotpot in all of China! Yes this delightful cauldron of spice will make your mouth go numb, your lips tingle, all the while as tears flow from your eyes. This is a spice lovers paradise. You can find hotpot all over China these days, but no-one does it spicier, …