Lisbon Food Experiences

Portuguese food is… well, it kind of reminds me of Newfoundland food. Lots of potatoes. Lots of cod. Tons of cod, actually – the Portuguese are the greatest consumers of this fish and they never eat it fresh. Apparently their cod comes from Norway – or they know that’s how to answer the question when... Continue Reading →

A Taste of Tuscany: Still on a Budget!

I had signed up for Italy on a Budget’s Taste of Tuscany day trip after being offered a small discount while booking my wine tasting trip into Chianti. I spent the morning exploring Florence, but had caught most of the highlights and was ready to head back out into the Tuscan countryside for a few... Continue Reading →

Snacking in Cesky Krumlov…

One of the great joys of travel is eating all the different foods, am I right? Never knowing what you’re going to get, relying on vaguely translated descriptions (if there is an English menu) or trying to identify a common word between languages. Cesky Krumlov is a major tourist destination – the town relies on... Continue Reading →

Bonaire’s Cadushy Distillery

I have recently returned from a trip to Bonaire, a small island which is part of the Netherlands Antilles.  There are, sadly, no craft brewers on Bonaire but we did manage to visit the one and only craft distillery, Cadushy.  Named after the kadushi cactus, the Cadushy Distillery actually uses cactus in several of its... Continue Reading →

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