Madrid Food Guide: Where the Locals Eat

What makes Madrid such a great place to visit? Apart from the weather, history, culture and the affordability, there is also the food! Check out our Madrid Food Guide to find out what special, Spanish dishes the locals eat and where they eat them. Before we move onto the Madrid Food Guide, let’s just revisit the list of reasons noted above as to why you would visit Madrid. The weather is magnificent and although a little warm in summer, it … Read More

Valencia a Great Place for Special Spanish Dishes

Is Valencia worth visiting to enjoy special Spanish dishes? Absolutely. It’s home to Spain’s most famous dish as well as six Michelin-starred restaurants. Valencia is Spain’s third largest city and sits on the Mediterranean Coast. It has a warm and sunny climate. Much of Spain’s brilliant produce grows in the area surrounding this grand, old city. So, yes, it is a great city to visit as a tourist and not just for the food and wine. The old, city center … Read More

Valencia Tourist Attractions: Mercat Central Valencia

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Our day begins with a visit to fabulous Mercat Central Valencia. It is one of the top Valencia tourist attractions to visit, with an amazing array of food! But first things first, we need coffee! Luckily, Mercat Central Valencia has one of Valencia’s best coffee shops. So, first stop is Retrogusto.  As I sip my cappuccino I feel it coursing through my veins preparing me to explore the rest of the magnificent Mercat Central Valencia. For a moment, as I … Read More

An Itinerary for Food Lovers to Explore London

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Use this easy to follow multi-day itinerary for food lovers to explore London. The best food halls, markets and museums in a day-by-day London itinerary. We’ve been to London many times and it is one of our favorite cities to visit. So many things to see and do. If you are visiting for the first time it can be a bit overwhelming trying to decide what to do and work out what is close to each other so you make … Read More

Travel and Foodies Guide to the Best of Peru

Welcome to our travel and foodies guide to the best of Peru. I’m struggling to name another country with as much diversity as Peru. Peru was the epicenter of the Inca empire so there’s plenty of history.Then there is the influence of the Spanish and the people of the Amazon region, and more recent history brings Japanese influence as well. Geographically, Peru contains most of the world’s known climatic zones as well, which all just adds to the interest for … Read More

How to Find the Best Local Experiences in Latin America

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We have traveled extensively through Latin America and spent considerable time there over the past few years, both as tourists and whilst working. One thing we found difficult is finding good, local tour operators and authentic experiences with local guides. Your choice is large international tour operators or go it alone. Many businesses in Central America lack websites, some do have a Facebook page, but finding them is the issue! And if you do locate them, you just hope they … Read More

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