La Boqueria – Barcelona’s Spectacular Food Market

La Boqueria is Popular with Tourists Even Though Few Come to Buy Fresh Produce: La Boqueria, Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, St. Joseph's Market.... No matter what name you use to describe it, the sights and smells of this famous Barcelona market will be the same. La Boqueria La … [Read more...]

Schanigärten – Typically Viennese Sidewalk Cafés

Vienna's Summertime Sidewalk Cafés: As sure as springtime brings on the blooms of Vienna's flower gardens, summertime in Vienna sees something quite different springing up on Vienna's sidewalks:  Between March 1 and November 15 each year, Vienna's Schanigärten (sidewalk cafés) spring to life - … [Read more...]

Interesting and Fun Facts about Normandy Cheeses

Some Interesting and Fun Facts about Normandy's AOC Cheeses : Normandy produces many specialty cheeses and of these, four have achieved AOC stripes:  Camembert, Livarot, Neufchâtel and Pont-l’Évêque . We know that Normandy's fromages AOC are absolutely delicious, but here are some interesting and … [Read more...]

Normandy's Fromages AOC

Normandy is Famous for its Cheese Making Tradition: Normandy is a cheese producing region and it has its great cows to thank for the abundance of rich milk that they produce. Well known specialty cheeses in Normandy include Camembert, Pavé d'Auge, Livarot, Pont l'Evêque, Neufchatel, Boursin, … [Read more...]

Irish Coffee at the Red Fox Inn – Glenbeigh

A Traditional Road House, Famous for its Irish Coffee: If you're doing a coach tour of the Ring of Kerry, you will no doubt be making an early morning stop at the Red Fox Inn, midway between Killorglin and the scenic village of Glenbeigh. Most visitors touring the Ring of Kerry usually start from … [Read more...]

Interesting Berlin Food Facts

With 184 nationalities living in Berlin, the city is rich in culinary delights: Berlin is an international metropolis and people from no less than 184 nations are long-term residents in Germany's capital city.  It's not surprising then that no other German city matches Berlin's rich diversity … [Read more...]

Fête des Fromages – Rocamadour

The Largest Cheese Festival in the South of France: In the southwest region of France, in the Lot departement, is the tiny village of Rocamadour. Hugging the cliffside of a mountain, the setting of this medieval village looks dramatic. If you could airbrush out the tourists, Rocamadour … [Read more...]

Experience All That's Viennese at a Wiener Heurigen Show

An Evening of Viennese Waltz and Operetta at a traditional Viennese Heuriger : Vienna is famous for its classical music, Viennese waltz, Viennese cuisine and the Viennese Heurigen. You can experience all that's traditional about Vienna at a Wiener Heurigen Show. In the rustic ambience of a … [Read more...]