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Paris

Paris. The city of light (and of love, romance, food, wine, effortless chic, and that certain je nais se quoi). I fell in love with Paris, as one does, the first time I visited the city three years ago. After deciding to move to Dublin, I was looking for an excuse to go back for… Continue reading Paris

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Veganism

Massaman Curry 

For our main course we made our favourite dish from the cooking class, Massaman Curry. This recipe has everything I love: spice, coconut milk, sweet potato, tofu.. It's so good. The secret? We made our own chili paste.  Chili Paste  10 teaspoons oil  2 small handfuls chopped carrot and onion  2 teaspoons chopped garlic  4… Continue reading Massaman Curry 

Veganism

Sweet Potato Hummus 

While in Bangkok Seán and I attended the May Kaidee vegetarian cooking class. It was amazing! We both love Thai food. We were given a recipe book with all the incredible dishes we made, and last night we decided to recreate two of them.  In Thailand we made this "hummus" with pumpkin, but since I… Continue reading Sweet Potato Hummus 

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Cambodia

Cities visited: Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville, Koh Rong Sanloem, Siem Reap From Saigon, we arrived in Phnom Penh by minivan. After a long journey in a crowded van I wanted nothing more to drop off our heavy backpacks at a hostel, and go and relax and enjoy a nice meal. However, the first few hostels we tried were all booked… Continue reading Cambodia

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Vietnam

Cities visited: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Saigon In an earlier post I commented on the crazy traffic in Bangkok, but it was nothing compared to what we experienced in Hanoi! We stood on the side of the road, backpacks on, and waited what felt like forever for a gap in the… Continue reading Vietnam