Thursday, November 23, 2017
Whether you’re just embarking on a bar crawl to kick back while exploring a new city, or you’re the type of tourist who’ll come armed with a laminated bar crawl itinerary and Beer Bingo Cards, we asked global travellers for the best places for a bar crawl in the USA. * Put-in-Bay in Ohio The Put-in-Bay Boardwalk The town of Put-in-Bay is...
When it comes to quintessentially United States of Appetising food, it’s hard to beat a typical baseball ground hotdog. Unless, that is, you travel to one of these alternative destinations. Cape Town, South Africa 'Boerie rolls' in Cape Town, South Africa A ‘boerie roll’ (Afrikaans for ‘farmer’s roll’) is a simple yet effective variation on the hotdog. Made with beef braaied (‘braided’)...
Beer is a major part of German culture and there’s no better place to experience it firsthand than in one of these five cities. Munich More than seven million litres beer is served during Oktoberfest Thanks to its annual Oktoberfest celebrations, the city of Munich has become one of the country’s top beer towns. During the 16- to 18-day festival, over seven...
A Michelin star is the ultimate trophy of fine dining. With such celebrity status, it’s easy to forget its humble beginnings in the Michelin Guides – the first was created in 1900 as a basic road atlas for travellers using Michelin tyres. Nowadays, chefs of top restaurants vie for a star (or three), as gourmands travel the world to taste...
It’s official, no other country batters cod, fries potatoes, and mushes peas quite like the Brits. Yep, according to global travellers these are the best places to get your fix of fish and chips, and they’re all in the UK… * Grimsby in Lincolnshire, England Grimsby, the northern port in love with fish and chips The northern port town of Grimsby has...
Some of the best, most innovative halal restaurants from around the world. Makan Kitchen at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Makan Kitchen at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Kuala LumpurThe traditional Malaysian menu at Makan Kitchen in DoubleTree includes interactive food shows. These live demonstrations allow diners to experience every step of their banquet’s preparation – from the...
We're obsessed with chocolate but the history of hot chocolate is even more fascinating and, whether you prefer it sweet, spicy, thick, thin, or topped with cheese, it will take you all over the world. Ecuador A sweeter, more contemporary cup of hot chocolate The Maya are credited with inventing hot chocolate, although their version was extremely spicy and bitter by today’s...
There’s something poetic about drinking wine at its source. It’s not just the vine-covered landscape or the thrill of a new place – it’s the history, the years of labour and love, the cultivation of the soil over thousands of years. And the past isn’t only in the land. France’s winemaking regions are famed for their monumental châteaux, many...
S’mores, Twinkies, hamburgers, fortune cookies … the USA has a long list of indulgent food inventions. Whether you’re planning a food-themed roadtrip or just curious about that thing you ate, we’ve put together a list of the best original dishes and where to find them. Chicken n’ waffles – Baltimore, MarylandIt’s the perfect combination of savoury and sweet Chicken and waffles...
There’s so much more to foraging than picking mushrooms and berries from the forest floor. You’ll be surprised by the range and amount of forageable foods, from wild garlic to elderflower for a fresh and fragrant homemade cordial (a large part of the fun is that the food foraged really depends on the location). But sustainably sourcing food from the...