48 hours in Miami

Miami, design, USA, trendy, 48 hours in Miami, Florida

Over the past decade, I have seen the “Magic City” change for the better and become more “gourmet” and more “human” thanks to its culinary hotspots, its  lovely boutique hotels, its quirky shops and its neighborhoods with high-quality cultural assets.

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Life in color in Bo-Kaap, Capetown

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Nestled in the heights of Signal Hill, “Bo-Kaap” is a small neighborhood gem, home to a predominantly Muslim population from Malaysia, India, and Indonesia. Please take the time to leisurely visit this picturesque and colorful neighborhood.

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Meraki, the prettiest Café in the Western Cape, South Africa

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Stellenbosch, where Meraki Café is located, is a very charming town in the Winelands, about 45 minutes by car from Capetown. It has a strong European feeling with its typical Dutch architecture and its wonderful French vineyards,but also a Californian “je ne sais quoi”.

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Shakshuka for Breakfast at Nopi, London

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“Jerusalem” has changed my way of cooking and I can’t even count the number of recipes I have made from this incredible cookbook! Understandably, I have been keeping track of Yotam O. and Sami T. on Instagram and the more I was drooling over their gorgeous pictures, the more I was feeling a crucial, even vital need to cross the Channel to pay them a visit.

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HolyBelly 5 : not just pancakes (as they say)

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Since its opening in 2013, I probably had lunch, like, 6 or 7 times at HolyBelly. It may seem little in 4 years, but given the wealth of choices in Paris with new restaurant openings every week or so, I think these figures speak for themselves: HB is one of my favorite food spots here.  

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