Browsing Tag

europe

Eating Abroad Europe Germany

Nuremberg – A Weekend Getaway

May 5, 2015

How do you pick your travel destinations? Some people have bucket lists they’ve been compiling since their first part-time job pay cheque. Others have maps adorned with colour coded flags for places they’ve been and ones they’re yet to step foot in. There are even some bargain hunters out there who happily search ‘everywhere’ on Skyscanner and see where they can land for as little as possible. We’re a bit of all of the above.

But with so many amazing places to see and my indecisiveness, it can still be hard to choose so we put 300 European cities of a certain size into a spreadsheet, put on a random generator and told Excel to throw out some options. A couple of months ago, it threw out Nuremberg. We knew two things about Nuremberg; it was the site of the Nuremberg trials, and they have an amazing Christmas market. With Christmas already a distant memory, we wavered because we weren’t sure what else it had going for it, but some might say we’re gamblers so we took a chance on this city and found quite the hidden gem!

Continue Reading

Travel Talk

Where to Consume Next? A Travel Wish List for 2015

January 4, 2015

2014 was definitely an action packed year full of travel and foodie adventures. Looking back through the photos I still get warm fuzzies reminiscing about all the places we’ve been lucky enough to get to, and a little disturbed about how much we’ve eaten!

We started the year in Havana squeezed into a tiny bar, knocking back mojitos and avoiding the buckets of water being thrown down from balconies, and ended it strolling the cobbled streets of Lisbon eating custard tarts.

In between we managed to stop into TrinidadToronto, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Newport, Washington DC, Richmond, relocate to London, then head to Edinburgh, Barcelona, Cornwall, the Lake District, Bologna, Amsterdam, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Toulouse, and San Sebastian. 

Continue Reading