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Some interesting information on … Singapore

Singapore is known as the Garden City of Asia. The name Singapore has a wonderful history. The Malays in the 7th Century called it Temasek or Sea Town. Then in 1299 the Sumatran Prince Sri Tri Buana made the island … Continue reading

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Some interesting facts on the Haft-Seen Table: The Table of the Seven S’s

The Haft-Seen Table: The Table of the Seven S’s as part of the Norouz (Persian New Year ) celebrations represents the spirit of hope, renewal, togetherness, health and wellbeing, and is symbolized by: Sumac (crushed spice of berries): For the … Continue reading

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The London Coffee Festival at Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane

We went to meet Jesse and Arya from Nuffnang UK and fellow bloggers, and experience The London Coffee Festival together. It was great to be able to walk straight passed the massive queues creeping round the corner, and into the … Continue reading

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Fresh Foam New Balance Training Shoes from Sweatshop – the first step in getting fitter for 2014!

My plan for 2014 was to get fitter so I could be ready for the more energetic adventures and travel explorations we have been thinking about for later in the year. So I decided to head over to check out … Continue reading

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A Short History of Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts

Around 400BC, the Persian Empire’s nobility indulged in an iced dessert made of snow, vermicelli and rose water, and at times floured with saffron or fruits. The snow used in this dessert was from the mountains and stored in yakhchals (specialised subterranean … Continue reading

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