What’s your go-to must-do when you’re on vacation? Do you make it your goal to find the most exclusive bar? How about bringing back a quirky souvenir for everyone on your friends list? Are you all about spending the first day abroad walking around your new city? Whatever your must-do, we’ve got another one to … Continue reading What’s Happening Around The World In 2017?
Hong Kong: unlike any place I’ve ever been to before and yet somehow totally familiar. Maybe it was the signs in English announcing products and places I had never heard of before. Maybe it was the boring, new architecture of office buildings set above the incredibly compact and busy streets below. Maybe it was the … Continue reading 8 Hours in Hong Kong
I recently had the opportunity to visit one of the real confluences of culture, environment and fun all in one beautiful place. Spain is a place I had previously only been familiar with because of food and because of the misfortune to be hit particularly hard by the economic crisis. There was pig’s meat, red … Continue reading San Sebastián / Donostia
By Contiki Holidays There’s just something about a bunch of tiny portions that brings us so much culinary joy. Small, edible bundles of delight that make our mouths oh so happy. What are we talking about? Tapas of course, our absolute favourite part of Spanish cuisine (sorry paella, but you just can’t beat those ham … Continue reading 12 reasons why bite-sized is best: Top tapas in Spain
By Contiki Holidays People travel to Germany for all kinds of reasons. Some go to experience the world famous Oktoberfest in Munich, some go for a taste of Berlin’s nightlife and some simply want to eat a bloody Bratwurst. If you don’t have a clue what German food is, we’ve got you covered as we … Continue reading The best of the wurst : Germany’s top eats
What do you associate with Thanksgiving? For some of us, it’s the train ride home. Others, the relatives we rarely get to see. In our opinion, one of the BIG universals is pumpkin pie. What would a Thanksgiving dinner be without that wonderful, kind of weird mix of fruit (we Googled – pumpkin IS a … Continue reading Sweet Treats Around the World
The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and it’s almost impossible to go anywhere on a weekend without running into some kind of festival. Must be summer! Here’s our top 5 festivals around the world for summer 2015. Photo: Copenhagen Cooking / Rasmus Flindt Pedersen 1. Copenhagen Cooking Didn’t think of Copenhagen as a … Continue reading 5 Summer Festivals for 2015
Paris may be known for its French food, but the scene for hip trends is alive (and deep fried as well). I recently went on a fried chicken crawl with some friends and discovered all sorts of delicious offerings at competitive prices. All you need to do is make sure you’re hungry. We began at … Continue reading Fried Chicken Run