Tag: Europe

Ribeira District Porto Portugal

A Glimpse of Porto, Portugal

This autumn we spent nearly a month in Porto, the second largest city in Portugal. Porto sits on the north bank of the Douro River, where the river empties out into the Atlantic Ocean. Portugal is historically a seafaring culture, so much of their food comes from the […]

Sanxenxo Galicia Spain Silgar Beach

Laying Low in Sanxenxo

One part of Spain that we really wanted to experience but had yet to visit was Galicia. The autonomous community of Galicia is in the northwest corner of the country along the Atlantic ocean. Galicia is part of “green” Spain, a name given to the north coast of […]

lamb wraps betel leaves sansho prague

Restaurants in Prague, Part 1: Unique Experiences Beyond the Traditional

I’m not going to write about goulash and pig’s knees! There is so much more to Prague’s restaurant scene. Get outside of the Old Town and you will find the restaurants of a younger generation of Czechs. We wouldn’t have thought of Prague as a foodie destination until we experienced it for ourselves. In Part 1 of our favorite restaurants in Prague, we share some unique dining experiences.

Vinograf Misenska Wine Bar Prague Czechia

Quality Czech Wines Abound in Prague’s Wine Bars

We’ve been very surprised by the proliferation of wine bars in Prague and the quality of Czech wines. Wine is becoming more popular recently in the Czech Republic and new winemakers have been busy experimenting with new styles and varietals. These are our favorite wine bars to taste and learn about these interesting wines from Moravia and Bohemia.