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Dipa Patel
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"Budapest eat finger's!!!"
We said our byes to Patrick and his family, then hopped on a bus, then a train then another train into Hungry. Our destination was Budapest, to see Jess. We planned to arrive for her birthday, and luckily things worked out. She met us at the train station, ...

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Sebechleby and Krupina
The morning of our last day in Slovakia was spent chilling in Sebechleby, a quaint little village where Patrick’s mum lives. We were sat in the village square when suddenly a soviet style song was played over loud speakers, followed by an announcement. A fe...

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Rolling in the hills
To make most of our day we woke up early, made a quick breakfast and headed out in Patrick’s car with his friend Michel. Our destination was Banská Štiavnica, a small medieval town in the central region of Slovakia. It’s known for its historical buildings a...

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Pickled
The next day I woke up with a hangover. The best cure for a hangover? Pickles! We had a simple breakfast of pickles, cured meat, cheese, tomatoes and bread. The day went by slower. We helped with the cleaning, which was a bigger task than we expected. We ha...

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The Clean Up
The day after the night before. I should have woken up to a banging headache. Fortunately I didn't. I felt pretty fresh. Maybe it was the clean air, or the quality of the brewed drink, or maybe even the amount of food we ate. I have no idea, but it wasn’t t...

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Stará Hora, Festival Time
We took the train from Bratislava to Zvolan, where Brian, Patrick's brother, picked us up. It was an hour-long drive to the festival in Stará Hora, where Patrick was running a food and wine stall. Patrick, a friend from Oxford, but originally from Slovakia,...

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The Clean Up
The day after the night before. You would have thought I’d wake up to a banging headache, quite the opposite really. I felt pretty fresh. Maybe it was the clean air, or the quality of the homemade drink, or maybe even the amount of food we ate that must hav...

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Eating my way through Central Europe
I would be lying if I were to say that I’ve been eager to travel to Central Europe. I haven’t had much interest in the region, mainly because I had little knowledge of the history and culture. My only experience of the food had come from Czech, Slovakian an...

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'Nazis sectretly eat falafel'
'Nazis secretly eat falafel' - Dies Irae, a German political activist posted pro immigration posters around the small town of Freital:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-33691246 What would
British food look like if immigration never happened? If peo...

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What will we be eating if TTIP were to become a reality?*
With GMO and cloning laws becoming more lenient to suit larger corporations, the two-headed porker may become a food of the future. As crazy as it sounds, gobbling up twice as much feed means that he also fattens up twice as fast, making him extremely effic...
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