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Best Things To Do in Hoi An Vietnam

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No matter what your interests you won’t be disappointed in Hoi An, a town full of fantastic delights just waiting for you: shopping, history and culture, relaxing at the spa, and of course food. Hoi An has it all. Shopping in Hoi An What to do in Hoi An first? Let’s start with the shopping as Hoi An is a shopper’s paradise specializing in custom made everything. If you want a pair of shoes, jewelry, clothes (dresses, suits, shirts) for … Read More

The Perfect Luxury Oasis in the Heart of Fez Morocco

Looking for where to stay in Fez- read our review of Palais Amani a boutique hotel in the heart of the Fez medina. Plus, what to do in Fes, including visiting a hammam, the best Moroccan cooking school, where to eat in Fez and a guide to the souks and what to buy in Morocco. Exploring Fez With over 9500 alleys, 1000 cul-de-sacs and 10500 historical buildings, Fez-el-Bali, the oldest part of the city is the perfect place to get … 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 be a Gourmet Chef with this Unique Mashed Potato Terrine

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Today’s dish will make you look like a gourmet chef with this unique mashed potato terrine. I must put my hand on my heart and confess- food presentation is not my thing. For me, it is all about the taste, not what it looks. But with a moderate amount of effort you can make a dish which looks like these photographs. That’s the end of the confession. The point is this dish is easy to make and by using a … 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

Siem Reap What to do Beyond Visiting Angkor Wat

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After visiting the Temples of Angkor, seeing Angkor Wat, and heading out to the less busy temples of Beng Melea and Tonle Sap Lake what else is there to do in Siem Reap? Surprisingly there is a lot going on, so you might want to leave some time to wander around town as well. This is part 3 of a 4 part series about Angkor Wat and Siem Reap. You can read Part 1: Visiting Angkor Wat in Cambodia: Everything You Need … Read More

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