Where to Eat in Paris

This is almost a metaphysical question! A ‘to be or not to be’ question. But more pragmatically it is a question of money. Eating out in Paris might be a challenge if you want to keep the purse things tight when it comes to feeding yourself. However, it would be a shame to be in…

The Dessert Map of Europe

Who doesn’t love a nice dessert? Around Europe, there are so many sweet treats to be discovered, with each nation having their own unique specialities. In this blog post, we will create a dessert map of Europe, taking a look at some of the most delicious confectionary to be found within European borders. Wales Welsh…

What To Eat in Tenerife

A quick history of Tenerife tells us that we can expect a rich culinary experience on the island: it is one of the seven Canaries Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean, ruled under the Spanish flag but belonging to the group of archipelagos of Macaronesia, which, although European, are geographically found along the African coast. The…

Where to Eat in Istanbul

Istanbul has a rich timeline of different cultures that have conquered its territory throughout history. These cultures are greatly represented in its culinary landscape. Colours and smells will hit you when you arrive, wherever you are going to stay, harking back to the oriental Ottoman period but with a touch of something European in the…

Oktoberfest Guide 2017

“Preißn” or “Zuagroasde“, as non-Bavarians are also referred to by Munich natives, often have their first difficulties at the Oktoberfest in Munich. Our compact Oktoberfest Guide 2017 is designed to answer the most burning questions about the biggest folk festival in the world. Oktoberfest Guide 2017 The festivities start on Saturday, 16th September, at 12:00…

Where to eat in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the liveliest and most cosmopolitan cities in southern Europe. It’s a city with many districts, and it’s important to know a little of each before going for dinner. Avoid tourist places if possible or you may be disappointed by poor service and high prices. However, if you find a typical place…

Where to Eat in Amsterdam

Eating in Amsterdam seems to be easy at first because there are thousands of different options. But here is the tough part: there are so many options that you get spoiled for choice. Let’s start with homemade Dutch cuisine, which is made using simple and healthy food cooked using fresh, local products. If you happen…

Expert Tips for Oktoberfest 2015

In preparation for this year’s event we have reached out to our network of bloggers to ask for their best recommendations for Oktoberfest 2015. It can be daunting arriving at a festival so ingrained in a country’s identity, so swotting up on all the key questions is important.  What should I wear to Oktoberfest? Which is…

6 Vegetarian Cheap Eats In Berlin

Berlin has just been named “The New Vegetarian Capital of the World” by American lifestyle magazine Saveur. The article claims, in no uncertain terms, that Berlin is the “first major Western city where vegetarianism has achieved complete culinary parity with the traditional carnivore’s diet”. Whether or not you agree that Berlin is on a par with…

A Guide to Unusual Dining: The World’s Strangest Restaurants

While it is great to have the luxury of cooking in the kitchen of your holiday apartment, it is also wonderful to forget about the dishes and dine out instead. But where do you eat in a city you have never visited before? Play it safe by sticking to McDonalds or grab yourself a snug seat…

The Top 5 European Capitals for Getting Your Craft Beer Fix

Craft beer is a big hit in the USA, and the trend towards artisan beer has also started to shake up Europe’s beer market. More and more microbreweries are popping up all over Europe, crafting delicious and innovative concoctions. Do you want to know which European cities are brewing up a storm right now? Check…