Around the world, one dish at a time.

Author: Theodora

Where to Go for a Drink in Ubud

Where to Go for a Drink in Ubud

Let’s face it, health-conscious Ubud isn’t the number one place you’d choose to go for a drink. Bali’s spirituality capital seems to pretty much shut down come 9pm, even at the busiest times. Yet, surprisingly, over the last couple of years, Ubud has managed to […]

Ten Things You Really Should Eat in Tuscany

Ten Things You Really Should Eat in Tuscany

From the walled town of Lucca to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, from Michelangelo’s Florence to chequerboard Siena, from the vineyards of Montepulciano to the olive groves that dot the rolling hills, Tuscany has a lot to offer. And, whether you’re staying in a refurbished […]

Healthy Eating in Sofia: Bagri

Healthy Eating in Sofia: Bagri

Healthy eating doesn’t seem to come naturally in Bulgaria – even in the capital, Sofia. While Bulgarian cooking, like many eastern European cuisines, includes more salad than you’d give them credit for, traditional eateries tend to go heavy on the two vitamin Ps (pork and […]

Five Classic Los Angeles Foodie Experiences

Five Classic Los Angeles Foodie Experiences

Headed to the City of Angels? You’d be a fool not to enjoy some classic Hollywood make-believe. To start, why not rent a car in LA, and make the most of the city’s famous valet services as you hand off the keys to your convertible […]

How Many Senses Do You Have?

How Many Senses Do You Have?

Every child learns that we have five senses – touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing. But neuroscientists argue that we have many more than five. Some count as many as 33, including proprioception, which tells us where the parts of our body are in space, […]

Bali’s Best Brunch – the Mulia

Bali’s Best Brunch – the Mulia

Sunday brunch at the Mulia’s Soleil restaurant in Nusa Dua is a Bali rite of passage, and rightly so. At 700,000 IDR (USD $53) for the package without booze, and 1,100,000 ($83) with booze, it’s not cheap. But it is – and I speak as […]

Five of the Best American Road Trips

Five of the Best American Road Trips

Road-tripping – perhaps in a Chevy, or a classic Cadillac, perhaps in a bigass truck, RV or retro VW campervan – is most foreigners’ idea of the American dream. Yet it’s also a great way for Americans to make the most of their short vacation […]

Six of the Best Bars to Visit in Singapore

Six of the Best Bars to Visit in Singapore

Almost out of nowhere, staid, sleepy Singapore has grown the best cocktail scene in Asia. And, with all the money that’s washing around them there shores, that’s no surprise. Here’s six of the best bars to visit in Singapore, from speakeasy to dive bar to […]

Food for a Quid: Depot Dapur Canggu

Food for a Quid: Depot Dapur Canggu

The longer I spend in Indonesia, the more I love Indonesian food. And the more I love Indonesian food, the more regularly I eat at Depot Dapur Canggu in Canggu, Bali, run by a family from Surabaya, of all places. It follows the formula you’ll […]

You Don’t Need to Be a Local to Cycle Barcelona

You Don’t Need to Be a Local to Cycle Barcelona

From China to Abu Dhabi, from London to Rome, cities around the world are offering bike share schemes. The benefits of bike sharing from a municipal point of view are massive. Share bikes help cities hit aggressive emissions targets, cut pollution, greenhouse gases and traffic, […]