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Camille Van Puymbroeck is a Belgian freelance journalist with a big interest in anything lifestyle and ecology-related. Nothing makes her more happy than visiting a former Soviet building, overgrown by nature, equipped with a camera and a coffee. Not without an Italian meal afterwards, of course. Her work has previously been published in Metro, Sabato Magazine and Culinaire Ambiance.

26 April 2021

Fancy a boozy pilgrimage? This hiking trail takes you from winery to winery

Some people like to go on a pilgrimage to renew their religion. Others embark on the journey to get in touch with themselves again, whatever that […]
22 April 2021

Where to eat in Marbella?

In order to get to Marbella the most convenient way is flying to Malaga and driving to Marbella from there. Marbella might at first not seem […]
22 April 2021

Did you know that your gelato may not have more than 30% of air?

Authorities in Italy are keeping a close eye on what some ice cream producers use to improve the appearance of their produce i.e make it more […]
21 April 2021

These are the best picnic spots in Brussels

Now that the restrictions concerning COVID-19 are slowly but surely getting lifted in Belgium, we can start to think about our social lives again. Which feels […]
21 April 2021

Xixia: home to the best Chinese mushrooms

The county of Xixia in China is found in the deep Funiu Mountain area, located in the Henan Province. Spanning an area of 3,454 square kilometres, […]
20 April 2021

Could price information influence how wine tastes in your mouth?

Several wine lovers have asked themselves the question: Are more expensive wines are necessarily better than cheaper ones? Can our perception be influenced by factors unrelated […]
19 April 2021

Reopening of Belgium’s terraces a first key step towards a full recovery of the hospitality sector

The long-awaited announcement that Belgium’s bars and restaurants can reopen their terraces from May 8th is enormously welcome. The phased reopening of crucial parts of Belgian […]
16 April 2021

Arucas: Where the rum gets made

Arucas is a picturesque town about 12 kilometres from Las Palmas city, the capital of Gran Canaria of the Canary Islands. The town extends from the […]
15 April 2021

10 Easy barbecue dishes to impress your friends

Barbecue season has begun and with outdoor socialising on the cards for the foreseeable future, here are a few ideas to get your taste-buds tingling and […]
15 April 2021

What are pinxtos?

Most people have heard of tapas, one of the many delights of holidaying in sunny Spain. The small yet delicious dishes which come in huge variety, […]
12 April 2021

What can we learn from Starbucks?

Back in the late 1990s a Masters student at the Durrell Insitute of Conservation and Ecology, where I was teaching, analysed the images in UK travel […]
12 April 2021

Today is National Liquorice Day

Liquorice. Lakrits. Lakrids. Something I hated as a child and the type of candy I love now. The black gold of the Nordics, and this time […]
7 April 2021

10 Travel-themed cocktails to escape with

Whether you’re having a COVID-safe outdoor gathering with friends, celebrating the end of lockdown where you are, or staying at home and dreaming of a holiday, […]
6 April 2021

Why Tofu is so underrated

Sigh, yes Tofu, that wobbly white thing that unfortunately too often tastes very bland and why the hell is it so hard to get it crispy […]
1 April 2021

Belgium: Place Lux in Covid times

Place du Luxembourg, or Place Lux, is an iconic square in Brussels. It may not boast the impressive architecture of the Grand Place, but it is […]
1 April 2021

What do you eat on Easter Sunday?

When I was younger, we would always go to Poland for Easter. Same traditions, same procedures, same food every year. Over the last years, Easter traditions […]
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