23 Traditional Greek Foods To Try in Greece

I always feel like I’m glowing when I return from Greece, and it’s not just the sun. From Greek yoghurt breakfasts to al fresco lunches of grilled meats, fish and lashings of olive oil, the Greek Mediterranean diet will leave you feeling in peak health. Sure, there are some indulgences to be had – I need saving from myself when I’m faced with spinach and feta pie or honey-soaked baklava – but the freshness of the Greek cuisine still shines through. Here are the best traditional Greek foods to try in Greece (or at your local Greek restaurant near home). … Read more

The Best Bars in Verbier – Switzerland

group at apres ski bar in verbier

Flights booked. Accommodation sorted. Ski lift map downloaded. Now all you need to do is work out your après-ski plans. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Here is a list of the best bars in Verbier and the surrounding areas. I have even included a suggestion for great absinthe – trust me (thousands wouldn’t). I also have a guide to the best restaurants in Verbier. And, if you’re looking for guides to the best things to do in Verbier, check out my separate Winter and Summer guides, as well as how to get to Verbier from Geneva. Pub Mont Fort … Read more

The Best Restaurants in Verbier – Switzerland

Whether you’re in Verbier for the ski or taking a summer hike through the Swiss Alps, or just there for the food (reason enough, if you ask me), you’re going to want to explore Verbier’s vibrant food scene – both on the mountain and down in the town. In this article, I’ve gathered together a collection of the best restaurants in Verbier and the 4 Valleys area. I haven’t forgotten the aprés ski – I’ve also written a guide to the best bars in Verbier. And if you’re looking for guides to the best things to do in Verbier, check … Read more

8 Tequila Cocktails To Make At Home

margarita cocktail with a lime wedge

Mexican tequila can be used to make a whole variety of different and exciting cocktails, from the classic margarita and tequila sunrise to the rich El Diablo and fruity matador. Impress your friends with these 8 tequila cocktail recipes you can make at home. 1. Margarita Is there any cocktail more symbolic of tequila than the margarita? Although the origin of the margarita is widely-debated, most people believe it was created in Mexico, much like its main ingredient of tequila. A staple on cocktails menus all around the world, the margarita is an easy tequila cocktail to recreate at home … Read more

Where To Eat In Sardinia Italy – Best Restaurants

Culurgiones pasta from sardinia in a tomato sauce

Ever had one of those trips where sightseeing takes a back seat and you end up spending close to eight hours a day languishing over super long lunches and dinners that stretch on to midnight? No, well, I can highly recommend it. Spending time lingering over one of the best diets in the world (Sardinia is in one of the famous Blue Zones), has surely got to be integral to the longevity of the people of Sardinia. In this post, I’ll share with you the many restaurants I visited on my trip to Sardinia. I took a road trip from … Read more

Best Restaurants In Venice – Tried & Tested

Let’s be honest, the idea of eating Italian food in Italy is part of the reason you booked your trip, right? It’s certainly one of the reasons I keep returning to the boot shaped country. Which is why I was so supremely disappointed when I got to Venice and for the first time in all of my visits to Italy, I found bad food.  Wait? What? There’s bad food in Italy? I’m afraid so and it seems almost exclusively found in Venice. Before you click off, disgusted with me, Venice and life as a whole, hang on. You can find … Read more

25 Best Places To Eat In Key West Florida

yellow building of the key lime pie bakery in key west florida

Looking for where to eat in Key West? You’re in the right place. If there’s one thing I’ve done a lot of in Key West, it’s eat. From conch fritters to Key Lime pie to an abundance of fresh seafood and fish, here’s a list of some of the best restaurants in Key West (according to me and my taste buds). Keep in mind some of the best food in Key West will come out of the water. But don’t worry, there’s plenty of non-fish and veggie options to be found. In fact, a girl can survive on Key Lime … Read more

15 Famous Bars In Key West (With A Printable Checklist)

Things to do in Key West Best Bars in Key West

With a history of rum running, a complete refusal to adhere to the Prohibition and attracting unquenchables like Hemingway, you shouldn’t be surprised to hear that Key West has a bar or two. What follows is a list of the most famous bars in Key West. This is an idea list if it’s your first time in Key West as most of them are on or near touristy Duval Street, the beating heart of Key West’s bar scene. You might also like my guide to the best things to do in Key West for first time visitors.  Whether you’re in … Read more

How To Visit The Bombay Sapphire Distillery & What To Expect

I’ve drunk Bombay Sapphire gin all over the world. Literally. In that bar in Hong Kong, where the theme was blue, and Bombay Sapphire was the perfect fit. In that tiny mountain town in the USA, where I came across the white label version (mystery behind that uncovered below). I’ve found it on offer in Thailand, Turkey and Timbuktu. Well, probably. If I’d been to Timbuktu. My point is, Bombay Sapphire is everywhere. And I’ve had the head-based incursions (ahem, hangovers) to prove it. So, it would stand to reason that this British born girl would have tasted this British … Read more

Where To Eat in Malaga – Tapas and More

A friend: What are you going to do in Malaga this time? Me: Eat. And eat I did. It was my third trip to Malaga, the Andalucian city that keeps surpassing my every expectation and having ticked off most of the sights, I was ready to work my way deeper into the city’s culinary scene. That may sound fun, but Malaga is a complicated city for food. First of all, there are so many choices. Add an excessive number of eateries churning out tourist crap, and you can easily find yourself wandering around for hours before settling on a place … Read more