The land of poutine: 6 things to eat in Toronto, Canada

We spent a few days in Toronto last summer, and I must say – Canada is great ey! We had a bit more than 36 hours in Toronto, and in less than 2 days we managed to eat from 7 corners of the world – here are the top six things I would recommend you eat if you find yourself in Toronto, Canada.

Hotel Review: Prestonfield House in Edinburgh, Scotland

So I’m upping my blog game and have decided that since we stay in so many quirky and awesome hotels (and AirBnB’s) while traveling around the world, it’s time to start dedicating some reviews to them. So here’s my first hotel review of the Prestonfield House in Edinburgh, Scotland where my fiancΓ© and I stayed…

Eating it up in Portland with Maine Foodie Tours

This summer we spent several days in Portland, Maine to indulge in some of the beautifully fresh fish, lobster* and other delicacies that this region of the Northeastern United States has to offer. Now first of all, let me start by saying that if you haven’t been to New England, you really need to visit….

Learning to cook traditional Tuscan food with a real Italian mamma

For my 30th birthday I was whisked away to Tuscany by my fiancee for a four day Italian adventure which included a full-on, traditional Italian cooking class on the Sunday. We spent our first full day in the area exploring the Tuscan countryside around Chianti, and in the evening I was delighted to find out…

Cooking up a Balinese food storm in Sanur

Last summer we decided it would be fun to try a cooking class while holidaying in Bali and we found Caraway Cooking Class on TripAdvisor and quickly decided it was exactly what we were looking for. My boyfriend, mom and I were picked up at 4 pm by the owner of the school, the lovely…

8 ways to have an epic Lisbon adventure

Portugal’s capital has a really genuine and relaxed vibe, and in the evenings the vibrant energy of the city can be heard through the sounds of the deep and beautiful melancholic sounds of Fado in the old town’s narrow streets, balanced perfectly with locals laughing from rooftops.

9 (mostly cheesy) things to eat in Annecy, France

Let’s start with the obvious. One can not go to the Alps, nor France even, without indulging in some of the local regional delicacies. Whether it be a marvelously crunchy, freshly baked walnut loaf with duck pate or a Tartiflette swimming in cheese and lardons, what you eat when on holiday is so inherently important…

Paris: Let the (foodie) love affair begin

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” – Ernest Hemingway Paris, oh Paris! I must admit that before visiting this glorious, beautiful, friendly, foodie haven, I had the…

The cozy Cotswolds: A step back in time

I spent a few days in the Cotswolds with my family this past week, going from one small village to the next in search of elusive traditional British pub grub, cozy Bed and Breakfasts with quintessentially English breakfast fry ups and the best ale this side of the Thames. Before delving into my British adventure,…