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 fiancé 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…

My favourite sweet & savoury baked Parisian delights

The chocolate eclair has a crunchy exterior which gives way to a molten lava like cream centre inviting you to almost gasp at what oozes out in front of you.  You should devour the sweet pastry as if it were your last, and promise yourself that this is only the beginning of many romantic rendezvouses with this particular patisserie.

The 6 best menu picks at Cafe Central in Paris

Cafe Central is a French bistro located on Rue Cler in the 7th arrondissement in the center of Paris. Right next to the Eiffel Tower, this is a pedestrian street lined with beautiful shops, cafes and grocers, with focus on the best products a foodie could wish for. From one of the best cheese mongers…

The best Xiao Long Bao (soup filled dumplings) in Jakarta

It can be argued that there is no such thing as the best Xiao Long Bao in Jakarta, and it is indeed true that when looking for a favorite variant of the Chinese delicacy, Indonesia’s capital is at no loss for great places to choose from. However, I write this post with the pure conviction…

5 savoury bites to nibble on in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown

Stepping onto Petaling Street is a sensory overload, with vendors selling durian, rambutan, and other beautiful and lush Southeast Asian fruits, while hawkers fry up hot flashes of stir fried flat rice noodles in fiery woks next to groups of relaxed locals munching on roasted Chinese chestnuts and gulping down ice-cold Carlsberg beer.

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.