Let’s do Lunch Travel | When Not in Rome: The Verona Arena, Italy

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When in Rome Verona, make a visit to view the Arena di Verona – an ancient Roman amphitheatre built in the first century which through time has become the very symbol of the city. It’s grandiose structure acts as a backdrop for Piazza Brà, surrounded by contemporary Italian restaurants and cafes.  Continue reading

Let’s do Lunch Travel | The Local Hotspot: Caffé del Kassaro, Palermo Sicily

If you’re looking for delightfully authentic Sicilian food at affordable prices during your stay in Palermo, Caffé del Kassaro is my recommended go-to place! You’ll find this gem open only during breakfast and lunch-time hours, conveniently tucked away a stones throw from Palermo Cathedral… Don’t let the name or the entrance deceive you, this restaurant offers much more that just coffee and treats! Continue reading

Let’s do Lunch Travel | Finding Juliet: To Explore or Not to Explore? A Stop Over in Verona Italy

When I booked my trip to Palermo, the bustling capital of the Italian island Sicily, I opted for the cheapest deal which just happened to included 7-hour stop over in Verona. Would this be a value for money trip visiting two parts of a country on one flight ticket, or would I be cutting it too fine with less than a day to explore Verona; the setting of one of the world’s most famous love stories?…

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Let’s do Lunch Travel | Creating Meaningful Connections One Flight at A Time

When I set up the Let’s do Lunch Network blog, it was with an intention share my experiences as a young (self-)educated Londoner living in Soho (a unique perspective I still haven’t made the most of sharing), with a drive towards success – by way of self-fulfilment. I figured a short cut would by via the path of making the right contacts. So I set that as my mission – An Urban Girl’s Guide to Making Contacts – And Keeping Them… Even it it means crossing the skies to reach that goal! Continue reading

Let’s do Lunch Travel| Czeched-in: City Break in Hradec Králové

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One of my top tips for urban girls wanting to get ahead and expand their networks is – travel. Sometimes getting out of your ‘comfort zone’, your usual routine, can be enough to re-spark some vitality, or simply help you re-focus on your goal. Besides, it’s a great way to make new contacts, not to mention create meaningful connections outside your usual circles.

So I took my own advice and found myself heading to Stanstead airport last Saturday to czech-in for a flight to the Czech Republic… And no, it wasn’t to Prague this time. Continue reading

Let’s do Lunch: Istanbul Biennial director Bige Örer shares tips on making contacts in the art scene

The 14th edition of the Istanbul Biennial ‘Saltwater: A Theory of Thought Forms’ drafted by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and alliances, offers more than 1,500 selected works by over 80 participants from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. Istanbul Biennial has engaged both local and international visitors since its opening week from the 5th September 2015. Continue reading