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Pru Goudie

About Pru Goudie

Pru crossed the seven seas from Aotearoa in 1992 to settle in the UK and here she still resides 18+ years later ... Travel, good nosh and quality red wine are her greatest passions in life (oh, and watching her beloved All Blacks) so combining all four would be her idea of ultimate heaven! Her travelling extends to 60+ countries so stay tuned as there's a few more stories left in the old girl yet! More to come....

Top 5 reasons to visit Guilin & Yangshou

  Pru Goudie has visited China a couple of times and climbed the Great Wall of China, stood face to face with a fearsome army of Terracotta Warriors and checked out the glitz and glam of vibrant Shanghai. So, this … Continue reading

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How to cook… Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls

Throughout Vietnam cuisine varies between the northern, central and southern regions but the two components consistently found in almost all dishes across this glorious land are generous handfuls of delicious fresh native herbs and the chief carbohydrate – rice. I … Continue reading

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Dal-licious!

Full of protein and rich in calcium, iron and B vitamins more than 60 different types of dal (or dhal) are made across India.  It is the core dish of the meal on any dining room table in India and … Continue reading

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A true gastronomic delight!

I’ve always enjoyed decent French cuisine and really wanted to learn a few dishes so last summer I booked a flight into Toulouse and headed to the little historical village of Gramont, right in the heart of Gascony. An absolutely … Continue reading

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Who said retail therapy cost a fortune?

Hi Peeps, just in from a whirlwind visit to Beijing and want to share a marvellous ‘new find’ that I’m most excited about! In past trips to Beijing I’ve always stocked up on all my shopping in Silk Alley Market … Continue reading

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Made in Jordan

I had the privilege of travelling to Jordan this month and whilst I was there I visited a great shop with a fantastic story attached to it which I’d like to share: The shop is called ‘Made in Jordan’ and … Continue reading

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Wadi Rum

Image camping under a blanket of stars surrounded by a sea of red sand and silence! Well that’s the Wadi Rum experience and it’s fantastic – well worth spending a night there and thoroughly enjoyable! The region is also home to … Continue reading

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Dead Sea experience

The Dead Sea is a great experience not to be missed if travelling in Jordan. If you were to fill a glass with Dead Sea water it would be 2/3rds salt! They also have buckets of free mud which you … Continue reading

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