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One of the things I've enjoyed about spending longer in one country – we've been in Mexico for 4 months now, our longest stint yet! – is getting a better understanding of the culture. We're starting to pick up on things that we might not have noticed on a shorter trip. My… Read more of "¡Buen provecho!"

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One of the things we loved about Oaxaca was the coffee shops (here are some of the others!). Oaxaca produces some of the best coffee in Mexico and there are lots of great places to enjoy it around the city, from cosy hole-in-the-walls to bright, colourful outdoor spaces. Here are… Read more of "Five great coffee shops in Oaxaca, Mexico"

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Speak to pretty much anyone about Cuba and you'll hear the same thing – the food is terrible. Food is one of our favourite ways to experience other cultures, and we love discovering local dishes, learning about the different ways people use ingredients and trying new flavours. So I was curious… Read more of "What to eat in Cuba"

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From local tapas joints to contemporary dining and fish restaurants by the sea, Valencia has a lot to offer foodies. It's a city where the quality of ingredients is important and the seafood, in particular, is excellent. If you're heading to Valencia for the first time, here are a few… Read more of "What to eat in Valencia"

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Emilia-Romagna is widely considered to have the best food in Italy. Now, I'm not saying that's the only reason we decided to spend a month there, but it may have been a factor. The area is home to a lot of Italian favourites, like parmesan cheese, stuffed pastas and tagliatelle… Read more of "What to eat in Emilia-Romagna, Italy"

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It's kind of hard not to become obsessed with food in Italy, and at Modena's daily market that obsession will reach new heights. With many of the stalls still run by the same families since the market opened in the 1930s, it's obvious how much care and pride the owners… Read more of "Mercato Albinelli: Modena's foodie market"