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94 posts categorized "The World Elsewhere"

Vienna Pictured/Not Pictured

Off the night train from Berlin to Vienna and straight on to Cafe Sperl for crisp rolls slathered with apricot jam and steaming plates of ham and eggs. (Baffled and delighted that that's what they're called, rather than Schinken und......

Postcard from Edinburgh

Here and there and elsewhere just now. Edinburgh, briefly. Do climb the winding cobblestone path in the direction of Ramsay Lane. Do descend the Scotsman Steps on your way to the Ingleby. Do admire the windowbox flowers, both artificial and......

Some stolen moments in Tel Aviv

In Tel Aviv for work with stolen moments revolving around food. My hosts had the city in their heads and took me everywhere. There were meals taken in the blinding sun, seasoned with the scent of sea. | Manta Ray;......

On the Baltic

A little while ago, when the days were still contracting, we took the train north to the Baltic coast. — These were the two versions of the sky We'll return for Easter; let's hope for sun. Wishing you happy days!...

Lisbon up, Lisbon down

Monochrome, mostly, yet the Lisbon winter absolutely has its own light....

A touch of Lisbon sun

A touch of Lisbon sun to warm this snowy morning. Thank you for all the suggestions on where to best devour those wobbly delights known as pasteis de nata! More of elsewhere and here in the next....

Kutmühle Villingen (Constance)

In Constance, I loved a bakery and a lake. The bakery was tucked into one of the shopping streets that wind through the old town: the window display of flours with the winning old-fashioned packaging caught my eye on my......