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Supilinn (Soup Town) in Tartu

Supilinn is a historic district located in the northwest of Tartu and it, actually, means Soup Town. Due to its many gardens,  its residents gave the streets vegetable/fruit names such […]

Jenny’s tea house in Taipei

When Ken (our host) studied in Seattle, he met Jenny who was a fervent coffee-lover at the time. She then returned to her native Taiwan, found an office job, quickly […]

The seven skirts of Nazaré

In the old days (but not that long ago), the women of Nazaré would sit on the beach in cold, wet and windy conditions and wait for their husbands or […]

An old tradition in Nazaré

If you stroll along the seafront in Nazaré, you will meet some old women selling dried fish. You can also see the fish drying in the sun… Many of these women are widows.Traditionally, if […]

Nazaré in Portugal

Nazaré is one of the most popular seaside resorts in Portugal and you shouldn’t confuse it with Nazareth in Israel. The town consists of three neighbourhoods: Praia (along the beach), Sítio (an old village, on top […]