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Classic Cookbooks for Serious Cooks – My Desert Island Cookbooks

Classic Cookbooks for Serious Cooks – My Desert Island Cookbooks

These classic cookbooks for serious cooks are the kinds of culinary tomes I’d like to see under my Christmas tree if I didn’t already own them. If your loved-one relishes cooking five-course meals, pounding curry pastes from scratch and making their own charcuterie, these are...
Krakow Foodie Souvenirs — Traditional Polish Take Home Treats To Buy

Krakow Foodie Souvenirs — Traditional Polish Take Home Treats To Buy

Krakow foodie souvenirs include traditional Polish treats to take home such as beautifully packaged honeys, preserves, syrups, teas, coffees, confectionary, and of course, chocolate, along with homemade local liqueurs you won’t find outside Poland. Here are our recommendation for the best edible souvenirs to buy. Sipping gluhwein...
Zakopane Folkloric Souvenirs

Zakopane Folkloric Souvenirs

There are two markets in Zakopane, a small market of wooden shops in the main pedestrianised street in the heart of the old centre, and another larger market that sprawls along the route to the funicular that goes up to Gubałówka hill. Most of the...
Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas from a Global Grand Tour

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas from a Global Grand Tour

If you’re like me, you’re probably still doing your last minute Christmas gift shopping on Christmas Eve, so here are some fun ideas that might inspire you from things I’ve found on our grand tour of the globe this year and featured in our Take-Home...
Best Christmas Markets in Europe for Warming Glühwein and Kartoffelpuffers

Best Christmas Markets in Europe for Warming Glühwein and Kartoffelpuffers

The best Christmas markets in Europe for sipping warming glühwein and munching on kartoffelpuffers (potato cakes), for shopping for handcrafted Christmas gifts and gawking at buildings festooned with garlands of fairy lights… here’s our guide to the best of the best Christmas markets in Europe. It’s that...
Istanbul Take-Homes: a Guide to Shopping the Grand Bazaar

Istanbul Take-Homes: a Guide to Shopping the Grand Bazaar

Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, or Kapalı Çarşı in Turkish, at Beyazit, near Sultanahmet, is undoubtedly touristy, so it’s going to have to be my guilty pleasure on this ‘living like locals’ grand tour of ours. Because as much as I love the brilliant shops at Beyoğlu,...