Valentine's Day Chocolate

7 Countries That Make The Best Chocolate

The stores are full of boxes of chocolates and confectionery goodies in honor of Valentine’s Day, but we don’t need an excuse to reach for a piece of the sweet treat. Sampling the local chocolate is part of the travel experience! Here are seven countries that make the best chocolate. Belgium You... Read More

Bouchon Lyonnais

Lyon, France: Gastronomic Capital of the World?

“We are the Gastronomic capital of the world you know” – I was proudly informed by my new colleagues when I arrived to start a new teaching placement in Lyon, France’s second city which sits in the Eastern corner of the country. I had to admit that I had barely heard anything about ... Read More

German Food Wiener Schnitzel

How German Is German Food?

How German is German food actually? It is traditionally very international. Let’s start with the world famous currywurst, (chopped fried sausage in a curry sauce) it’s one of Germany’s food stars. We have even a currywurst museum in Berlin where the first currywurst was served on September 4th... Read More

Tapas in Spain

Tapas in Spain

Spanish tapas are, without a doubt, the tastier treasure of Iberian cuisine. Tapas have become recently quite well known worldwide, although they are a very traditional and characteristic element of the ancient Spanish cuisine. They are not so much a specific kind of food itself, as a Spanish way o... Read More

German Food Currywerst

Travelers Dish: Best Foods Eaten While Traveling Abroad

Without a doubt, one of my favorite things about traveling is eating all kinds of delicious foods! I had a hunch that other travelers may feel the same way, so I posed the question to our “likers” on Facebook: “My favorite meal I’ve ever had was _______________ in _______________. Fill in th... Read More

Slow Food Italy

Italy’s Slow Food Invasion

For almost 25 years now, a movement has been invading Italy, and is now spreading to the rest of the world, with its battle cry being, “quality, freshness, tastiness and sustainability.” It is The Slow Food Movement. Founded in a small town in the north of Italy in 1986, and spreading rapidly th... Read More