Maputo Beach
If you are planning a trip to Mozambique you will probably fly into the capital city, Maputo. It is worth spending a day exploring the best sights in Maputo before heading further afield. Mozambique was originally a Portuguese Colony. These influences can still be seen dotted around the city, but much the city was destroyed during the civil war that...
Castle Tower in Cesky Krumlov
I had read so much about Cesky Krumlov and not all of it was good. If I had based my decision on what I had read I probably wouldn't have visited. I would have missed seeing a town as pretty as any in a fairy tale. Researching what to do in Cesky Krumlov was not particularly inspiring either, but once I...
Macarons
If you are a foodie then Paris is undoubtedly on your radar for a visit. It has so much to offer and it’s not only about dining in the best Michelin starred restaurants either. The Paris foodie guide is a bit self-indulgent, but I hope that you will enjoy my choices as much as I do. Gourmet Paris for me...
Sorrento was founded by the Greeks in 600 BC and was an important trading town in medieval times. It is the gateway to the Amalfi Coast and is officially on the Sorrentine Peninsular. This is a charming town with a touch of class that sprawls leisurely along the cliffs, overlooking the ocean, and offers views of Naples and Mt....
Szimpla
  I am no longer of an age where I want to party all night or get horribly drunk and then think that I have had a good time. Don’t get me wrong, I am not judging, but it’s not for me anymore. My idea of a bar is usually in a 5 star hotel sipping a champagne cocktail, but...
baubles
If you are lucky enough to spend Christmas in Paris you will be delighted by this magical city. The aroma of vin chaud and roasting chestnuts fills the air and millions of fairy lights sparkle. Paris embraces winter and at Christmas comes alive in many different ways for you to explore and enjoy. On Christmas day it doesn’t close down either...
A Roman Deli
I am in heaven when I visit Italy and especially Rome.  If you are a foodie there is so much to enjoy and this is where my ultimate foodie guide to Rome can help you.  The prosecco is always flowing, the pasta is al dente and the gelato is to die for! As if that is not enough add pizza...
Zagreb
Zagreb, Croatia's capital city, is not a destination that is on a travellers “must see” list. Most people head to Croatia to spend time at the coast. It is understandable as the coastal cities are really beautiful. I discovered that the town is easy to get around and you can see the main sights of  Zagreb in one day without too...
Gelato
Who doesn’t love a good ice-cream or to be more precise a good gelato? On my trip this year I made a concerted effort to eat the best gelato in Italy as often as possible. After all I had to do research for this article or at least that’s what I told my husband.  Somehow I don’t think that he...
Peppers
Before I visit a place the first thing I research is where the markets are. As a foodie, I love markets and the Central Market in Budapest is no exception. It gives an insight as to what is seasonal and what I should be ordering at the next restaurant I go to. The difficulty I have is not buying...

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