Articles by: Amused Observer

The Introverted Traveller

The Introverted Traveller

  The world favours extroverts at the expense of introverts. Travelling seems to be just one more area where you’re better if you’re an extrovert: social interractions are more successful if you’re open and outgoing and the the urge for novelty and exploration is indespensable if you change places very […]

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Culinary delights of Portugal

Culinary delights of Portugal

  I have only three culinary memories of my first visit to Portugal: – onion soup eaten in a cosy restaurant in Porto on a chilly December evening, – pasteis de nata from Belem (custard tarts) that I remembered as delicacy although I could no longer recall their taste, – […]

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