Faroe Islands: Sagas, sushi and street art

Sagas abound in the Faroe Islands. Perhaps surprisingly, these Viking isles also have a fabulous sushi restaurant and lively street art.

Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn has a fascinating location and history. Situated on Cornwall's deliciously eerie Bodmin Moor, this is a coaching inn from 1750.

Kids, cakes and Cornwall

Today, I wanted to post a few photos from a creative bakery in Cornwall and was looking for a context, something like National Cake Day, perhaps... And sure enough, there are cake days all over the place. Cup cakes, in particular, seem to be popular. [...]

Pizza night in the Italian countryside

Today is Thursday. I wish I were at La Tavola Marche, a wonderful agriturismo and cooking school in Le Marche, one of Italy's least known regions - and, as it happens, a wonderful place to have pizza in Italy. You see, every Thursday, Ashley and [...]

Cafe de Paris – a Geneva institution

For more than 75 years, the charming Cafe de Paris in Geneva on 26 Rue de Mont-Blanc, a 45-second-walk from Cornavin, the central railway station, has been a local institution. And it’s still going strong, despite – or perhaps because – it only has one [...]

2 Cool Cafes in Dubai

On our very first day in town, we discovered a cool Dubai cafe. Cool in every sense: Basta Art Café is located in the courtyard of an old wind tower. Lucky for us, it was just across the street from our hotel in the Old Bastakiya quarter, close to Dubai Creek.

Paris with kids – a quick stop

Paris isn't part of the Channel Islands. It's not even very near. But Paris is where our Channel Islands adventure begins. Going through Paris with kids, now that wasn't my best idea. I should have researched options better, especially for travelling times. And prices. But [...]

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