From our perspective, the local food on offer can make or break an extended travel agenda. If you have an adventurous palette, more often than not you’ll discover some amazing flavours and experience a diversity of unforgettable snacks and dishes. Here is a summary of our favourite eating establishments and best bites discovered to date.
Venice Osteria and Trattoria
Considering that Italy is pretty much one big restaurant, there’s never any difficulty finding suitable Venice Osteria and Trattoria.
Streets & Markets of Hanoi, Vietnam 🏮
Discover the Charm of the Streets and Markets of Hanoi, Vietnam: A Guide to the Best Shopping and Food Spots.
Discover the Best of Edinburgh, Scotland 🏴
Everything you need to know about Edinburgh, Scotland including where to stay, what to do & where to eat in a city that's full of activities.
Booze in Bohol, Philippines
Drinking booze in the Philippines can seriously damage your holiday budget - Especially if you happen to be a wine drinker.
Ubud Bali Eating Out 🍛
With just 4 days in Ubud we were keen to discover the best food this island has to offer. So how did our Bali eating out experiences pan out?
Karimunjawa Eating Out 🍤
Low tables are arranged nearby on sheets of tarpaulin. Just assume the lotus position and enjoy your Karimunjawa culinary extravaganza.
Griller in Manila - Shabu Shabu
Eat and drink as much as you want - including beer - at a Manila Shabu Shabu restaurant. Cook your soup and grill food at your own table.
Galle Fort, Sri Lanka
Outside the fort we tried what I can only describe as Ceylonese-style fast food: A posh and sanitized version of street food. Quite a change from the excellent Galle Fort Indian Hut restaurant.
Sepilok Borneo - Where to Stay & Eat
Many travellers visit Sepilok Borneo to see the orangutans and nature reserves, but booking a place close to the action saves some leg work.
Pubs & Restaurants in Edinburgh
A great place for pub food, but there are some pretty good restaurants too. Check out our best-value pubs & restaurants in Edinburgh city.
Madrid Attractions and Eating Out
Our Madrid budget break featured flamenco dancers with attitude, plenty of 'Ole's & some serious stamping - I wouldn't want these guys living above my flat.
Lembongan Island Eating Out
If our Lembongan island eating out experiences were as good as Ubud, we were in for a treat…
Istanbul Eateries & Accommodation
With only 2 days in Istanbul we did our planning before leaving home, to optimize time and find the best Istanbul eateries.
Kuala Lumpur - First Impressions
With plenty to see & do (and some great eating) its worth devoting a few days of a trip through Malaysia to its capital city - Kuala Lumpur
Chateaux Maleplane 🏰 France
Within easy walking distance of Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, Chateaux Maleplane offers an opulent alternative to a standard hotel room, and at a very competitive price.
Inexpensive Rome Restaurants
Rome is like one giant restaurant: Eateries everywhere tempting visitors with Italian kitchen aromas - but which inexpensive Rome restaurants are best?
Gdansk Poland Eating Out 🍽️
A little preparation ensures that your eating out experiences in Gdansk Poland are both enjoyable and cost-effective.
Valencia Eating Out? Late is the Norm
Your Valencia eating out experience won't be early. To dine at a civilized hour - like 6 or 7 pm - it'll have to be tapas at one of the small cafes.
Exploring Koh Lipe, Thailand 🌴
Nestled in the Andaman Sea, Koh Lipe is a small island paradise with beautiful beaches, world-class diving, and vibrant marine life.
Ubud Hotels & Airport Transfers
We chose two very different styles of accommodation for our Ubud Bali hotels: A family-run guesthouse & an upmarket Spa and Gallery resort.
Limoges 🏰 UNESCO Medieval French City
"How can anyone govern a country that has 246 varieties of cheese?" - Charles de Gaulle, on a visit to Bordeaux and Limoges.
Kandy Lake, Sri Lanka
Kandy Lake Comfort Hotel - A peaceful lakeside hotel: There were signs on the doors saying "Beware monkeys". They weren't kidding...
Bordeaux Break 🍷 French Gastronomy
Don't worry - Bordeaux wine won't make you fat. It'll make you lean …against tables, chairs, floors, walls & ugly people.
Bland Filipino Food
On menus everywhere, pork and chicken barbecued in a sweet marinade. This bland Filipino food is usually accompanied by heaps of plain white rice.
SandSpice Zipper Pouch
Your rugged little personal valet: carry your makeup, pencils, phone, cards, anything.
Available in three sizes: check the size chart to find the right one for you
Seaside Boutique, Panglao
At the Seaside Boutique our host created delicious and thoughtfully prepared 3-course dinners: We didn't consider eating anywhere else in Panglao.
Girona - Where to Stay and Eat
A picturesque & inexpensive city with gourmet Catalan cuisine if you choose well - One highlight of a Girona City stopover is the food.
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