Far from claiming that a long weekend getaway to Hong Kong last October had suddenly turned me into an expert, I am, however, a believer that hidden gems will sometimes make themselves known best to the unassuming traveler. And this recent hidden bar addition to the Hong Kong bar scene (and spectacular Ashley Sutton creation) … More Hong Kong’s Amazing Bar Scene: Dragonfly
A Winter Wonderland in Alsace This year, we’ve decided to celebrate the New Year at home. Gasp! Considering that home is Barcelona, and you can go pop a bottle on the beach at midnight, that’s not too shabby. But it did make me remember last year’s wintertime adventure, and how we came to it.. A … More Why Go to Alsace in Winter: Straight out of Fairytales
Planning a short stay in Hong Kong? Let me tell you about mine, and you can hopefully plan yours ! Hong Kong was one of those destinations which kept getting the back seat, for some reason; a combination of ‘the world is so big, what do I want to see first?’ with ‘this year was … More My Hong Kong Microadventures: A 3-Day Planner
On foot Through Barcelona: El Born Quarter I’m wearing glasses and a green jacket. OK! I’ll be waiting next to the Carmela. Interested in testing out CityUnscripted and find out if they’re true to their promise to turn travelers into discoverers, and after several failed attempts (blame the rain, the allergies, and office work in … More Exploring Barcelona’s El Born Quarter with City Unscripted
Best Barcelona Bar Crawl Discover Barcelona’s Best Gin Tonic Bar Crawl as vetted by Damia Mula, professor of cocteleria at CETT. While my list is much longer, the selection below will make sure you get your gin fix (or otherwise finely crafted cocktails) and make the most out of your trip to Barcelona, and still get home in one … More Guide for the Ultimate Barcelona Gin Tonic Bar Crawl
Barcelona Weekend Getaway After our Castle sleepover in January, we decided to do some more weekend splurging – this time in the superb cava inspired architecture of Hotel Mastinell, located in the heart of the Catalan wine country and a stone’s throw away from Barcelona. Penedès is the equivalent of France’s Champagne’s region and has … More Amazing Weekend Getaway in the Heart of Barcelona’s Wine Countryside
I always mix business with pleasure. In travels, I mean. So when I was asked to go to Berlin for work (my 5th time already) I wondered: how can I sample Berlin with a twist? You know, once you go beyond the must do’s, tourist hotspots and the classic city icons.
And since I never met Berlin in a good (weather) mood anyway – this time proving to be no exception – indoors was the obvious answer. … More Going Oriental in Central Berlin: Indoors Magic!
What a freaking treasure I’ve stumbled upon!
Anyone who hasn’t heard of VizEat: you’re doing yourself a big favor scrolling down for this one, because it looks like communal dining is making a comeback..
VizEat is a platform that connects a global network of hosts who want to cook for people in their homes with travelers mostly, who want to eat with the locals when abroad and enjoy a personal, local and immersive food experience.
In their words, VizEat is a place to discover & enjoy Social Dining, be it : Meals, Cooking Classes or Food Tours. … More VizEat : Taste your way through Traveling!
Did I mention how we decided to visit Bilbao in June, just to be hit by 12°C temperatures and drizzle ?
Well, when Bilbao gives you rain, you have the option to sulk, or to go see some kick-ass museums, eat fantastic Basque food and just #raindontcare … More When Bilbao gives you rain, you… Eat?
What can you say about Venice, that 68,478 other people haven’t already said already? So many people that Venice is considering putting a cap on the number of people visiting, to control overcrowding?
… More Venicing Away