My Gastronomic Romance in London and Paris

Britain, land of the Fish and Chips…my study abroad in London started with some prejudices of the lovely Brits, their bland food. I have to agree and disagree. London’s famous Fish and Chips tasted like NOTHING at all. Not even the vinegar that it comes with it added any flavor at all. The fish actually tasted like fried batter with barely any fish meat.

But I didn’t settle with the bad reputation of Britain’s food. As my laziness for cooking progressed during my two-month stay in the beautiful city, my palate persisted on trying new local restaurant foods, and my wallet proceeded to empty accordingly.

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College days: That one time I realized you are more than your body

Who doesn’t want to be or have everything perfect? Everyone. Why? So everything is “easier”, so you fit in, so you have money, so you are emotionally stable, etc. What I don’t get is why take away all the fun that life has to offer through its “horrors”? There is no real magic to solve your “problems”, but the closest thing to it is laughter, fun, and cynicism. Well, at least that’s what I think. I thought of what 20-somethings want to make perfect in their lives, especially for the girls, it’s weight.

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