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Taking Questions! Question #3

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Welcome to my 3rd post in my Taking Questions series!  Question #3 comes from Lauren of Oh Lordy!. I met Lauren for the first time this past April in New Orleans, and she is just as sweet as can be – definitely check out her blog!  She asks:

What has been your favorite meal when traveling?

Wow, this is a tough one!  As you know, I LOVE food, and I LOVE traveling – so there have been so many memorable meals.  I’d say my absolute favorite meal was in a small village in the Lazio region of Italy:

Yes, this place really exists! (Image Source)

Situated atop a plateau, Civita di Bagnoregio boasted a hearty population of 14 when I visited in 2006.  As I was with 2 other friends, we increased the population by more than 20%!  To get there…

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Yes, I went to Buenos Aires!

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If you follow me on twitter or Facebook, you’ll know that I recently traveled to Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo.  While I literally saw the inside of my hotel for almost all of my Sao Paulo stint, I had a good 48 hours in Buenos Aires!  How much can a girl see in 48 hours with a point-and-shoot? Well, follow along!

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Seafood Gluttony at Abbott’s Lobster

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Hmm, I realized I could have planned a little better.  The front page of this blog is getting a little lobster-heavy. You don’t mind, right? 😉

A few weeks ago, I took a little family vacay to scenic Mystic, CT.  The land of soft sandy beaches, maritime culture and of course…LOBSTER.  Mmm mm mmm!  While there, the fam visited Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough.  Abbott’s had been recommended to me over twitter, as well as mentioned to 2 other members of my family on separate occasions.   So, as you can imagine, this place was quite hyped up.  Did it live up to expectations?

Abbott’s isn’t the easiest place to find – we were aided by a gas station in town with a sign that said something to the effect of “Looking for Abbott’s? You’re on the right track! Make the 2nd left and go past 6 speed bumps.”  Or something equally vague yet specific ;).  The first thing we noticed once we found it was…

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Singapore Food Find: Pavé Chocolates – CLOSED

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OMG A CHOCO CAT!!

Super cool.  But wait, there’s more – this is a *fortune* cat.  Yes, that’s right, like its cookie counterpart, there’s a fortune hidden inside this feline confection.  How did I happen upon this lil’ guy?  Allow me to back up just a bit…

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