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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!

Cooking Class in Mexico City: Casa Jacaranda Review

Cooking Class in Mexico City: Casa Jacaranda Review

I’d wanted to do a cooking class in Mexico City since I had arrived.  With Mexican food being one of the only cuisines in the world to be UNESCO certified, a Mexican cooking class was the perfect way to learn more about the incredible food, whilst cooking & eating everything I made!  Everywhere I looked for recommendations there was one cooking school in Mexico City that stood out: Casa Jacaranda.  If you’re looking for cooking classes in Mexico City, it has…

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How to Survive as a Vegetarian in Mexico City

How to Survive as a Vegetarian in Mexico City

I’m not a vegetarian myself, but a lot of my friends are, and I know how difficult it can be to find vegetarian food in Mexico City.  So I asked my good friend Laura Pollard from Go Go Brownie Mission for her take on how to survive Mexico city as a vegetarian.  She lived here for four months, and sought out the best tips and restaurants if you’re vegan & vegetarian in Mexico City! Find accommodation in Mexico City on Booking.com or…

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York Food & Drink Festival : A Paradise for Foodies

York Food & Drink Festival : A Paradise for Foodies

Every year in September, York is taken over by food and drink lovers in a 10-day long celebration of all things food related.  I was invited by Visit York to come and see what is on offer at the York Food and Drink Festival for its 20-year anniversary, and as a foodie I couldn’t resist! The 2016 festival is currently running until 2nd October, so you still have chance to visit and try it out for yourself! I previously lived…

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The Barcelona Taste Tour: The Best Food Tour in Barcelona

The Barcelona Taste Tour: The Best Food Tour in Barcelona

If you are planning your first visit to Barcelona, deciding on where to eat can be a challenge. The city is bursting with literally thousands of bars, restaurants and cafes, all potentially offering the best food money can buy. Or not.  I found a saviour in The Barcelona Taste Tour. The choice of where to eat in Barcelona is overwhelming, and as a tourist in an unfamiliar city there is a tendency to either follow your Lonely Planet Guide to…

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Horse Riding in Salento & Colombian Coffee Tasting

Horse Riding in Salento & Colombian Coffee Tasting

Salento is a pretty Colombian town, colourful and friendly, and slap-bang in Colombia’s coffee region.  Horse riding in Salento is the perfect way to explore the area, and there are various options on offer.  My friend Jen and I chose to visit a nearby coffee plantation and waterfall – around five hours in total.   The hostel booked our horse riding tour for us, and the following morning we were collected from our hostel for our Colombian coffee tasting adventure!…

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Barcelona Brunch: My Top Best Spots for Brunch in Barcelona

Barcelona Brunch: My Top Best Spots for Brunch in Barcelona

The residents of Barcelona love a good brunch, that’s for sure.  And as lunch in Spain doesn’t really start until 2pm (at the earliest), we have the luxury of being able to lie in bed that little bit longer, and only stumble to our favourite brunch hangouts before 4 or 5pm to take advantage of the delicious menus.  Here’s my pick of the best brunch in Barcelona, spread throughout the city so you can find a delicious Barcelona brunch wherever you…

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Paella Cooking Class in Barcelona: EatWith Marta

Paella Cooking Class in Barcelona: EatWith Marta

You’ve gawped at Gaudi’s works, peeked in the Picasso Museum & rambled down La Rambla. And now you’re hungry. But perhaps you are hoping for something a little more authentic than the pre-packed, frozen paellas offered in many tourist traps. How about learning to cook paella for yourself, in the home of a local teacher?  A paella cooking class in Barcelona Spain is the perfect way to sample authentic Spanish food – and take the recipe home to make it…

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