New Year Escape 2018 – Day One

New Year Escape 2018 – Day One

  New Year can be a bit of a sad and boring time to spend at home watching Jools Hootenanny whilst slowly getting drunk, well I’d prefer not to!  It’s a time to see other places, and see what they get up to for new year.  Last year, Mr FoodieRead More…

Event: Overgate Christmas Market in Dundee

Event: Overgate Christmas Market in Dundee

There’s no better excuse than Christmas to get out and about and try some new things, in new places.  Today I was in Dundee at Overgate shopping centre checking out their food and drink Christmas market.  It’s not the biggest market but what I did like was that even forRead More…

Visiting Glasgow’s Christmas Markets in 2017

Visiting Glasgow’s Christmas Markets in 2017

St Enoch and George Square Christmas markets return to Glasgow For me, Christmas isn’t really Christmas without a visit to the traditional markets for a warming glass of mulled wine, some tasty goodies and gifts to take home.  The Christmas Markets have now returned to George Square and St Enoch SquareRead More…

Japan Travels: Ishinomaki and Cat Island

Japan Travels: Ishinomaki and Cat Island

Day Two: Visit to Tashirojima – cat island Being a mad cat woman (and Mr Foodie a mad cat man) what better way to spend a day of your holidays than at Tashirojima or cat island. (Tashirojima We bought supplies from the Tommy Lee Jones vending machine, bought our ferryRead More…

When in Morocco…we try out a Hammam at La Sultana

When in Morocco…we try out a Hammam at La Sultana

Reading up on Morocco, one thing that kept cropping up was the Hammam, which is an incredibly important part of Moroccan culture and life. Men, women and children will visit their local Hammam at least once a week,to get clean, share gossip and relax. Not being brave enough for a publicRead More…

Bamberg – a city of smokey beer

Bamberg – a city of smokey beer

This tastes just like bacon My first thought when trying some Bamberg beer last year. As everyone knows bacon is a food of the Gods, therefore Bamberg must be heaven. We travelled down to Bamberg with our trusty Deutsche Bahn train from Dresden. After checking into our hostel, we madeRead More…

Review – Cafe am Kamin, Falckensteinstraße 18, 10997 Berlin, Germany

Review – Cafe am Kamin, Falckensteinstraße 18, 10997 Berlin, Germany

Friendly, local cafe We stumbled across this neighbourhood cafe wandering through Kreuzberg catching some sun. As it was hot and sticky we decided some refreshment was needed. This place looked good. Clean, tidy, chatty folk outside perfect.   We checked out their menu, good prices (as is Berlin) and someRead More…

Les Enfants Perdus, 9 rue des récollets 75010 Paris

Les Enfants Perdus, 9 rue des récollets 75010 Paris

Métro : Gare de l’Est, Jacques Bonsergent or Château d’Eau Located in the “bobo” (Bohemian Bourgoisie) area Canal Saint-Martin, Les Enfants Perdus restaurant takes exceptional care with its lovely brunch.  Three plates of tasty food, freshly squeezed orange juice and a hot drink for €25. Not bad for Paris considering itRead More…