Category Archives for "South Europe"

Dec 09

Tenerife Food Guide: Authentic Canarian Food In Tenerife

By Abi King | Spain

Papas arrugadasWhat is typical Tenerife food? Forget jokes about Full English Breakfasts and fish and chips for a pound, the real cuisine in Tenerife stretches back over centuries.Your Guide to Food in Tenerife ​The Top 10 Foods to Try in Tenerife​ GofioBarraquitoRopa VIejaPuchero Roast Chestnuts  Almogrote Papas Arrugadas Tenerife Honey Tenerife Wine Mojo   The food in Tenerife blends together influences […]

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Jun 12

Lisbon Restaurants Where Locals Eat

By Abi King | South Europe , Western Europe

Finding Lisbon Restaurants Where Locals Eat Breathless, sweaty and most definitely ready for food, I pushed open the glass door and stumbled inside. “Are you still serving?” I asked, the words more direct than I’d have liked. A man walked towards me, in black against the bright white walls, clear-varnished wood and chic-hipster vibe I’d […]

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May 15

17 Authentic Things To Do in Portugal: A Country with a Divided Soul

By Abi King | South Europe , Western Europe

These days, everyone is talking about things to do in Portugal and why you should go there now. From UNESCO World Heritage Sites, gastronomy, history, architecture, great beaches and whimsical creations and pastries, millennial Portugal most definitely is the new black. But before you skip on down to the list of things to do in […]

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May 12

The Shakespeare of Spain: Cervantes and Don Quixote

By Abi King | Spain

Back in the time when men wore tights and puffy-ruffled adornments around their neck, the world of literature exploded. In England, Shakespeare’s plays strutted across the Globe. In Spain, Miguel Cervantes published the world’s first novel. That should probably read as arguably published the world’s first novel, since when it comes to world firsts, people […]

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Nov 15

Tasty Tapas in San Sebastian Spain (But Shhh! It’s really called pintxos)

By Abi King | Spain

Tapas in San SebastianSpeak to many about San Sebastian and one of the first things that comes up is the food. Great, creative, mouth-watering food. There’s tapas on the table tops, they tell you, tapas on the bars, Tapas in the restaurants, and tapas in the stars. (Well, something along those lines. It is the kind of food to […]

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