Mostar-Bosnia and Herzegovina : Day trip from Dubrovnik

If you’ve spent a few days in Dubrovnik and need a change, one of the cool things to do is head to Bosnia and Herzegovina with which Croatia shares a border and lots of history. Mostar is one of the historic cities and easiest to access from Dubrovnik. What are the top 3 things to […]

Day trip to Metz, France

2 hours from Paris by train is the cute city of Metz. It has enough to see, eat and drink and is definitely worth a day trip. For things to do in Paris, check out our post here. We drove there from Zürich, took us 4 hours driving through the pretty French countryside. Being very […]

2 day trip to Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como is one of those places everyone’s heard about but never visited We first heard of Lake Como like most others, when George Clooney made it famous by making it his summer home. And you can see why! The other thing no one tells you- it’s a huge lake! The lake is shaped like […]

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 […]

Eat-aly part 3: Food Guide for Rome 

Rome is the perfect holiday destination for foodies and history buffs alike We ended our Italian holiday in Rome, a fitting end to a fantastic trip! While the sights took our breaths away, the food of the Eternal City was almost as good and as interesting as its architecture. Read about food in Florence and along the Amalfi […]

Food guide for Amsterdam: (i)Eating iAmsterdam!

As with most places, sampling the local fare constituted an important part of our trip to the Netherlands. Joining a structured food tour could’ve been an option but doing it on our own, added the thrill of discovering new places and allowed us to explore the city and try the food at the same time. Of […]

A night, and a day, in Fes

Fez (or as the locals call it: Fes) was the second city we decided to visit in Morocco. Read about our drive to Fes from Ouzoud Falls in our post here. Although we spent barely 24 hours here, we learnt some valuable life lessons that we hope will help future travelers to Fes, freak out […]

Barcelona, parte dos: 24 hours in the city!

Second visit to Barcelona- though this time only for 24 hours. Joined the wife who was already in town for the ESID conference, before we headed to Morocco and Portugal. Getting from the airport to downtown was super easy. Take the aerobus from either Terminal to Placa Catalunya which is the last stop. There are […]

Food guide for Morocco: eat and drink the best the country has to offer!

Food is a big part of our travel experience. Morocco was no exception. The country has influences from the Arab world and Europe and the food reflects that. Drink mint tea Alcohol is not readily available in Morocco but we didn’t miss it much during the hot afternoons/evenings where mint tea became a ritual. It […]