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Newcastle City Centre

​We were back at the Newcastle city centre to explore it a bit more. Luckily, there was a world food market going on at the area near Grey’s monument. There were so many wonderful choices. We got some Dutch pancakes drizzled with lemon and Dutch syrup and a currywurst. There were lots of other cuisines… Continue reading Newcastle City Centre

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Of Supermarkets and Kitchens

I love going to the supermarkets here. There’s just so much variety and produce which I can’t find back home or are too expensive. Anybody who knows me is no stranger to the fact that I don’t eat a lot of fruits. But here the produce looks so good I decided to give them a… Continue reading Of Supermarkets and Kitchens

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Sun and Fun at Durham

Being a quick 10-minute ride away, Durham is one of those easy day trips from Newcastle. I have been there in 2010 but it was around March or April, and the weather wasn’t exactly the best. I guess second time’s the charm because it was sunny and bright when I went back with my parents.… Continue reading Sun and Fun at Durham

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Strolling by the Quayside

We were blessed with good weather yesterday and so I thought of taking the parents out to Quayside for a leisurely stroll. It was their first time to take the Metro here in Newcastle. We reached the city center in about 15 minutes from Benton. We sat and looked around for a bit before walking… Continue reading Strolling by the Quayside

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Our Sunday Roast Experience

After church we went to Toby Carvery to have the traditional Sunday Roast. We each had a slice of the four roast meats available – turkey, beef, apple glazed pork, and honey and mustard gammond. I went all out on the sides. By the end of the line my plate had steamed broccoli, carrots, stuffing,… Continue reading Our Sunday Roast Experience

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First Day in Newcastle

After four years I’m back in Newcastle Upon Tyne to visit my sister Tess, and my parents are with me this time. It’s very exciting because they have never been to Europe before. We have a great vacation planned and hopefully we’ll be able to update this blog often to keep you posted about our… Continue reading First Day in Newcastle