The first of June is to sugar addicts what the Grand Finals are for AFL fans, the Australian Open is to tennis fans and the State of the Union is to rugby fans… combined. June 1 is International Doughnut Day. Just in case you’ve only recently heard of this very real and not made up […]
Every time I opened my Facebook last week, I saw another friend ‘marked safe’ after another tragedy. Shootings, terrorism and natural disasters seem to be escalating. And it’s easy to be swallowed by the ‘what ifs.’ I often joke about living in a world filled with rainbows, unicorns and glitter, but the truth is, the […]
Melbourne is a melting pot of culture and ethnicities. It’s one of the things that make this city so great. In one day, you can have authentic Neapolitan pizza, Greek baklava, Vietnamese pho and Spanish paella. I first tried bubble tea more than 10 years ago in Nashville, TN, and it took some getting used […]
The French are serious about their food, and they’re seriously good at creating amazing dishes. The city of Paris, France is home to restaurants with a combined total of 134 Michelin stars. And so when I asked about fun and unique foodie experiences in the City of Light, I was told that the French don’t […]
This is the story about the best plum and almond tart I’ve ever tried, but it’s so much more than that. It’s the story of Vera Miklas, a woman from the Czech Republic who married an Irish man from Munster Vales more than 20 years ago.
When you join Eating Europe’s East End Food Tour, you’re not just joining another food tour. You’re waltzing through history as you traipse through an area of London once teeming with violence and known to be the home of notorious criminals of days gone by (ahem- Jack the Ripper).
When I think afternoon tea, I think perfect manners and pinkies up. I imagine layering scones with dainty amounts of jam and clotted cream with my grandmother (who, in my imagination, looks suspiciously like the Queen of England). What I discovered on my most recent trip to London, though, is that afternoon tea can be […]
Bucharest is the capital of Romania, known for its history, architecture and incredible nightlife. Although I was only in the city for four short days, I made the most of my time, quizzing locals on where to find the best dessert in Bucharest.