Filipino Food – 21 Dishes To Try And Is It Any Good?

Food in the Philippines

Filipino cuisine has become a hot topic in recent years but what is it and, crucially, is it any good? I spent just under a month exploring the Philippines. First, I’ve listed the 21 most popular traditional foods in the Philippines. Then I share my experience with the native cuisine. Meat-heavy, greasy and intensely flavored … Read more

20 Tasty Puglian Foods To Try in Italy

Plate of cured meats and cheese

If you’re searching for local food for your trip to Puglia, you’re already steps ahead of most of the millions of foreign visitors who arrive in Italy each year. Just recently, strolling down a side street in Florence I had a waiter holler at me across the street: “pizza, pasta, spaghetti”. It was as though … Read more

15 Best Deep Dish Pizza Places in Chicago

Meat pizza with cheese and basil

Pizza is a big deal in Chicago. So big that the windy city even has its own Chicago style pizza. What is it? Deep pan, with a pie-like bottomed crust, stuffed with layers of cheese and crushed tomato sauce, with a thick layer of mozzarella cheese on top. It’s an institution in the city. And … Read more

18 Hawaiian Fruits For A Taste of The Tropics

Green noni fruit sliced

Hawaii – the north pacific’s beautiful tropical islands filled with swaying palm trees, hula dancing, big wave surfing and flaming sunsets. And where there is tropical weather, there are exotic fruits. From the medicinal noni juice to world-famous Maui pineapples, there are a lot of Hawaiian fruits to sink your teeth into. Some of them … Read more

23 Traditional Greek Foods To Try in Greece

greek stuffed tomato with salad

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 … 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 … Read more

The Best Restaurants in Verbier – Switzerland

plate of rare beef at le rouge in Verbier

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 … 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 … 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 … Read more

Best Restaurants In Venice – Tried & Tested

Plate of meatballs and polenta

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 … Read more