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U Tri Zlatych Hvezd – Historic Three Golden Stars Restaurant

U Tri Zlatych Hvezd means “At Three Golden Stars” in Czech. The first written mentions of the Three Golden Stars house date back to 1400 A.D. This is one of the remaining Prague empire houses with stucco decor. It was completely burned down during the Hussite Wars and rebuilt in 1813 where it stands till […]

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Potrefena Husa Hybernská – 153 Years Old Czech Pub Restaurant

My travel mates and I chanced upon Potrefena Husa Hybernská when we were looking for a Czech meal on our first day in Prague. Potrefena Husa Hybernská was established in 1869 which means it has 153 years of history! There are lots of rave reviews about this place on Tripadvisor. It was awarded “Traveller’s Choice […]

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ALEX Dresden at the Castle – Welcoming Restaurant in Dresden

My travel companions and I were in Dresden in early December when it was starting to get chilly. We were looking for a place to escape the cold so we ducked into the nearest restaurant. The restaurant turned out to be ALEX Dresden at the Castle. ALEX was established in 2004 and it has since […]

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Experience

What to Expect at Germany Christmas Markets

I have just returned from a two-week holiday in Germany where I explored many Germany Christmas markets. There are Christmas markets in every German city, such as Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt. Germany, where Christmas markets originated from, has some of the best Christmas markets in the world. Do you know what to expect at Germany Christmas markets? Let […]

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Shopping

5 British Food Souvenirs to Buy from Supermarkets

There are many types of souvenir, from traditional wood crafts to exquisite gems, but food souvenirs are still the best. Food souvenirs and snacks allows you to bring back a piece of the country you just visited, to be shared with family and friends.  I used to buy expensive food souvenirs from various tourist attractions, […]

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The Breakfast Club (Soho) – Good English Breakfast in London

It’s morning and since Keystone House Hostel does not provide breakfast, I have to look for my own breakfast.  I got to know about The Breakfast Club from the movie Pitch Perfect. While I don’t see what’s so great about the movie, I remembered the title “The Breakfast Club”.  The Breakfast Club sounds like a […]

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Rock & Sole Plaice – Oldest Fish and Chip Restaurant in London

Besides pie and mash and sticky toffee pudding (both of which I have tried at Mother Mash), fish and chips is another iconic British food.  Considering that fish and chips originated from the United Kingdom, it seems wrong not to have fish and chips at least once while I am in London.  Instead of searching […]

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Accommodation

Keystone House Hostel – Small Cosy Hostel Lacks Entertainment

When I was choosing hostel to stay in London on Hostelworld, Keystone House Hostel was one of my strongest contenders. It is near to King’s Cross Railway Station and St Pancras International and most of the review on Hostelworld are positive. There is 24-hour reception, free WiFi and clean linens. Reviews on Hostelworld says that […]

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Burger & Lobster (Soho) – Beef Burgers and Wild Lobsters

SANDEMANs NEW Europe Free Tour of London ended at Parliament Square. I was feeling a little hungry so I decided to look for a restaurant to have some lunch.  I remembered from my earlier research that a famous burger restaurant is around the area, so I decided to try and find it.  Established in 2011, […]

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Experience

London Free Walking Tour – Great Introduction to London with Local Guide

Free walking tour of London is one of the activities offered at Clink78. It sounds like a great way to get a feel of London so I signed up for it.  The free walking tour is offered by SANDEMANs NEW Europe and there are three timings – 10am, 11am and 1pm. The tour is available […]