Author Archives: Chris Wotton

Review: Jika Jika Coffee House & Canteen, Bath

Jika Jika Coffee House & Canteen

  Jika Jika looks small from the outside – step in and that illusion gets flipped on its head right away. It is perhaps this size and sense of space that means it is able to get away with calling … Continue reading

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Thai food: Raw prawns with chilli, garlic and fish sauce

Raw prawns with garlic, chilli and fish sauce

    One of my favourite Thai dishes is kung che nam pla – whole raw king prawns in fish sauce and lime juice served with a chilli and garlic based seafood sauce, and lots of garlic, spring onions, green … Continue reading

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Sam Sen Sam Place: a gem in the heart of Banglamphu

Sam Sen Sam Place, Bangkok

For every run-down hovel of a Khaosan Road backpacker guest house, there’s an oasis of well-run, budget cleanliness nearby – Sam Sen Sam Place is one such example. Continue reading

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How cameras have changed travel

    As I walked home on Friday evening, a strange thing happened. I stopped, as I often do, to take a photo or two as I walked down the steep hill from the University’s campus – struck by an … Continue reading

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Berlin: Photo Essay

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When a city sucks you in

Berlin inthe Snow

    So, I’ve done it. I’ve made my first capital city stop in Berlin and, in the process, fallen utterly in love with the place. Berlin is a strange one, to be honest. It’s by no means a pretty … Continue reading

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Shock Revelations

Two things strike me as I begin to get more and more excited about heading off to Berlin next week. I’ve not been to Europe since 2002 and, more shockingly, I’ve never been to another European capital city. Continue reading

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