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The Madonna Inn San Luis Obispo

The Madonna Inn in Central California Revels in its Quirkiness

“What would you recommend for lunch?” “You mean, here?” The waiter responded as if startled by the question. “To eat?” Considering I was sitting in a booth in his restaurant at lunchtime, it was my turn to be bemused. After a pause, he said, “The breakfast here is really good.” I did not find his

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The Good, the Bad and the Fantastic at Lloret de Mar

The lurid neon sign above the entrance to the club in Lloret de Mar on the Costa Brava shouted total striptease and for added emphasis, “sexy sexy sexy.”  Presumably the inebriated punters the club was trying to lure needed help in equating striptease with sexy. I find the main drag in Lloret depressing. You may

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Fine Dining Where Two Oceans Meet

It’s not often that you find a gorgeous view and great food in a restaurant at a tourist destination.  We accidentally stumbled onto the gem of a restaurant that is the Two Oceans Restaurant because our fabulous tour guide made us a reservation.  Needless to say we were very appreciative! The Location The Two Oceans

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The Legendary Bleeding Heart Restaurant in London

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day which like many married couples my husband and I will ignore. If you are in London, however, and feeling loved up, I have got a gem of a romantic restaurant for you. The Bleeding Heart Restaurants The Bleeding Heart Restaurants are a group of restaurants set in Bleeding Heart Yard in

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It’s Very Easy to Love The Big Easy

One of the best dinners we had in South Africa was at The Big Easy in the charming town of Stellenbosch.  Stellenbosch is located near Cape Town and is a famous wine-growing region. The Restaurant The restaurant is located in a gorgeous 210 year old Dutch-era house which had formerly belonged to the minister for

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The Netherlands

The Cat Who Came To Dinner

I was at dinner in Amsterdam in an Italian restaurant by myself when the restaurant cat came and sat across from me.  Yes, there are cats in Amsterdam everywhere and some of them hang out at the pubs and restaurants. My little visitor was actually pretty funny looking at me as if he decided I

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