Category Archives: Food

Best British food ,tea of course!

Traditional English Food You Must Try While in London

I love British food! I know you don’t hear that about traditional English food very often, but I really do. In years past, it seems that Britain’s culinary tradition got a raw deal. People said it was bland, boring, or even downright stodgy. But in these foodie days of farm to table, gastro pubs, and […]

Nuremberg top spots - Imperial Castle

What to Do in Nuremberg Itineraries for 1, 2, and 3 Days

Nuremberg is one of those magnetic cities that draws you back over and over again, or maybe it’s because we only lived about an hour from there. It’s a perfect example of a German city with lots of history, some good, some not so good. It’s a place to go and enjoy Bavarian food at […]

Pink flower fields are the main attraction to the red soba festival in Minowa, Japan.

Japanese Soba – Buckwheat Festival

One of the best things about traveling slow or living in a country–like Japan– for a year or two is that it gives you the opportunity to experience more than just the most popular sights and festivals. As soon as I found out we were moving back to Japan, I knew I wanted to visit the […]

Lunch at the Pokemon Cafe in Tokyo

Tokyo is well-known for its eclectic eateries and cafes. We make an effort to try a new one each time we go into the city. It’s one of the reasons we’ve loved traveling around Japan. Just like the animal cafes and the themed restaurants we could just not wait to visit the  Pokemon Cafe right next […]

Ten Reasons to Love The Oktoberfest!

No matter who you are, when you think of Germany, you inevitably think of the Oktoberfest! Everyone has heard of the world-famous Oktoberfest. It might just be the largest party on Earth. Over six million people attend this three week event each year, and people come from over 80 countries just to experience some down […]

Read: Spargel or White Asparagus Sandwich

How to Cook Spargel and a Recipe for White Asparagus

Every year, here in Germany, they go wild about spargel. What is spargel? White gold…er, um, I mean white asparagus. Pulled from a protective row of soil, never having seen the light of day, this delectable veggie comes out a pretty cream color. We love it, and we think you will too, so we’re going […]

Best Things To Do in Wroclaw

Wrocław, pronounced “Rotes – slav”, is a beautiful Polish medieval city with a vibrant cultural scene. Looking at the restored buildings in the historic center one can imagine what life may have been like four or five hundred years ago, while sipping a nice Starbucks café latte macchiato! The view from this café is incredible and, […]

Durian the Stinky Fruit

Durian – Stinky Fruit or a Must-have Delicacy?

As you know, we love trying new foods everywhere we go.  It is surprising how differently taste develops around the world. Whenever I travel I make a list of foods that are popular in that place, and to be honest I find that sometimes I am not a fan. However, and sometimes even more surprisingly, […]

Tsukiji Fish Market Tokyo Japan

How to Visit the World-famous Tokyo Tsukiji Fish Market

Visiting the world-famous Tsukiji Fish Market is on everyone’s top to do list for Tokyo, in fact in Japan. It’s a fascinating glimpse into the workings of a real fish auction as the night’s catch are delivered early in the morning to the market, auctioned off to middlemen, then sold in the outer market to […]

The Amazing Food of the Azores

This post is written by fellow blogger, Nathan Aguilera. He is the creator at Foodie Flashpacker and when he offered to write a post on the food of the Azores, I was so excited. I’ve had the Azores on my list for a long time, and of course when I finally get there, I’m going to […]

Searching For The Best Tarte Flambee in Alsace

Tarte Flambée or Flammkuechen, A Popular Dish Like An Alsatian Flatbread Pizza  What is Tarte Flambée? In English, we could call it “flaming cake” and in Germany it is known as Flammkuechen. Is it French? Is it German? Non. Nein. It is Alsatian. The small border area that currently resides in France has always had a […]

Bratwurst

Making The Wurst Of It – A Lesson in Sausage

When you think of Germany, you think of bratwurst! There is no German food that is better known worldwide. Available in every city, whether in a restaurant, pub, at a festival, or buying some to grill yourself in the grocery store, they are everywhere. Living in Germany for a number of years, we felt it […]