You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen. And we all know Rudolph. But do you know Baffin, Nutti, Camus or Spike? They’re members of the Cairngorm reindeer herd in Britain’s largest national park. These lesser-known reindeer hail from the Cairngorm mountains in Scotland. Yes… you heard […]
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 […]
There’s something magical about Christmastime in London. There’s a feeling of anticipation in the air, as if you’re the star of a romantic movie and absolutely anything can happen. Crowds and chaos fade away as the street performers adopt a merry mood and travelers pause to gaze at the holiday window decorations. Walking the streets […]
Cardiff, Wales is unlike any capital city I’ve ever visited. Forget any preconceived notions that capitals are over-crowded, ultra-busy and unfriendly. Cardiff is a breath of fresh air, and quite possibly the friendliest city I’ve ever visited. Strangers stopped me on the street to find out if my accent is American. I braced myself as […]
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.
Before visiting Ireland, I expected history, beautiful landscapes and leprechauns (but that’s another story). What I got when I visited Munster Vales was a taste of adrenaline that satisfied my adventure-seeking heart. From Cork to Tipperary and Limerick to Waterford, the Munster Vales region has an activity for everyone- from the thrill seekers to the […]
Nearly every country in the world has a unique way to satisfy a sweet tooth. I’m still working on trying them all, but I’m not there quite yet, so I went to the experts! In this post, 47 travel bloggers share the best traditional desserts from 33 countries around the world.
When I think Australian wine, my mind tends to wander to the Hunter Valley or the Margaret River Region. Call me uninformed, but I had no idea that there is an award-winning wine-producing region just 13 kilometers from Perth! After leaving hot, dry Exmouth, I was ready for a culinary adventure and booked a Swan […]
Broome is the furthest removed township from any capital city in the world. The closest capital, Darwin, is 1,162 miles away! In spite of, or perhaps because of, its remoteness Broome has developed quite a few unique opportunities for tourists. It’s a lovely resort town and you could spend the entire trip sipping cocktails on […]