Category Archives: Food of the world

Follow your nose (and stomach) through Italy next summer

Every person on this planet should be allowed to experience a summer holiday in Italy at least once in their lifetime. While the magical cities of Rome, Siena, Venice, Florence and Tuscany are of course unspeakably beautiful year-round, there is something about the languid, sumptuous heat of an Italian summer that allows you to truly […]

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A slice of history: Italian pizza

by on November 2, 2016

Rated as one of the most popular food around the globe, pizza can be found in pretty much every country in the world. However, the innovative Italians still retain the honour of being the inventors of this much-loved fast food staple. Here’s a bite-size history of Italian pizza to give you a bit of conversation […]

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Exploring European Coffee Culture

by on October 27, 2016

Black, bitter, milky or sweet, coffee is the hot drink of choice that dominates the morning hour in every time zone around the globe, especially in winter time . In many countries across Europe, café culture is an important part of the regional zeitgeist, and you can learn a lot about the locals and their […]

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Rhine River wine tasting experience

by on October 25, 2016

Along the banks of the Rhine river lies a stretch of UNESCO protected land, the Rhine Gorge, that’s home to the most amazing castles, quaint German towns and of course, some of the finest vineyards in all of Europe. One of these historic towns and wine-growing centres is Boppard, a UNESCO protected World Heritage Site. It […]

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10 European Christmas treats that need to be on your culinary bucket list

by on October 4, 2016

Christmastime in Europe is magical for innumerable reasons – every town and building is decked out in beautiful decorations, carollers patrol the streets and bells toll as the snow sifts down gently on breathtaking nativity scenes – but most importantly, it’s when Europe’s foremost bakers and pastry chefs showcase their most delicious traditional baked goods. […]

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Sinterklaas & Speculaas – Holland’s charming holiday traditions

by on September 2, 2016

Christmas is a magical time the world over, and one of the most interesting aspects of this holiday is that every country has their own particular traditions over the festive season. When you travel to Europe over the winter holidays in 2016 and 2017, it’s always such a treat to immerse yourself in local customs […]

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