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There’s been a lot of talk recently about London‘s Coffee. Caffeine haven Penny University has recently opened, which is certainly giving people something to talk about.

Cup of coffee

But there are still some London folk who reckon their very best coffee comes from out the back of a cart. And actually, they’d be right. The little coffee carts that pop up over the place are doing a roaring trade (or should that be roasting?) at the moment. People will always need coffee, won’t they? read full article



tomato and mozzarella saladSwitzerland is more famous for cheese than for vegetarian specialities, but Zurich has some excellent veggie restaurants. The most famous is the Hiltl, founded over a hundred years ago. Most of the vegetarian restaurants in Zurich serve mainly lacto-ovo-vegetarian food, so vegans should check with the staff for vegan options. read full article



Seems like everywhere you turn, everyone is feeling the crunch. With tough times like these, people are trying to pinch those pennies wherever they can, especially on vacation. Certainly in a city like Miami, that attracts millions of tourists year round because of its warm weather, beaches and non-stop nightlife; you can definitely burn a hole in your wallet if you’re not careful.

Miami hot dog

Luckily, Miami has a wide array of restaurants for travellers of all price ranges. read full article



For the traveler that focuses on international cuisine, there is nothing better than venturing off to Paris and experiencing the numerous dining venues that are literally available around every corner.

Paris Eiffel Tower



It has been estimated that there are over 2,000 cafés and restaurants in the city of Copenhagen, most of which are situated near the Central Railroad Station, in Nyhavn, the Town Hall Square (Rådhuspladsen as it is known to the locals) and in the Tivoli Gardens. The following is a list of our top 6 picks for the best restaurants in Copenhagen



One of Southern Italy’s most beautiful regions is Campania.

Atrani in Amalfi Coast, Campania

It is the most densely populated area in Italy as well as being the second most populated read full article



Many visitors feel that the true allure of Marrakech is the cuisine and we agree despite what the cultural history and the surrounding countryside has to offer the visitor. The following is a listing of what we consider to be the best eateries in Marrakech.



As part of our ongoing search to record special Italian traditions for our website,, we asked our Italian friends, Lino and Paola, if they knew of anyone who could show us how to make fresh pasta.

Cutting Pasta

Lino jumped from his chair and said, “Aunt Rita”. Lino loves his Aunt Rita, he loves good food and wine, he loves the traditions of Italian cooking and he loved the idea read full article



Like any Italian city, Milan is chock full of restaurants, bistros, trattorias and establishments going by any number of labels but which serve food of vastly differing quality.

Wine in Milan

Here are selections of my favourites which are among the best, although any further recommendations are welcome. read full article



The charming Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi which is located on the banks of the Red River is today a busy,

bustling metropolis which is dotted with many landmark historical buildings that hark back to ages past. read full article



Food in Madrid has a variety of influences and many consider it a melting pot of Spanish flavors.

Spanish Cured Ham

Here are some of many gastronomic delights you can sample while you are in the city. read full article



This is a list of my favourite restaurants in Prague. I haven’t eaten in every restaurant in the city so I cannot claim this list is an exhaustive study,

Restaurants in Prague

but if you have any recommendations then please leave them in the comments section. read full article



Geneva is world-famous for its collection of international organizations and institutions, the nearby ski slopes and the sleek lifestyle of expats and diplomats. But what about for the younger, student population?



If you want to eat well in Edinburgh, you don’t have to look far. The city is a gastronomic feast with over a thousand restaurants and cafés.

restaurant sign in neon, edinburgh

There are, of course, many tourist traps and places to be avoided. read full article



For many international travelers, there are probably two key reasons for visiting France – namely the cuisine and the wines.

The country is well known for having some exquisite restaurants steeped in cultural culinary traditions as well as producing some of the best… read full article