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Good enough to eat …

We love it when Sandrine from CRT Poitou-Charentes comes to visit as she always brings a treat for us to try.  It’s a very clever ploy too as it teaches us about the delicious regional specialities from the region as … Continue reading

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If only all breakfasts were like this …

You can, of course, start the day in your private villa at Viceroy Riviera Maya, surrounded by lush jungle vegetation, sharing your space with any number of friendly little animals & birds coming to call.  On occasion however it is fun … Continue reading

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It’s a Cake Paradise in Newport Beach, California

Who doesn’t like cake? Whether you are meeting friends, having a celebration or just need a sweet and delicious treat, you can’t beat a cupcake … or two.  By an odd twist of fate, some of the very best of America’s bakeries … Continue reading

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Five of the best… Sweet hangouts in Newport Beach

For edition five of Magellan PR’s Five of the Best series, we are visiting Visit Newport Beach, California, USA, as they know all the sweetest places to be! The one and only Balboa Bar is a unique refreshing treat from Balboa Island. The Balboa bar is a rich slab … Continue reading

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Delicious: Tourteau Fromagé – Poitou-Charentes speciality

This is one of my favourite gifts to bring home from CRT Poitou-Charentes – it’s guaranteed to cause a stir due to its unusual appearance – as you can see by the photo! It’s called a Tourteau Fromagé – a … Continue reading

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My first Chaya Teahouse Experience

I credit my “LondonLovelies” twitter friends with introducing me to some great London experiences and one I still recall with delight was my recent visit to the Chaya Teahouse in London’s exclusive enclave of Notting Hill. Entered via a charming … Continue reading

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Poitou-Charentes, the home of the French Macaroon

  I am not sure if this is just me, but I did not immediately link this delicious gourmet confection – the Rannou-Metivier Macaroon – with the French area of Poitou-Charentes.  Indeed, it was only when my colleague, Gillian, brought this … Continue reading

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