Places

Food spaces in Iceland

Food spaces in Iceland

I went to the movies the other day to watch “The secret life of Walter Mitty”, a movie mostly set and entirely filmed in Iceland. I was not sure if I should watch it, but the fact that the movie was set in Iceland made my decision easy. Normally this would not be worth a mention here on S&C, but:

Iceland stands for …

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London markets: Borough and Leadenhall Market

London markets: Borough and Leadenhall Market

“London bridge is falling down, falling down, falling down, my fair Lady”

Singing along this old English nursery rhyme in my first English lessons in kindergarten, the London Bridge has kept in my mind all the years. Much more than the Tower bridge, which is – nowadays at least – the much more impressive neighbor just to the west along the Thames river. But the London Bridge has been …

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Taking a break in London

Taking a break in London

“Was, schon wiiiiiiiiieder Kaffee?” (“Coffee agaaaain?”) – This or similar was my reaction as a child when my parents wanted to take a break in a coffee place during traveling. A popsicle on the run was enough to keep me going most of the time (outside meal hours) and there was always so much more to explore. So why take the time and sit down?

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Breakfast in Freiburg im Breisgau

Breakfast in Freiburg im Breisgau

Sunday morning. Earlier this year. Germany. Medieval city gates. Cobbled Streets. Empty. Little runnels alongside. Used as water supply as early as in the 13th century. A city seeming asleep. Freiburg im Breisgau. Sunday morning.

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Nice Cafés in Prague

Nice Cafés in Prague

Looking for a place to stretch you legs and digest the many impressions collected while wandering around the streets of Prague? Dying for pastry other than Trdelník served in street stalls? Prague has some really nice cafes, both old style and modern.

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