We may not all be lucky enough to be able to travel first class whilst jetting off to somewhere new, but that doesn’t mean that those stuck in cattle class should be left with nothing but tasteless, drab food that is barely edible. This guide lets you know how to make the best food choices when flying. (more…)
In recent years Bristol has transformed itself from a down and out city, to a foodie destination. Food markets are opening everywhere, and pop-up food stalls now outnumber fixed premises eateries two to one on a Friday in the centre of the city. (more…)
As with all the best foodie cities, Bristol is as famous for its street food as for its fine dining.
To help you all make the most of your time in Bristol, below are the details of the best street food markets in the city, along with when they are and what to keep an eye out for when you go! (more…)
Harbour Festival – July
Bristol’s historic harbour is decked out in bunting, but no one on the waterfront escapes the gay abandon in which banners, flags and fairy lights decorate the house boats and old sailing boats that line the waterway. Traditionally, this weekend long festival celebrates Bristol’s historic harbour which was once a major port for everything from food to slave trading (although the later is definitely no longer celebrated) as well as the city’s most famous pirate: Black Beard.
Traditional Cuban food is simple local ingredients that are cooked fresh with a (usually) light spicing. It is safe to say that Cuban cuisine has not made it as one of the world’s favourites, but that doesn’t mean that it is not delicious. Despite this, there is a new food revolution starting in the capital city that is raising traditional dishes to gastronomic levels as Cuban chefs are being trained internationally and returning home to create something special. (more…)
Yes I know what you are going to say, isn’t this just a type of horse? Well technically yes, but a delicious, delicious horse, and let’s face it we have been eating horse on the sly for years hidden inside microwave meals. (more…)
Varadero has a split personality, it is where many people spend the last couple of days of their holiday as a place to wind down and relax after the frantic city life of Havana, but it is also the all inclusive destination of choice in Cuba. If you have just arrived off the Transtur bus from Havana, the clean wide streets, with flat pavements and no one stood around hassling you to take a taxi will be a sweet relief. Perhaps the most exciting thing you will find here is a supermarket, but just double check the price the cashier asks you for your shop. (more…)