Expert Tips for Oktoberfest 2015

In preparation for this year’s event we have reached out to our network of bloggers to ask for their best recommendations for Oktoberfest 2015. It can be daunting arriving at a festival so ingrained in a country’s identity, so swotting up on all the key questions is important.  What should I wear to Oktoberfest? Which is…

Discovering the Swedish Fika

The coffee that is so intertwined in our daily lives has been around since around A.D. 1000.  It was very well celebrated by the time it spread through the Arab world in the 15th century as it was considered a great non-alcoholic beverage which people could enjoy, and soon coffeehouses became prime meeting spots for friends and family. The…

How to Enjoy Your Berlin trip Gluten-Free Part II

Are you planning to travel to Berlin on a gluten-free diet and wondering where to eat? After covering the popular neighborhoods of Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain and Neukölln in the last post, the second part of this guide will show you where to get some excellent gluten-free grub in Schöneberg, Charlottenburg and Mitte. Don’t miss out…

The Top 5 European Capitals for Getting Your Craft Beer Fix

Craft beer is a big hit in the USA, and the trend towards artisanal beer has also started to shake up Europe’s beer market. More and more microbreweries are popping up all over Europe, crafting delicious and innovative concoctions. Do you want to know which European cities are brewing up a storm right now? Check…

7 Delicacies from the 7 Hills of Rome

The ‘City of Seven Hills’ is famed for its gastronomic imprint. The fertile slopes that surround Rome breathe simplicity into the city’s food. The trattorias and osterias of Rome flourished as the city’s population grew, with the populous utilising them as the living rooms and dining rooms that their cramped living quarters could not provide….

Berlin’s Best Cosy Cafes – With Wifi

Perfect for: meeting friends, catching up on emails, casual business meetings, resting weary feet and waiting for transport connections. There are many cafes in Berlin, and a good number of coworking spaces. There are also plenty of cafe-come-working-spaces. But if what you’re really after is a home from home, a comfortable ‘working’ space with a…

Paris By Numbers: The City of Light’s Arrondissements

Paris is a city of compact, small villages. Her arrondissements spiral out in a clockwise direction from the most important central districts, to both her lively and sleepier suburbs. Originally twelve in number, in the late 19th century Napoleon III extended these to include the twenty that are present today. Understanding the merits of each…

The Best of Slovenian Cuisine

There is an old Slovenian proverb which roughly translates as ‘love comes through the stomach’. Though the country’s cuisine is little known outside of the country, Slovenian’s take great pride in their food and many consider their national cuisine on a par with their more famous neighbours in Italy. A Cuisine Characterised By Diversity Perhaps…

Gourmet Galway – Ireland’s tastiest city!

Thought for Food – Galway Following on from last weeks Dutch fast food post, we’re now going to have a look at the best places to eat in Galway, Ireland…  Galway Bay.  Picture via Clayton Hotel Galway. Galway is without a doubt one of Ireland’s best and most lively cities.  Perched on the western edge of the country, Galway…