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Tofu and Tea Leaves- An Introduction to the cuisine of Myanmar

Tea Leaves and Tofu: An Introduction to the Cuisine of Myanmar – Gallop Around The Globe

Myanmar is not a country that’s known for its food.  The cuisine of neighbouring Thailand is popular the world over, with its distinct, aromatic, but simple amalgamation of flavours.  Vietnam is famous for its Pho (noodle soup), Laos for its laap (meat-based salad), and Cambodia for its Fish Amok (fish curry). But Myanmar? I didn’t […]

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Discovering the Beauty of Brasov – Gallop Around The Globe

Brasov was the second stop on our six-night independently-organised trip around Romania.  Although it’s one of the country’s largest cities, the pace of life here is noticeably slower than the buzzing streets of the country’s capital, Bucharest.  The buildings are more colourful and well looked after, and there are wide pedestrianised boulevards and spacious plazas. […]

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Getting Higher in Ayacucho

I’m not entirely sure why any company would ONLY offer a night bus service for a journey that is just 5 hours long.  But that’s exactly what Expreso Molina did between Huancavelica and Ayacucho (pronounced like ‘higher’ without the ‘h’ followed by ‘coocho’).  So, having only boarded the bus at 12:30am, and finally finding some […]

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