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Fun things to do in Ghent, Belgium

Fun things to do in Ghent, Belgium

Thinking of heading to Belgium? Don’t forget a trip to Ghent – a city made great in the Middle Ages, but still so much fun today. It’s a great place to drink your fair share of Belgian beers and devour up loads of frites. I…

Cool Things to Do in Chambéry, France

Cool Things to Do in Chambéry, France

Chambéry, France is not only an adorable Alpine village, but also historically intriguing! There are tons of things to do in this charming, historic city, close to the gorgeous Lac du Bourget, the largest natural lake in France, and thrilling ski resorts. This small city…

Traditional Portuguese Food in Guimarães and Braga

Traditional Portuguese Food in Guimarães and Braga

You mention Portuguese food to foreigners and they either look at you quizzically or mention the ubiquitous custard tarts. Unlike its Mediterranean neighbors, France, Italy and Spain, traditional Portuguese food can’t be summed up in one word, like croissant, pasta, or tapas! I know that…

The Best Cicchetti Bars in Venice

The Best Cicchetti Bars in Venice

Venice gets an undeservedly bad rap when it comes to food. Punters shepherd hungry tourists into trattorie along the Grand Canal, serving up the ubiquitous menu turistico of pizza and spaghetti with meatballs.  With just a little bit of extra planning, the best cicchetti in…

The 10 Best Sifnos Restaurants to Try

The 10 Best Sifnos Restaurants to Try

There are so many Greek Islands but only one has a reputation for its food – Sifnos. There are so many fantastic Sifnos restaurants that it’s hard to choose. One reason so many Greek and French tourists come to eat is that the father of…


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Best Things to Do in Paros

Best Things to Do in Paros

No matter how you arrive, boat or plane, one step onto Paros, Greece, and you know you’ve chosen a great place for that perfect Greek holiday. Of all the Greek islands, it’s hard to beat Paros for its selection of the best things to do…

Culinary Specialties in Porto – Affiliate Bit

Culinary Specialties in Porto – Affiliate Bit

Porto, Portugal’s second-largest city, has grown to be one of Europe’s best tourist destinations, well known for its culinary delights, sandy beaches, and beautiful nature scenes. In addition to having a strong meat culture, Porto is admired by many for having the best seafood and…

Visiting Memphis for Blues, BBQ and Elvis

Visiting Memphis for Blues, BBQ and Elvis

When visiting Memphis you know you’re going to get a healthy dose of Elvis, Beale Street, and BBQ.  Aside from those three very tantalizing reasons for a Memphis visit, the town of Memphis holds a vital role, not only in the history of American music…

Exploring Trendy Nimmanhaemin Road in Chiang Mai

Exploring Trendy Nimmanhaemin Road in Chiang Mai

Jump into a tuk-tuk and all you have to do is say Nimman. The driver will transport you to one of the hippest streets in Chiang Mai. Officially the street is called Nimmanhaemin Road, but everyone just calls this trendy shopping street by its shortened…

Fun things to do in Ghent, Belgium

Fun things to do in Ghent, Belgium

Thinking of heading to Belgium? Don’t forget a trip to Ghent – a city made great in the Middle Ages, but still so much fun today. It’s a great place to drink your fair share of Belgian beers and devour up loads of frites. I…

Cool Things to Do in Chambéry, France

Cool Things to Do in Chambéry, France

Chambéry, France is not only an adorable Alpine village, but also historically intriguing! There are tons of things to do in this charming, historic city, close to the gorgeous Lac du Bourget, the largest natural lake in France, and thrilling ski resorts. This small city…