Tag Archives: London

The World’s Best Foodie Walks

The World’s Best Foodie Walks

Inhaling fresh herbs and fragrant spices at a local market, savouring street food treats at curbside stalls, and tasting delectable samples at gourmet food shops are some of the delicious reasons to do foodie walks. We may have set some kind of record for the...
Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Aimed at helping travellers staying in holiday rentals and settling into a place for a while, Price Check is a series of posts in which we reported every two weeks on the prices of groceries (no, not only beer) at each destination we stayed on...
Best of British Food in London

Best of British Food in London

We have to let you in on a little secret: this year we’re using our quest to identify a quintessential dish in each destination that I can learn to cook as a fantastic excuse to try a range of restaurants that specialise in the local...
Weekend Eggs: the London Edition

Weekend Eggs: the London Edition

While we were in London I saw a TV cooking show where chefs were asked to make an omelette as quickly as possible. Making an omelette is a test of a good chef. Many chefs ask potential cooks to make them an omelette to test...
Everyday Exploring: London

Everyday Exploring: London

Exploring laidback neighbourhoods, getting an insight into the everyday life of the locals, and really getting a feel for the rhythm of a place can be as satisfying as seeing a city’s major sights. Hanging out in ordinary ‘hoods might not suit every traveller, especially...
Entertaining Away

Entertaining Away

“Will you be having one of these parties at every destination you visit?” was the most common question I fielded at our buzzy Grantourismo launch party in London on Thursday night. Maybe. For us, entertaining away is one of the most fun things to do...
Producing the Goods — a London Foodie Walk

Producing the Goods — a London Foodie Walk

I have to admit that after watching the documentary Food, Inc. on the flight to London from Dubai I was a little depressed about the state of the food industry. Watching the undercooked movie Julie & Julia didn’t help my mood either. After being introduced to the...
Our home away from home in London

Our home away from home in London

It would be an understatement to say that arriving in London from Dubai this week was a shock to the system. For the last 18 months our travels have kept us in warm climates: Australia for the sultry Christmas and cricket season, Bangkok during the...