Any burger joint would have thought you too fussy – to demand a switch from normal burger bun to brioche bun, change the side dish from regular chips to sweet potato fries and add hazelnuts and extra vanilla ice-cream to your peanut butter milkshake. But Haché wouldn’t.
It was an intimate party with only family and the closest friends, set in the family’s holiday home at Marcy, a little village in Beaujolais, east of France. The house was over a 100 years old and many parts and details of the olden days were left untouched in spite of a few refurbishments. There was a big garden adorned with assorted flowers in rich colours, rows of almond trees…
With an exterior that might have fooled many into thinking that it’s another ordinary shisha bar, Souk Bazaar is opened by Samir Mahdi (who also owns Souk Medina), with an intention “to create a fun restaurant where people can have a thoroughly enjoyable and memorable time”.
When I told people I was going to Kansas City, American or not, 9 out of 10 gave me a “Why, Really?” kind of response. But I wasn’t much bothered with the disapproving comments, decided to discard my doubts, pack in 3 week’s worth of excitement, curiosity, and travelled like happy Charlie going to Wonka’s factory.
We didn’t travel to NYC for food. But it wouldn’t be complete, would it, to venture into the wilderness of a bustling jungle in summer and not take a dip in its gastronomic river?
There can never be too many amazing photos during one’s travel. You see the moment, you feel the moment, you certainly don’t leave without capturing the moment. And here are a few tips to mastering the art of travel photo-taking.