On a cold February afternoon, we meet him at the old Zeppelin hangar. We – are Lola, Janicke, and myself, three Scandinavian travel bloggers. He - is Mārtiņš Sirmais, Latvia’s super-chef. We're about to learn Latvian cooking. Innovative Latvian cooking, it turns out. The old hangar is where Riga’s huge central [...]
Making holiday plans for the winter? Maybe you're considering a safari? Then read on! This week on Sophie's World, Geoff Whittle of The Luxury Couple shares some excellent safari photography tips. Here's Geoff! So much is written about the best way to achieve great results with your photography that you [...]
Friends! This week, we have a guest blogger here on Sophie's World. I've only briefly been in Morocco - a couple of steamy days in Tangier, ages ago. Marrakech in high on my wish list; maybe it's on yours, as well? Local girl, Amanda Ponzio-Mouttaki of Maroc Mama, gives us the [...]
By Alexandra Redisch When Blacks contacted Sophie’s World and asked if we would test some of their products, it suited me perfectly as I was in dire need of a new winter coat. Winters in Norway can be long and cold, with metres of snow and temperatures sinking to a [...]
Here at Sophie's World we're passionate about animal welfare. It's perhaps genetic: apart from the family and very close friends, our mum/grandmum generally preferred animals to people. The rest of us aren't quite that extreme, at least not yet. Alexandra is a vegetarian solely for animal welfare reasons, none of [...]
By Alexandra Redisch in Perugia: How to make chocolate? Easy; you slice, melt, pour. Then you mix the filling: cream, butter, lemon peel, white chocolate and Limoncello. Mmm... Limoncello...