Belgian Beer Festivals 2015

Belgian Festivals

BEER FESTIVALS THAT MAKE BELGIUM THE BEER CAPITAL OF THE WORLD: Munich Oktoberfest is without doubt the king of all beer festivals.  But for the discerning beer lover, it is not the size of the beer festival that counts.  The Belgian Beer Festivals are not as well publicized internationally as … [Read more...]

German Wine and Beer Festivals 2015

Munich Oktoberfest

2015 FAMOUS WINE AND BEER FESTIVALS IN GERMANY: For connoisseurs of wine and beer, spring and summer are  fantastic times to be in Germany. From Berlin to the Rhineland, there is a great choice of festivals to attend, depending on whether you prefer to conduct your wine-tasting in one of the … [Read more...]

Rue des Bouchers – A Brussels Food Street

Rue des Bouchers

YOU WON'T GO HUNGRY IN RUE DES BOUCHERS - A STREET JAM-PACKED WITH RESTAURANTS: Crossing the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert complex, where the Galerie de la Reine and Galerie du Roi meet is Rue des Bouchers (Beenhouwersstraat in Dutch), a medieval street in the historic heart of Brussels. Rue … [Read more...]

Visit Au Bon Vieux Temps for the Good Old Days

Au Bon Vieux Temps

TUCKED AWAY IN AN ALLEYWAY, AU BON VIEUX TEMPS IS TRULY A HIDDEN TREASURE: There's no shortage of drinking places in Brussels, but if you want something with genuine old world charm, Au Bon Vieux Temps is one such pub that brings back memories of the Good Old Days. Hidden away in the Impasse … [Read more...]

An Encounter with Paradiso Perduto’s Charming Chef

Il Paradiso Perduto

PARADISO PERDUTO - A SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AND HOTSPOT IN VENICE: On our brief visit to Venice, we went looking for Paradiso Perduto (Paradise Lost), a seafood restaurant on Fondamenta della Misericordia in the Cannaregio district. Jonathan Phang had dined at this restaurant when he was doing his … [Read more...]