2 days in Verona, Italy

Verona is a hidden gem, rich in history and right at the entrance of Valpolicella wine country. With 2 days to spend, we recommend day 1 in Verona and day 2 in wine country. Top 5 things to do in Verona 1. Take a walking tour – As in any city, we always recommend going […]

Top 12 beers to taste in Belgium

Brussels is a beer heaven! It is home to some of the best and most diffrentiated beers in the world. Trappist beers Brewed by the trappist monks in the traditional way, only 12 breweries in the world can produce trappist beer. Of them 6 can be found in Belgium! 1. Orval One of the 6 […]

Food in Istanbul- what to eat and definitely not miss!

Having tried and loved Turkish food all over the world, we were really looking forward to eating the food in Turkey- and it did not disappoint! From lavish breakfast spreads and super-satisfying street food, to wholesome iftar meals, finger-licking kebabs and desserts worthy of sultans, Turkish food itself is worth the flight to Istanbul! Breakfast The spread is […]

2 days in Lisbon, Portugal: explore and eat!

Lisbon or as it is affectionately and officially called, Lisboa, has become one of our favorite cities in Europe. We talk a lot about ‘feeling the vibe’ or ‘not feeling the vibe’ of a city and for Lisboa we felt the vibe, oh yes! We got to Lisboa early in the morning after our overnight […]

48 hours in Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck is a scenic gateway to Austria. While not as big or museum-filled as Vienna, it is a very picturesque city, that should not be missed. It has a historic old town along the river Inn nestled between the Alps on both sides. We spent 48 hours in Innsbruck over Easter. Here are the top […]

Christmas Market in Colmar, France

Colmar in France was voted one of the top 3 Christmas markets in Europe in 2016 When we read Colmar was rated one of the top Christmas Market (also called Weihnactsmarkt) we decided to spend my birthday weekend there. Colmar, is approximately an hour from the Swiss-French border in the Alsace region. Logistics and getting […]

2 days in Athens, Greece

2 days is enough time to fall in love with the ancient city of Athens! Athens has always held a special allure, and we jumped at the opportunity to visit it! Though we spent a week in Athens, the primary reason for the visit was work, so there were some evenings for play. Putting all […]

Food Guide: Athens, Greece 

Like Italy, one of the highlights of our trip to Greece was the food! Heavily influenced by Turkish cuisine, Greek food was really delicious and very affordable. Below is some of the food we tried in Athens and would definitely recommend  (we ate a lot- this is a long but tasty post!): For appetizers: Greek […]

Food Guide for the Czech Republic 

When thinking of the Czech Republic, while beer would probably be one of the first thoughts, food would possibly not feature on the list. However, for us, food is an important way to better learn about a new city or country, so doubtless, our explorations of the Czech Republic included culinary adventures! Meat, especially beef […]