A trip to Ghent can be used as an excuse to drink your fair share of Ghent beers and devour up loads of Moules Frites Ghent & Cuberdons! I would be a fool to try and steer you away from this ritual, but I don’t […]
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If you’re planning a trip to Chambéry, France, this post will help prepare you for what there is to see, do, eat and drink in this historically intriguing Alpine town that is often overlooked by tourists to the area. This small city of around 50,000 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Venice, Venezia, La Serennissima…everyone knows its name…it’s been dreamt of, written about, extolled, lauded, hated (by few) and now it’s your turn to experience it with a little help from my Venice Itinerary for the first timer. Venice itinerary for the first timer A few […]