Category Archives: Extra

Tavern on the Green under snow in Central Park

5 of the Best Restaurants in Central Park

There’s a surprising range of restaurants on offer in Central Park. Here’s five of the best for you to pick from when you spend the day there. Tavern on the…

Glass of wine on balcony.

Sumptuous Holiday Cooking with White Wine

Cooking with white wine will absolutely change the way you enjoy the holidays. Time to wine up! White wine has the unique ability to balance acidity and intensify the flavour…

Sunset view of the Acropolis from Monastiraki.

Best Spots for Sunset Drinks in Greece

The ancient nation of Greece offers visitors some of the world’s most stunning historical and natural sites, from the famed Acropolis to 227 inhabited islands and islets, each with their…

bunch of ripe red grapes against vine leaves.

Which Countries to Visit for the Best Value Wines

There are few things that are more enjoyable to do on holiday than go wine tasting, an event that not only brings you to some great landscapes but also allows…

View of Dubrovnik and the old harbour.

The Wonders of Seafood in Croatia

It’s not just Croatia’s stunning scenery that takes your breath away. The sheer range of seafood available, coupled with the country’s multicultural heritage, means you’re guaranteed outstanding meals whether you’re…

"I heart Pollen" scratched into dust.

Make Allergies the Least of Your Concern When Travelling

Travelling is one of the best luxuries in life, but can also pose a challenge for those with allergies. However, if you know to take extra precautions and be prepared…

Asado - the ultimate mixed grill?

5 Classic Latin American Dishes You Have to Try

Latin American cooking may not feature on any list of the world’s most expensive foods, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth exploring. So, if you’re headed south of the…

Chocolate brownies.

Baking to Get Baked

Bizarrely, the only time I’ve ever been involved in making hash brownies – as opposed to hash browns, a very different thing – was when my grandmother, living with longterm…

Spanish tapas - boquerones al vinagre.

Six of the Best Tapas Dishes

One of the joys of any visit to Spain is the insanely civilised approach to eating and drinking. Meals start late – 9pm is about the earliest any Spaniard will…

A Steak as Big as Your Head

Every nation has its own specific way of cutting meat – especially beef. Yet out of the myriad different meat cuts – onglet, anyone? How about a New York skirt…