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Food is one of life’s great pleasures.  I love exploring places I visit through their cuisine, and learning about the culture through food and drink. On my travels I seek out the best Foodie Experiences to help you taste the very best of a region.  Good food & drink is always worth paying for, especially when made from quality ingredients by a local chef!

A Lisbon Food Tour & Cultural Walk with Taste of Lisboa

A Lisbon Food Tour & Cultural Walk with Taste of Lisboa

Food, glorious food.  Food in Lisbon is amazing, and although Portuguese cuisine is not as well known as it’s Spanish neighbour, the flavours, produce and local dishes available here are good enough to rival any top foodie destination.  To learn more about the food in Portugal and where to eat the best food in Lisbon, I contacted Taste of Lisboa to see if I could join one of their cultural food tours in Lisbon.  They suggested their Downtown-Mouraria Food and…

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A Douro Valley Wine Tour & River Cruise from Porto

A Douro Valley Wine Tour & River Cruise from Porto

Porto is famous for its wine.  As well as the Port wine, the Douro Valley region just outside Porto produces some fabulous wines and a Douro Valley wine tour makes a wonderful day trip from Porto.  I contacted Cooltour Oporto about one of their Porto wine tours which included transport to the Douro Valley, wine tasting and a Douro River Cruise from Pinhão, and was thrilled when they offered me a place. I enjoyed a complimentary tour in exchange for…

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Where to Eat in Lagos Portugal: Take a Lagos Food Tour

Where to Eat in Lagos Portugal: Take a Lagos Food Tour

So, you’re wondering where to eat in Lagos Portugal?  There is no shortage of good restaurants in Lagos, that’s true, but sometimes it is hard to sort the good from the bad and the excellent!  As you probably know by now, I adore taking food tours as they are so much more than just a meal.  Bearing all this in mind, I contacted Eat Drink Discover Algarve Food Tours and was thrilled when they invited me to join their food…

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea in London

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea in London

An afternoon tea is a quintessential London treat, but why have any old afternoon tea in London when you can have a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory afternoon tea?  This wonderful experience at One Aldwych was voted the best afternoon tea in London by Bookatable in 2017, and it isn’t hard to see why.  I thoroughly enjoyed sampling all the sweet and savoury delights in this themed afternoon tea in London, read on for my full review! Afternoon Tea in…

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Afternoon Tea at the Titanic Museum – A Delicious Afternoon Tea in Belfast

Afternoon Tea at the Titanic Museum – A Delicious Afternoon Tea in Belfast

I adore afternoon tea.  I’ve had delicious afternoon teas in cities all over the UK including some of the best afternoon teas in York, and a themed afternoon tea in London, so when I read about afternoon tea at the Titanic Museum in Belfast, I knew I had to give it a try.  There are lots of options for afternoon tea in Belfast, but none quite as iconic as at the Titanic Museum!  Here is my full review of afternoon…

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Eating Local Food & Drink

Eating Local Food & Drink

Eating local food and drink when you travel is one of the best ways to understand more about the culture and the people of the place you are visiting.  How could you not try fish and chips in England or tacos in Mexico?  However, how you find the best local food isn’t always easy – especially in popular tourist destinations.  Try some of these fabulous foodie experiences to help you taste the very best of a region.  If you are…

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How to Eat Your Way Around Switzerland Without Blowing your Budget

How to Eat Your Way Around Switzerland Without Blowing your Budget

Switzerland is quite famous for its food; the Swiss cheese, chocolate, and even the wine. But the problem is that it is also notoriously famous for being expensive. A decent meal in a good restaurant can easily set you back 150 bucks – especially if you are a meat lover!  But you have to try some of their signature dishes, especially if you are only in Switzerland for a week or so. So, how do you get all that Swiss…

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A Yorkshire Foodie Adventure: Finding the Best Food in Yorkshire

A Yorkshire Foodie Adventure: Finding the Best Food in Yorkshire

Yup, another article about food – you should know me well enough by now!  This time I planned a whole trip around food in the beautiful county of Yorkshire in the north of England, just in time for Yorkshire Day!  I have spent most of my life in the north of England, and adore it, so I was definitely looking forward to exploring more of Yorkshire on what I called my “Yorkshire Foodie Adventure”.  There is no shortage of excellent…

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A Secret Food Tour In London

A Secret Food Tour In London

Oh food how I love thee, let me count the ways… well, I won’t count them all, but trust me, there are many!  I’ve tried a food tour in Prague, a cooking class in Mexico City, a combination of both in Bogota, and even when I’m in my home country of England I love trying local specialities and finding the best places to chow down on different dishes and familiar favourites.   When I was in my own capital city of…

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What to Eat in Vienna: Traditional Viennese Food You Must Eat in Vienna

What to Eat in Vienna: Traditional Viennese Food You Must Eat in Vienna

Food, glorious food.  I love Viennese food!  There are so many choices when deciding what to eat in Vienna so I tracked down some traditional Viennese food that you simply must eat in Vienna.  I’ve picked out my favourite traditional Austrian dishes, and some of the best places to eat them, so you know exactly what to eat and where to eat in Vienna!  And, if you prefer to take a food tour in Vienna I’ve found some corkers for…

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