Where to Find the Best Coffee in Bucharest, Cocktails and Breakfast in Bucharest

Having a good coffee and cocktail scene in a city is often an indicator of things to come. Usually a good art scene with galleries, exhibitions and local shops featuring local designers seems to go hand in hand with tasty food, coffee and cocktails. Not sure why that is but it is a pattern we notice around the world. So here we share the places for the best coffee in Bucharest, cocktails and breakfast in Bucharest. Bucharest, has the makings … Read More

Travel and Foodies Guide to the Best of Peru

Welcome to our travel and foodies guide to the best of Peru. I’m struggling to name another country with as much diversity as Peru. Peru was the epicenter of the Inca empire so there’s plenty of history.Then there is the influence of the Spanish and the people of the Amazon region, and more recent history brings Japanese influence as well. Geographically, Peru contains most of the world’s known climatic zones as well, which all just adds to the interest for … Read More

How to be a Gourmet Chef with this Unique Mashed Potato Terrine

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Today’s dish will make you look like a gourmet chef with this unique mashed potato terrine. I must put my hand on my heart and confess- food presentation is not my thing. For me, it is all about the taste, not what it looks. But with a moderate amount of effort you can make a dish which looks like these photographs. That’s the end of the confession. The point is this dish is easy to make and by using a … Read More

How to Find the Best Local Experiences in Latin America

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We have traveled extensively through Latin America and spent considerable time there over the past few years, both as tourists and whilst working. One thing we found difficult is finding good, local tour operators and authentic experiences with local guides. Your choice is large international tour operators or go it alone. Many businesses in Central America lack websites, some do have a Facebook page, but finding them is the issue! And if you do locate them, you just hope they … Read More

From the Plantation to the Perfect Cup of Coffee

As we were traveling in Central America, home to some of the world’s best coffee, we took the opportunity to visit a coffee plantation in Antigua, Guatemala.  We are huge coffee fans and it was too good an opportunity to miss seeing firsthand how coffee is grown and processed to get the perfect cup of coffee. It’s amazing how much work, most of it by hand, goes into growing and processing coffee.  And that’s before we even get to the … Read More

The Best Way to Learn the Secrets of Low Country Cuisine

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If you are in Charleston, the best way to learn the secrets of Low Country cuisine is to take a food tour!  You might be wondering what exactly Low Country cuisine is. Well let’s start with what and where is the Low Country? (or Lowcountry)  It is the area at, or close to, sea level, near the South Carolina coast. It is a geographical region with a shared history, culture and cuisine. Since we were in Charleston we decided to … Read More

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