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Cam Hassard

Cam Hassard is an international penman, editor and musician. A Melbournian at heart, he has spent extended stints in Dublin, Ireland; the UK; Duluth, Minneapolis and New York City, USA, and currently calls Berlin home. You can follow him at www.camhassard.com
or www.sharehousekitchen.com

Hunting Down the Best Tapas Bars in Granada

Hunting Down (a few of) the Best Tapas Bars in Granada Sincere congrats and daggers of jealousy: You’ve landed in Granada, and you’re ready to eat and drink your way through town and maybe explore the Alhambra since you are already in town. You’ve heard that this city – unique to Spain in so many …

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Berlin off the Beaten Path – Not so Touristy Things to Do in Berlin

Berlin off the Beaten Path: The not so touristy things to do in Berlin In so many ways, there are really two Berlins: the Berlin you see, and the Berlin you don’t. The Berlin you see isn’t hard to navigate – WWII- and Wall-time relics litter the cobbled strands and half-completed boulevards of the central …

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(A Few of the) Best Restaurants in Heidelberg

Best Restaurants in Heidelberg   The further south you head in Germany, the better the cuisine gets – that is, if you‘re partial to delicious plates of traditional, authentic Germany fare. Across the (partially) fictional “Weißwurstäquator,” the plates get richer and fuller, and while the pork knuckle and sauerkraut fill is possibly best done in …

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9 of Europe’s Best Funicular Railways

They go up, they go down, and they show a side of things you can’t get anywhere else. Sure, funicular railways might have their roots in yesteryear, but they’re still one of the most sought after attractions on the tourist trail. From heritage cars to sleek, modern cabs, Europe sports some of the most visually …

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Why is Cascais Lisbons Popular Beach Getaway?

The beauty of Lisbon had captured our hearts and souls on more than one occasion, but the not so distant gems to its immediate west – the inviting, though as yet unexplored Estoril coast – remained all but a relative unknown. On a return jaunt to the stunning Portuguese capital last month, we ventured out …

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Beautiful Bergmannkiez: A Glimpse into Pre-war Berlin

Have you ever heard of Bergmannkiez? When traveling through Germany, especially in Berlin and the north of the country, at some point you’ll come across the word ‘kiez’. Pronounced ‘keetz’, kiezes are these smaller locales. There are many kiezes in Berlin, but some stand out from the pack. When roaming through the western end of Berlin’s …

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Where are the Most Innovative Lisbon Restaurants?

Fair to say, when it comes to top-end food scenes in Europe, Portugal often flies under the radar in favour of traditional big guns like France, Italy, and it’s immediate eastern neighbour, Spain. Home to a seemingly endless abundance of fresh, top-quality (and very affordable) Atlantic seafood, and an exciting, revitalized foodie scene, the Michelin …

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Seven of the Best Beaches in Europe

With spring finally here, and summer on the doorstep, beach season is ramping up again in the northern hemisphere. It’s a welcome turn for lovers of European surf, sun and sand-between-the-toes frivolity. After all, Europe is home to some of the most stunning and spectacular beaches on earth. Here’s a quick taste of some of …

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