Food & Drink

Paros Island is Greece’s new hot destination

By Maria Nikolakaki on Apr 30, 2018 in Attractions, Europe, Food and Drink, Going Out, Greece, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe Shares 524 Paros Island is part of the Cyclades complex in the Aegean Sea, standing out for its long blonde sandy beaches, the local cuisine and the strong winds, which…

8 reasons why you should visit Cordoba

Shares 233 One thousand years ago, Cordoba was Medieval Europe’s powerhouse, its cultural leader. And the tolerant Islamic caliphate was surprisingly modern: architects recycled Roman ruins for the Mezquita, liberal thinking Caliphs had both men and women in their harems. Whilst Western European peasants worried that their wattle-and-daub might not see out the winter the…

5 qualities of an Ecuadorian Amazon eco-lodge

By Alfonso Tandazo on May 17, 2018 in Accommodation, Ecuador, Food and Drink, Hotels, Regions, Resorts, South America, Spas & Pampering, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany Shares 167 Some destinations are simply amazing, offering us unique and sublime moments. An eco-lodge in the Amazonian jungle is one of these. Situated in the Ecuadorian rainforest, you can…

5 reasons to move Baltimore to the top of your travel plans

Shares 130 For most of us, Baltimore is not necessarily top of mind when it comes to places to go on a US holiday. But it absolutely should be! Move over Portland, Oregon – there is a new hip, foodie city on the horizon! 1. Fantastic restaurants Baltimore is bustling with interesting and innovative restaurants. Its…

Provence – a food lover’s Paradise

Shares 274 There are many reasons to visit Provence not least the superb food and drink that is on offer. The wonderful Mediterranean climate produces a vast range of temptations… fabulous fruit and vegetables bursting with flavour, delectable wines, seafood from its shores and gorgeous local delicacies make this a veritable foodie heaven! Fruit and…

TSUM: Moscow’s most fashionable department store

By Paul Johnson on May 16, 2018 in Attractions, Eastern Europe, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Regions, Restaurants, Russia, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany Shares 183 During my recent trip to Moscow with ‘Moscow Seasons‘ (see posts here and here), I called at TSUM (ЦУМ), Moscow’s most fashionable department store. Located in…

A luxury travel guide to Provence

Shares 165 Provence attracts the world’s elite, including Hollywood stars, fashionistas and the supremely wealthy. Painted by Paul Cézanne and written about by Albert Camus, Provence has natural beauty (towering cypress trees, sprawling vineyards, vibrant lavender fields), as well as charming villages and daily markets. For a truly luxurious trip, though, you have to go…

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